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This funding supports local breast cancer research projects across Alabama. 

UAB’s Family Clinic is encouraging people to find out their HIV status through its free self-testing kits.
A diagnosis of pancreatic cancer is devastating. But with the help of UAB, Steve Young is now cancer-free.
Pulmonary embolism is a life-threatening condition that accounts for approximately 100,000 deaths annually in the United States. PERT was established to ensure UAB patients receive the best possible care for their specific situation.
Meet Debbie Morrow, the founder of the group Loving the Preemies, a group that crochets holiday-themed outfits each year for babies in UAB’s RNICU.
After 39 days on a ventilator and 79 days in the hospital, UAB patient continues to encourage and influence others to get vaccinated for COVID-19.

Erin DeLaney is now treating the third generation of the Scogin family as she built trust and mutual respect — somethingthat is critical to providing quality health care.

The scorecard compared UAB Medicine to other academic medical centers nationwide.

Medical West Hospital Authority, an affiliate of UAB Health System, broke ground on its replacement facility on Wednesday, November 17.

More than 88 million Americans have prediabetes, but the good news is that this condition can be reversed with just a few simple steps. 

UAB is one of only six centers in the world with this technology, which enables 3D device visualization using light to guide navigation of wires and catheters through blood vessels.

The infusion therapy can help shrink tumors that are otherwise inoperable.

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 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.
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