June 28, 2016
With these tips from UAB Emergency Medicine, know how to identify poison ivy, oak and sumac, protect yourself against allergic reaction, and treat exposed areas.
June 27, 2016
Tempers will flare and the threat of violence is often not far behind as temperatures rise, says a UAB psychologist.
Thousands of people, many of them children, suffer eye injuries from fireworks each year in the United States. UAB ophthalmologists at the only eye emergency room in Alabama provide safety tips.
June 14, 2016
Vape pens are catching on, but there is a hidden danger. They sometimes blow up, and a UAB burn surgeon says the results are decidedly unpleasant.
UAB’s William Curry, M.D., explains the advantages for millennials to find a primary care physician and why it is a necessary step to take for their health.
April 25, 2016
Adam Gordon, O.D., discusses blue light, including the lack of clinical evidence in advertisements overstating dangers, as well as the effects of blue light on sleep and eye discomfort.
The bullying, lying and lack of respect in this year’s political campaigning is teaching children all the wrong lessons, and parents need to intervene.
March 28, 2016
Prom night doesn’t have to come with pressure if parents provide the appropriate focus and perspective. UAB psychologist Josh Klapow, Ph.D., provides advice.
March 15, 2016
March 11, 2016
Experts take an in-depth look into a favorite college pastime by understanding the dangers and risks of alcohol.
Nonverbal communication expert Mark Hickson, Ph.D., offers insight into the gestures and facial expressions displayed by presidential candidates during recent debates.
February 26, 2016
UAB health care policy expert Leonard Nelson provides insight into the 2016 presidential candidates ahead of Alabama’s March 1 primary.
February 01, 2016
UAB School of Dentistry’s Stephen Mitchell, DMD, provides tips for parents to promote children’s dental health.
November 24, 2015
Winter is coming — are you ready? Prepare for the worst with handy checklists from UAB Emergency Management for home, office and car.
November 16, 2015
Changes in routine, including elaborate plans or scheduling special events, can have an adverse effect on someone suffering from any form of dementia.
September 09, 2015
While babies are born with very little vitamin K, and the only way to sufficiently supplement it is through an injection soon after birth, some parents are shying away from the shots.
Studies show kids lose as much as two to three months of math and reading skills during the summer. That loss is even greater for children of low socioeconomic status.
Environmental factors like pool and ocean water seem harmless, but they can actually affect eye health. UAB experts break down how to stay safe this season.
May 26, 2015
Two children die each day in the United States as a result of poisoning. UAB child safety expert David Schwebel, Ph.D., works to prevent this from occurring.
Three million cases of skin cancer could be prevented annually by avoiding ultraviolet light. UAB experts share how to pick out the proper UV-protection and use it effectively.