Registration now is open for summer camps ranging from forensic science to musical theater at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Many camps require registration and deposits in the spring, and are expected to fill up quickly. More camp announcements are expected; visit www.uab.edu/summer for updates.

Traci Bratton

Traci Bratton

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Sex is one of the most ambiguous areas in the scientific understanding of Alzheimer’s. While there are established methods of measuring memory, reasoning and the ability to dress, bathe and balance checkbooks, no widely used method exists for assessing the ability to consent to intimate relations.
The goal of InnoHack 2015, sponsored by Baptist Health System and the UAB School of Health Professions, was to bring people together from outside and across the health professions to help devise solutions for some of those problems.
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.

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