Tick-Borne Diseases and Outdoor Adventures: Navigating Risks with Knowledge and Safety

Aug 09, 2023 at 11:53 am by kbarrettalley

By Bertha Hidalgo, PhD   As an epidemiologist, I believe in the power of knowledge to promote public health and prevent disease. In today's blog post, we will explore t.... Read More

Mental Health Resource Shortage Creates Crisis for Emergency Departments

Aug 09, 2023 at 11:53 am by kbarrettalley

By Marti Webb Slay The shortage of resources for mental health patients is resulting in a problem for hospital emergency departments, which are seeing an increasing number of.... Read More

Precision Sports Gets First Flex X-ray System in the Southeast

Aug 09, 2023 at 11:53 am by kbarrettalley

By Jane Ehrhardt   “It’s like the crème de la creme of x-ray machines,” says Jeffrey Cuomo, MD, orthopedic surgeon at Precision Sports Medicine.... Read More

Updates in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Aug 09, 2023 at 11:51 am by kbarrettalley

By Anand S. Iyer, MD, MSPH1,2,3 and R. Chad Wade, MD1   Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a serious respiratory illness that impacts over 15 million Amer.... Read More

CHAP Trial Awarded Clinical Trial of the Year

Aug 09, 2023 at 11:51 am by kbarrettalley

The UAB-led Chronic Hypertension and Pregnancy (CHAP) trial received the David Sackett Trial of the Year award from the Society for Clinical Trials. The CHAP trial evaluated.... Read More

May 2024

May 21, 2024 at 01:33 pm by kbarrettalley

Your May 2024 Issue of Birmingham Medical News is Here!