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Though kids often stay on track with receiving vaccines due to school requirements, with no system in place, adult rates remain low, according to one UAB expert.
Make a healthful diet part of your vacation plans with a little preparation, says a UAB dietitian.
UAB experts give advice on how youngsters can properly use technology when writing the old-fashioned way.
Improper storage and care of your toothbrush could make it a harbor for germs, including staph, intestinal bacteria and more.
It may feel literally and figuratively that it is crunch time when it comes to getting summer-ready, but these UAB experts break down easy ways to make health a lifelong achievement beyond this season alone.
Expert offers Affordable Care Act tips ahead of open enrollment deadline
Increased water consumption often is advised to those who are trying to lose weight. But a nutrition expert at UAB says, while it is important, it’s not the magic bullet to weight loss.
Research exploring several new diagnostic strategies to find the earliest changes in the eye to detect glaucoma is underway at the UAB School of Optometry. One optometrist says awareness of this eye disorder is just as important as continuing to study it.
When a prime-time sportscaster went on the air to cover the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics with pink eye, the world took notice. One UAB optometrist says this virus currently lacks an FDA-approved drug, but she has a planned study to solve that.
Be intentional when selecting smart phone apps for your kid, UAB experts say.
Medical device advice: home blood pressure machines and the who, what and when of digital thermometers.
Running around town trying to get holiday tasks crossed off the list may mean jaywalking to save time. But one UAB expert says this should be avoided at all times.
Politics and religion are considered unsafe topics of conversation at parties. This holiday season, experts at UAB say avoiding one other topic – weight – can help everyone be more merry and bright.
A UAB expert offers advice for when the holidays can be a season of sadness.
UAB experts have advice on how to slow aging, and how this can help with appearance and self-esteem.
Vaccine tips from UAB experts: Pneumonia and shingles vaccines are especially important starting at age 60, and other important information.
UAB experts provide tips to a healthier Halloween for teeth and bodies, including candies to avoid and advice for parents of diabetic children.
As flu season ramps up, UAB geriatricians remind seniors — and their caregivers — to be wary and prepared.
There is an association between the influenza virus and cardiovascular events like heart disease and stroke; those with cardiovascular disease should protect themselves against the flu.
Whether it’s simply waking up on the wrong side of the bed or a bad week at work, feeling down is a form of depression and should be addressed.
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