UAB researchers compared two sets of guidelines to ascertain if people with chronic kidney disease should take statins to reduce high cholesterol levels linked to cardiovascular disease.
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Injured military personnel to benefit from unique set of therapies offered at UAB.
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Technological advances are changing the way medicine is practiced, and UAB’s Department of Biomedical Engineering is working with Southern Research Institute to be at the forefront of the field.
One eye, two contact lenses and a veteran’s life is changed forever.
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Central Alabama Hospice and the Palliative Nursing Association present the first Palliative Care Conference hosted at UAB.
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It has been more than 30 years since the last major advancement in prostate cancer screening technology, and the latest advancement is now available in the Southeast only at UAB.
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UAB Hospital honored by Becker’s Healthcare as one of the best hospitals in America, and UAB Medicine touted as a great place to work in healthcare
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Hospitals remain alert and ready after a confirmed U.S. hospital-identified case of imported Ebola associated with the ongoing West African outbreak makes news in Dallas.
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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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Research volunteers are needed for a UAB study to determine which combinations of Type 2 diabetes drugs work best for different groups of people.
University and student health and wellness leaders gathered to cut the ribbon on a new facility that combines the Health Services medical clinic and Counseling Services to provide students a full range of primary care services
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UAB clinical collaboration with CVS/pharmacy and MinuteClinic will increase access to care and help improve medication adherence for patients.
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The Children’s of Alabama board of trustees voted to pledge support for pediatric initiatives in the UAB School of Medicine.
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Eminent leaders are set to gather twice annually to serve as advocates for the School of Medicine, as well as advisers on strategy, philanthropic initiatives and community engagement, to help the school become the preferred academic medical center of the 21st century.
The UAB Health System is once again recognized for use of information technology to improve health care, named one of America’s “Most Wired” hospitals.
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The first patient in the Southeast to get the RNS responsive neurostimulation seizure-control device implanted in the brain reports dramatic results at UAB.
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UAB will present a conference for case managers, social workers and other health professionals Oct. 16.
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The UAB Division of Gerontology, Geriatrics and Palliative Care celebrates the fifth graduating class of the Geriatric Scholar program and hosts a conference on issues surrounding care for the elderly.
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The $25 service, available to adults 18 and older in the Birmingham area, combines the expertise of UAB Medicine providers with the convenience of online access.

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