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UAB provides tips for healthy eating and staying active during the upcoming holidays.

Candice Dye, M.D.

Water safety and children • Traveling with children • Infant safe sleep

Tedra Smith, DNP

Parenting and children's health • Emergency medicine & crisis management • Addiction 

Before you buy a toy or let your little ones play with a gift, make sure you consider all potential safety hazards.
Protect yourself and others from spreading viruses like the flu during the holiday season by following these tips.
UAB expert Dr. Angela Stowe shares best practices to avoid unwanted stress this holiday season.

Enjoy the holiday season while eliminating the possibilities of hazardous home fires.

Security tips on protecting your identity during online and in-store holiday shopping sprees.
UAB experts offer ways to keep your little ghosts and goblins safe this Halloween.
The first holiday season following the death of a loved one can be tough. A UAB psychologist has some suggestions for coping.
Setting expectations and recognizing limits are keys to keeping the holidays from getting you down.

Shilpa Register, O.D.

Contacts • Ocular disease • Primary eye care

“People tend to have an all-or-nothing approach — ‘I’m either super-duper healthy or I’m just not going to worry about it,’” Kitchin said. A new study shows it’s worth it to find that middle ground.
While popular culture proclaims the holiday season as a time of happiness, grief-stricken people can have an especially hard time balancing the merry with the mourning, says clinical psychologist Joshua Klapow, an associate professor of public health at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

Gary Warner

Cyber crime • Malware and phishing • Spam

David Schwebel, Ph.D.

Pedestrian safety • Child injury prevention • Texting & walking • Child gun safety • Playground safety • Technology-based injury intervention & prevention