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Traci Bratton

Traci Bratton

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The announcement heralding the upcoming  arrival of Smita Bhatia and Ravi Bhatia at the University of Alabama at Birmingham calls them a "powerhouse team" and, indeed, their credentials back that description up.
Faculty from The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) School of Education and the state schools superintendent will be among 35 presenters at an upcoming autism conference designed for parents, educators and college students.
An Alabama doctors' group has come out swinging in a humorous campaign to thwart what it says is an oppressive and expensive new medical coding system.
“The sales tax advantage enjoyed by online retailers who do not collect or remit use taxes that are owed is bad enough. The Marketplace Fairness Act and a level playing field is about much more than just sales and use tax revenue losses. Alabama and other states are losing jobs, household income, and retail enterprises as B2C e-commerce continues to grow. Our retail enterprises are not just moving from downtown to our suburbs; they are moving out-of-state, and those businesses will not support our communities in many significant ways, if at all.”
Movi is a replacement of the old-fashioned wheelchair. It is designed for use in a hospital or skilled-nursing facility, or even in the home as a mobility aid. It stems from recognition by University of Alabama at Birmingham Health System CEO Will Ferniany that traditional chairs do not meet the needs of modern hospitals.
The idea behind these programs, called “CAPTCHA” — for Completely Automated Public Turing Test To Tell Computers and Humans Apart — is essentially to prevent robots from taking over the World Wide Web.
A grand opening was held at the new Student Health and Wellness Center at The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB, Birmingham, Ala.). The 23,000-square-foot center is equipped with counseling space, exam rooms, laboratory spaces, an immunization area, X-ray room, waiting rooms, administrative areas and offices.
CVS has announced new clinical affiliations with University of Maryland Medical System, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston and the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Health System. Patients served at these academic medical centers will have access to services including clinical support, medication counseling and wellness programs at CVS' pharmacies and MinuteClinics in these areas.
Work can be a dangerous place. That point was made clear in Birmingham this past week with two fatal workplace shootings on Tuesday that left four dead and an explosion at a steel plant Sunday that killed two workers and critically injured another.
"What we have seen in the last 15-20 years is that the companies most susceptible to violence are the ones with the least security measures in place," explains Jack Howard, associate dean at UAB's Collatt School of Business.

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