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Most kids go to the doctor for a general checkup before school starts but it’s important to remember teeth need a checkup, too.

UAB Cancer Care Network expands to Florida with Gulf Coast Medical Center as a new affiliate.

One of three people listening to music were hit by a car in a simulated test of street-crossing distractions.

Study shows the Edmonton Obesity Staging System more accurately predicts a risk of premature death due to obesity-related illnesses.

The therapy uses very low electromagnetic frequencies without medications or chemotherapy and showed significant results in a phase II study.

More than 3 million athletes suffer a concussion each year in the United States; a new clinic, and new rules, aim to reduce the impact.

More than 24 million men and women of all races in the United States have an eating disorder; know the symptoms and how to stop it.

Questions about age, diabetes, smoking and other health issues aim to identify people at risk for kidney disease.

First-ever interactome identifies how plant pathogens attack hosts; scientist who helped build map plans same work on human cells at UAB.

UAB researchers say there is a Sepsis Belt that aligns with the well-known Stroke Belt. A new grant will help them ferret out its mysteries.

Cancer therapy puts patients at even greater risk of damage from the sun and heat.

Blueberries provide nutritious benefits and prevent cell damage that can lead to cancer.

Parents of children with ADHD may want to delay time when kids can cross by themselves, say UAB researchers.

UAB researchers garner two new NIH research grants for studies to better understand schizophrenia and search for new targets for therapy.

Nine medical specialties rank among the nation’s best, three others rank among the top 25 percent and UAB is the best in the metropolitan area.

Stopping exercise leads to significant reductions in strength after just a few weeks, according to a new report from UAB researchers.

UAB Hospital has treated a patient with heat stroke and as the temperatures remain high, more patients with heat-related illnesses are expected.

Researchers at UAB are using Constraint Induced Therapy, a rehab technique first developed for stroke, in a new way — as a therapy for patients with aphasia.

Modified oxygen delivery device can provide safe, cost-effective life-saving therapy to infants and children in developing nations where pneumonia is the leading killer.

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