Traci Bratton

Traci Bratton

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One’s career options following graduation are largely dictated by their school and academic focus of choice – a fact which speaks to the importance of educational comparison shopping in this era of trillion dollar student loan debts.
Last July, the University of Alabama Hospital, the flagship of the UAB Health System and one of Alabama’s largest employers, started screening all new applicants for smoking and nicotine use, from physicians to food service staff, after a unanimous vote by clinical leadership to ban tobacco use for all new employees.
Jefferson County Manager Tony Petelos this morning announced the county has reached agreements with some Birmingham area hospitals to provide care for former Cooper Green Mercy Hospital patients. The contracts are with UAB for $7 million; St. Vincent's $2 million; and Baptist Health System $2 million.
The sexual behavior of the roundworm C. elegans is unusual, to say the least. This is an animal that can carry around its own sperm and eggs, producing offspring by itself early in its three-week lifespan.
Professor of Medicine Peter Pappas will examine how individuals contract cryptococcus meningitis and ways to treat the infection. Two species of fungus are the cause of the majority of cryptococcus meningitis cases each year worldwide.
"While it is true that some industries and professions are more in demand than others, to be truly “successful” one must choose a career area that is well suited to one’s personality," says Suzanne Scott-Trammell, University of Alabama at Birmingham.
"Establishing the diagnosis of glaucoma, while often challenging, is not nearly as difficult as determining when the glaucoma is getting worse." As every ophthalmologist knows, visual fields (VFs) "require an alert and cooperative patient," said Brian Samuels, MD, PhD, assistant professor of ophthalmology, University of Alabama at Birmingham.
Ok! So you wash your hands before eating and brush your teeth before sleeping but is that  enough to keep germs and bacteria at bay? Probably not, say researchers from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
An exterior wall of UAB's Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center has been transformed into a giant canvas for architecturally mapped digital art and animation. The artwork is projected on the fabric-wrapped wall as part of Light Dreams II Festival, a celebration of art, music, dance and light.
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