Traci Bratton

Traci Bratton

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You've watched Jay Leno crack jokes, gently spar with guests and loom large as a host on late-night TV. Now you can see the comedian perform his standup routine in Birmingham, as the main attraction at the Alys Stephens Center's Starlight Gala. Leno comes to town on June 7 for the 8 p.m. event. It's the annual fund-raiser for the arts center, 1200 10th Ave. South.
Research led by the University of Alabama at Birmingham Division of Urogynecology and Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery shows a vaginal bowel-control system designed by Pelvalon is the first device to successfully control fecal incontinence, also known as accidental bowel leakage, via a vaginal insert.
During its Feb. 6 meeting, the UA System Board of Trustees approved the construction of BBVA Compass Field, a soccer facility planned for use by UAB Women’s and Men’s Soccer in fall 2015. Read more about BBVA Compass Field.
A committee chaired by UAB Collat School of Business Dean Eric Jack will guide the national search for UAB’s vice president of Student Affairs. The committee will review candidates, and finalists will be invited to campus by late spring to meet with students, faculty and staff.
In the Diamond Microfab Lab, gem-quality diamonds are transformed into electronics that can handle everything from ocean deeps to outer space. Watch how the patented process unfolds in The Mix.
GAPNA provides learning resources to nurse practitioners and advocates for geriatric health education.
It’s not quite House, M.D., but UAB’s Undiagnosed Diseases Program does aim to help patients solve baffling medical mysteries, including illnesses so rare that only a handful of people — or perhaps no one else — has them. The sleuthing specialists reveal how high-tech genetic science and old-fashioned listening skills help them search for answers in UAB Magazine.
One out of three adults would sooner face a shorter life span than take a daily pill to prevent heart disease, a new Internet survey found.
Some students from the School of Medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) will show off their fun, creative sides at Boutwell Auditorium downtown tonight at 7 p.m. when they present their annual talent showcase, the Best Medicine Show.
Losing weight is one of the most common New Year’s resolutions, but many people struggle to get enough exercise to make such a resolution stick. University of Alabama at Birmingham researchers want to help women get more exercise by finding out the underlying issues that might keep them from exercising.
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