nycu graphic 2The average American consumes nearly 2,000 mg a day over most adults’ ideal amount of sodium intake, excluding salt added at the table. Sodium found in restaurant, pre-packaged and processed foods, and foods like canned vegetables can increase heart disease and stroke risk, among others.
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nycu graphic 2One of the most common types of cancer is skin cancer. A UAB dermatologist shares background information, risks and how to protect your skin.
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nycu graphic 2Robin Parks Ennis, Ph.D., assistant professor and behavioral interventions and supports researcher, explains how a popular toy can be beneficial with proper management.
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nycu graphic 2Professor says reverse mortgages are best considered by seniors who are “equity rich and cash poor” and plan to live in their current home for a long time.
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nycu graphic 2Knowing the signs of becoming drowsy behind the wheel, many of which are similar to distracted and drunk driving, could potentially be lifesaving.
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were with youMore than 1 million married women ages 15-44 across the United States are infertile. Janet McLaren Bouknight, M.D., offers insight on the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of infertile couples trying to conceive.
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were with youA UAB OB/GYN discusses when and why an adolescent female should see a gynecologist.
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A heart attack can happen even if to those who are relatively young and fit, and genetics can play a role.
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were with youA UAB physician provides tips for traveling with infants. 

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According to the American Heart Association, heart disease is the leading global cause of death. These foods can promote cardiovascular health.
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UAB experts say having a plan , setting specific goals and keeping track of progress are great action items to keep in mind when making resolutions for the new year.
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Spread holiday greetings, not the flu, this season.
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Soroush Rais-Bahrami, M.D., discusses the importance of prostate cancer screening and what families should know about loved ones who have been diagnosed.
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UAB dietitian Ashley Delk says to put away the stretchy pants and eat smart this holiday season.
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According to the CDC, sports-related dental injuries account for more than 600,000 emergency room visits each year.
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An Alabama woman asked her primary care physician one question that may have saved her life — is it time for me to have a mammogram?
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A UAB psychologist and optometrist offer insight about keeping Halloween safe this year.
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UAB clinical psychologist Josh Klapow, Ph.D., discusses the importance of evaluating activities and setting ground rules to keep from getting overbooked.

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A UAB expert recommends international travelers consult with a physician four to six weeks prior to travel and learn medical risks and how to prevent illness while abroad. 

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UAB clinical psychologist Josh Klapow, Ph.D., provides tips for college students experiencing homesickness.

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