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Traci Bratton

Traci Bratton

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The Harvest for Health program has several goals. Based on prior studies, the developers of Harvest for Health hypothesized that a gardening intervention would improve a patient's physical activity, quality of life, and physical functioning. The group also theorized that the process of growing fruits and vegetables would increase the patient's consumption of these foods.
Here are the 100 largest hospitals in the United States, listed by number of beds.
"It has nothing to do with how clean or dirty your home or school may be, or how clean or dirty your kids may be," D'Ann Somerall, an assistant professor at the UAB School of Nursing, said today in the release. "Affluent schools, rural schools, urban schools — anyone from any socioeconomic background can get head lice, no matter how clean their hair or home."
The outbreak of Ebola virus in West Africa is frightening for many reasons. It is the largest outbreak ever, having claimed many hundreds of lives; and the deadly infectious disease can travel easily from person to person in the later stages.
“Research has shown that if you want to stick to a new habit, monitoring is one of the best ways to make a change,” says Joshua Klapow, Ph.D., clinical psychologist at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
"The strength of BCBS relies upon its network of providers across the state.  Maintaining that strong provider network is critical to deterring entry and maintaining a position of dominance in the Alabama insurance market," said David J. Becker, associate professor in the School of Public Health at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
The University of Alabama at Birmingham will take part in a $17 million multicenter study funded over a seven year period by the National Institutes of Health to research how certain drugs and cells used in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis can help improve the long-term health of kidney transplant patients.
Efforts by The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) to continue to improve amenities for a growing student population are getting another boost.
After spending three years as the senior vice president for finance and administration and COO of the Medical College of Wisconsin, Glen Allen Bolton will return to the University of Alabama at Birmingham to serve as the vice president for financial affairs and administration starting Oct. 1.
Surgeons at University of Alabama at Birmingham successfully used an alternative to open heart surgery. The noninvasive procedure is used for high risk patients. It is already being done in hospitals in Europe and Canada but has yet to gain FDA approval. However, a clinical trial is underway in the United States.

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