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As the Minority Health & Health Equity Research Center embarks on its next phase, it calls on all community members to work together to make health equity a reality.
The designated partners have shown their commitment to their employees by promoting a healthy lifestyle. They encourage employees to take physical activity breaks, offer tips for healthy eating, host health and wellness sessions for team members, and more.
Vendors at the event will offer health screenings, interactive activities, and information focused on health, wellness, physical activity, education and good nutrition.
UAB’s Exercise is Medicine program aims to help patients prevent chronic problems before they start and adopt healthier lifestyles.

This revitalization kick-off event follows ribbon-cuttings held in two other Live HealthSmart Alabama demonstration communities, Titusville and Kingston, earlier this year. 

Live HealthSmart Alabama has partnered with local businesses, organizations and community members to bring vivid and abstract murals to the Kingston and Titusville communities.

Live HealthSmart Alabama is expanding its footprint throughout the Birmingham area and will extend its model beyond Birmingham to other Alabama communities.
Birmingham-based Protective Life Corporation and its parent company, Tokyo, Japan-based Dai-ichi Life Holdings, Inc., committed $3.5 million of gifts locally in 2015 when Dai-ichi acquired Protective. The dedication to being part of building a strong community has continued since that time with $25.9 million of community contributions.
Live HealthSmart is a comprehensive plan to work with businesses, schools, faith-based organizations and nonprofits in order to make changes to policies, systems and built environments impacting the health of Alabamians.
For the 22nd year of this university tradition, 139 UAB volunteers worked with six community partners at 14 sites around Birmingham, including Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Sozo Trading and the Live HealthSmart Alabama community cleanup in Kingston.
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