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A UAB nurse was the only resource for sharing what life was like inside the COVID-19 Intensive Care Unit at UAB Hospital.
Proton International at UAB reached significant milestones in its first year. More than 5,000 treatments have been performed, with most patients getting 30-35 treatments. Some 142 patients have completed therapy.
Gift from the Altec / Styslinger Foundation acted as catalyst for the Altec / Styslinger Genomic Medicine and Data Sciences Building, which is set to have worldwide impact.
American Cancer Society Emergency Lodging grants focus on addressing unmet lodging needs of cancer patients, particularly vulnerable populations experiencing an unequal burden of cancer.
The CDC has updated guidelines to support wearing two masks, as well as saying nitrile medical gloves should not be used unless medically necessary.
Children from 20 area schools are sending staff at UAB Hospital “Valentines for Health Care Heroes” with handmade cards, cookies and popcorn on Sunday, Feb. 14.
UAB — Alabama’s largest public employer and home of the state’s flagship academic medical center — has been named America’s No. 1 Best Large Employer by Forbes.
UAB will now operate three community vaccination sites — two downtown and one in Hoover — in an effort to distribute the COVID-19 vaccine to more people.
“These vaccines are our way out of the epidemic, and we want to do all we can to help get Alabama out of this as quickly as possible,” said Sarah Nafziger, M.D.
The starter online wellness program offers patients the opportunity to work with a health coach to assist them in improving and self-managing their health from home.
The vaccine most likely does not prevent spread of the virus, but probably does reduce the length of time an infected person sheds virus.
The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted normal blood donation patterns, leaving the nation’s blood supply perilously low.
Cannon has performed more robotic colorectal resections than any other female surgeon in the country, and the second most amongst all academic surgeons.
Now that effective vaccines for COVID-19 have been developed and are being distributed to members of the public, it is key for folks to understand the benefits of the COVID-19 vaccines.
At UAB Hospital, the term “COVID convalesced” is used when a patient is no longer considered infectious to others and can be moved out of a COVID-specific care unit, but is still sick and requires intensive medical attention.
The O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at UAB will hold its 36th annual and first-ever virtual ArtBLINK Gala on Friday, Feb. 5, featuring an online art auction of 20 original pieces from local artists to support cancer research.
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