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

The study concluded that participants were hesitant to receive the COVID-19 vaccine due to mistrust, fear and lack of information.

The latest grant for Andrea Cherrington, M.D., is $21.7 million over five years from the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities to improve chronic disease outcomes for Black Americans in the Deep South.

Record $95 million Heersink lead gift to advance strategic growth and biomedical innovation.
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Live HealthSmart Alabama is expanding its footprint throughout the Birmingham area and will extend its model beyond Birmingham to other Alabama communities.
The largest such survey ever conducted, led by Stefan Kertesz, M.D., shows that weather, rents and personal factors contribute to unsheltered homelessness.
The drug Vismodegib, tested in a breast cancer model, is an inhibitor of hedgehog signaling, a form of cell communication manipulated by the tumor microenvironment.
This study is the latest research to investigate the association between cardiovascular disease and diet — which foods have a positive versus negative impact on cardiovascular disease risk.
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.
O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at UAB is among three groups selected nationwide for the Co-Creating Solutions to Address Racism and Disparities in Oncology initiative coordinated by the Center for Health Care Strategies.
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