According to Men’s Health Magazine, Birmingham is the 96th most sedentary city in the country.
Researchers at Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research found that men who take a high dose of painkillers such as hydrocodone and oxycodone on a regular basis have an increased risk of erectile dysfunction.
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A look at the threat imposed by Colony Collapse Disorder.
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Hundreds of women and some men gathered at the Wynfrey Hotel on Friday to fight heart disease on Friday.
Under the new Affordable Care Act, businesses with 50 or more employees will be fined if they do not offer a healthcare plan.
Health instructors recommend fitness classes designed for mothers and babies.
Doctors say there seems to be a link between having a dog and a reduced risk of heart disease.
“It is beginning to revolutionize the treatment of depression,” Paul Weir said. “It is giving new hope to people who have failed to respond to the antidepressants that are currently available on the market.”
On Friday, UAB associate professors will present a workshop to raise awareness of the effects of depression on women, their children and communities.
Study participants were shown different pictures of the same models with and without glasses.
Researchers in Scotland studied the effects of UV rays on the skin and found that it has some positive health effects that were previously unknown.
On Wednesday, organizations from across the United States took time out of their day to say thank you to the nurses. At UAB Hospital, the National Nurse Week commemoration was more like a celebration.