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Live HealthSmart Alabama celebrates new sidewalks, other upgrades in Kingston

Jessica Snyder UAB News Live HealthSmart Alabama, a University of Alabama at Birmingham initiative, celebrated phase one improvements in the Kingston community last week at Stockham Park. These improvements...

UAB Minority Health & Health Disparities Research Center

By Haley Herfurth UAB Reporter Understanding lifestyle differences, social factors and personal challenges when determining medical treatment for vulnerable populations have been the basis of Mona...

UAB receives $7M grant to fund obesity-related research

By Adam Pope UAB News The University of Alabama at Birmingham Minority Health and Health Disparities Research Center has been awarded a $7 million grant from the...

How UAB center works to eliminate health disparities across the state

  By Ariel Worthy The Birmingham Times   Dr. Mona Fouad had a tough time building trust with minority communities when she first started her work in Birmingham. She...

Disparities in Health and Health Care: Key Questions and Answers

    From The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation   What are Health and Health Care Disparities? Health and health care disparities refer to differences in health and health...