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Published results show that higher cardiorespiratory fitness in early adulthood produces a lower risk of all-cause mortality later in life. Additionally, retaining good cardiorespiratory fitness through midlife reduces the later risk of death.
The clinical trial focused on very young children, who have a more rapid loss of the pancreatic beta cells than do adolescents. The trial was constrained to a low-dose level, but showed safety and tolerability and reduced serum glucagon, a secondary outcome.
The ASA has announced George Howard, DrPH, as the David G. Sherman Lecture Award winner for his contributions to the stroke field.
Most discussions about climate change focus on infectious diseases or water- and heat-related disasters. Learn how climate change also affects the inequity in maternal and child health through a UAB School of Public Health webinar Feb. 16.
Whether for pool trips or beach vacations, follow these tips on how to keep children safe in and around water this spring break.
Published findings from UAB suggest that certain firearm laws in one state were associated with other states’ firearm-related deaths. Additionally, permit-to-purchase laws were associated with decreased firearm-related death rates both within a state and nearby states.
The public event will feature discussions by representatives from local businesses and organizations about the environmental challenges in Birmingham and will offer ways to increase community involvement.
Simple steps like handwashing, sanitizing, disinfecting surfaces and avoiding physical contact can help prevent flu at home, school and work.
Lexie Woolums, an Honors College and Environmental Sciences student at UAB, has been selected to join the first cohort of the Obama-Chesky Scholarship for Public Service, or Voyager Scholarship.
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