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Mini Medical School Topics: Women’s Health, Injury Prevention and Telemedicine

Breast cancer is the second leading cause of death among women, so prevention and screening are important, not only for breast cancer but also for other gynecologic cancers, according to Dr. Kristie Graettinger, a physician in Obstetrics and Gynecology at University Medical Center. Graettinger provided a presentation, “Women’s Health Update: Cancer Prevention,” at the Oct. 20 […]

Mini Medical School topics include ADHD in grandchildren, geriatric depression and parkinsonism

The University of Alabama College of Community Health Sciences, which operates University Medical Center, hosted its second semester of Mini Medical School, a lecture series for UA’s OLLI program put on by UMC providers. The series is open to the public. Mini Medical School lets adults and community  learners explore trends in medicine and health, and the […]

UA Matters: What is Mindfulness, and How Can I Cultivate it?

The University of Alabama’s Dr. Caroline Boxmeyer explains how mindfulness and contemplative practices can improve overall health and well-being.