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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.
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.

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