1. Lung cancer is linked to cigarette smoking. Overexposure to ultraviolet rays is linked to skin cancer. But the causes of other cancers are unknown, so the American Cancer Society is conducting the Cancer Prevention Study-3 (CPS-3); enrollment is coming to UAB this fall.
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  2. UAB's Police Department trains officers from the Birmingham area and throughout the southeast as part of Law Enforcement Bicycle Association (LEBA) certification. Four local agencies recently participated in the grueling week-long course, which featured daily 20-mile rides, obstacle courses and firearms training. UAB Police also travel throughout the southeast to provide LEBA certification.
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  4. UAB Hospital’s teenage volunteers get a rare chance to learn about careers in healthcare this summer. Volunteers are on duty for four weeks, answering the phones, handling paperwork, filling supply orders and sometimes a bit more. Read more bit.ly/1aTwrY0

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  5. Florence Nightingale left countless gifts to her profession, including a collection of 50 letters and more preserved in the UAB Historical Collections. Copies of these are on permanent exhibit in the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Nursing.
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