Health & Medicine
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.
The newly named O'Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at UAB will be supported by a $30 million gift from O'Neal Industries.
The $30 million gift will go into an endowment — creating a yearly flexible fund of about $1.5 million that leadership of the cancer center and UAB School of Medicine can use in ways that best leverage further advancement of the cancer center.
Facing a looming shortfall of primary care physicians in Alabama, a new UAB and Cahaba Medical Care program will train medical residents with a focus on underserved urban and rural communities.
Former MLB player Frank Baker says his experience at UAB’s Pancreatobiliary Disease Center was a home run.
For one woman, undergoing innovative, extensive jaw reconstruction surgery gave her back the ability to live a normal life.
Change, or overcoming inertia in health care, is difficult but essential to deprescribing harmful medications and making effective medications available to individuals who need them.
A “shave off” event at UAB will spread awareness about men’s health and diseases that affect them specifically.
For UAB’s tiniest patients, Thanksgiving will be a little more festive with turkey bottoms.
In 2014, Berwager volunteered to donate one of her kidneys to a friend who was suffering from lupus, and who had kidney failure.
The FDA's approval of Epiliodex could open the door for increased research of cannabis-based therapies, says UAB researcher.
Our Hope International was started by occupational therapist Jenny Agricola. The nonprofit helps support Home of Hope, an orphanage for children with disabilities in Uganda.
A P20 research grant leads to new information about kidney stones and obesity.
When one doctor found herself in the NICU with her newborn baby, she had to learn to be a mother first and prepare for their journey.
A team of UAB palliative care experts will provide a culturally based palliative care program provided through telehealth in three rural hospitals in the Southeast, and compare that to patients receiving regular care, to see if it helps reduce suffering for patients, increases patient and family quality of life, and reduces the burden of care for caregivers.
In an effort to protect the health of our patients and staff this flu season, certain visitor restrictions and precautions will be in place at UAB.
A group of women who range from ages 30-80 formed a support group with one another in their breast cancer fight in an effort to live life to the fullest.
According to the authors, genetic counselors represent a unique resource for the public, patients and other medical professionals and should be more fully incorporated into the health care setting.
More than 350 patients were cared for by School of Dentistry faculty, students and community volunteers.
A partnership between the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center and Lung Cancer Alliance will expand community health education in the Deep South to reach Alabamians most at-risk for lung cancer.
Funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Parks Rx works to connect patients to more than 130 parks in Birmingham and surrounding communities where they can be more active.
In an effort to protect the health of our patients and staff this flu season, certain visitor restrictions and precautions will be in place at UAB.

UAB researcher Christine Curcio, Ph.D., recently provided an editorial on the importance of a new online portal for eye banks.

A new UAB center will serve as a state-wide resource for patients with diseases of the pancreas and bile ducts.
Children and teens with low vision can enjoy a special event at McWane Center sponsored by Songs for Sight.
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