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It’s three months into 2013, and summer is just around the corner. UAB experts offer tips on getting back on track with health behavior changes promised earlier this year.
Chronic inflammation can lead to chronic diseases, but it can be reduced naturally through the proper diet.
There are endless opportunities to spend a small fortune on a box of pills promising to ease hunger and help lose weight – but they may not be safe, so try natural techniques.
UAB experts say dining out can be costly with both finances and weight; packing a lunch can help improve both.

Given the opportunity to earn incentives, employees will use the stairs more often, and thus improve their health, according to UAB study.

UAB researchers publish study that says exercise in moderation yields the best results.

Repeat midurethral sling surgery can improve quality of life in women with recurrent stress urinary incontinence who have already undergone the procedure.

Consequences of believing in obesity myths: poor policy, misguided public health advice and wasted health-care dollars.

The CrossRoads study is examining the effect of physical activity and diet on body composition in older adults.

Shake up your palate by trying these yummy, and potentially unfamiliar, foods as recommended by a UAB clinical dietitian.

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.

Grant to develop new interprofessional practice model for health-care delivery also expands health-care options for medically underserved.
Intensive lifestyle interventions can put Type 2 diabetes into remission, eliminate need for medication, according to a new study.
UAB health and nutrition experts say it’s easy for eating to get out of control this time of year, with long-term health consequences.
Men are more likely to get kidney stones than women, but you can avoid the pain.

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.

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