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Artificial Lumbar Disc Replacement Offers Greater Movement
Artificial Lumbar Disc Replacement Offers Greater Movement

A new option has arrived in Birmingham for people who suffer from chronic lower back pain.

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College Baseball Arm Injury Rates Higher Than Expected
College Baseball Arm Injury Rates Higher Than Expected

From little league to high school and on into college, making it to the big leagues is the dream of many young athletes. Unfortunately, many athletes have already had surgical scars inside their elbow by the time they reach the higher levels.

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Returning to Athletics in a Covid World
Returning to Athletics in a Covid World

Just as high school and college athletes were gearing up for spring practice, Covid-19 brought sports to a sudden halt around the world. Staying home made staying in shape difficult, especially for elite athletes accustomed to workouts.

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New Navigation System Improves Cranial and Spine Procedures
New Navigation System Improves Cranial and Spine Procedures
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Clinical Trials Examine Use of Herpes Virus to Treat Pediatric Brain Tumors
Clinical Trials Examine Use of Herpes Virus to Treat Pediatric Brain Tumors

UAB & Children's Only Institution in the World Leading This on Adults, Children & Dogs

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Social Barriers Can Affect Treatment of Epilepsy
Social Barriers Can Affect Treatment of Epilepsy

In a research study that Drs. Jerzy and Magdalena Szaflarski have conducted on the social factors related to epilepsy patient outcomes, they have discovered that poverty, location and insurance status play a large role in epilepsy care.

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Growing Up In the Stroke Belt Increases Cognitive Risk in Later Life
Growing Up In the Stroke Belt Increases Cognitive Risk in Later Life

There's a lot to love about living in the southeast--earlier springs, friendly people, rolling green hills and sandy white beaches. But in the 11-state area generally referred to as the Stroke Belt, there is also a downside.

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Early Onset Dementia
Early Onset Dementia

The next time you are in a physician's waiting room, look around.

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The Impact of Diabetes on Stroke
The Impact of Diabetes on Stroke

While diabetes is well established as a risk factor for stroke, recent research finds the disease also impacts severity and recovery.

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AARDA: Addressing Autoimmune Disorders through Awareness, Advocacy & Action
AARDA: Addressing Autoimmune Disorders through Awareness, Advocacy & Action

Autoimmune disease impacts 50 million Americans. AARDA is using a collective voice to raise awareness, advocate for patients and researchers and take action to ensure access to care.

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UAB Inflammation Study Investigates Links to Food and Lifestyle
UAB Inflammation Study Investigates Links to Food and Lifestyle

Inflammation is the body's first line of defense for a scratch or a scrape. But when that defense mistakes the body for the enemy, it can launch devastating attacks against tissue, causing damage that can be a factor in conditions like arthritis and diabetes, as well as potentially deadly diseases like cancer and heart disease.

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340B Program has Uncertain Future
340B Program has Uncertain Future

NeuroSigma recently received FDA clearance for the first device to treat pediatric ADHD, offering providers, patients and parents a new alternative to medication.

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Endocrine Society Celebrates Progress from Bench to Bedside
Endocrine Society Celebrates Progress from Bench to Bedside

Endocrine Society Chief Professional & Clinical Affairs Officer Robert Lash, MD, discusses the field, annual meeting, road shows and more.

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Many Patients Mistakenly Believe They Have Penicillin Allergy
Many Patients Mistakenly Believe They Have Penicillin Allergy

Around 10 percent of Americans believe they have an allergy to penicillin which is unfortunate because penicillin and its related β-Lactam antibiotics are among the safest and most effective antibiotics available.

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Genetic Aspects of Pregnancy
Genetic Aspects of Pregnancy

Merry Lynn Mann, MD, who practices reproductive medicine at ART Fertility Program, is uniquely credentialed with a fellowship in reproductive endocrinology and infertility combined with board certification in genetics.

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New Study Looks at Cost Impact of OTC Birth Control
New Study Looks at Cost Impact of OTC Birth Control

A new study explores the impact on unintended pregnancies, consistent use of progestin-only OTC birth control pills at various price points.

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Nursing During the Covid-19 Pandemic
Nursing During the Covid-19 Pandemic

Courage doesn't mean being unafraid. Rather, it is fortitude and selflessness that move some people beyond their own concerns to do what must be done.

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It's Almost like Being There
It's Almost like Being There

The birth of a baby is one of the happiest events in a family's life, but when an infant is born prematurely the happiness can be mixed with worry.

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Princeton is First to Use Pressure-Volume Loop System for Cardiac Patients in Alabama
Princeton is First to Use Pressure-Volume Loop System for Cardiac Patients in Alabama

Princeton Baptist Medical Center's cardiovascular program has undergone a major transformation, hiring an additional cardiologist, structural heart physician, and two cardiovascular surgeons as well as launching a number of major capital projects.

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UAB Leads Team Researching COVID-19 Cure
UAB Leads Team Researching COVID-19 Cure

While most Americans never gave any thought to the possibility of a pandemic until now, a group of researchers and virologists has been working to develop therapies for emerging uncontrolled infections long before COVID-19 came to dominate the headlines.

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The Use of Biologic Injections in Orthopedics
The Use of Biologic Injections in Orthopedics

The current hot topic within the field of orthopedics is biologic injections (i.e, PRP, stem cells). There is a great amount of research and marketing behind such injections, especially given the potential to help treat joint disease and tendinopathies.

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CMS Steps to Provide More Access by Telehealth

In the midst of the coronavirus outbreak, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has taken steps to make healthcare services more accessible through telehealth, particularly for those who are at high-risk of complications from the virus.

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UAB Opens COVID-19 Clinic
UAB Opens COVID-19 Clinic

When COVID-19 began to emerge as an urgent healthcare issue in Birmingham, UAB physicians from several specialties, including infectious diseases, internal medicine, and family and community medicine, began to discuss the idea of opening a specialized clinic for COVID-19 patients.

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Self Care on the Front Lines of Coronavirus
Self Care on the Front Lines of Coronavirus

Physicians, nurses, respiratory therapists and the full complement of support staff at hospitals and clinics are battling coronavirus on the front lines. When caring for others, it's all too easy to forget to take care of yourself.

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Birmingham Laboratory in Forefront of COVID-19 Battle
Birmingham Laboratory in Forefront of COVID-19 Battle

Birmingham-based Assurance Scientific Laboratories was one of the first commercial labs in the United States to receive FDA clearance to test for COVID-19.

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