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Traci Bratton

Traci Bratton

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The fourth annual event – hosted by UAB Employee Wellness – is open to employees and their families, as well as students and alumni.
“Arrhythmias were very common post HeartWare LVAD implant,” Salpy V. Pamboukian, MD, of the University of Alabama at Birmingham, concluded during a presentation here. “Most arrhythmias were associated with clinical symptoms, such as hypotension and decreased VAD flows, and the majority were managed medically. Despite some increases in morbidity, arrhythmias were not associated with increased mortality in patients with a HeartWare LVAD.”
Eight months later, as a way to say thank you for his dedication, Dr. Hrynkiw was made an honorary coach for UAB's football team Saturday
UAB's Digital Media Fellows Program hopes to help students gain experience in the field and receive a much-needed paycheck at the same time.
The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) has been named one of America's "Up-and-Coming Schools" for 2015 in a new national ranking released last week by U.S. News and World Report.
From The Opinion Pages: Room for Debate
"Teaching should be one of the most revered and prestigious professions in our society — considering how it shapes the future — and it should be one in which the diversity of our society is reflected," said Deborah Voltz, dean of the School of Education at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
In the wake of the shooting of Michael Brown and the protests in Ferguson, Missouri last month, representatives from the Birmingham Police Department will join professors from the University of Alabama at Birmingham and the president of the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute for a town hall on police and minority relations on Tuesday.
A few extra pounds might do more than test the strength of that belt around your waist, a small study suggests: You could also boost your blood pressure slightly, even if you gain just 5 percent of your body weight.
People who don’t have Medicaid or other health care coverage rarely visit primary care doctors and aren’t getting tested for HIV, according to Michael Saag, a professor and HIV/AIDS researcher with the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine. “That’s a large group of people who have HIV and don’t know it,” he said.
From Clinical Endocrinology News
The extended release tablets (Contrave; Orexigen and Takeda) are approved for use in adults who have a body mass index of at least 30 kg/m2, or those with a BMI of at least 27 kg/m2 and at least one additional weight-related condition such as hypertension, type 2 diabetes, or dyslipidemia. The agency recommended that Contrave be used in addition to caloric restriction and increased physical activity.

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