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Add an increased risk of stroke to the list of health problems caused by sleeping fewer than six hours a night.

An American Lung Association project will help patients with COPD.

UAB affiliation provides residents in Okaloosa County and surrounding areas with increased access to advanced cancer care.

UAB’s newest affiliate extends leading-edge care to Guntersville, Boaz areas.

Study says findings could be a game-changer for patients, helping doctors determine when to perform surgery and providing better long-term outcomes.

Newer, less used risk predictor for diagnosing kidney disease is better, costs same as more common, less accurate test.
Traveling during pregnancy can be safe and fun as long as women pay attention to their bodies, physicians instruct.

Five-year agreement focuses on improving delivery of health care to Northeast Alabama.

Tim Townes, Ph.D., was awarded the HudsonAlpha Prize for his work on sickle-cell disease and related blood disorders.

After his broken jaw joints sealed shut, Alix Guillaume's mouth was locked closed for two years. Surgery enabled him to eat, talk and smile again.

Quilt display, picnic mark National Donate Life Month for area organ donors and recipients.

UAB partners with Morehouse, Tuskegee to reduce cancer mortality rates in blacks in underserved areas.
The recent record number of tornado-related fatalities underscores the need for safety plans.

Less than 20 percent of patients eligible for cardiac rehab are referred to a program, which can reduce mortality by up to 35 percent.

Mild winter and early blooms mean earlier symptoms for seasonal allergy sufferers.
Local artists will create masterpieces in 90 minutes for silent auction to benefit cancer patients, support research.

UAB scientists say helmets could greatly reduce the number of head traumas, or even death, in a tornado; Noah Stewart wore one when a tornado took him airborne.

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