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One of the most common types of cancer is skin cancer. A UAB dermatologist shares background information, risks and how to protect your skin.
Ashley Hodges, Ph.D., has served in many leadership roles over the course of her 27-year nursing career, and her leadership in nursing extends to daughter, son.
UAB neurosurgery’s commitment to quality care is reflected in outcomes that beat national averages in key measurements.
Take a night to celebrate and embrace some of the hardest-working people in health care.
A new clinical trial seeks to determine whether a machine that pumps warm, oxygenated blood in cadaver kidneys can improve quality of the organ prior to transplant.
Advances in brain imaging allowing early detection of the plaques implicated in Alzheimer’s disease have pushed prevention strategies in the fight against dementia.

Unusual case of teen patient diagnosed with colorectal cancer receives innovative first-in-human clinical trial at UAB, reflecting a unique story of cancer and hope.

The Alabama Organ Center will co-host the event and help those who attend learn more about organ donation, as well as register anyone interested in becoming a donor upon death.
The new UAB Medicine Telehealth team of Bart Kelly and Eric Wallace aim to steadily grow telehealth providers across the UAB health care spectrum “one program at a time.”

Becker’s Hospital Review again names UAB Medicine as one of the 150 great places to work in health care.

Some people inherit a condition that elevates their cholesterol to an excessive degree, and no amount of diet or exercise can bring the numbers down. UAB researchers are developing and testing a new peptide that may lead to better treatment options.
James Ward could not walk from his office to his car without having trouble breathing until a life-changing heart pump gave him hope.
UAB Arts in Medicine will partner with Bib & Tucker Sew-Op and host sewing days for The March Quilts project at the Women and Infants Center on Feb. 17 and March 6.
Massoud Leesar, M.D., performed the first procedure Jan. 25, 2017, and that is good news for people who suffer strokes as a result of patent foramen ovale, or PFO.
UAB and VICIS have each made major strides in developing next generation football helmets in response to the growing concussion crisis, and they have partnered to combine expertise and intellectual property to bring more effective helmets to the market.
UAB kidney transplant surgeon will travel abroad as an ambassador representing the United States and share knowledge with peers in the surgical community.
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