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UAB Hospital practice areas were honored with the “Best Hospital” designation, including cancer care, bariatric surgery, heart care, stroke care, minimally invasive surgery, comprehensive breast care, mammograms, obstetrics and women’s services.
U.S. News & World Report names UAB Hospital among Best Hospitals for Maternity Care. The designation comes on the heels of the UAB Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology’s being ranked the No. 5 program in the nation.
The summit addressed cervical cancer as a public health problem in Alabama and discussed solutions to devise a roadmap to implement these solutions.
Pelvic floor therapy provides a conservative and holistic approach to pelvic floor dysfunction, but many women do not know about the treatment. JJ Fagen, UAB Medicine’s pelvic floor therapist, discusses the benefits of pelvic floor therapy and pelvic floor exercises
UAB’s newest members of the prestigious National Academy of Medicine were selected for their outstanding professional achievements and exceptional commitment to service.
The funding from the Norma Livingston Ovarian Cancer Foundation will help further ovarian cancer research to advance therapeutic treatments.
UAB’s new director of the Division of Urogynecology discusses pelvic organ prolapse prevention, treatment and the importance of open conversations around the condition that affects many women in the United States.
UAB has the first program in the United States to offer uterus transplantation outside of a clinical research trial and is one of very few centers in the world accepting new patients.
Summer temperatures are rising, which means the chance of dehydration increases — especially for pregnant women. Learn how to stay safe this summer with a UAB expert. 
Cord blood from a newborn’s umbilical cord can be used to treat many types of blood cancers such as leukemia.
UAB’s Isabel Scarinci will be honored as the first recipient of the TogetHER for Health’s Trailblazer of the Year Award.
UAB women’s health experts found that prophylactic anticoagulation guidelines did not reduce risk of venous thromboembolisms but did increase the risk for bleeding complications in the general obstetric population.
UAB-led national study shows using blood pressure medication to treat pregnant women with chronic hypertension improves pregnancy outcomes, including a decrease in severe preeclampsia and preterm birth.
UAB’s Warner Huh was recognized by the American Cancer Society for his continued leadership within the community.
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