For the fourth consecutive year, UAB Medicine has earned “Most Wired” status for use of information technology in improving patient care.
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The trial will seek to find out whether less-invasive endovascular surgery is always a better choice than traditional open surgical repair for veterans with aortic abdominal aneurysms.
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UAB nurse Calvin Kennedy climbed some 17,000 feet before torn knee ligaments, avascular necrosis and an intestinal parasite forced the two-time kidney transplant recipient to halt his ascent just 5.5 hours from the summit.
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nycu graphic 2Andrew D. Pucker, O.D., Ph.D., gives tips on safe use of contact lenses, including advice on travel, swimming and UV rays.
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UAB partners with state agencies and organizations to aggressively decrease the spread of HIV/AIDS to the point of elimination of the spread of AIDS by 2030.
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nycu graphic 2A UAB optometrist and ophthalmologist provide advice on how to protect your eyes while viewing the solar eclipse.
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With her 2-year-old granddaughter’s life in peril, 62-year-old Carol Graydon came to UAB to be tested as a living kidney donor — and was a perfect match.
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One UAB School of Nursing faculty member is impacting outcomes for ostomy patients with online postoperative visits.
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back to school 2017Parents who listen to their children’s interests could help them be more successful and well-rounded in their extracurricular activities.
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Pediatric neurosurgeons, oncologists and molecular imaging physicians continue to work toward better diagnoses, treatments and cures for childhood cancer.

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The School of Nursing, UAB Hospital and the UAB Health System formally work together through the UAB Nursing Partnership to align critical resources to provide outstanding patient care.

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The new clinic will be located just off Interstate 20 in St. Clair County.
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UAB personalizes treatment for dry eye patients with the expansion of clinic and development of guidelines for diagnosis and treatment.
A UAB obstetric surgeon will lend her skills to African women by treating obstetric fistula, a common complication of childbirth in the developing world that causes incontinence.
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UAB is the only institution in Alabama chosen to date to participate in the TAPUR Study to help further understand targeted therapies in patients with advanced cancers.
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June 28, 2017

Staying in rhythm

Anezi Uzendu, M.D., has touched the hearts of many patients and colleagues in his time at UAB; but now that reach is bigger than ever, after his own heart failed him.
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UAB's Air Force Special Operations Surgical Team was honored following a recent overseas deployment when the team commander received a prestigious award.
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The Golden Week program developed by UAB’s Regional Neonatal Intensive Care Unit was recently recognized nationally for its standardized set of practices for premature infants, providing them with quality care in their first week of life.
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UAB’s Stefan Kertesz, M.D., provides commentary on a new trial comparing yoga and physical therapy for those who suffer from low back pain.
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The goal is to avoid unnecessary surgery and reduce the number of biopsies of benign nodules and cancers that are unlikely to cause harm.
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