Health & Medicine

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UA Researchers Examine Stress of Pandemic on Decision-Making

Researchers at The University of Alabama were awarded a grant to see if the long-term effects of the coronavirus pandemic may include poor decision-making by those who experienced increased stress levels.

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UA Offers New Minor in Global Health

Beginning this fall, UA’s College of Arts and Sciences will offer a new minor in global health.

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UA Kick-Starts Six Projects Related to COVID-19 and Future Pandemics

Six projects designed to deepen understanding of the coronavirus pandemic and future pandemics and positively influence society will receive seed funding from The University of Alabama.

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UA Researchers to Develop Mental Health Training for Police

Law enforcement officers throughout Tuscaloosa County will soon be better equipped to interact with citizens with serious mental illness and substance abuse.

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Four UA Professors Selected for Early Career Awards

Four professors at The University of Alabama this academic year received national recognition early in their careers for leading-edge research that will advance knowledge and enhance the educational experience.

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UA to Study How Emotions Impact Behavior to COVID-19 Pandemic

A psychology researcher at The University of Alabama was awarded a federal grant to study how people’s emotions influence their response to the spread of the novel coronavirus.

Coping with Social Distancing

Coping with Social Distancing

Social distancing has become a new way of life in recent weeks to prevent the spread of COVID-19, but some may have a tougher time than others adjusting to staying at home and away from family and friends.

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AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety Supports UA Study

Transportation researchers at The University of Alabama are leading an effort to understand safety for those who respond to traffic incidents.

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An App for Fat

A University of Alabama research duo, in partnership with a Birmingham company, developed an app allowing users to take a single photo and generate accurate body composition measures.

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Young Men Unaware of Risks of HPV Infection, Need for Vaccination

Young sexual minority men do not fully understand their risk for human papillomavirus due to a lack of information from health care providers, according to research involving The University of Alabama.