Health & Medicine

UAB’s new Hoover Primary and Specialty Care clinic adds new medical specialties to go along with existing primary care services.

UAB will launch the Pat and Jean Sullivan Comprehensive Head and Neck Cancer Survivor Care Program in 2020 — the first effort of its kind in the country.
The “Clinical Pearls” podcast is an audio-only format of the live UAB Nursing Health Network’s YouTube series, which launched in the summer of 2018.
UAB is continuing its world-class patient care with the establishment of a new Division of Breast and Endocrine Surgery.
UAB Hospital is only the 21st hospital worldwide to receive this designation five consecutive times and is the only hospital in Alabama designated a Magnet organization.
A record number of travelers are expected to fly during the Thanksgiving holiday.
The UAB Minority Health and Health Disparity Research Center is a key partner in providing free weekly health screenings and other wellness education programs, as well as evaluating the success of this Campus of Hope.
UAB is helping develop automated technology to assess joint damage from rheumatoid arthritis.
UAB Medicine Infusion Therapy has a new home in The Kirklin Clinic of UAB Hospital.
These findings have important implications for caregiver behavioral health programs designed to promote resilience and draw upon caregiver strengths when taking on a caregiver role.
People with vision impairments face substantial challenges in tasks of everyday living that can significantly limit their participation in healthy lifestyle choices.
The UAB Division of Gastrointestinal Surgery will host an esophageal cancer event on the first-floor lobby of The Kirklin Clinic on Nov. 15.
In a clinical trial conducted at UAB, investigators have outlined the mechanisms behind lower natriuretic peptide levels in African Americans and racial differences in response to high-carbohydrate challenge.
Trussville resident and World War II veteran Chuck Tompkins has no intention of slowing down, even after undergoing a TAVR procedure.
UAB and Highlands Hospitals are among only 10 hospitals in the state to earn an A grade for patient safety. 
Russell Medical, a strategic affiliate of UAB for several years, has entered into a management agreement to become a member of the UAB Health System.
A grant in the School of Optometry will enable researchers to study the use of virtual reality and intelligent tutoring in an effort to make low vision rehabilitation more accessible and affordable.
UAB’s long-standing HIV clinic is set to move locations in late 2020.
A new UAB study shows metastatic breast cancer patients treated outside of NCCN guidelines had significantly higher costs.  
A UAB pediatrician coauthors a new reference for pediatricians to help them support children who are not succeeding in school.
UAB physicians urge people to get flu shots early in the season.
A new study will help UAB researchers determine the efficacy of a potential new vaccine for gonorrhea prevention.
Harvard-trained physician and clinician-scientist will begin his new role Jan. 6, 2020.
UAB transplant hepatologists will see patients at the Huntsville Regional Campus once a month to make it more convenient to North Alabama residents.
UAB expert provides three suggestions to parents to positively impact their teen drivers.
UAB’s Jim Cimino, director of the Informatics Institute, was honored with one of the most prestigious awards in the field of informatics.
The Birmingham City Council passed an ordinance on Tuesday, Oct. 15, that establishes a non-smoking Health District on Birmingham’s Southside. Smoking will be prohibited on public property – including city streets and sidewalks within the Heath District.
UAB researchers are looking for new ways to boost retention rates for participants in the All of Us Research Program.
UAB is taking extra measures to promote flu prevention this season through education.
The sixth annual Blazer Bolt for Brain Cancer is Saturday, Oct. 19.
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