High mosquito and human population densities, combined with mosquito breeding conditions, are the central cause for Zika virus.
Interns spend eight weeks shadowing physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, medical residents and medical students; being in out-patient clinics; going on hospital rounds; and observing doctors both in Huntsville and in their own rural hometowns.
Mona Fouad, M.D., MPH, receives the award in recognition of her work in improving the health of racial/ethnic minorities and underserved communities through the creation of UAB HealthSmart.
With these tips from UAB Emergency Medicine, know how to identify poison ivy, oak and sumac, protect yourself against allergic reaction, and treat exposed areas.
Diann Eley, Ph.D., associate professor at the School of Medicine at The University of Queensland in Australia is the featured speaker at the 9th annual William H. Coleman M.D. Distinguished Lecture at the Huntsville Regional Medical Campus.
The partnership will bring a highly effective and precise alternative to traditional radiation therapy for treating cancer and some noncancerous tumors, without many of the side effects that often accompany treatment.
UAB study says laundry pod detergents pose an increased risk of severe injury for young children over nonpod detergents.
The new doctors spent the day Monday, June 20 in orientation, where faculty and staff across UAB Hospital and School of Medicine familiarized them with  policies, procedures, priorities and initiatives.
Six UAB School of Medicine students were elected to student leadership positions for the 2016-2017 Alabama Academy of Family Medicine during the AAFP annual meeting at San Destin, Fla.
Longtime faculty honored during the University of Alabama System Board of Trustees meeting June 17 include Rosalia Scripa, Louis Dale, Joseph Bloomer and G. M. Anantharamaiah.