Healthcare

UAB Startup Takes on Aging at the Cellular Level

A new startup out of the University of Alabama at Birmingham is taking on aging. Yuva Biosciences hopes to tap into the $11 billion...

Telehealth Expands UAB Specialist Care to Bibb, Lauderdale Counties

Patients in Bibb and Lauderdale counties will be able to consult specialists at UAB without driving to Birmingham, thanks to a $200,000 grant from the Appalachian Regional Commission.

Rural Healthcare Gets ARC Boost

A small Tallapoosa County town has received a grant that will help improve health care for its citizens.

Acclinate Genetics Works to Fight Health Disparities

Huntsville research firm Acclinate Genetics is working to make sure minorities are represented in genetic research and clinical trials. A number of diseases, including both...

USA Health Podcast Aims to Demystify Cancer

A new podcast from USA Health Mitchell Cancer Institute, called “The Cancering Show,” aims to break down barriers that confront patients and demystify the disease.

Online Dental Work? AL Officials Don’t Smile, Get Sued

Alabama is one of only two states whose dental boards have challenged SmileDirectClub, the fast-growing e-commerce upstart that sells tooth-straightening procedures by way of the internet.

West Jefferson County to Get Replacement Hospital

Medical West Hospital has gotten the green flag to build a replacement hospital in the Jefferson County community of McCalla. The State Health Planning and...

A Cure for Alabama’s Nursing Shortage

Wallace State Community College’s Department of Nursing Education and the University of Alabama at Birmingham are partnering to give Wallace State students a path from an associate degree to a bachelor’s degree in nursing.

University, Community Hospitals Team Up

Baldwin County’s youngest residents will benefit from a new collaboration between South Baldwin Regional Medical Center and USA Health Children’s & Women’s Hospital. Enhanced obstetric...

An Entrepreneur’s Bright Summer

Benchmarks at health IT startup Therapy Brands

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