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A new multi-institutional study looks at the negative effects of a high-carbohydrate diet on the heart.
Becker’s Hospital Review again names UAB Medicine as one of the 150 great places to work in health care.
Springing forward with daylight saving time may increase your risk of having a heart attack if you have a history of heart disease.
UAB’s Suzanne Oparil, M.D., has been selected as one of only three doctors from the United States to receive the Clinical Excellence Award at the National Physician of the Year Awards in New York City.
UAB has joined forces with the American Cancer Society in the “80 by 18” initiative to actively promote colorectal cancer screening among its employees.
Fourteen-year-old Angelynn Luckado’s cystic fibrosis ravaged her organs, leading to an extensive hospital stay, an extremely rare and complicated transplant, and now a hope for a healthier life thanks to an organ donor.
Surgeons from around the world gather at UAB to learn more about robotic assisted surgery.
The Birmingham Business Journal’s award recognizes UAB’s next generation of leaders for their efforts in health care policy and strategic planning.

Meet a family bound not by blood or name, but by their kidneys in the world’s longest living-donor kidney transplant chain. Discover how science and human kindness come together to save lives.

A new eight-week FreshStart! program is set for Jan. 21-March 10 to help cancer survivors make healthy lifestyle changes.

UAB is partnering with Project SEARCH to provide high school students who have developmental disabilities with internship opportunities to help guide them on career selection.
North Carolina resident Jerry Phillips has known since 2001 that he would one day need a kidney transplant. Fourteen years later, his need was fulfilled by a stranger and his transplant surgery performed by a friend.
Certified application counselors will be at The Kirklin Clinic on Dec. 12 and Jan. 23 to answer questions and help those who are eligible enroll in the Health Insurance Marketplace.
James Landis’ personal cardiologist says his 88-year-old patient’s heart went from roaring like a freight train to humming like a fine-tuned engine after procedure.
Hundreds of the top physicians in the nation practice at the UAB Health System, according to the latest edition of the Best Doctors in America®.
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UAB surgeons patched mitral and tricuspid valve leaks, which eliminated Terry Maddox’s fluid retention and got her congestive heart failure to drop from a Class 4 to Class 1.
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