Health & Medicine
Alabamians can now schedule their date, time and location for their vaccinations through UAB at uabmedicinevaccine.org.
Patients of Cooper Green Mercy Health Services can now get COVID-19 vaccinations at Cooper Green.
UAB Arts in Medicine is creating the choir with support from the Women’s Breast Health Fund of the Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham. Information sessions will be May 4, 5 and 8.
The Endospan TRIOMPHE study will enroll patients at up to 30 centers in the United States to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of the NEXUS™ aortic arch stent graft system.
To date, 43 percent of vaccine doses administered by UAB have gone to underrepresented communities, with almost 30 percent to Black Alabamians.
Lack of infrastructure and medical facilities has slowed vaccination rates in some rural counties.
The new guidelines regarding antibiotic use for several common infections should help reduce antibiotic resistance and overuse.
For this UAB Institute for Arts in Medicine Virtual Mental Health Monday, Brandi Shah, M.D., UAB physician, creative writer and digital storyteller, and David Fakunle, Ph.D., public health scholar-practitioner and professional storyteller, will speak.
Following a more than 40 year career as a senior leader in healthcare, Will Ferniany, CEO of the UAB Health System and the UAB/Ascension St. Vincent's Alliance, will retire at the end of year.
UAB’s Women & Infants Center is recognized for efforts to prevent sudden unexpected infant death.
Spring is always a time of hope, and experts from the UAB School of Medicine offer suggestions on how to improve your mental wellbeing.
Members of the House Calls team plan to administer up to 130 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine to eligible patients and caregivers in their homes.
This digital solution will help doctors offer patients timely genetic testing for hereditary cancer, greater clinical support and counseling, coupled with shorter wait times and more counselors to expand into other clinical areas when needed.
Children who can read on grade level by the end of third grade are 13 times more likely to graduate from high school than those who cannot. 
Irfan Asif, M.D., has been working with the team since last year, helping them safely train and remain in peak physical shape during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The vast majority of healthcare professionals in emergency departments in the U.S. accepted COVID vaccination, according to a new study, yet still support masking and social distancing.
Friday, March 19, will be celebrated as “Birmingham Healthcare Heroes Day” by hospitals throughout the Birmingham community.
George Yang, M.D., Ph.D., was nominated by his peers for his sense of integrity, dedication and leadership to the promotion of Asians in the academic surgery setting.
UAB vaccine demographic numbers holding steady as Center Point vaccination site preps for Friday, March 19, opening.
The O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at UAB joins with the GO2 Foundation for Lung Cancer in the STRIDES study, to address the need for increased African American participation in lung cancer clinical trials.
Preserving brain health in an aging population is a growing concern in the United States. An estimated one in five Americans 65 years and older has mild cognitive impairment, and one in seven has dementia.
Proton International at UAB reached significant milestones in its first year. More than 5,000 treatments have been performed, with most patients getting 30-35 treatments. Some 142 patients have completed therapy.
Gift from the Altec / Styslinger Foundation acted as catalyst for the Altec / Styslinger Genomic Medicine and Data Sciences Building, which is set to have worldwide impact.
American Cancer Society Emergency Lodging grants focus on addressing unmet lodging needs of cancer patients, particularly vulnerable populations experiencing an unequal burden of cancer.
Children from 20 area schools are sending staff at UAB Hospital “Valentines for Health Care Heroes” with handmade cards, cookies and popcorn on Sunday, Feb. 14.
The UAB Sports Medicine Clinic partners with professional, amateur and school athletic programs to provide medical care to players.
A new interactive dashboard from UAB and PathCheck Foundation will enable users to see the quantity and location of vaccines distributed across the country and world in real time.
“These vaccines are our way out of the epidemic, and we want to do all we can to help get Alabama out of this as quickly as possible,” said Sarah Nafziger, M.D.
The network offers a playbook — a step-by-step guide to setting up and managing a vaccination site.
School of Medicine leadership recalls the struggles of the Black/African American community and the promise of the future in Black History Month
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