Less than 20 percent of patients eligible for cardiac rehab are referred to a program, which can reduce mortality by up to 35 percent.
Low-carb, high-fat diets led to more damaging, more deadly heart attacks and impaired recovery of heart function in study.
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.
Heart disease kills more women, young and old, than cancer. Yet for most, it’s avoidable with a healthier lifestyle.
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.
Health Professions’ Harold Jones lost 70 pounds — very publicly —through his school’s weight-loss program and blogged about it all the way.
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.
The UAB Cancer Center’s Deep South Network now includes community research to better understand local cancer prevention needs.