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UA Developed App Helps Control Hypertension

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A mobile app developed by UA faculty and the Center for Advanced Public Safety is helping individuals manage their blood pressure while providing valuable resources that promote a healthy lifestyle.

February 24, 2021

Tuscaloosa Africana Film Festival to be Virtual

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The 9th annual Tuscaloosa Africana Film Festival featuring acclaimed movies from the African continent and broader African Diaspora will be held virtually Feb. 27- 28.

February 17, 2021

UMC-Fayette to Offer Prenatal Care

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UMC will open a location in Fayette, Alabama, Feb. 5 that will provide prenatal care services to expectant mothers in a county that has a high infant mortality rate.

February 4, 2021

UA Part of National Effort to Strengthen Coronavirus Vaccine Rollout

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The research coalition is aimed at strengthening the community’s role and involvement in an equitable campaign.

December 17, 2020

Biomedical Sciences Team Joins The University of Alabama

Three professors will boost UA's research and innovation in the design and engineering of advanced drug delivery systems.

November 30, 2020

UA’s Rural Medical Scholars Program Adds 10 Students

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Ten students studying to become physicians with plans to practice in rural Alabama communities were recently accepted to UA’s Rural Medical Scholars Program.

October 28, 2020

Brewer-Porch Children’s Center Transitioning Colleges at UA

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Operation of The University of Alabama Brewer-Porch Children’s Center will transition from the University’s College of Arts and Sciences to the College of Community Health Sciences on Oct. 1. Brewer-Porch […]

October 2, 2020

Brewer-Porch Children’s Center Transitioning Colleges at UA

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Operation of The University of Alabama Brewer-Porch Children’s Center will transition from the University’s College of Arts and Sciences to the College of Community Health Sciences on Oct. 1.

October 1, 2020

UA Expands, Strengthens Research Capabilities with New MRI

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A new MRI scanner paves the way for researchers to expand the boundaries of knowledge of the human brain, bringing benefits to the core educational mission of campus.

September 28, 2020

UA Offers Mental Health Services to Employees, Families

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UA has launched a clinic that offers mental health services and various wellness resources exclusively for University employees and their families. 

September 10, 2020

UA Testing Program Keeps Health and Safety Paramount

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As the fall semester continues, the testing plan at The University of Alabama is helping keep campus open and students, faculty and staff safe.

September 2, 2020

Expert Tips on Staying Cool While Wearing Masks

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Taking the masks off is not an option, but there are ways to stay cool while wearing one.

August 25, 2020

UMC Resumes Evening Hours for Urgent Appointments, Walk-Ins

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UMC in Tuscaloosa has resumed evening hours for in-person scheduled appointments and walk-in care. 

August 11, 2020

COVID Conversations with Dr. Richard Friend

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Dr. Richard Friend joins COVID Conversations to discuss health and safety guidelines for students, faculty and staff as the fall semester approaches. 

August 6, 2020

New Hotline Provides COVID-19 Information to UA Community

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Members of the campus community can call 348-CV19 to get answers to frequently asked questions related to COVID-19 and UA’s plan and protocols.

July 14, 2020