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The 72-year-old patient was unable to mount her own immune defense against the SARS-CoV-2 virus because of chronic lymphocytic leukemia, which compromises normal immunity and immunoglobulin production.
Observational clinical research of COVID-19 patients can help clinicians better understand how the previously unknown SARS-CoV-2 virus acts, and findings from this research can better inform treatment and vaccine design.
This year, 90 students and their families have been helped by the Little Blazer Wishes program, which supports students who are parents trying to meet their children’s holiday needs and wishes.
Students at UAB are helping with contact tracing by letting people in Alabama know if they have been diagnosed with COVID-19.
“Is Mommy a Doctor or Superhero?” written by emergency medicine physician Amy Faith Ho, M.D., uses colorful illustrations and whimsical characters to show children they can find superheroes within themselves.
Alice Kim and Ryleigh Fleming each created projects to improve student mask safety, hygiene, and access to health care facts and necessities that were selected by the Clinton Global Initiative University COVID-19 Student Action Fund.
Allowing family members back into your home is a challenging thought for many, but UAB experts share ways we can safely reintegrate under one roof.
Thanksgiving will be different this year because of the coronavirus pandemic, but a safe celebration is still possible with the help of guidelines laid out by UAB experts and the CDC.
With many experiencing COVID-19 fatigue and burnout as winter months approach, UAB experts provide key resources and tips for creating a plan for your physical and emotional health.
Epidemiologist answers questions about what to expect with coronavirus cases during the holidays.
Funding from the American Heart Association will help promote preventive attitudes regarding cardiovascular health through a virtual campaign.

In being named a HEED recipient, the School of Public Health was recognized for its ongoing commitment to community engagement and positive campus climate.

As the country has grappled with an opioid crisis and with COVID-19, a third crisis has brewed. Suicide is now the 10th leading cause of death in the United States.
The study suggests that depressive symptoms are a nontraditional risk factor for stroke, something medical professionals need to take into account when talking with their patients.
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