Holly Gainer

Holly Gainer

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Public Relations Specialist

hgainer@uab.edu • (205) 410-8046

Covers stories and media requests with the School of Nursing; School of Public Health; gerontology, geriatrics and palliative care; genetics; nephrology; gastroenterology and hepatology; Liver Center; digestive health; physical medicine and rehabilitation; radiology; primary care; family and community medicine; general internal medicine; telemedicine.

People of Mexican descent with variants of a certain gene are more at risk for Type 2 diabetes, but the risk of developing the disease does not increase for people of other Hispanic and Latino background groups.
Kill the flu virus by following these tips on what to clean and how to disinfect commonly touched areas at home, school and work.
By creating online assets, using rental textbooks or older editions, and seeking out free online resources, 17 UAB faculty have saved students more than $1.1 million on instructional materials.
A report by the American Heart Association found that 48 percent of U.S. adults live with some type of cardiovascular disease.
The scholars come from a range of backgrounds with various educational interests, including medicine, nursing, dentistry, pharmacology, social work and education.
SPRINT trial: Intensive lowering of blood pressure did not significantly reduce dementia risk but did have a measurable impact on mild cognitive impairment.
Ziad Kazzi, M.D., an emergency medicine physician and toxicologist, will present his lecture, Chemical Warfare Agents: Then and Now; Far and Near, on Jan. 31.
The exhibit will run through May 19 at McWane Science Center.  
A new concussion clinic will provide psychological support to patients who experience long-lasting symptoms.
Smart fitness devices like watches or apps may help some people lose weight; but before you buy, make sure you understand how it works and if you are the right candidate for this technology.
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