Traci Bratton

Traci Bratton

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That special relationship between Elijah and the Blazers has inspired UAB to wear different-colored sneakers this season in support of their honorary young teammate. Head coach Jerod Haase came up with the idea, which also works to raise awareness in the fight against pediatric cancer.
The graduating class of the UAB School of Medicine finds out where they will do their residencies and in what field on Match Day, March 18.
Haase was named the Conference USA coach of the year. The C-USA coach of the year, as voted by the league's head coaches, receives the Gene Bartow Award.
“I don’t see a need for any age restrictions,” David Schwebel, a psychologist at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, tells Inverse. Children of all ages “enjoy fantasy — fantasy movies and fantasy books,” without negative psychological effects.
The Monday and Tuesday after daylight saving time in the spring have also been associated with a 10% increase in heart attacks, according to a 2012 study at the University of Alabama Birmingham.
When the UAB Blazers hit the court for tournament play this week, you’ll notice something unusual about their footwear. The players wear different-colored shoes to support their biggest fan and bring awareness to his fight.
Fewer than 41 percent of the workers had a ranking of "ideal" in five of the seven cardiovascular health factors (blood pressure, blood sugar, diet, weight, cholesterol, physical activity and smoking
“As the director of the Division of Infectious Diseases at UAB, I look forward to fulfilling two of my lifelong passions: fostering interdisciplinary collaborative research and mentoring young and mid-career faculty,” [Jeanne] Marrazzo said.
The HEART Matters Program offers health coaching to African American men who are overweight or obese and have the desire to become healthier. The program aims to promote a more active lifestyle, healthier diet, better stress management and rest among black men.
They matched 3,055 caregivers with 3,055 noncaregivers by a propensity score based on 16 demographic, lifestyle and stroke risk factors, and calculated incident stroke risk. Mean follow-up was 8.5 years.
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