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The study showed that 7.4 percent of veterans with a history of homelessness reported having an overdose in the past 3 years. Alcohol was the most commonly involved substance, but opioids and other drugs were common.

The Deep South Resource Center for Minority Aging Research focuses on minority aging research with a disparities focus, particularly related to health problems more prevalent among older African Americans living in both rural and urban areas.
The UAB Minority Health and Health Disparity Research Center is a key partner in providing free weekly health screenings and other wellness education programs, as well as evaluating the success of this Campus of Hope.
This first-of-its-kind study aims to address this information gap by examining total net worth in conjunction with five components of wealth.
Sowing the Seeds of Health has served 4,000 Latina women in six counties in Alabama and continues to demonstrate the need to navigate cultural differences to raise awareness about cancer detection.
Pigford was known for his participation and leadership in the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Building Healthy Communities Coalition in Kingston.
Miller replaces interim division director Vishnu Reddy, M.D., professor in the Division of Laboratory Medicine.
A UAB professor was recently appointed president of a local collaborative initiative to improve community health and reduce health disparities.

While friends or family members may feel helpless if someone they know suffers from addiction, one UAB physician says hope can start at home.

Funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Parks Rx works to connect patients to more than 130 parks in Birmingham and surrounding communities where they can be more active.
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