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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.

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.
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