Health & Medicine
The latest information on plans to improve Cooper Green Mercy Health Services is now available on a website.
Just over two years since becoming the first continuing medical education podcast in Alabama, the 100 episodes of UAB MedCast have reached thousands.
UAB’s Huntsville Regional Medical Campus expands psychiatric care for children, adolescents and adults in North Alabama.
Anna’s Fund, which was established by Rodney Tucker, M.D., and Billy Connelley, provides financial assistance to Hand in Paw volunteer teams to help defray costs associated with training and supplies to become a pet therapy team.
Children in the afterschool program at the Campus of Hope at Marks Village are learning to be “Healthy Happy Kids” through a six-week childhood obesity prevention program.
The clinic is an initiative of Building Healthy Communities, a project of the UAB Minority Health and Health Disparities Research Center
UAB medical, dental and optometry alumni helping lead way in practicing medicine in the state of Alabama.
As measles outbreaks continue to grow across the United States, UAB experts call for the administration of safe vaccinations.
The free symposium will be held at the Jackson Center in Huntsville on May 1.
Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease is the most common cause of chronic liver disease globally and is becoming the leading indication for liver transplantation in the United States.
The journey of one UAB RNICU inspires them to help future families.
UAB’s smallest patients get a visit from the Easter Bunny.
The city of Birmingham joins UAB and the state of Alabama by providing paid leave for living organ donors.
Deep brain stimulation has long been used to treat Parkinson’s disease, and was approved for use in epilepsy late in 2018.
Findings indicated that sociodemographic disparities play a factor in whether all children are receiving high-quality and/or end-of-life care consistent with their goals.
April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month, and understanding the signs and symptoms helped save one young mother’s life.
The free screening will take place at The Kirklin Clinic on the fifth floor from 1-4 p.m.
The cooling blanket technology lowers an infant’s temperature to 93 degrees, which can prevent developmental problems following oxygen loss during birth
UAB investigators hope the Emergency Department medication assisted treatment program will help curtail opioid use disorder.
The UAB School of Optometry is offering free eye examinations for infants between 6 and 12 months.
Lauched in partnership with The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research in 2014, the program provides resources for top centers to train new clinician-researcher movement disorder specialists.
Teen Health Week will promote healthy behaviors in adolescents and young adults in the Birmingham community.   
The 2019 Fiesta Ball will support the work of young cancer scientists at the O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at UAB.
Mothers and their babies are visited by a nurse through pregnancy and the first two years of the child’s life to ensure the mother and baby are healthy and thriving.
The advanced esthetics, restorative and biomaterials residency program at UAB is making — and crafting — smiles. 
The diet increased quality of life, and it decreased serum levels of the adipokine leptin and a marker of oxidative stress.
The Junior Board of Alzheimer’s of Central Alabama will fund a UAB program to train the next generation of Alzheimer’s disease researchers.
The Antiviral Drug Discovery and Development Center at UAB will study infectious diseases, including influenza, West Nile, Zika, chikungunya and more.
UAB is part of a clinical trial published in the New England Journal of Medicine that showed using bag-mask ventilation improves outcomes and could potentially save lives.
The 16th Annual Conference of the Midsouth Computational Biology and Bioinformatics Society will be held March 28-30 and UAB’s third Annual Transformative and Translational Informatics Symposium will be on March 28. 
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