Birmingham Archives

National Organizations Take on Childhood Obesity

Jul 08, 2005 at 04:16 pm by steve

While access to healthcare tops most pediatrician's list of legislative priorities, reversing the trend of overweight children is quickly climbing to the top of clinical conce.... Read More

The Answer in Black and White

Jul 08, 2005 at 04:12 pm by steve

Any woman who's ever had a mammography will cheer the work of Dr. Steven Harms at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. His new magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) tec.... Read More

New Jet Means Speed, Comfort and Efficient Care for Critically-Ill Patients

Jul 08, 2005 at 04:10 pm by steve

In its quest to bring an ever-higher level of medical care to the people of Alabama, the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) has upgraded its medical transport air servi.... Read More

Dying to Be Thin

Jul 08, 2005 at 04:07 pm by steve

Physicians who treat patients with anorexia or bulimia face a sinister obstacle in the form of Web sites that promote eating disorders as a lifestyle choice. These painfully t.... Read More

Obturator Tension-Free Tape Offers Fix for Women with Urinary Incontinence

Jul 08, 2005 at 04:02 pm by steve

In the not-so-distant past, women suffering from stress urinary incontinence were treated with a bladder tack, a procedure which was a "big deal," explains Mark DeGuenther, MD.... Read More

May 2024

May 21, 2024 at 01:33 pm by kbarrettalley

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