Traci Bratton

Traci Bratton

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ProAssurance says it is giving the money to establish the ProAssurance Endowed Chair for Physician Wellness, an academic chair that will support a research team that will address stress and pressure issues that doctors face.
The professors had come to Stanford to learn about design thinking, an approach to problem solving and innovation that has gained currency in the business world in recent decades, and has gained a foothold in higher education, too.
Sights and sounds from UAB students as the fall semester gets underway.
Football isn't the only team returning to Legion Field. Fresh off two years representing UAB across the country and overseas, the Marching Blazers have a new look and a new leader. Director Sean Murray and some band members offer a glimpse of the excitement in store for Blazer fans this fall.
More than half of survivors who received recommendations were vaccinated, compared to 5 percent of survivors who received no recommendations.
When your blood is thicker and more viscous due to elevated blood sugar, your heart has to work harder to pump it, and it moves more slowly throughout your body to deliver nutrients to your cells.
Despite being at an increased risk for cancers associated with the human papillomavirus, the first comprehensive national survey found that HPV vaccination rates for childhood cancer survivors lag well behind the national average and that health care providers often fail to recommend the vaccine.
Construction cranes became ubiquitous on campuses, and often the most high-profile projects involved student amenities — rock-climbing walls in recreation centers, swanky student unions with first-rate food services, and luxury “residence halls” with private bathrooms — usually financed by borrowing. Between 2001 and 2012, the amount of debt taken on by colleges rose 88 percent, to $307 billion.
UAB Hospital, located in Birmingham, Ala., is opening the Whitaker Clinic, which was a $10.8 million renovation of the second and third floors of the John N. Whitaker Building.
Anna Threadcraft, Employee Wellness director at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, says that living a healthy lifestyle on campus doesn’t have to be complicated. Taking care of your body and maintaining a healthy weight goes back to two principles: All food can fit in moderation, and move.
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