Health & Medicine
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.
The commander of UAB’s Air Force Special Operations medical team has been awarded the Bronze Star for service in Afghanistan.

Grant will allow UAB researchers to study novel therapies for pulmonary fibrosis, a deadly lung disease with no approved treatments.

UAB School of Dentistry partners with UAB School of Nursing and others to treat basic dental needs for the low-income and underserved at no cost

Dancers kick up their heels to support research into healthy aging at the fourth annual UAB Dancing with the Silver Stars.

Gelwix, Wenzel, Awad and Singh were named assistant professors.

UAB clinician says those with diabetes should receive the flu vaccine and not the mist, which is not safe for diabetics.
UAB Hospital has received the 2013 Women’s Choice Award for ranking among America’s Best Hospitals for Patient Experience for women.

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October, the BCRFA and other organizations are hosting several local events:

UAB Hospital adds senior vice president of inpatient services position and names former UAB Hospital Interim CEO Anthony Patterson to the position.

Fogger has more than 30 years’ experience as a psychiatric/mental health nurse.

Hodges has served at the state level in leadership positions, as well as nationally on several committees

Theiss joined the UAB faculty in 1995 and was named director of the Division of Orthopaedic Surgery in 2013.

A UAB review suggests that one of the most important tools for healthy aging is good mobility, and calls on primary care physicians to work more closely with aging patients

This year’s theme is “The Health Insurance Marketplace and Beyond.”

UAB kicks off a nine-day blood drive at two locations on campus.

The Multiple Myeloma Clinic was developed by a group of UAB physicians who have a special interest in clinical trial development and the identification of therapeutic and preventive targets.

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