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The Cutting Edge of Diamond Forming

The Cutting Edge of Diamond Forming

This UAB-incubated enterprise excels in advanced materials R&D — from forming nano-diamond coatings to a DoD contract to solve the “tin whiskers” problem.

November 2014
Now You See It

Now You See It

A brain surgeon and a CFO launch a startup that brings virtual reality to the operating room and service technicians to any corner of the world.

August 2014
Vape ’em if you Got ’em

Vape ’em if you Got ’em

Explosive e-cigarette growth puts tinkerers, entrepreneurs in position to make Big Tobacco the next Kodak.

August 2014
Selling the Best in Medicine

Selling the Best in Medicine

Alabama hospitals have had to get ever more creative in marketing and measuring their marketing, as budgets and reimbursements tighten. Here’s how they go about selling the best medical specialties in Alabama.

December 2013
Affordable Care Checkup

Affordable Care Checkup

Not expanding Medicaid: a $20 billion opportunity missed? State-run insurance exchange: a sucker’s bet?

December 2013
What’s Up, Doc? Basic Doctoring...It’s Booming

What’s Up, Doc? Basic Doctoring...It’s Booming

Not many other docs agreed, but Birmingham’s Dr. Bruce Irwin had an inspiration: Give folks good, basic doctoring, quick and easy. It’s called primary care, and the demand for it is growing exponentially.

December 2013
Health Care

Health Care

Spotlight on Etowah & St. Clair Counties

August 2013
Top Gene Scientists

Top Gene Scientists

Meet four of the state’s leading genetics scientists — university-based biomedical researchers who use genetics as the basis for promising new therapies.

July 2013

Healthy Choices Equal Lower Health Care Costs

On-the-job wellness programs improve employees’ health and improve the bottom line for their employers.

January 2013

Premium Care

Concierge medical practices offer more individual attention for a price premium. Some doctors say it’s a path to more humane care. Others see it as a premium cop-out.

December 2012
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