Traci Bratton

Traci Bratton

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Measles is a concern for everyone -- but especially so if you're the parent of a baby who's too young to be vaccinated.
According to new research, the predisposition to premature birth may lay in the fetus, not the mother herself. While this does not imply that any measures taken by the mother should be futile, it may lead to a paradigm chance in how the phenomenon of premature birth is addressed clinically.
The vaccine has the potential to dramatically reduce rates of cervical cancer, as well as the number of cervical exams a women must have during her lifetime, says Warner Huh, MD, professor and director of the University of Alabama at Birmingham Division of Gynecologic Oncology and one of the authors of the study.
sensomatic main imageYou may think your phone can already do everything, but UAB cybersecurity researchers are adapting accelerometers, GPS chips, gyroscopes and other sensors to make phones that can read your mood, eliminate passwords, protect your bank account and more.
UAB’s Department of Theatre tops the best-dressed list, following a donation of more than 200 vintage clothing pieces spanning 90 years of fashion. See some of the dazzling dresses and hip hats, and discover how the unique collection is inspiring and educating students, in UAB Magazine.
Medical experts across the country have become increasingly concerned about vaccination rates since an outbreak of measles started in Disneyland.
Cholesterol is no longer a "nutrient of concern," the nation's leading nutritional panel has concluded. Health experts agreed it's no longer necessary to consider a food's cholesterol content when making dietary decisions. Eaters should instead focus on avoiding trans fats and saturated fats.
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.
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