Health & Medicine

He has been interim director for both programs since January 2012.

Pritchett has served the UAHSF as general counsel and corporate secretary for 20 years.

Following evidence that CT scans can be a reliable screening tool for early detection of lung cancer, UAB becomes the first hospital in Birmingham to offer that service.

UAB and the Red Cross will hold a blood drive July 8-18

The network has the largest group of well-characterized pediatric MS cases in the world.

UAB’s annual Give Kids a Smile event gets a year-round home in Shelby County.

EndoBarrier trial testing liner that forms barrier between food, portion of intestine to help obese people with uncontrolled type 2 diabetes

Cobbs offered founding leadership to the Division of Infectious Diseases.

The fund will benefit cancer patients who are facing demonstrable financial hardship to help offset the cost of their treatment.

The theme of this year’s symposium is “Healthcare is getting competitive: Can you win with your cost and quality?”

UAB Medicine names UA Health Services Foundation’s Reid Jones to new COO position.

Long-term study shows weight loss improves quality of life but does not decrease cardiovascular complications in Type 2 diabetics.

Bebin is co-director of the UAB Tuberous Sclerosis Clinic and a founding member of the TSC Clinical Research Consortium.

UAB joins a CDC effort to reduce hepatitis C infection through a screening program in the emergency department.

UAB geriatricians offer some tips to keep elderly adults safe during summer’s high temperatures.

Parents beware: Children’s eye injuries, often from organized sports or swimming, go up in summer.

UAB Wellness is conducting “Green Screens” every Friday this summer to help gauge cardiovascular health and provide direction when setting achievable health goals.

Ophthalmologists at the UAB Callahan Eye Hospital say fireworks are best left to the professionals.

An abnormal heartbeat, known as atrial fibrillation, is associated with memory and thinking problems, according to new published research.

The award cites Polhill’s work in developing and implementing employee blood collections at UAB beginning in 2007.

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