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UAB geriatrician Andrew Duxbury has written a play for a senior adult theatre troupe with some important messages for older Americans.

Trauma patients throughout state transported to UAB for treatment; more expected.

Caring for storm victims’ psychological wounds important too, says UAB psychologist.

UAB is the first in the state to offer new procedure that uses thermal energy to help keep airways flowing freely.

For about $200 per child, the seven-day mortality rate for newborns in Zambia dropped by 40 percent.

By mapping a patient’s genome, and their tumor’s, with whole-genome sequencing, physicians can use more targeted therapies.

Adding cystatin C to a diagnostic panel revealed one person in six who had chronic kidney disease that was undetected using the conventional test.

Tigatuzumab, developed at UAB with Daiichi-Sankyo, targets aggressive, hard-to-treat tumors that make up 25 percent of all breast cancers

All tanning should be avoided, but you can still get a summer glow

UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center helps drop cancer disparities while brain tumor research holds promise for new therapies to fight gliomas

New technology and research may help detect and prevent skin cancer, but you can also take measures to avoid the disease.

Spring does more than bring warmer temperatures; it can be a seasonal nightmare for those with allergies, even kids.

UAB’s rapping nurse produces a new rap video that sends a serious message about stroke care.

UAB Hospital has become a model for blood centers around the country

There's a new designer drug wreaking havoc across the United States, and even though it sounds innocent, it can be deadly.

Storefront location will offer free health evaluations and disease prevention programs in downtown Birmingham

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