Given the opportunity to earn incentives, employees will use the stairs more often, and thus improve their health, according to UAB study.
Repeat midurethral sling surgery can improve quality of life in women with recurrent stress urinary incontinence who have already undergone the procedure.
If you exercise, eat right and don’t smoke, a history of heart disease in your family can still put you at risk — even if you are a female.
The CrossRoads study is examining the effect of physical activity and diet on body composition in older adults.
A UAB health and wellness expert encourages positive weight loss efforts through healthy weight loss in small increments.
Physical inactivity contributes to poor health, and UAB researchers have launched a study in overweight girls to better understand the risks for diabetes and heart disease.
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.
Gearing up to start an exercise program — especially for those over 40 — can be filled with pitfalls. Experts at UAB say start slow and low.
UAB experts say that while physical activity is necessary for both men and women, there are gender-specific benefits that women need to know.
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.