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Contrary to advertisements, bumper pads and stuffed animals are not part of a safe sleep environment for infants.
The NIH recently awarded UAB $11.5 million to support studies that will assess treatment of babies born with congenital cytomegalovirus but no symptoms, and frequency of neonatal herpes infections in the United States and Peru.
A local health education nonprofit educates high school students on professional opportunities within rural health care.
UAB News introduced Baby JJ and the Burford family to the public in 2015. After two difficult surgeries in his first year of life, Jeremiah reaches a milestone in his road to recovery.
UAB is among the first in the United States to offer Pelvalon’s Eclipse System, a nonsurgical therapy for women who suffer from accidental bowel leakage.
The quilts, made by more than 100 volunteers from scrubs worn by medical staff at the Women and Infants Center, were unveiled at a ceremony Dec. 17.

About half of American hospitals have some form of arts programming, usually art or music therapy. Now a growing number of medical centers — UAB Hospital is the first in Alabama — are implementing the more comprehensive AIM model.
Between-hospital variations in active treatment explain much of the difference seen in infants born at 22 to 24 weeks of gestation.
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