Less than 20 percent of patients eligible for cardiac rehab are referred to a program, which can reduce mortality by up to 35 percent.

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 Low-carb, high-fat diets led to more damaging, more deadly heart attacks and impaired recovery of heart function in study.

Researchers were surprised by a second effect of an established drug.

Limiting sodas and sports drinks to two a week, eating more fish and cutting back on salt are all good ways to eat for a healthy heart.

Being proactive about heart health can help men lower their risk and avoid a heart event.

Heart disease kills more women, young and old, than cancer. Yet for most, it’s avoidable with a healthier lifestyle.

Weekly work-outs can reduce depression in the chronically ill, according to new research from UAB.
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Diet, exercise and technology are key to wellness in 2012.
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Follow the EatRight fork symbol in Birmingham-area stores to some 400 foods you should eat more often, certified by the UAB Nutrition Guidance System.

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UAB wellness expert says 70 percent of the leading health problems affecting Americans could be improved by behavior modifications.
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Diabetes expert says being over supplied, preparing for security checks and anticipating time zone changes can make travelling easier and safer.
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Health Professions’ Harold Jones lost 70 pounds — very publicly —through his school’s weight-loss program and blogged about it all the way.

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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 wellness expert offers tips on cutting calorie corners while celebrating.
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High blood pressure and diabetes can also lead to memory and thinking problems.

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UAB research shows positive results in weight loss drug combination.

Annual minority health awards jump start research for junior faculty.
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The UAB Cancer Center’s Deep South Network now includes community research to better understand local cancer prevention needs.

Carb counting and insulin pumps help diabetic kids sample Halloween’s sweet indulgences.
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UAB experts in pediatrics and child psychology say fall sports aren’t just for getting another trophy for your child.

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