Health & Medicine

The UAB Supportive Care and Survivorship Clinical Program could win funding for art therapy programs.

UAB names search committee, hires firm for School of Medicine Dean.

Annual UAB minority health disparities symposium features latest in research, gives six Barkley awards

Strong Start for Mothers and Newborns provides non-medical social services for healthy living and better pregnancy outcomes for Medicaid, CHIP-eligible patients.

UAB is the only hospital in Alabama that can repair leaks around replacement heart valves using minimally invasive techniques.
UAB experts say dining out can be costly with both finances and weight; packing a lunch can help improve both.

Powell will provide insight on the types of health care services that will be available under the new policy for cancer patients and survivors.

A UAB rheumatologist helps craft a list of the top five tests and treatments that need to be questioned and discussed between physician and patient.

Pioneering UAB physician Sara Finley, M.D., passes away at age 82.

UAB treated the first patient in the nation in an experimental lung reduction procedure for emphysema.

C. Barrett Bowling, M.D., has received the Merck/American Geriatrics Society 2013 New Investigator Award

Leading healthcare administrator Chris Van Gorder to give UAB Jordan Distinguished Lecture.

New UAB clinical trials unit makes participation in studies less stressful for patients and provides early access to experimental treatments.

The UAB Continence Clinic celebrates 20 years as a leader in research, education and clinical care for incontinence.

The center will be defined by interdisciplinary collaboration among UAB scientists, clinicians and educators with a goal of improving patient outcomes.

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 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.

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