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New techniques and understanding of hip disorders are leading to new ways to prevent or treat hip deterioration.
Appointments are encouraged and can be made by visiting uabmedicinevaccine.org or calling 205-975-1881 for assistance.
Guinness World Records officially named Curtis Means, born at 21 weeks and one day at UAB Hospital, the most premature infant to survive.
UAB Medicine and Children’s of Alabama receive national rare diseases designation.
Treating blood disorders and cancers cannot be done alone. It requires the strong will of a patient, the support of family, and the compassion and expertise of a world-renowned health care team, like those with the O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at UAB’s Bone Marrow Transplantation and Cell Therapy program.
This procedure is the first of its kind in Alabama and offers a minimally invasive treatment option for patients with tracheobronchomalacia.
Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been an alarming rise in domestic violence and intimate partner violence
An independent life for spina bifida patients is still possible, thanks to programs like the UAB Transitional Spina Bifida Clinic.
Students and community members can learn how they can be included in shaping the future of health care for generations to come by joining us for an All of Us Research Program enrollment event.
Because the beam of photons is so tightly focused, proton therapy has little effect on surrounding healthy tissue, making it especially beneficial for young patients.
This commercial procedure is the first in the United States that uses first-of-its-kind ablation technology.

UAB and Civitan International have met a $20 million philanthropic milestone. 

Viva Medicare first and only Alabama-based plan to receive distinction from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Enrollment in 2022 Medicare plans starts Oct. 15 

Born at 36 weeks, twins Mary and Emily Monk contracted a virus that would lead to one being diagnosed as blind. 

The new technology allows health care personnel to observe movement of the lungs, diaphragm and joints.
Primary care providers advocate for preventive care that can stop problems before they start.
UAB has been awarded a grant from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to address disparities in health equity by improving access to quality health care in rural communities.

The device is a non-invasive scanner using near infrared light to assess brain injuries.

UAB’s Jessica Grayson, M.D., clears the confusion on how to tell COVID-19 from other respiratory illnesses.

The study followed 5,000 health care workers in high risk environments for COVID-19.

UAB’s Adam Baumgarten, M.D., shares more on the safety of the COVID-19 vaccine for men.

After waiting more than two years, Colin Tucker received a new heart thanks to UAB’s new organ transplant program that uses hepatitis C-positive organs. 

The book addresses the recognition and management of heart attack, heart failure, arrhythmia, valvular heart disease, cardiac transplantation, broken heart syndrome, hypertension and the depression experienced after a heart attack.
The third in a series of panel discussions will provide up-to-date information on COVID-19 from UAB experts.
Videoconferencing software has helped address lower treatment rates and higher numbers of overdoses during the pandemic, but it has also made it easier for family members to stay connected to their loved one’s recovery journey.
The collective intelligence gathered through Crowdicity will help UAB Medicine leadership and staff design solutions that help improve the patient experience.

This grant will allow Amm to develop a new pre-clinical model for surgically removing ameloblastomas to reduce the chance of recurrence in patients.  

To schedule an appointment, visit UABMedicineVaccine.org, or call 205-975-1881 for assistance.

The death toll from COVID-19 in Alabama has topped 12,000, with more than 640,000 deaths nationwide.
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