Politics and religion are considered unsafe topics of conversation at parties. This holiday season, experts at UAB say avoiding one other topic – weight – can help everyone be more merry and bright.
A UAB study shows that minority, low-income patients with diabetes have low eye-care-utilization rates.
The fall 2013 BFA exhibition will be on show Dec. 13-20, with a free opening reception 5-8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13, at the gallery.
Optometry has dedicated its outdoor plaza to Frances Lee Hire, mother of Don M. Hire, a longtime supporter of UAB along with his wife, Marsha H. Hire.
More than 800 students will walk at the Dec. 14 UAB fall commencement ceremonies.
Santa just happens to have a lot of risk factors for diabetes, and UAB has some suggestions to keep him coming to town for a long time.

UAB kicks off a nine-day blood drive at UAB Hospital and Highlands Hospital.

The event, which features live talks in the spirit of the TED experience, is themed “Rediscover the Magic of Birmingham."

The SSMA is an inclusive professional community of researchers and teachers who promote research, scholarship and practice that improves school science and mathematics and advances the integration of science and mathematics.
Ford’s book presents studies of various kinds of liars, including pathological liars, con artists and people who deliberately injure themselves in order to fake illness.
Heaton recently developed a Department of Transportation medical examiner certification review course sponsored by the UAB School of Nursing.

UAB cardiologists available at Acton Road for diagnostic evaluation, consultation in neighborhood setting with no physician referral required.

Medical professionals worldwide can turn to a new UAB online learning channel for the latest in continuing education.

Steven Austad, Ph.D., is the new chair of the Department of Biology.

David Pollio, Ph.D., is the new chair for the Department of Social Work.
Thanksgivukkah: Rare calendar event means first day of Hanukkah falls on Thanksgiving this year, setting up for an exciting celebration, educational opportunity.

“Walking the Camino” is an up-close look at pilgrims from all walks of life as they attempt to cross country on foot along the path of the Camino de Santiago.

UAB marks the grand opening of Alabama’s largest nuclear magnetic resonance facility.

Weakened immune systems due to diseases like cancer cause increased risk of severe complications from the flu virus — experts advise vaccine shot, not mist.

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