Southern Medical Association Celebrates Centennial Year

May 01, 2006 at 03:05 pm by steve

When the Southern Medical Association (SMA) convenes its Annual Scientific Assembly this October in Charlotte, N.C., it will be doing so in honor of its Centennial Celebration.... Read More

Stroke Program Certification Effort Aims at Eliminating Lethal Mistakes

May 01, 2006 at 03:00 pm by steve

When someone suffers a stroke, the type of treatment they get in the first few hours can be absolutely crucial to their ability to survive or recover. But stroke treatment at.... Read More

Cost of Charity Soars as Complaints Mount

May 01, 2006 at 02:55 pm by steve

Hospitals provided a record amount of charity care last year, according to a new, in-depth report from a major accounting agency, but received little thanks for the work. Inst.... Read More

Birmingham Surgeons Use Innovative Treatment for Compression Fractures

May 01, 2006 at 02:51 pm by steve

Osteoporosis causes over 700,000 spinal fractures in the United States each year. Vertebral compression fractures (VCF) can result in kyphosis or dowager's hump, a debilitati.... Read More

Drug Counterfeiters Gear up to Meet Growing Demand

May 01, 2006 at 02:46 pm by steve

Government probes have been helping to shine a harsh light on the growing global traffic in counterfeit drugs. One group of federal investigators inspecting doses of what.... Read More

February 2024

Feb 23, 2024 at 08:13 am by kbarrettalley

Your February 2024 Issue of Birmingham Medical News is Here!