Health & Medicine
A team of UAB palliative care experts will provide a culturally based palliative care program provided through telehealth in three rural hospitals in the Southeast, and compare that to patients receiving regular care, to see if it helps reduce suffering for patients, increases patient and family quality of life, and reduces the burden of care for caregivers.
In an effort to protect the health of our patients and staff this flu season, certain visitor restrictions and precautions will be in place at UAB.
A group of women who range from ages 30-80 formed a support group with one another in their breast cancer fight in an effort to live life to the fullest.
According to the authors, genetic counselors represent a unique resource for the public, patients and other medical professionals and should be more fully incorporated into the health care setting.
More than 350 patients were cared for by School of Dentistry faculty, students and community volunteers.
A partnership between the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center and Lung Cancer Alliance will expand community health education in the Deep South to reach Alabamians most at-risk for lung cancer.
Funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Parks Rx works to connect patients to more than 130 parks in Birmingham and surrounding communities where they can be more active.
In an effort to protect the health of our patients and staff this flu season, certain visitor restrictions and precautions will be in place at UAB.

UAB researcher Christine Curcio, Ph.D., recently provided an editorial on the importance of a new online portal for eye banks.

A new UAB center will serve as a state-wide resource for patients with diseases of the pancreas and bile ducts.
Children and teens with low vision can enjoy a special event at McWane Center sponsored by Songs for Sight.
Since 2000, the Walk for PKD has raised nearly $30 million.
UAB’s Division of Infectious Diseases is growing its research facilities to offer more to the local and global sexual health community.
Several activities are planned in and around UAB for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Children spend several hours in a wheelchair, going through a library and out to lunch, to understand and be aware of the challenges disabled people experience every day.
UAB, in conjunction with Harvard, is the coordinating center for the national Undiagnosed Diseases Network, funded by the National Institutes of Health
One School of Optometry professor helped restore a patient’s vision and day-to-day life with sophisticated contact lenses.
Some 652 participants across four states will be recruited to test the effects of exercise and diet interventions in underserved cancer survivors.
Long-lasting traumatic events such as Hurricane Florence tax our resiliency. A UAB expert shows you how to boost yours.
Modifying games, including all students and ensuring safety should be the focus for physical educators as they teach kids key motor, fitness and social development skills.
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