Health & Medicine
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Black men and women have twice the risk of fatal coronary heart disease as whites, but the disparity could be eliminated with better risk factor control.

Researchers at UAB have performed the first U.S. trial of a foam sealant injected into the lungs.

The program works to reduce avoidable hospitalizations among nursing facility residents.

UAB Hospital has won this award 14 years in a row.

World-renowned experts in health and wellness topics will come together Nov. 14-15 to help employers fashion their own programs targeting employee health.

Worried about memory loss? A UAB neurologist provides warning signs and prevention strategies

Advances led by UAB and Children’s of Alabama neonatologist Wally Carlo have helped millions of infants worldwide

Dancing with the Silver Stars, an event that benefits UAB's Acute Care for Elders, will take place Nov. 5

Mary Warren has received Envision's "Excellence in Education" Award

Ralph Samlowski, M.D., has been named the Regional Chair of Family Medicine and Family Medicine Residency Program Director at the UAB School of Medicine Huntsville Regional Medical Campus.

UAB experts say women experience stress differently from men. That can take a physical toll, but simple changes will help.

There aren’t many reasons to have an open hysterectomy with today’s robotic surgery options.

Gala on Oct. 12 marks a decade of grassroots efforts to educate communities about the power of disease prevention.

Equal Access Birmingham also staffs a regular acute-care clinic.

Newly diagnosed with incurable Huntington’s disease, Jef Alcorn launches a 200-hole, one-day golf marathon to raise money and awareness.

Online graduate certificate program aims to decrease injury and boost productivity at work.

UAB-hosted seminar looking at the effects of air quality on human health.

An eye care census in Alabama highlights the need for more eye care providers in rural areas and more minority providers.

Former soldier and teacher gets new lease on life thanks to state’s first minimally invasive aortic valve replacement, performed at UAB.
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