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Learning and performing magic tricks can benefit children and adults with disabilities through rehabilitation in three key areas: dexterity, motivation and socialization.
A new study shows that children with COVID-19 may not display typical symptoms such as fever, cough and shortness of breath, therefore more screening and vigilance are required.
Free Pfizer vaccines will be offered to new and returning students and anyone who meets eligibility requirements. Participants can receive their first or second Pfizer vaccine on either day.
O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at UAB is among three groups selected nationwide for the Co-Creating Solutions to Address Racism and Disparities in Oncology initiative coordinated by the Center for Health Care Strategies.
Blood shortages are common in the summer months, and COVID-19 has played havoc with usual donation patterns.
In October 2020, amid a global pandemic, the UAB Comprehensive Transplant Institute launched the Southeast’s first uterus transplant program — only the fourth of its kind in the United States.
The Endospan TRIOMPHE study will enroll patients at up to 30 centers in the United States to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of the NEXUS™ aortic arch stent graft system.
To date, 43 percent of vaccine doses administered by UAB have gone to underrepresented communities, with almost 30 percent to Black Alabamians.
Heart failure is a leading cause of death in the United States. Highly effective medications are now available, and the disease is manageable if patients seek care and take their prescribed medications regularly.
Following a more than 40 year career as a senior leader in healthcare, Will Ferniany, CEO of the UAB Health System and the UAB/Ascension St. Vincent's Alliance, will retire at the end of year.
UAB’s Women & Infants Center is recognized for efforts to prevent sudden unexpected infant death.
Masking can prevent more than COVID-19 from spreading this spring: Allergic rhinitis symptoms have shown to be significantly reduced with facemask usage during the pandemic.
Friday, March 19, will be celebrated as “Birmingham Healthcare Heroes Day” by hospitals throughout the Birmingham community.
UAB vaccine demographic numbers holding steady as Center Point vaccination site preps for Friday, March 19, opening.
After a pause due to COVID-19, UAB has resumed enrollment for the All of Us Research Project.
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