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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.
Knowing when an asteroid could impact Earth would be nice, but learning more about super volcanoes might be more prudent.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Remember the basics of water safety as you head to the pool, lake and beach.
Experts take an in-depth look into a favorite college pastime by understanding the dangers and risks of alcohol.
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