Health & Medicine
UAB’s Continence and Urogynecology Care Clinics reaccredited — were the nation’s first to earn an NAFC Center of Excellence designation, in 2010
UAB Heart and Vascular Services is celebrating heart month with events at UAB Hospital.
Despite strokes’ being on the decline in the U.S., more women are dying from them than are men. Now the AHA and ASA have released guidance on prevention specifically for women.
Physicians and staff spent three days and nights in-hospital during the South’s recent winter storm to ensure success of a kidney transplant chain that stands at 13 and counting.
UAB’s Michael Saag, M.D., served as co-chair of a panel of 27 liver and infectious diseases experts to develop Hepatitis C guidance for clinicians that will live online.
UAB Schools of Medicine and Health Professions collaborate to form new, all-inclusive medical center to fight obesity
Researchers at UAB show that high-intensity strength training improves mobility, mood and overall quality of life for Parkinson’s patients.
A UAB study will pair master gardeners with breast cancer survivors in an effort to promote a healthy diet and physical exercise.
Mayor William Bell, Miss UAB Chassidy Sumler and former “Biggest Loser” winner Roger Shultz will make appearances.
Becker’s Hospital Review ranked hospitals based on comprehensiveness of programs, quality of care offered.
A UAB/VA study shows that home hospice techniques on terminally ill, hospitalized patients have a positive impact on end-of-life care.
Pediatric medical research is poised to take a giant step forward as new federal legislation establishes the implementation of network sites across the United States studying various diseases.
UAB employing ECMO technology to treat severe cases of the flu when conventional therapy fails.
UAB offers U.S. Preventive Services Task Force-recommended CT scans for lung cancer, the leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States, causing more deaths than breast, colon and prostate cancer combined.
Preparation for an innovative, complex UAB program has been years in the making, and up to 30 “hard-to-match” patients are expected to receive organs this year.
Hundreds of the nation’s top physicians practice at UAB, according to the latest edition of the Best Doctors in America® database.
The 2014 Evidence-Based Guideline for the Management of High Blood Pressure in Adults contains nine recommendations for health care providers.
Donations from the foundation to UAB total more than $10,000 to date.
A UAB study shows that minority, low-income patients with diabetes have low eye-care-utilization rates.
Santa just happens to have a lot of risk factors for diabetes, and UAB has some suggestions to keep him coming to town for a long time.

UAB cardiologists available at Acton Road for diagnostic evaluation, consultation in neighborhood setting with no physician referral required.

Thanksgivukkah: Rare calendar event means first day of Hanukkah falls on Thanksgiving this year, setting up for an exciting celebration, educational opportunity.
A bioptic telescope, and the expertise of the UAB Driving Assessment Clinic, can help people with low vision get a driver’s license.
Researchers at Southern Research Institute and UAB tackle five common myths about the flu, and stress the importance of getting a flu shot.
UAB’s Critical Care Transport team practices regularly for what they hope never happens … a plane or ambulance crash.
UAB Hospital staff hopes gift will jump-start program that will continue to provide food for families in need during their child’s hospital stay.
The National Spinal Cord Injury Statistical Center, housed at UAB, estimates that there are 270,000 people living with spinal cord injury in the United States.
The second annual Innovations in Wellness conference will offer two days with two great topics; the time to register for this event is now as space is limited.
The 2014 Donate Life Rose Parade float “Light Up the World” will carry unique, personal thank-you notes to families who have healed, saved lives.
Facility will help School of Dentistry retain and attract new faculty who will provide state-of-the-art care to patients.
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