Health & Medicine
Large national study shows difference between lung function of cigarette and marijuana smokers; doctors warn against other known complications.

A UAB pathology professor has been honored for his public service.

Young children don’t realize — and can’t tell you — if they have a vision problem. Make a resolution to have your young child’s vision screened, before it’s too late.

The third annual Bartow Classic on Jan. 7 will raise funds for cancer research.

The Brannon family celebrates Daniel’s life and legacy with a portrait of flowers on the Donate Life float in the 2012 Rose Parade.

UAB researcher who reviews dog-safety software says preschool-age children need supervision to protect against injury.

UAB wellness expert says 70 percent of the leading health problems affecting Americans could be improved by behavior modifications.

From decorating a patient’s room to arranging for music or massage therapy, UAB experts offer tips to bring the holidays to the hospital.

We all know the songs, so why not sing along? Singing and listening to music can improve the holidays for everyone, young to old.

Careful selection can encourage and aid healing activities.

New agreement focuses on working together to improve healthcare in Northwest Alabama.
Diabetes expert says being over supplied, preparing for security checks and anticipating time zone changes can make travelling easier and safer.

Frame your behavior changes for the New Year so they become a habit, instead of forgotten until next year.

Early-stage trial at UAB will determine safety of antiretroviral drug delivery method.

Health Professions’ Harold Jones lost 70 pounds — very publicly —through his school’s weight-loss program and blogged about it all the way.

A low-cost intervention gives even the earliest preemies a chance to survive and thrive.

The UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center's annual report will be presented for the the community Dec. 12.

Being overweight at a young age could profoundly affect a young girl as she ages. UAB researchers examine the role of a low-carbohydrate diet.

The latest edition of the Best Doctors in America recognizes 291 UAB physicians — voted by their peers as the best.

UAB Health System inducted into the Healthcare Intranet Conference's Hall of Fame, among other honors at event.

UAB offers support group for patients with eye disease.

UAB earns the American Heart Association's new Worksite Innovation award, wellness recognition.

The board comprises young professionals who have been touched by cancer in some way. 

UAB doctors are helping Bill Matthews overcome epilepsy to become a world-class runner.

Physicians first to use new imaging technology tool to increase accuracy in inoperable lung cancer case.

A long-running treatment alternative for non-violent substance abusers helps reduce the jail population and repeat offenses.

Researchers were surprised that income, more than education, raised the risk of heart-failure risk.

High blood pressure and diabetes can also lead to memory and thinking problems.

UAB’s health administration faculty will help train the hospital administrators of a new 1,500-bed Saudi Arabian hospital.

UAB patient Parker Crawford and his family want to raise awareness of craniofacial disorders.

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