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Join UAB’s O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center to learn about the rare blood cancer multiple myeloma.
UAB’s Exercise is Medicine program aims to help patients prevent chronic problems before they start and adopt healthier lifestyles.
Exercise is important for heart health; but if you are experiencing heart problems during exercise, it may be time to schedule an appointment with your primary care physician.
The O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at UAB’s annual ArtBLINK gala was a success in raising both funds and awareness of its 50-year history of advancing cancer research, patient care and education.
Many people experience sadness, fatigue and a lack of interest in daily life when days get shorter and weather gets colder. That might just be the “holiday blues,” but it also could be a medical condition known as seasonal affective disorder.
UAB researchers are contributing to “Oral Health in America: Advances and Challenges,” a national publication aimed at exploring the nation’s oral health over two decades.
UAB School of Nursing provides future nurse anesthetists hands-on training through partnerships with UAB Hospital and their growing Doctor of Nursing Practice Pathway for Nurse Anesthesia.
With news about UAB’s first peer-reviewed, published transplant of genetically modified pig kidneys into a brain-dead human individual, there are many questions about what this means for the future of transplant and how this will save countless lives moving forward.
Heart-healthy recipes have numerous other health benefits as well, such as strengthening gastrointestinal health and lowering blood-sugar and cholesterol levels.
 
UAB’s new intraoperative MRI suite allows for real time magnetic resonance imaging during surgical procedures.
UAB maternal-fetal medicine specialists partner with the DCH Health System to provide specialized care for high-risk pregnancy patients in West Alabama.
The Cardiogenomics Clinic uses a patient’s genetic history to help develop a personalized treatment plan based on their genetic results.

UAB Medicine is hosting hiring fairs in February for careers in health care.

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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 O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center’s cardio-oncology program exhibits commitment to excellence in its resources and patient care, receiving the GOLD certification from ICOS.
For those who had COVID-19, lingering heart problems can complicate their recovery. UAB experts address common concerns that people have with their heart health after COVID-19.
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