January 27, 2015
UAB’s David Kimberlin, M.D., who also is president of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society, urges parents to speak with their child’s doctor about immunizations.
Whether it is losing weight or quitting smoking, UAB’s employee wellness director says it can be done with the will to do so.
November 26, 2014
UAB researchers present warning signs that can be seen when an older adult begins to lose the ability to manage finances – which could indicate dementia.
November 05, 2014
Flu season can peak as early as December, so now is the time to protect against it by receiving a flu vaccine. Find out what UAB doctors say is important to know.
October 22, 2014
October 01, 2014
Research is inconclusive as to why SIDS occurs, but some articles have suggested there may be parental knowledge or compliance deficits.
The ongoing Ebola outbreak in West Africa is the most extensive known outbreak of this disease. While the risk of globalization is low, says one UAB expert, awareness is important.
August 11, 2014
Parents should consider flavored waters and reduced-fat milk in lieu of fruit juices for lunches. School teachers also can reinforce positive overall health habits.
Alabama consumers can better respond to cases of identity theft when equipped with knowledge of reporting process.
August 06, 2014
Lice are highly contagious and tough to treat and remove. Here are some facts, tips and personal experiences with the tiny, parasitic insects.
As kids prepare to go back to school, UAB experts say planning ahead with these tips can help children reach academic and personal goals.
Though kids often stay on track with receiving vaccines due to school requirements, with no system in place, adult rates remain low, according to one UAB expert.
May 29, 2014
UAB experts give advice on how youngsters can properly use technology when writing the old-fashioned way.
Improper storage and care of your toothbrush could make it a harbor for germs, including staph, intestinal bacteria and more.
It may feel literally and figuratively that it is crunch time when it comes to getting summer-ready, but these UAB experts break down easy ways to make health a lifelong achievement beyond this season alone.
April 24, 2014
Heading to the great outdoors this summer? Here are some tips on how to stay safe in the wilderness or your own backyard.