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MOBILE — About a month into their new jobs at USA Health University Hospital, eight young nurses gather in a conference room to get their first glimpse of Stress First Aid. "To become a nurse, … more
MOBILE — Amy Hewes, M.D., an OB-GYN at USA Health Children's & Women's Hospital, takes notes as patient Angelina Miranda describes her pain. "How long has the pain been happening?" Hewes … more
Owen Bailey, M.S.H.A., FACHE, chief executive officer and senior associate vice president for medical affairs at USA Health, was recently named to the 101 Academic Medical Center CEOs to Know for … more
MOBILE — With a grant from the U.S. Department of Defense, investigators at the University of South Alabama and USA Health will examine the molecular causes and mechanistic underpinnings of … more
Environmental disasters are difficult for anyone. For people with cardiovascular disease, they can be particularly risky. As wildfire and hurricane seasons kick into high gear, experts urge … more
Staying hydrated can help you live a longer, healthier life. But drinking multiple glasses of water throughout the day isn't for everyone. Health experts say that's OK. While fluids are … more
The long, hot days of summer are here. While that can mean lots of fun in the sun for some, experts warn the extra warmth and exertion also carry the threat of heat-related illness, a problem … more
MOBILE — Brittany Brown, director of operations for internal medicine, was named a recipient of the 2023 Nurses of Note awards program last week. PerfectServe, a provider of cloud-based … more
There is good news for breastfeeding families in Alabama. Thanks to work from the Alabama Cooperative Extension System Human Sciences team, more families have the ability to select a breastfeeding … more
MOBILE — The USA Health Mitchell Cancer Institute has been awarded grants totaling $45,000 from the American Cancer Society to help patients with transportation and lodging needs during their … more
MOBILE — Shannon Scaturro, M.S.H.A., M.S.N., CRNA, FACHE, has been named health system chief operating officer for USA Health. In his new role, Scaturro will work with USA Health Chief … more
MOBILE — Infirmary Health's Heart & Vascular Institute (HVI) performed a branched Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair (TEVAR) utilizing the GORE TAG Thoracic Branch Endoprosthesis (TBE). … more
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the Narcan®4 mg nasal spray medication for over-the-counter nonprescription use. Narcan is designed to help reverse the effects of an … more
MOBILE — Natalie Fox, D.N.P., PNP-BC, has been named chief physician enterprise officer for USA Health.In her new position, Fox will be responsible for overall strategy, performance and … more
Alabama is not well.The state has one of the highest rates of death from heart disease in the nation, besting even the national average.Diabetes runs rampant, as does hypertension. Cancer is the … more
Clocks have sprung forward, and the countdown to spring has begun. While daylight saving time brings an hour of sunlight from morning to evening, it also brings more yawns as the lost hour of sleep … more
It's time to move, Alabama. The Alabama Cooperative Extension System is launching "Move Alabama," a community physical activity challenge to encourage Alabamians to exercise with family, friends … more
The Alabama Department of Public Health continues to encourage COVID-19 vaccines and boosters in addition to testing and treatment.A new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) COVID-19 … more
Infirmary Health hospitals earn recognition in multiple 2023 Women's Choice Award® "America's Best" categoriesMultiple Infirmary Health locations, including Thomas Hospital in Fairhope and North … more
PENSACOLA — Baptist Cancer Institute has earned accreditation from The National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), a quality program administered by the American College of … more
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