UAB is among the first in the United States to offer Pelvalon’s Eclipse System, a nonsurgical therapy for women who suffer from accidental bowel leakage.
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The quilts, made by more than 100 volunteers from scrubs worn by medical staff at the Women and Infants Center, were unveiled at a ceremony Dec. 17.
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Baby Friendly USA has recognized UAB Hospital’s efforts to educate and support breastfeeding mothers.
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With a cancer treatment that could damage her reproductive system looming, Jessica Sparks decided to harvest and freeze her eggs to keep her dream of building a family alive.
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While babies are born with very little vitamin K, and the only way to sufficiently supplement it is through an injection soon after birth, some parents are shying away from the shots.
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About half of American hospitals have some form of arts programming, usually art or music therapy. Now a growing number of medical centers — UAB Hospital is the first in Alabama — are implementing the more comprehensive AIM model.
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Between-hospital variations in active treatment explain much of the difference seen in infants born at 22 to 24 weeks of gestation.
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The Women and Infants Center and its physicians, nurses and staff have passed numerous milestones and garnered honors with patient care as the key focus.
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Women’s Choice Awards and Becker’s Hospital Review honor UAB women’s health programs as among the nation’s best.
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Research is inconclusive as to why SIDS occurs, but some articles have suggested there may be parental knowledge or compliance deficits.
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This public health initiative aims to ensure area babies have an opportunity to receive vital ‘first-food nutrients’ essential to early development.

The event will highlight genetic testing of embryos, the move toward transferring single embryos to avoid multiple births and UAB’s record success in IVF.
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UAB Hospital has been named one of America’s best breast health centers by WomenCertified, Inc.
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Becker’s Hospital Review ranked hospitals based on comprehensiveness of programs, quality of care offered.
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UAB Hospital staff hopes gift will jump-start program that will continue to provide food for families in need during their child’s hospital stay.
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School of Business students led teams from local high schools in researching ways the movement affected business in the city.

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More than 5,000 people responded to the magazines’ online survey and entered the businesses and services they thought were the best in 81 categories.

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The UAB Genetic Counseling Graduate Program is a collaborative program to provide educational and clinical training in genetic counseling.

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Prematurity, low birth weight leading cause for the leveling off of infant mortality and neonatal mortality rates in the United States
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The reunion will give former patients and their families an opportunity to reconnect with staff who cared for them.

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