Health Matters is an award-winning weekly television series broadcast on WVUA-23 that features University Medical Center physicians and providers who raise awareness of important health issues and bring relevant and timely health information to the public.
Sports medicine isn’t just for collegiate or professional athletes, as anyone who’s active can benefit. These specialists can treat acute injuries like fractures, sprains and dislocations, and also treat patients for chronic overuse injuries including tendonitis and degenerative diseases.
Nearly 29 million Americans have or will face an eating disorder during their lifetime. This week’s Health Matters focuses on education and symptoms of these disorders.
The holidays can be stressful and some people may feel overwhelmed and anxious. Dr. Burkhardt from the University Medical Center has some tips to get through the holiday season.
The University of Alabama’s College of Community Health Sciences is celebrating its 50th year.
There’s significant flu spread throughout the state of Alabama, but you can take precautions to protect yourself and your family, said University Medical Center Chief Medical Officer Dr. Tom Weida.
More than 6 million people in the U.S. have Alzheimer’s disease. Here are some of the earliest symptoms, said Dr. John Burkhardt with University Medical Center.
University Medical Center is expanding services in Northport with a bigger and better clinic.
Alzheimer’s eventually impacts cognitive skills and the ability to carry out simple tasks. University Medical Center Clinical Psychologist Dr. John Burkhardt said it’s important to see a doctor as soon as you or a loved one develop any symptoms.
University Medical Center has locations all around West Alabama, offering important medical services to families who may not be capable of a trip to Tuscaloosa for doctor’s appointments.