Health & Medicine

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.

The newest and largest hyperbaric chambers in Birmingham are now open at the UAB Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine Program.

UAB research team finds protein TLR9 holds key to predicting survival and aggressiveness of  triple negative breast cancer.

For kids with permanent teeth, this simple device protects against sports-related dental injuries.

Because most years see low incidence rates of West Nile, vaccine research is challenging; UAB experts say reach for the DEET.

A UAB-led coalition will train, recruit and support health-care professionals from five regional centers to improve access to primary care.

Adrenalin-suppressing beta-blockers may delay need for valve-replacement surgery if used early in a growing cause of heart disease.

New director to help establish UAB as the South’s leading center for treating leukemia, lymphoma, multiple myeloma and related diseases.

Hardy has served in multiple positions with the Komen foundation.

Exercise may help stave off treatment-related fatigue in cancer patients, study shows.

The UAB Health System’s first foray into mobile websites is an app that speeds worker’s compensation claims.

Untreated dental issues can affect school performance

A therapy created at UAB for adults is adapted to help a young boy with hemiparesis learn to ride a bike and more.

The UAB Health System again is noted for its use of information technology to improve health care.

More than a dozen infectious diseases are preventable, and children should be vaccinated to protect themselves and others.

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