After learning that African-American women in Alabama had the highest death rate from heart disease -- even though they account for less than a third of the state's female population -- a University of Alabama nursing professor was compelled to ask why.
Simple requests can sometimes be worthy of spontaneous celebration at The University of Alabama's Brewer Porch Children's Center.
Music gives us great pleasure, but it can also be a tool to help people at their most vulnerable moments.
In 2010, the U.S. Army reported the suicide rate among Army personnel was above the civilian rate for the first time since the Vietnam War. The timing, say two University of Alabama School of Social Work members, is not coincidental.
At The University of Alabama, numerous researchers embark on the challenge to bioengineer systems, specifically in breast cancer detection, cancer treatment options and robotic prosthetics.
A University of Alabama physician co-chairs an effort to write national guidelines for treating ADHD on college campuses.
A University of Alabama journalism professor studies the relationship of media and anti-fat bias and weight stigmatization in children.
A unique Roto-Tilt chair helps a University of Alabama researcher test portions of the inner ear to assist those suffering from dizziness and balance problems.
Some counties in Alabama have infant mortality rates higher than those in some Third World counties. For a UA researcher, this gives added significance to recent findings that low blood zinc levels in expectant mothers can increase by eight times the risk of delivering low birth-weight babies.
To Dr. Pamela Payne Foster, a former New Yorker, the most striking thing about the red brick building on the street corner of the Alabama town was the complete absence of signage indicating its purpose. It was home to an AIDS Service Organization.
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