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Nonverbal communication expert Mark Hickson, Ph.D., offers insight into the gestures and facial expressions displayed by presidential candidates during recent debates.
UAB health care policy expert Leonard Nelson provides insight into the 2016 presidential candidates ahead of Alabama’s March 1 primary.
UAB School of Dentistry’s Stephen Mitchell, DMD, provides tips for parents to promote children’s dental health.
Changes in routine, including elaborate plans or scheduling special events, can have an adverse effect on someone suffering from any form of dementia.
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.
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.
More jobs are offered this spring for new grads, but students still in school should prepare for the job hunt before they graduate, says Joy Jones with UAB Career and Professional Development.

First impressions matter, so keep your social media accounts and your reputation clean and classy when searching for a job.

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.

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.

UAB Youth Safety Lab offers tips for safe holiday fun.
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.
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.
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.
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