Health & Medicine
Kill the flu virus by following these tips on what to clean and how to disinfect commonly touched areas at home, school and work.
In six decades, two patients have seen a big change in how to manage their Type 1 diabetes.
Through various programs and initiatives throughout the state, Legacy of Hope educates people about the importance of organ and tissue donation.
UAB’s newest cancer-killing cyclotron is beginning its monthlong journey from Germany to its permanent campus home.
A report by the American Heart Association found that 48 percent of U.S. adults live with some type of cardiovascular disease.
Cardiovascular disease accounts for nearly 801,000 American deaths.
The Breast Cancer Research Foundation of Alabama has donated a total of $8.7 million to UAB research efforts since 1996.
The scholars come from a range of backgrounds with various educational interests, including medicine, nursing, dentistry, pharmacology, social work and education.
New UAB Medicine stroke rehab clinic offers unique one-stop shopping
UAB nutrition researchers are conducting a new study on Type 2 diabetes and addressing the disproportionate complications experienced by African American patients.
SPRINT trial: Intensive lowering of blood pressure did not significantly reduce dementia risk but did have a measurable impact on mild cognitive impairment.
Ziad Kazzi, M.D., an emergency medicine physician and toxicologist, will present his lecture, Chemical Warfare Agents: Then and Now; Far and Near, on Jan. 31.
PROSPER-HIV, the first longitudinal study of its kind, aims to discover how to effectively mitigate the high-burden symptoms of HIV.
Dean Selwyn Vickers will present the State of the UAB School of Medicine speech Jan. 30.
The exhibit will run through May 19 at McWane Science Center.  
A new concussion clinic will provide psychological support to patients who experience long-lasting symptoms.
UAB Medicine's $33.9 million freestanding emergency department and medical office building opens Jan. 15 in Gardendale.
UAB Medicine is offering head and neck cancer patients and their families a way to cope with the pain that comes with the disease.
“UAB is among the nation’s leaders in keeping emergency department staff proficient in CPR skills, and now has recognition from the American Heart Association
to prove it.”
The residency will provide more opportunities for patients to see trained nurse practitioners to receive mental healthcare at a time where there is a national shortage.
The O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at UAB will hold the annual ArtBLINK Gala to support high-priority research.
UAB Hospital practice areas honored with the “Best Hospital” designation include obstetrics, bariatric surgery, heart care, cancer care and breast cancer.
People can help curb the spread of viruses with a few simple hygiene tips.
Protect yourself and others from spreading viruses like the flu during the holiday season by following these tips.
UAB Eye Care’s fifth annual Gift of Sight event helped hundreds of in-need patients this year.   
UAB blood and marrow transplant patients received extra holiday cheer this season.
When one family noticed a need for basic items in UAB Hospital, they decided to pay it forward to others.
Frequent, proper handwashing is critical to helping protect yourself and others you come in contact with during flu season.
The Press Ganey Pinnacle of Excellence Award is a highly regarded symbol of achievement in the health care industry.
El sitio web – www.uab.edu/flu – tiene información sobre la vacuna contra la influenza, recursos de prevención y tratamiento, y videos en español con preguntas comunes sobre la vacuna, síntomas y donde conseguir ayuda.
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