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A peptide used as the “gold standard” for diagnosis heart failure loses predictive ability in African Americans.
Vickers was motivated by his uncle, Leroy Vickers, to seek a career in medicine, where he has become a world-renowned surgeon, pancreatic cancer researcher and pioneer in health disparities research.
UAB investigators publish landmark findings about the cardiovascular health of Asian Americans.
Summer means blood shortages. Join with the American Red Cross, the Birmingham Barons and UAB to boost the blood supply.
UAB investigators have outlined the incidence and implications of atrial fibrillation after transcatheter aortic valve implantation and surgical aortic valve replacement.
O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at UAB investigators will present pioneering research at the 55th American Society of Clinical Oncology national meeting.
The O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at UAB will join with faith leaders in African-American communities to educate about the harmful effects of tobacco use through No Menthol Sunday.
UAB and Highlands Hospitals are among only 7 hospitals in the state, and the only ones in Birmingham, to earn an A grade for patient safety.
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The latest information on plans to improve Cooper Green Mercy Health Services is now available on a website.
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Just over two years since becoming the first continuing medical education podcast in Alabama, the 100 episodes of UAB MedCast have reached thousands.
The All of Us Research Program hits a one-year milestone, and UAB continues to urge residents of Alabama, Louisiana and Mississippi to sign up and participate.

UAB Hospital is the only Alabama facility named to Becker’s Hospital Review list of 100 Great Hospitals in America.

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Founded in 2017, the navigator program works with both recipients and donors to identify needs and guide each through the process to transplantation and post-transplant.
The city of Birmingham joins UAB and the state of Alabama by providing paid leave for living organ donors.
The free screening will take place at The Kirklin Clinic on the fifth floor from 1-4 p.m.
The cooling blanket technology lowers an infant’s temperature to 93 degrees, which can prevent developmental problems following oxygen loss during birth
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The 2019 Fiesta Ball will support the work of young cancer scientists at the O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at UAB.
UAB is part of a clinical trial published in the New England Journal of Medicine that showed using bag-mask ventilation improves outcomes and could potentially save lives.
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