Health & Medicine
All tanning should be avoided, but you can still get a summer glow

UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center helps drop cancer disparities while brain tumor research holds promise for new therapies to fight gliomas

New technology and research may help detect and prevent skin cancer, but you can also take measures to avoid the disease.

The Callahan Eye Foundation Hospital at UAB is the first hospital in the country to receive a Level I designation in ocular trauma.  

Spring does more than bring warmer temperatures; it can be a seasonal nightmare for those with allergies, even kids.

UAB’s rapping nurse produces a new rap video that sends a serious message about stroke care.

UAB Hospital has become a model for blood centers around the country

There's a new designer drug wreaking havoc across the United States, and even though it sounds innocent, it can be deadly.

Storefront location will offer free health evaluations and disease prevention programs in downtown Birmingham

UAB pediatrician — and mother of two — offers tips to keep kids on track when the sun starts setting later.

Newly published research says an “epigenetics diet” can help prevent cancers and other aging-related diseases

NASA-developed technology designed to grow plants in space proves effective at treating cancer patients’ mouth sores in a UAB clinical trial.

An interdisciplinary effort at Children's Hospital focuses on safe, effective ways for kids to lose pounds and avoid long-term health problems.

The fifth annual Health Administration Case Competition was conducted by UAB's Department of Health Services Administration.

When Eldrid Primm went into cardiac arrest, his heart was saved with CPR, but what about his brain? Enter therapeutic hypothermia.

There are 12 million cancer survivors in the U.S., but poor nutrition is increasing deaths from heart disease and other chronic illnesses.

A UAB review of biologics, a new class of drugs used to treat conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis, shows that some are safer for human use than others.

Loss of financial skills can be a warning sign of the onset of dementia in older Americans. When should friends and family step in?

More Alabama hunters died this deer season in accidents related to deer stands than in any other year.
UAB researchers continue studying cause of Alzheimer's disease
New research shows some behavioral therapies can reduce incontinence episodes in men following prostate-cancer surgery
Zelia Baugh has been named by Governor-elect Robert Bentley to be Commissioner of Mental Health. Baugh is currently the administrator of psychiatry at UAB's Center for Psychiatric Medicine.
“National estimates cite approximately 7,000 geriatricians currently certified to care for the  growing boomer population. Yet our society will need more than 20,000 geriatricians to accommodate the increasing demand for specialized care.
UAB Hospital went to a full-time room-service approach for all patient meals in October 2010
Results from a recent study show robotic surgery offers a technically feasible and oncologically sound alternative treatment for some patients with head and neck squamous cell carcinomas
Trouble quitting? Maybe it's your motivation
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