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As parents navigate baby formula shortages across the nation, one UAB pediatrician shares advice and concerns that parents should keep in mind.
Based on information out of UAB and the ADPH, the CDC issued a health alert encouraging providers presented with pediatric patients with hepatitis of an unknown origin to screen for the adenovirus-41 strain.
UAB Medicine’s STEP program helps people with disabilities as they transition from pediatric health care to adult health care.
COVID-related acute kidney injury peaked in 10- to 15-year-olds and 70- to 75-year-olds, suggesting age is not the sole determinant in severity of illness from COVID-19.
Death or severe brain bleeding in the first week after birth dropped from 27.4 percent to 15 percent after introduction of a bundle of evidence-based, potentially better practices for preterm infants. Median weight of the 820 infants studied was 1 pound, 10 ounces.
The UAB Maternal and Child Health Student Association will host a virtual seminar on child car seat and booster seat safety Jan. 27 from 5-6 p.m.

UAB neonatologist aims to support literacy from birth through his new Baby Bookworms book and reading program study. 

Guinness World Records officially named Curtis Means, born at 21 weeks and one day at UAB Hospital, the most premature infant to survive.

Young cancer survivors are at higher risk of developing subsequent HPV-related cancers than the general population, but less likely to receive the HPV vaccine. Findings from the first clinical trial of its kind support making HPV vaccination a routine part of oncologic care for all young cancer survivors, researchers say.

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