| This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
April is Earth Month, and UAB is getting into the environmental swing with several events. There is an Arbor Day celebration in progress on campus today until 1 p.m., according to the UAB Reporter. The event includes educational demonstrations, a tree-planting ceremony and other activities. One of the sponsoring groups is the UAB student environmental group, Green Initiative.
“In addition to being a major risk factor for melanoma, indoor tanning might identify a group of teens at increased risk of eating disorders,” said David C. Schwebel of University of Alabama at Birmingham.
One out of five Medicare patients with heart failure is readmitted to the hospital within just one month of discharge, a fact that is not only bad news for patients who would most likely prefer to avoid another hospital stay, but it also places intense economic pressures on hospitals and the healthcare system as a whole, especially amid new federally imposed reimbursement cuts related to readmissions.
An industry news organization has named UAB Hospital as one of the top 100 in the country. UAB is the only Alabama hospital to make the 2014 “100 Great Hospitals in America," by Becker's Hospital Review.
Can you write a memorable song about Birmingham? If so, folks at the Alys Stephens Center want to hear it. They've been accepting submissions for a contest linked to a new festival on June 21: Make Music Birmingham Day.
Community members will have the opportunity to access the knowledge and experience of some world leaders by attending Leadercast® at the University of Alabama at Birmingham on Friday, May 9. This year’s theme, “Beyond You,” challenges leaders to focus outward rather than inward.
“In addition to being a major risk factor for melanoma, indoor tanning might identify a group of teens at increased risk of eating disorders,” said David C. Schwebel of University of Alabama at Birmingham.
From: AANS Neurosurgeon
New research from the University of Alabama at Birmingham suggests that users pay more attention to Internet safety than previously assumed. Researchers used a novel methodology to gain new neurological insights into how users face security questions and how their personalities might affect their performance.
New art pieces are being created to celebrate the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s new Cultural Corridor. Fabric and installation artist Amanda Browder is asking for help from the community to create two giant fabric installations.
From: CBS42.com
Neurologists at UAB and Children’s of Alabama are in the beginning stages of setting the groundwork for trials to treat debilitating seizures with an oil extract from marijuana.

Focus on Patient Care

 
 

FIND A DOCTOR

Search the UAB Physician Directory

MAKE AN APPOINTMENT

Request online or call

JOIN A CLINICAL TRIAL

See available studies

Back to Top