UAB Medicine is the first in Alabama to advance cardiology services by offering a first-of-its-kind heart stent that gradually dissolves in the body.
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Lynda Welker has experienced many hardships, but the Kirklin family has helped her live a full life.
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Selma’s first black police chief now has new opportunities ahead thanks to a new procedure from UAB cardiologists.
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Throughout the month of February, the University of Alabama at Birmingham, UAB Medicine, and Heart and Vascular Services will raise awareness about heart disease and ways to help prevent it.
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The protective effect is achieved by reducing acute inflammation in the spleen and the left ventricle of the heart.
The S-ICD, which sits just below the skin, leaves the heart and blood vessels untouched while providing the same protection as traditional ICDs.
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Make 2013 memorable by following these UAB doctor-recommended lifestyle changes.
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Adrenalin-suppressing beta-blockers may delay need for valve-replacement surgery if used early in a growing cause of heart disease.

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Leesar will be the inaugural holder of an endowed professorship in cardiology.

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The new procedure means some patients with congenital heart defects can avoid open heart surgery.
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Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women, and each year more women than men die from heart and cardiovascular disease without ever realizing they are at risk.

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