Health & Medicine

Synthetic marijuana, known as SPICE or K2, does not show up in drug screens but can negatively impact kidney function.

Speaker Mario Drummons directs the Northern Manhattan Perinatal Partnership.

The American Heart Association and UAB team up to present the Southeast’s first professional conference on best resuscitation practices.

In addition to her contributions at UAB, Vining served as a member of Alabama’s National Guard from 1986 to 1992 and is a lieutenant in the U.S. Navy Reserves.

UAB Hospital participating in Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services initiative designed to improve patient care, lower health care costs

UAB injury science researchers again recommend the use of protective helmets during periods of severe weather.

The benefits of massage therapy are both physical and mental; while some are immediate, others accumulate over time.

The UAB Courage Network provides an opportunity for employees who are newly diagnosed to lean on survivors for support.
Shake up your palate by trying these yummy, and potentially unfamiliar, foods as recommended by a UAB clinical dietitian.

The Critical Care Transport team has re-fit one of its three ambulances to make the vehicle safer and more environmentally friendly.

A UAB health and wellness expert encourages positive weight loss efforts through healthy weight loss in small increments.

Make an appointment with the Red Cross and give blood today.

The flu could be especially severe for the 39.6 million older adults in the United States.

The latest edition of Best Doctors in America ® recognizes 325 UAB physicians — voted by their peers as the best.

UAB expands its popular room service meal program to patients at UAB Highlands Hospital

Small changes can be easier to stick with and add up to better health.

Renal replacement therapy performed continuously over 24 hours provides better hemodynamic tolerance, fluid removal in critically ill patients with kidney failure.
Grant to develop new interprofessional practice model for health-care delivery also expands health-care options for medically underserved.

Flossing your teeth daily can improve your overall health — and your bottom line.

Gerald McGwin, Ph.D., is also associate director of the Department of Ophthalmology’s Clinical Research Unit.

Men are more likely to get kidney stones than women, but you can avoid the pain.

The first graduating class included top leadership from health systems across the country.

UAB health care economists estimate benefits to Medicaid expansion under the PPACA.

The City of Birmingham and UAB announce partnership to commemorate the seminal events of the 50th anniversary of the U.S. Civil Rights Movement.

New project between UAB’s 1917 Clinic and Birmingham AIDS Outreach will seek HIV patients who have fallen out of care and get them back in.

Gearing up to start an exercise program — especially for those over 40 — can be filled with pitfalls. Experts at UAB say start slow and low.

UAB faculty trained physical therapists at a facility in the Czech Republic.

T. Michael Harrington, M.D., has previously served in a variety of roles in MASA.

Being physically active is tough for people with disabilities yet vitally important for their overall health and wellbeing. UAB research is working to break down barriers.

New clinic provides high-quality care with infusion therapy to Bessemer and Tuscaloosa-area communities.
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