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Turning Back Time with Advances in Cosmetic Dermatology
Turning Back Time with Advances in Cosmetic Dermatology

Looking forward to living longer is one of the great things about life in the age of modern medicine. However, most of us probably hope to look younger longer too.

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Before Stage Four
Before Stage Four

Providers wouldn't wait to intervene with breast cancer until it had become metastatic. Yet, delayed reaction is too often the case when it comes to suicide prevention efforts.

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Why Are Depression And Suicide Rates Higher In Alabama?
Why Are Depression And Suicide Rates Higher In Alabama?

Celebrity suicides by people who seemed to have everything have reminded us that depression and suicidal impulses can be as lethal as any physical disease.

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Painful Total Knee Replacement
Painful Total Knee Replacement

It's an exciting time in orthopaedic surgery and total joint replacement surgery is considered one of the most successful and rewarding procedures performed.

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Physician Focuses on Osteoporosis Care
Physician Focuses on Osteoporosis Care

A love of physics influenced Chris Heck, MD when choosing his medical specialty.

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 UAB Counseling Clinic Provides Affordable Mental Health Care
UAB Counseling Clinic Provides Affordable Mental Health Care

More than 1,000 people seeking low-cost mental health services have been served by the UAB Community Counseling Clinic since its creation in 2011.

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We're #51
We're #51
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Dealing with Violent Patients
Dealing with Violent Patients

Last month, a patient came into the Internal Medicine Specialists for his appointment. A middle-aged, average man, he'd been coming to the practice for several years. And he was a tinderbox.

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Reconstructive Medicine Helps Patients Reclaim Their Self Image
Reconstructive Medicine Helps Patients Reclaim Their Self Image

In an instant on a slippery interstate, the face you expect to see in the mirror every morning could change.

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Finding the Sweet Spot in Aesthetic Medicine
Finding the Sweet Spot in Aesthetic Medicine

Patients want to 'look natural,' but what does that mean? Noted Chicago plastic surgeon, professor, researcher, and author Dr. Steven Dayan offers insight on his vision for the four dimensions of beauty.

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USPSTF Issues Final Recommendation on PSA-Based Screening
USPSTF Issues Final Recommendation on PSA-Based Screening

Does PSA-based screening for prostate cancer do more harm than good? While the USPSTF has released final recommendations for routine screening, the answer really remains an individualized decision.

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New Procedure Offers More Affordable Treatment for Infertility
New Procedure Offers More Affordable Treatment for Infertility

A new device, the INVOcell, is now available for many women seeking infertility treatment at one-third of the cost of traditional in vitro fertilization.

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Grandview Cancer Center Opens
Grandview Cancer Center Opens

The new Grandview Cancer Center opened with a ribbon cutting May 31st.

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Increasing Number of Women Diagnosed with Lung Cancer
Increasing Number of Women Diagnosed with Lung Cancer

Pulmonologist Sandra Gilley, MD says that COPD and lung cancer are a very real risk for women. And she wants physicians to be aware of the current screening recommendations.

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The New War on Alzheimer's
The New War on Alzheimer's

Jim Freeman survived D-Day. He survived Rommel's tanks rolling over his foxhole in North Africa, and even made it home after lying wounded in the snow at the Battle of the Bulge.

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Which Treatment for Which Tumor?
Which Treatment for Which Tumor?

'Brain tumor' may be the two most frightening words a patient will ever hear a surgeon speak. After the shock, there will be questions--most will ask what can be done.

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New Development Improves Surgical Treatment of Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction
New Development Improves Surgical Treatment of Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction

Look in a medical textbook for an illustration of the pelvis, near the tailbone, and along each side you'll find a complex-looking structure of connecting bones and joints.

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Kangaroo Mother Care Effective in Preventing Hypothermia
Kangaroo Mother Care Effective in Preventing Hypothermia

Hypothermia in newborns is common worldwide and the incidence of is substantially higher in developing countries. Even in the United States, many babies require hospitalization because of hypothermia.

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Alzheimer's Association Sees Increase in Federal Support
Alzheimer's Association Sees Increase in Federal Support

In March, President Donald Trump signed a massive $1.3 trillion omnibus spending bill into law to fund the federal government.

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Non-invasive Procedure for Relieving Spinal Stenosis
Non-invasive Procedure for Relieving Spinal Stenosis

The only surgical course for those suffering from moderate lumbar spinal stenosis used to be open back surgery. But two years ago, a new option entered the physician's arsenal.

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Periacetabular Osteotomy for Hip Dysplasia Can Prevent Joint Replacement
Periacetabular Osteotomy for Hip Dysplasia Can Prevent Joint Replacement

Abnormal development in the hip joint in adolescents and young adults is more common than was once thought. The condition can lead to hip dysplasia and hip impingement and usually requires surgery to correct the problem.

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New Supercomputer Revolutionizes UAB Research
New Supercomputer Revolutionizes UAB Research

"Teraflop" is not a word you're likely to hear at your local computer store. It's a measure of processing power that allows calculations at a rate of a trillion per second with nine floating decimal points.

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Managing the Big Picture
Managing the Big Picture

On one hand, we're on the threshold of an incredible era in personalized medicine with scientific breakthroughs making possible highly individualized care that could advance both quality and years of life.

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Biologics for Treating Severe Asthma
Biologics for Treating Severe Asthma

"Biologics are wonderful for treating a specific patient," says Carol Smith, MD with Birmingham Allergy & Asthma Specialists.

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Addressing Physician Burnout
Addressing Physician Burnout

In recognition that physician burnout is increasing, the AMA and other companies and organizations have begun tackling the critical issue from a variety of vantage points

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