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Candice Dye, M.D.

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

Stephen Russell, M.D.

Annual physicals • Primary physician care Primary care for adults and children • Vaccinations • Urgent care for flu, upper respiratory infections, etc. • Preventive care for adults

Do-Yeon Cho, M.D.

Seasonal allergies • Upper respiratory airway diseases • Cystic Fibrosis • Endoscopic skull base surgery 

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Kevin Harrod, Ph.D.

Influenza virus • Infectious disease • Pulmonary disease • Chronic Lung disease  

Kill the flu virus by following these tips on what to clean and how to disinfect commonly touched areas at home, school and work.

Tedra Smith, DNP

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

The flu shot is safe for both pregnant women and their unborn babies.

Grace Grau, DNP

Health Disparities • Cardiovascular disease • Chronic and continuing care for adults and the elderly 

Public health and hospital officials encourage those who think they have the flu to call their health care provider or visit an urgent care clinic — and leave the emergency room for acute injuries and life-threatening conditions.
People can help curb the spread of viruses with a few simple hygiene tips.
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Frequent, proper handwashing is critical to helping protect yourself and others you come in contact with during flu season.
El sitio web – www.uab.edu/flu – tiene información sobre la vacuna contra la influenza, recursos de prevención y tratamiento, y videos en español con preguntas comunes sobre la vacuna, síntomas y donde conseguir ayuda.
In an effort to protect the health of our patients and staff this flu season, certain visitor restrictions and precautions will be in place at UAB.
In an effort to protect the health of our patients and staff this flu season, certain visitor restrictions and precautions will be in place at UAB.
The Alabama Vaccine Research Clinic will be testing the efficacy of a vaccine that could help combat a rare strain of avian influenza.
Are you washing your hands the right way? You may not be getting off as many germs as you think.

With Birmingham-area hospital emergency medicine resources stretched to capacity, physicians urge those with flu symptoms to call primary care providers or utilize UAB eMedicine.

Bernard Camins, MD, associate professor at the University of Alabama, said that people frequently mistake flu symptoms with those of the common cold. "Flu symptoms include fever or chills, cough, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, muscle or body aches, headaches, and fatigue. The common cold very rarely gives you fever or chills, or muscle or body aches."
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Dr. Candice Dye, assistant professor of pediatrics at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and Children’s of Alabama agrees, and tells Romper, “The flu often gives you muscle aches, also known as myalgias. If this is accompanied with a high fever and also respiratory symptoms, it could be the flu.”
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