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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.
Knowing the signs of becoming drowsy behind the wheel, many of which are similar to distracted and drunk driving, could potentially be lifesaving.
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.
were with youA UAB OB/GYN discusses when and why an adolescent female should see a gynecologist.
A heart attack can happen even if to those who are relatively young and fit, and genetics can play a role.

A UAB physician provides tips for traveling with infants. 

According to the American Heart Association, heart disease is the leading global cause of death. These foods can promote cardiovascular health.
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.
Spread holiday greetings, not the flu, this season.
Soroush Rais-Bahrami, M.D., discusses the importance of prostate cancer screening and what families should know about loved ones who have been diagnosed.
UAB dietitian Ashley Delk says to put away the stretchy pants and eat smart this holiday season.
According to the CDC, sports-related dental injuries account for more than 600,000 emergency room visits each year.
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?
A UAB psychologist and optometrist offer insight about keeping Halloween safe this year.

UAB clinical psychologist Josh Klapow, Ph.D., discusses the importance of evaluating activities and setting ground rules to keep from getting overbooked.

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. 

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

A UAB School of Dentistry faculty member talks bad breath — where it comes from and how to fight it.
Developing and maintaining a healthy relationship with food is a lifelong pursuit, not a sprint to the finish line. Start by eating real foods that you enjoy, and feed your body in a way that optimizes your own health.
A UAB psychologist discusses addiction and recognizing the symptoms of mental illness in adults and children.
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