Anderson Glover was diagnosed with congenital cataracts when he was 8 months old, but specialized treatment from UAB has provided new vision for a bright and happy child. 

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Students studying voice are offered free screenings of their vocal cords by professionals in the UAB Voice Center to check for overuse, allergies or reflux and to prevent potential damage.
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A heart attack can happen even if to those who are relatively young and fit, and genetics can play a role.
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Inflatable braces? A new clinical trial at the UAB School of Dentistry is hoping to make metal braces a thing of the past.
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UAB’s School of Medicine will host The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America’s National Educating America Tour at UAB to discuss best practices for caregiving, current research efforts and resources for lives affected by Alzheimer’s.
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The new UAB Medicine Telehealth team of Bart Kelly and Eric Wallace aim to steadily grow telehealth providers across the UAB health care spectrum “one program at a time.”
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Cycliad, a community cycling event, will be held March 25 in Birmingham to benefit cancer patients at UAB.
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A UAB physician provides tips for traveling with infants. 

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UAB School of Optometry and Department of Ophthalmology partner with UAB Athletics to provide better eye care to UAB student-athletes. 

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UAB employees who are living donors for solid organ or bone-marrow transplants may qualify for as many as four weeks paid leave, effective March 1.
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Increased longevity of those living with HIV means dealing with related health issues, including dementia and other cognition-related problems. An NIH grant supports development of interventions, treatments to improve everyday functioning, and quality of life.
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Optometrists can identify potential vision problems in infants as early as 6 to 12 months.
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The city’s first outpatient interventional radiology clinic opens at The Kirklin Clinic to meet increasing needs of patients in Birmingham.
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As NASA prepares for its journey to Mars, one UAB researcher is investigating why so many astronauts suffer from poorer vision after they return to Earth.
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Diagnosing and treating women who might otherwise slide under the radar is the goal of UAB Medicine’s quickly growing Women’s Heart Health Clinic, which officially opened in 2017.
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A UAB study shows children receiving early preventive dental care from a dentist had more frequent tooth decay-related treatment, a higher rate of visits and higher annual dental expenditures.
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March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, and UAB kicks it off with an inaugural Colon on the Green event March 3.
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Some people inherit a condition that elevates their cholesterol to an excessive degree, and no amount of diet or exercise can bring the numbers down. UAB researchers are developing and testing a new peptide that may lead to better treatment options.
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Walker of the UAB School of Nursing was one of six health care professionals honored by the ACS with a prestigious national award.
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A UAB study shows specialized treatment sites contribute to better survival rates for those with acute leukemia. 
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