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Although living with his congenital heart defect has come with its challenges, Bill Wingate hopes he can encourage others with similar conditions. 

Multifidus stimulation is for patients with chronic, non-surgical low back pain who demonstrate impaired function in the muscles that stabilize the spine.
The pediatric aphakia clinic at UAB is the only one of its kind in the state of Alabama.
At 15 months old, Brooke Miley Lillie received a heart transplant. At 19, she received a kidney. At 27, she defied the odds and delivered her first daughter at UAB Hospital.
Their artistry is acclaimed as one of the world’s most vibrant contemporary textile traditions. During their UAB residency, the quilters will set up public sewing spaces and workshops. 
After having a below-the-knee amputation, former SEC football player Ka’Darian Hill is using his story to motivate and inspire others.
New eligibility requirements will help more Jefferson County residents seek care at Cooper Green.
UAB is in compliance with laws governing autopsies and notes important facts and context given the incorrect and misleading assertions that have circulated about autopsies performed for the Alabama Department of Corrections.
A UAB infectious diseases physician breaks down what you need to know about flu, RSV and COVID as people navigate colder months and have exposure to these viruses.
The affiliation between the UAB O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center and Infirmary Cancer Care will bring NCI-designated comprehensive cancer care to the Gulf Coast region for the first time.
The MyLupus app is a patient-friendly, patient-focused decision-aid tool for people from all backgrounds with moderate to severe lupus.
UAB physicians will provide multiple services to Lawson State athletes.
UAB Hospital practice areas were honored with the “Best Hospital” designation, including cancer care, heart care, stroke care, minimally invasive surgery, comprehensive breast care, mammograms, obstetrics and women’s services.
An additional $5 million gift from Heersink will allow recruitment of top-tier faculty and enhance research efforts at UAB.
Kelsey Hatcher has a rare double uterus and was pregnant with a baby in each. With the help of UAB, she delivered two healthy “twin” girls 10 hours apart — and on separate days.
Williams has now mentored more than 30 burn patients as they continue in their recovery.
BCRFA continues to provide substantial gifts to the O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center to accelerate breast cancer research.
UAB Health System has named a new chief human resources officer, bringing 20 years of talent in the human resources space to the enterprise. 
After two and half years of not having a voice, Deborah Hays Emanuel can now sing her song of resilience thanks to the UAB Voice Clinic.
Sickle cell disease is the most common and clinically significant inherited blood disorder across the nation, and now there is an FDA-approved gene therapy to help those living with SCD.
Using a handheld ultrasound device, a trained clinician can rapidly and accurately diagnose anything from kidney stones to heart function, saving time and money for patients in rural and urban underserved areas.
The multidisciplinary clinic will offer a full spectrum of sports and exercise medicine services to patients, including non-operative and surgical procedures and nutritional, biologic injections, cardio, exercise in pregnancy, and physical medicine and rehabilitation services.  
UAB Medicine will serve as the presenting medical partner of the Transplant Games of America when the event comes to Birmingham in July 2024.
The expansion is one part of a larger renovation of the SOD facilities that includes improvements to the spaces for walk-in emergency patients, treatment planning, waiting rooms, business office space and office areas.
UAB Hospital has claimed another top ranking by a national media outlet and audience.
Preview Days offer prospective medical students the opportunity to learn more about all the Heersink School of Medicine has to offer.
There is no need to leave the house to get help with cold, flu or COVID symptoms with UAB eMedicine’s virtual diagnostic and treatment services.
Hyperbaric medicine is a therapy that treats oxygen like a drug, delivering high-pressure oxygen to treat wounds for patients in need.
The UAB Hazelrig-Salter Radiation Oncology Center and the Kirklin Clinic at Acton Road will obtain their ASTRO-APEx accreditation until September 2027.
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