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After a national search, Deborah Browning, MSN, RN, CENP has been named the new chief executive officer for USA Health Children's & Women's Hospital. She previously served as chief nursing … more
Every other Thursday, a team of multidisciplinary specialists at USA Health convenes virtually to review the charts of patients diagnosed with rectal cancer. Medical oncologists, radiation … more
As professional football returns to stadiums across the country, Damar Hamlin is speaking out to encourage fans everywhere to be ready in a cardiac emergency. Hamlin, a professional football … more
More than a dozen pediatric patients from USA Health Children's & Women's Hospital took part in a bell ringing ceremony on Wednesday, Sept. 20, to mark the end of their cancer treatment. The day … more
For more than half a century, scientists have debated the role of dietary cholesterol in a healthy diet. Because it was often associated with saturated fat, limiting dietary cholesterol – … more
You've either set the goal to eat healthier or your provider recommended some changes in your diet, but where do you begin? And when you go to the grocery store, it's so easy to be overwhelmed with … more
USA Health, the academic medical system of the University of South Alabama, and Accordia Health, a primary care division of AltaPointe Health, recently announced they have established a partnership … more
Friday night lights can lead to Saturday morning woes. Gulf Othopaedic's Sports Injury Clinic returns to sort things out when aches and pains can't wait until Monday morning. The Gulf Ortho sports … more
Better understanding the complexities of how the human body protects itself against infection is one goal of research now being conducted at the Whiddon College of Medicine. The National Institutes … more
With a goal of helping young patients and their families receive an accurate diagnosis faster, USA Health has received $1.5 million in federal funding to purchase new pediatric imaging equipment for … more
Throughout the month of October, Testing 1, 2, 3 and Nautilus Hearing is providing free memory and balance and limited hearing tests around Baldwin County. This confidential and anonymous … more
North Baldwin Community Foundation recently presented grants totaling $15,000 to area agencies and nonprofits that benefit healthy lifestyles and education for area youth and residents. Bay Minette … more
MOBILE — A USA Health urologist recently worked with a visiting surgeon to perform USA Health University Hospital's second-ever renal auto-transplant, a rare surgery in which a patient's kidney … more
MOBILE — Meagan Taylor, D.O., board-certified family medicine physician, joins Diagnostic & Medical Clinic. As a family medicine physician, she will see patients of all ages from … more
MOBILE — Marcy Cage, M.S., M.P.H., a doctoral student in the Basic Medical Sciences Graduate Program at the Frederick P. Whiddon College of Medicine, is the first student from the the … more
MOBILE — Because of its demonstrated ability to help protect, promote, and support breastfeeding, USA Health Children's & Women's Hospital has been recognized by the International Board of … more
BAY MINETTE — In observance and celebration of National Breastfeeding Month in August, North Baldwin Infirmary will host a free Baby Bistro Breastfeeding Support Group session for mothers. … more
Always looking to revolutionize emergency response, Baldwin County 9-1-1 has unveiled a cutting-edge initiative to validate addresses, ensuring precision in dispatch services and advancing public … more
FAIRHOPE — The University of South Alabama Health Center has officially opened its new surgery center at the Mapp Family Campus in Fairhope, providing Baldwin County residents access to … more
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
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