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There are endless opportunities to spend a small fortune on a box of pills promising to ease hunger and help lose weight – but they may not be safe, so try natural techniques.
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High fat/low fat? High carb/low carb? A UAB debate looks at overall health and cancer prevention.

Research seeks to find answers to help breast cancer survivors select exercise programs that best enhance quality of life.

A new UAB study examines the role of starch as a means to control risk of diabetes.

Consequences of believing in obesity myths: poor policy, misguided public health advice and wasted health-care dollars.
Make 2013 memorable by following these UAB doctor-recommended lifestyle changes.
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Is a pleasantly plump Santa Claus a bad role model in a nation dealing with out-of-control obesity rates? UAB’s Beth Kitchin says: not so much.

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Smith's research in calorie restriction and glucose regulation will be supported.

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What you have for breakfast might help, or hurt, your body’s efforts to burn fat later in the day, say UAB researchers hoping to learn more.

Competition to develop community-based health programs culminates Thursday with celebration event.

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Diet, exercise and technology are key to wellness in 2012.
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Being overweight at a young age could profoundly affect a young girl as she ages. UAB researchers examine the role of a low-carbohydrate diet.

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UAB scientist Timothy Nagy will race to raise funds for the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center on Nov. 19-20.

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UAB research shows positive results in weight loss drug combination.

With a grant from the Gates Foundation, UAB researchers will target a bacteria blamed for birth defects in the Indian subcontinent.

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Several campus groups will host a series of lectures on "Taking Care of the Hispanic Patient."

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A UAB researcher suspects room temperatures contribute to flawed results on weight-loss drugs tested in animals.

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Daniel L. Smith Jr., Ph.D., instructor in the Department of Nutrition Sciences in the UABSchool of Health Professions, has been selected as one of only two recipients of the 2011 Early-Career Research Grants from the Obesity Society.

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