Community members and academic investigators have teamed up to publish research in Ethnicity & Disease.
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Sarah-Jeanne Salvy, Ph.D., says the findings of her research emphasize the importance of considering social factors when examining the impact of neighborhood on physical activity.
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A new study suggests complex solutions to gun-related deaths and goals to decrease rates based on the type of death.
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The center is funded by a $7 million grant from the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities.
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CHAAMPS exists to develop, implement and evaluate interventions to improve African-American men’s health through research, outreach and training.
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Fouad has worked to establish the validity of health disparities as a national scientific research priority.
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An article written by Division of Preventive Medicine Professor Stefan Kertesz, M.D., calls for better understanding, policy and treatment for opioid addiction.
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Harlem in the ’Ham benefits the Healthy Happy Kids program sponsored by the UAB Minority Health and Health Disparities Research Center.
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UAB’s REGARDS study finds that disparities exist within men and older patients’ being prescribed stroke-preventing medication in the southeastern United States.
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UAB’s Stefan Kertesz, M.D., provides commentary on a new trial comparing yoga and physical therapy for those who suffer from low back pain.
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A multidisciplinary research team at UAB looks to address obesity as it is genetically passed from mother to child.
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UAB-led Research to appear in American Journal of Preventive Medicine suggests that linking electronic health records with social determinants of health and environmental measures could help researchers understand the causes of obesity and chronic disease and suggest strategies for addressing the disparities in these conditions.
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Authors of a New England Journal of Medicine article recommend a new case be made for housing to end homelessness, emphasizing benefits and de-emphasizing problematic cost-savings arguments.
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Stefan Kertesz, M.D., says a better understanding of what caused and what sustains the opioid epidemic is needed among policymakers and physicians to best serve patients and address the crisis.
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“Corrections” will air every Saturday at 7:30 a.m. for the next seven weeks on Birmingham radio station WJLD.
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Exercise is a key to better health, and UAB is teaming up with local partners to encourage people to get outside and be active in their local parks. 

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Sowing the Seeds of Health, a longstanding educational program at the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center, helps to reduce breast and cervical cancer among Latina women. 

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Sedentary behavior — even among physically active people — may be associated with an increased risk of heart disease, diabetes and more. 

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The UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center has initiated a joint call for action from Alabama organizations urging HPV vaccine for children.
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School of Nursing Assistant Professor Pamela Bowen hopes to address the issue of physical activity in African-Americans in the South through a new study.
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