Healthcare

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Benchmarks at health IT startup Therapy Brands

Breakthrough Medical Test — Courtesy of Huntsville’s iCubate

It's a "breakthrough device" says the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, and one that can save the lives of the thousands who fight life-threatening...

Encompass Bets Big on a Rapidly Aging Population

Encompass Health Corp. makes a $217 million bet on home health and hospice care — in spite of an ongoing overhaul of home health reimbursements.

Disease Culprit Detection in 40 Seconds at USA Health

USA Health University Hospital in Mobile says it is now the only healthcare system on the Gulf Coast with the technology to identify diseases-causing...

Gigantic New Cancer-Fighting Tool Arrives at UAB

Emma, a cyclotron, a vital cancer-fighting tool, aims beams of protons at tumor sites to treat many forms of the disease.

Pioneering Private Patient Advocates

To navigate the U.S. health system, it helps to have an experienced pilot.

UAB’s Intensive Care for Rural Clinics

Management agreements between UAB Hospital and three rural hospitals is relieving pressure on UAB, preserving local economies and saving lives.

Moving Day for The Shoals’ Biggest Hospital

The new NAMC will feature a fully accredited chest pain center and labor and delivery unit with two natural birthing suites, plus an array of new equipment.

Disaster Graduate School

At the Center for Domestic Preparedness, in Anniston, first-responders from across the nation prepare to handle worst-case scenarios.

UAB Study: Cannabidiol Useful Against Epilepsy

The study showed use of CBD oil reduced adverse events and seizure severity, in addition to a reduction in overall seizure frequency.

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