Traci Bratton

Traci Bratton

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After last night, I have only great things to say about The University of Alabama at Birmingham theatre department and their production of AVENUE Q.
The federal government now faces a dilemma. It must either stick with its decades-old salt warning — that Americans consume too much of it — or retract it, and it must do so before issuing its Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2015 later this year. It must tell us how much sodium to eat, even if it doesn't know for sure.
The Alabama Health Care Improvement Task Force consists of doctors, government officials, medical school leaders and other medical professionals from around the state and aims to improve the shortage of medical services, especially in Alabama's rural areas.
From: DallasNews.com
Unknown to many shoppers urged to buy foods that are “low-sodium” and “low-salt,” this long-standing warning has come under assault by scientists who say that the typical American’s salt consumption is without risk.
Therapeutic anti-cancer vaccines developed to treat metastatic disease such as advanced prostate cancer or melanoma rarely have a noticeable effect on the tumor but have been associated with a statistically significant increase in patient survival.
Almost half of colorectal cancer (CRC) survivors with pain interference (PI) during the initial phase of care have continued PI post-treatment, according to a study published online March 20 in Pain Medicine.
A theoretical physician reimbursement model developed from a study out of the University of Alabama at Birmingham suggests that certain incentives can reduce the spending and improve the quality of primary care.
Alabama's first two patients in the state-approved Carly's Law study conducted by the University of Alabama at Birmingham last week began taking an experimental marijuana-derived medication for treating severe seizures.
Living in a rural area was not a barrier to undergoing total ankle arthroplasty (TAA), and outcomes following TAA were not significantly different between residents of urban and rural areas, according to an analysis of a national database.
At least one member of the Delaware family poisoned while vacationing at a resort in the U.S. Virgin Islands in March was transported on a UAB medical jet, hospital officials said.
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