Alabama Faces High Maternal Mortality Rate

Jul 16, 2021 at 03:30 pm by steve

In addition to having one of the highest rates of death in the nation from complications with pregnancy or childbirth, Alabama has a serious problem with mothers who die wit.... Read More

Two Alabama Hospitals Recognized Nationally for Maternity Outcomes

Dec 16, 2020 at 05:55 pm by steve

"We're thrilled. I knew we had good quality outcomes and I knew this was something we focused on, but I had no idea how well we stacked up against other hospitals in the natio.... Read More

Tale of Two Nurses: Niece Donates a Kidney to her Aunt

Mar 23, 2020 at 12:55 pm by steve

If you ask Rebecca Harrison, RN and her aunt, Sue Gravelle, RN, about sacrifice, they will each point to the other. But last November, Harrison put her life on hold--and at ri.... Read More

One-and-Done Infusion Option for Cellulitis

Nov 19, 2018 at 09:58 am by steve

When a patient presents to the emergency room with cellulitis--a soft tissue infection--they often end up admitted to the hospital for an average stay of around 3.8 days. Not.... Read More

Poison Control Centers Important to Our Communities

Aug 11, 2010 at 12:04 pm by steve

Every eight seconds, someone calls a poison center. These centers, located throughout the United States, are saving lives everyday and saving money by eliminating unnecessar.... Read More

November 2022

Nov 18, 2022 at 03:06 pm by steve

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