The UAB Cancer Center and Alabama State University receive $1.5 million NIH grant to create partnership and reduce cancer health disparities.
Attendees can purchase fresh fruits and vegetables and have access to HealthSmart’s nutritionist, fitness expert and nurse to discuss lifestyle changes.
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The “Birmingham REACH for Better Health” partnership aims to increase the number of people with access to healthy food and physical activity opportunities.

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Kristi L. Stringer will study the interrelated stigmas around HIV infection and substance abuse.
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Scarinci’s work in the community is one reason for her appointment, and her goals will include promoting and fostering relationships in business, education and other areas.
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Isabel Scarinci, Ph.D., M.P.H., professor in UAB Division of Preventive Medicine, has been appointed to the newly created position of associate director of globalization and cancer in the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center.
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With pilot finds from young professionals, Division of Preventive Medicine Assistant Professor Tiffany Carson, Ph.D., will build the foundation of her research program studying factors that influence cancer disparities of black and white women in the South.
Cash awards were given for best oral and poster presentations at the 9th Annual Health Disparities Research Symposium.
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Three-year, $2 million PCORI grant will randomize 500 patients in a clinical trial to test the effectiveness of a medication adherence intervention delivered by a community health worker.
Santa just happens to have a lot of risk factors for diabetes, and UAB has some suggestions to keep him coming to town for a long time.
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Ballroom-dance intervention seeks to improve health, relationships for women with reproductive cancers and their partners – participants receive free dance lessons.
How early obesity develops and how long someone is obese significantly impacts the development of coronary artery calcification.

Long-term study shows weight loss improves quality of life but does not decrease cardiovascular complications in Type 2 diabetics.

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Safford is also the Assistant Dean for Continuing Medical Education.

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New marker predicts how resistant each patient’s brain cancer will be to chemotherapy.

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It’s three months into 2013, and summer is just around the corner. UAB experts offer tips on getting back on track with health behavior changes promised earlier this year.
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UAB, City of Birmingham sign an MOU, partner to create smart, sustainable, healthier city.

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Given the opportunity to earn incentives, employees will use the stairs more often, and thus improve their health, according to UAB study.

Being included in this registry means the treatment has been codified as a best practice.

Intensive lifestyle interventions can put Type 2 diabetes into remission, eliminate need for medication, according to a new study.
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