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Behavioral sleep medicine specialist Justin Thomas, Ph.D., answers one of Google’s most-searched questions of 2020: “Why can’t I fall asleep?”

Blazers Bounce Back, which has helped thousands of students develop resiliency skills, will be available to all UAB students in Canvas during the spring semester.

This free tool, available to employees and their families through a UAB partnership, lets users practice quick techniques to relieve tension, find calm, create positive thoughts and manage stress.

Depression symptoms are rising during the pandemic, but a new study shows that having a healthy savings account has a protective effect. Free financial counseling from UAB and other employee training resources offer a step-by-step guide to savings success.

Emotional intelligence is the top trait of effective leaders. UAB leadership expert Jean Ann Larson, Ed.D., explains how to take control, whether you are managing colleagues or your kids' fears.

Stress is unavoidable in this uncertain time. But as Professor Diane Tucker, Ph.D., explains, you can take control — and make the most of this historic opportunity.

Medical ethicist Greg Pence explores the billion-dollar industry of addiction treatment and suggests a more viable framework for combatting America’s “greatest epidemic.”

Diet and lifestyle choices fuel inflammation, which in turn contribute to heart disease, cancer and more, according to Suzanne Judd, Ph.D., and colleagues, who created a new way to quantify the effects of 19 foods and four lifestyle elements. See how your routine adds up.

Internal and external forces are pushing us all to expand our waistlines. But you can overcome them by making smart choices that work in your life, says UAB health behavior expert Kathryn Kaiser, Ph.D. Here’s how.

UAB researcher David Vance, Ph.D., has helped prove that boosting cognitive reserve can protect your brain as it ages. Here’s how you can leverage your UAB benefits to make it happen.

Request a guest speaker who can talk to students about behaviors that affect academic achievement and overall health.

The winning proposal is a comprehensive approach to fixing Alabama’s complex health problems and includes 90 partners from government, business, education and more.

Grand Challenge finalist plans to make Alabama a model of healthy living by expanding proven innovations and changing policies, neighborhoods, schools and workplaces.

 
  • UAB This Week: Aug. 10

    This week is all about progress: Opening of the new UAB Police headquarters, mixing personal medicine and politics and revealing the beauty of Collat's "Steps to Success." See it online. All in one video.

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  • UAB This Week: Aug. 3

    This week, UAB is on the move. Teens tackle dangerous driving habits in a simulator, a new Blazer-themed locomotive takes to the tracks and summer graduates prepare to launch Aug. 10-11. See it online. All in one video.

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  • UAB This Week; July 27

    This week is all about making strides. The UAB Kidney Chain passed 100 transplants. Students showcased their work in the summer EXPO. And football fans got a peek inside the upcoming season. See it online. All in one video.

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  • UAB This Week: July 20

    This week, high school students learn how to be cyber detectives, WBRC FOX6 pays it forward to an artist-in-residence on campus and two online degrees earn honors. See it online. All in one video.

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  • UAB This Week: July 13

    This week, a common blood pressure drug is revealed to be an effective therapy for Type I diabetes, a team from NSF is helping faculty and staff better understand how to commercialize their technology and work on the new intramural fields is nearly complete. See it online. All in one video.

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  • UAB This Week

    This week is all about getting our hands on the missing As, Bs and Os, getting a handle on the heat and putting our hands together for a great season of performances to come at the Alys Stephens Center. See it online. All in one video.

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  • UAB THIS WEEK: June 8

    This week is all about being being young and highly accomplished, working together to deliver on the promise of tomorrow and making fun and fitness attractive.

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  • UAB This Week: June 1

    This week, docs and vets team up to test therapies that could benefit mankind — and its best friends. The police chief tries his hand at demolition derby, and the city's food trucks are ready for their close-up on the Food Network. Learn more all in one video. Catch up in about a minute.

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  • UAB This Week: May 25
    UAB Medicine's robotic surgery program — a national leader — celebrates a milestone 10,000 procedures an UAB Hospital earns accolades for its commitment to providing an outstanding patient experience. Better still, a lung transplant gives a teen the chance to graduate high school and live a more normal life.
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  • UAB This Week: May 18

    This week is all about working together — to combat a physician shortage, accelerate medical breakthroughs and promote college readiness. Learn more all in one video. Catch up in about a minute.

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