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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.
UAB Hospital practice areas honored with the “Best Hospital” designation include obstetrics, orthopedics, heart care, stroke care, cancer care and breast care.
This specialized office at the O’Neal Cancer Center marks its silver anniversary with renewed commitment to reaching the medically underserved and tackling cancer health disparities in the state and surrounding areas.
Emergency departments are crowded, and patients might want to consider alternative care options such as urgent care centers.
Testing will remain in the same location, but will only last from 8 a.m.–1 p.m. Sunday through Friday.
It’s been a tough year, but better times are coming. Physicians, psychologists and wellness experts at the UAB School of Medicine have some thoughts on how to manage the stress of 2020.
As the first FDA-approved COVID-19 vaccine begins to be administered, many Americans still have questions. UAB has you covered.
During the global pandemic, UAB may look a little different, but it continues to educate students and serve the community through its health care, research and programs.
The study examined trends in mortality due to chronic lower respiratory disease and investigated disparities in deaths due to CLRD between rural and urban areas across the United States.
The O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at UAB is recruiting Alabama women who have never had breast cancer for the study, to test a personalized approach to breast cancer screening.
A study conducted by UAB investigators has outlined that deaths due to mitral regurgitation are increasing in the United States since 2012, after a continuous decline for 14 years.
The holidays are typically a time of low blood supply, a situation worsened this year by the pandemic.
CCT has added a fourth ambulance to its fleet, and its new offices feature increased space and improved overnight accommodations for on-call staff.
Patients with medical emergencies should not avoid emergency departments due to COVID-19 fears.
For the seventh consecutive year, UAB Medicine has earned “Most Wired” status for use of information technology in improving patient care.
Thanksgiving will be different this year because of the coronavirus pandemic, but a safe celebration is still possible with the help of guidelines laid out by UAB experts and the CDC.
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