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Pediatrician Brings Care to Syrian Refugees in Jordan

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Researchers Look for Answers to Chronic Pain
Researchers Look for Answers to Chronic Pain
Pain affects more Americans than diabetes, heart disease and cancer combined. Because so many people are afflicted by constant pain of some kind, researchers are looking for answers to the many questions in the area of pain management and rehabilitation. At the University of Alabama at Birmingham, researchers in the Department of Anesthesiology are studying brain images for information about how the body processes pain.
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Southeast's First Pediatric Pain Program to Launch in 2009
Southeast's First Pediatric Pain Program to Launch in 2009
Physicians and staff of the Pain Treatment Division at UAB, in collaboration with the staff and leadership at Children's Hospital of Alabama, will begin the Southeast's first pediatric chronic pain medical program at Children's Hospital in early 2009.
This clinical initiative is the result of studies that show routine assessment of chronic pain in children and its effect on qualify of life is worthwhile, says Tom Vetter, M.D., Director of the UAB Pain Treatment Division. "Pediatric chronic pain is common and results in significant health care costs. Pediatric pain is both an individual and a public health concern."
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Dr. SangAe Kim-Park Thrives in the USA
Dr. SangAe Kim-Park Thrives in the USA
SangAe Kim-Park, MD has traveled a long way to her Trussville practice – all the way from Seoul Korea. She and her son and daughter came here when her husband was invited to UAB in May 1994. She had completed her medical training in internal medicine in Korea. While medical school was competitive there, she said that she did not face any discrimination as a woman getting into medical school.
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