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Urology Centers Invest in Employees through Wellness Program

Jason Biddy, CEO of Urology Centers of Alabama, and Alisa Pugh, director of human resources, had a problem. Insurance costs for the practice were climbing and the health of the 185 employees was not as […]

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Alabaster Council President Battling Cancer, Urges Others To Get Checked

As someone with a family history of cancer, Alabaster City Council President Scott Brakefield knew it was highly likely he would one day be battling the disease. He just didn’t know the diagnosis would be […]

We’re excited to announce the opening of the UCA Women’s Center

Women in the Birmingham area now have a comforting, stress-free place to be seen for female-specific issues. Starting in September, we are proud to announce the opening of the UCA Women’s Center. The team, which […]

BPH – Signs, Symptoms, and Cause

  Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) – Signs, Symptoms, and Causes Do you ever have a hard time urinating? This can be a telltale sign of a larger health problem behind the scenes called Benign Prostatic […]

Dr. Jason Burrus Discussing Treatment Options for BPH

Dr. Burrus was on Fox6 News at Noon discussing treatment options for men who suffer with BPH.

Employee Spotlight: Diane Carter

Diane Carter started her career with the group at St. Vincent’s East office, where she worked as a medical assistant for over 16 years.  She then moved into the administrative area where she now works […]

The Vasectomy Reversal Procedure and Success Rates

A vasectomy reversal, also known as Vasovasostomy, is a procedure where the cut ends of the vas deferens are reconnected to reestablish flow of sperm from the testicles to the urethra. Reasons to have this […]

Five Things to Know About HIFU (High Intensity Focused Ultrasound) Treatment for Prostate Cancer

Life can change dramatically upon hearing you have an elevated PSA level or a diagnosis of prostate cancer. In searching for answers to determine your next step, you may have come across the term HIFU. […]

Check your mail: Alabama Medicare recipients are receiving new cards in June

Did you know Medicare will be issuing new cards? In order to help prevent identify theft, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is issuing new identification cards to all 55,000,000+ Medicare and Medicaid […]

Understanding Pelvic Organ Prolapse

UCA’s Dr. Nicole Massie and Dr. Paula Rookis were invited to write on the topic of pelvic organ prolapse by the Birmingham Medical News. “Pelvic organ prolapse (POP) is the descent of one or more […]

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