Health & Medicine
If you could know the cost for a chest X-ray in advance, would you choose a clinic that charges $121 or one that charges $1,519?

Greer Underwood, 9, became the first child in the U.S. to get an experimental heart device in March, keeping her alive for a Mother’s Day heart transplant.

There’s ticks in them-there woods, and that means the possibility of Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, as one UAB patient recently discovered.

New drug may slow the progression of chronic kidney disease in type 2 diabetics, increase kidney function and stave off dialysis.

Community cancer centers and hospitals in Alabama and Georgia will get access to the latest cancer research and treatments.

The UAB Callahan Eye Hospital says leave the fireworks alone this summer, but here are some safety tips if you just can’t resist.

Free time in the summer shouldn't be spent on the couch.

There are physiological reasons why pregnant women feel the heat more than others; the key, for comfort and safety, is to keep cool.

With the acquisition, UAB takes a significant step toward making sophisticated cell therapy a part of patient care.

Noted cardiologist and director of the UAB Heart and Vascular Center Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory died suddenly June 4, 2011.
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