UAB provides ovarian cancer care beyond traditional interventions to include nutrition, supportive care, counseling and genetic testing.
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A screening program conducted by University of Alabama at Birmingham Callahan Eye Hospital ophthalmologists is helping cut negative outcomes from ROP in infants by half.
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were with youAs a Baby-Friendly hospital, UAB is dedicated to helping new moms provide the best care for their newborns.
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were with youNew dye could help better identify ureter, the passage between kidney and bladder, and prevent injury during minimally invasive pelvic surgery for women.
were with youMore than 1 million married women ages 15-44 across the United States are infertile. Janet McLaren Bouknight, M.D., offers insight on the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of infertile couples trying to conceive.
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were with youA UAB OB/GYN discusses when and why an adolescent female should see a gynecologist.
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Antenatal corticosteroids given to high-risk moms are associated with better outcomes for babies born prematurely.

were with youA UAB physician provides tips for traveling with infants. 

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UAB newborns are all on Santa’s nice list. 

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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.

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