Health & Medicine
A heart attack can happen even if to those who are relatively young and fit, and genetics can play a role.
The city’s first outpatient interventional radiology clinic opens at The Kirklin Clinic to meet increasing needs of patients in Birmingham.
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.
According to the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, 23 percent of women will die within one year after having a heart attack , and nearly 46 percent of women become disabled with heart failure.
UAB’s genetics clinics have moved to the Kirklin Clinic and Children’s of Alabama.
The new internal medicine and pediatric clinic will feature an outpatient diagnostic center with a cutting-edge imaging facility and full ambulatory lab services, all on-site.
The Cancer Resource app enables providers and patients to find products and services to help those battling cancer.

UAB Hospital’s teenage volunteers get a rare chance to learn about possible careers in healthcare.

The UAB Genetic Counseling Graduate Program is a collaborative program to provide educational and clinical training in genetic counseling.

UAB Medicine is dedicated to serving as a role model for good health behaviors and will no longer hire tobacco users as of July 1, 2013.

Dunlap also leads the Alabama Health Policy Initiative, an independent component of the School of Public Health.

UAB's osteoporosis clinic has been re-accredited by an international society.

UAB Health System and Cigna have announced a two-year network partnership to begin Jan. 1, 2012.

Birmingham-area Jim 'N Nick's restaurants will host the Angel Squad to recognize National Mammography Day.

About 147,000 UnitedHealthcare customers in Alabama will have access to UAB physicians, facilities.
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