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The newest and largest hyperbaric chambers in Birmingham are now open at the UAB Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine Program.

Because most years see low incidence rates of West Nile, vaccine research is challenging; UAB experts say reach for the DEET.

New director to help establish UAB as the South’s leading center for treating leukemia, lymphoma, multiple myeloma and related diseases.

More than a dozen infectious diseases are preventable, and children should be vaccinated to protect themselves and others.

An innovative program to screen patients in UAB’s emergency department helps identify people who don’t know they are positive for the virus that causes AIDS.

Researchers at UAB were part of a team that revealed genetic differences that influence a person's level of sex hormones.

Facing an injury or other health challenge does not have to sideline your future; UAB experts say the way you handle it can teach you a valuable life skill.

A new drug that improves lung function for some patients with cystic fibrosis may also help treat smokers with the incurable lung disease COPD.

A team from UAB’s International Adoption Clinic meets kids in China, providing priceless medical and emotional information to prospective parents.

A midurethral sling during surgery to repair pelvic organ prolapse reduces the risk of developing stress incontinence, but also poses greater risks.

New materials and new techniques have led to a surge in hip replacements, both for seniors and for active weekend warriors.

Exercising outdoors during the summer can be hard on the heart but there are things you can do to make it less stressful.
Three-year, $15 million Healthcare Innovation Challenge Grant will create 50 jobs while producing almost $50 million in health care savings.
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