Black men and women have twice the risk of fatal coronary heart disease as whites, but the disparity could be eliminated with better risk factor control.
Halanych succeeds W.J. Many, M.D., who recently was named dean of the new Montgomery branch campus of the UAB School of Medicine.
UAB researchers selected as behavioral social science volunteers for SESRCD
Add an increased risk of stroke to the list of health problems caused by sleeping fewer than six hours a night.
A common combination screen proved no more effective than non-screening, but scientists are finding new ways to prevent and treat the disease.
Blacks, Hispanics and Asians are more likely than whites to spend their life savings to extend life; preferences could inform cancer care.
Professor of preventive medicine, internist and epidemiologist
Areas of expertise: Preventive medicine, effects of diet and lifestyle on health, population studies
Associate professor in the Division of Preventive Medicine
Areas of expertise: Access to quality addiction and medical care for underserved populations
Adding cystatin C to a diagnostic panel revealed one person in six who had chronic kidney disease that was undetected using the conventional test.
Storefront location will offer free health evaluations and disease prevention programs in downtown Birmingham