With less physical activity time than during the summer, the school year means kids need to eat balanced midday meals that won’t pack on the pounds.

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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.

UAB’s new nano-material extends the life of pancreatic islets and reduces inflammatory response that causes transplant rejection.

Published in Focus on Patient Care

UAB faculty will give 25 presentations at ASCO scientific meeting; topics also include ovarian and breast cancers and AML, or acute myeloid leukemia.

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The Program in Environmental and Translational Medicine combines clinical care with research to prevent, treat diseases caused from air pollution, water contamination, other causes.

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UAB’s genetic counseling program provided a student with a world of clinical opportunities.

Published in Student Experience

UAB study finds multi-tasking teens using media almost all day, each day; sleep is disrupted and parents are kept in the dark

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

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UAB partners with Morehouse, Tuskegee to reduce cancer mortality rates in blacks in underserved areas.

UAB professor joins a national class of nutrition research fellows.

Published in Faculty Excellence

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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