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Car seats are documented to reduce injuries and deaths in children but are effective only if installed and used properly.
As the summer temperatures increase, so does the risk of heat-related illness and death. A UAB pediatrician shares best practices for parents to prevent child hot car deaths.
As parents navigate baby formula shortages across the nation, one UAB pediatrician shares advice and concerns that parents should keep in mind.
This month is National Children’s Dental Health Month. Explore ways to maintain and advance your child’s oral health.
CORD will develop educational modules for students in grades 4 through 6 in Perry County, Alabama, to equip students and their families with accurate information about COVID vaccines.

Maintain good dental health this Halloween by indulging that night, controlling candy intake after the binge, eating more chocolates than sticky, sour candy and brushing teeth twice daily. 

Parent and UAB pediatrician Candice Dye, M.D., provides tips that can make the difference in saving a child’s life during hot summer months.
A UAB expert explains how you can help strengthen children’s attention during virtual learning.
Taking flotation devices off children can be a scary topic, but the UAB aquatics team provides five signs to help know when your child is ready.

Sandra Sims, Ph.D. 

Quality physical education programs • Integrated physical education and health education • Health & wellness 

A pediatrician shares safety tips that parents can keep in mind as summer rages on.

Russell Griffin, Ph.D. 

Gun violence • Gun violence-protection • Motor vehicle-related injuries and prevention • Pediatric trauma outcomes • Improving clinical care of trauma and burn patients • Treating acte kidney injury in newborns 

Jennifer Summerlin, Ph.D.

Pedagogy • Children's literature and reading • Developmental reading • Best practices in literacy • Dyslexia intervention

Summer camps can provide entertainment and many benefits for children.
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Laura McGuinn, M.D.

Developmental pediatrics • Behavioral pediatrics • Autism spectrum disorder • Learning disabilities in children • Intellectual disabilities in children 

Tamera Coyne-Beasley, M.D.

Puberty • Teen health • Behavioral concerns in adolescents • Parenting 

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