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Watch a bleeding-control demonstration and join in with questions live as trauma surgeons show benefits of kits in public settings.
As opioid deaths add up to that of a commercial plane crash each day, leaders in the dental field tackle the issue.
BCRFA provides close to a million dollars to the UAB Cancer Center to accelerate breast cancer research.
Researchers have found the rate of hospitalization for sarcoidosis has increased, and in-hospital mortality associated with sarcoidosis has decreased.
As national deceased donor transplants top 10,000, UAB and AOC credit increase to "hero" donors and broader organ acceptance criteria.
Nine hospitals and 10 county health offices will have access to telehealth thanks to a nearly half-million-dollar grant.
A cancer diagnosis was a serious wake-up call for Ragan Cain to become proactive about her health.
Construction begins on Alabama's first proton therapy facility, bringing the most most advanced form of cancer-killing radiation to UAB in 2020.
UAB's 1917 Clinic is celebrating 30 years of treating patients living with HIV.
A deployed father traveled 7,600 miles across 11 time zones to meet his son in UAB's Regional Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.
Bubbles, dancing, a ball that beeps: Each year, UAB health professions and education students design creative ways to exercise for Alabamians with disabilities. Discover how the student teams adapt each person’s passions into fun challenges that encourage physical activity and healthy lifestyles.
A new eight-week FreshStart! program beginning Feb. 1 will help cancer survivors make healthy lifestyle changes.
The School of Optometry is offering cutting-edge treatment options in myopia, or nearsightedness, for pediatric patients.
The new Family Room will give families a space to rest and recharge while their children receive care.
UAB and Children’s expand non-clinical patient navigation to children with life-threatening illnesses and their families.
UAB has been ranked as one of the top 100 hospital and health systems with great women’s health programs by Becker’s Hospital Review.

With Birmingham-area hospital emergency medicine resources stretched to capacity, physicians urge those with flu symptoms to call primary care providers or utilize UAB eMedicine.

UAB adds another rolling intensive care unit to the fleet of its Critical Care Transport program.
The online master’s degree offered by the School of Public Health has been ranked second nationally.
New guidelines suggest exercise and cognitive training can help lower the risk of dementia for those with mild cognitive impairment.
The School of Optometry ranked third nationally in research funding and second nationally in basic biomedical research funding.

A TEDx Birmingham talk by Jayme Locke inspires an Alabamian to donate altruistically and save more lives.

Of the 15 million people living with cancer in the United States in 2016, 62 percent were 65 years or older.

A UAB professor will conduct new research that could provide answers to questions about the causes of preterm birth.

Natriuretic peptides are routinely used as “gold-standard” biomarkers for diagnosis of heart disease.

UAB is one of only three hospitals in the United States to receive a three-star ranking in each of the five categories of surgery.

A national task force suggests hormone therapy does not help with chronic conditions.

Nearly one in three breast cancer survivors suffers from poor sleep, which can lead to greater mortality.
With financing secured and site preparation underway, UAB’s Proton Therapy Center looks to begin construction in January 2018.
The first holiday season following the death of a loved one can be tough. A UAB psychologist has some suggestions for coping.
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