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Skateboarding is hot, and UAB Medicine can help young skateboarders stay safe.
Tips on staying well in the hot summer months as temperatures rise.

Get information on COVID vaccinations for children 5 and younger, such as how soon a child can be vaccinated following an infection with COVID-19, dosage requirements, the negative impact of the virus on children and more in these YouTube videos — perfect for sharing on social.

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.
One UAB expert provides tips on how you can stay hydrated this summer during The World Games.
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.
Five UAB experts provide advice on getting started, finding a group, staying motivated and coping with weather. Plus: how to run a successful walking meeting.
As we come to the end of graduation season, UAB’s director of Student Counseling Services shares several ways for recent college graduates to improve and maintain their mental health.
UAB’s Dayna Watson, Ph.D., recommends four ways to help keep children’s mental health in great condition once the final school bell rings.
UAB dermatologist shares her sunscreen tips and best practices ahead of summer 2022.
Anyone traveling more than four hours by air, car or bus can be at risk for blood clots. The director of the UAB Vein Center provides tips on how to prevent blood clots when traveling.
As parents navigate baby formula shortages across the nation, one UAB pediatrician shares advice and concerns that parents should keep in mind.
UAB Emergency Medicine physicians provides tips on dealing with bug bites and stings.
Kaylee Crockett, Ph.D., a clinical health psychologist at UAB, provides tips on how to take care of one’s mental health while using social media.
A UAB doctor explains what contrast imaging is and why it is important.
May is National Allergy and Asthma Month, and one UAB pulmonology and allergy specialist explains how to better control asthma and allergy symptoms.
A UAB mental health expert provides five ways to help manage stress levels.
UAB’s Ragib Hasan recommends what to look for and how to maintain cybersecurity when donating online.
Incorporating stretching in your daily routine can significantly improve your flexibility and range of motion and help manage stress.
Uncertainties related to the conflict in Europe, supply chain issues and more continue to drive up the cost of groceries; but eating healthy does not have to cost you an arm and a leg.
Reducing waste is more sustainable than recycling, and there are simple substitutes available to make it happen.
UAB nutrition experts provide five practical ways you can start living a healthier life.
COVID-19 changed the way we communicate, care for others, educate our children, work and more. Experts from UAB weigh in on these changes.
UAB infectious disease specialist Molly Fleece, M.D., says that, if you ever had chickenpox, you could get shingles.
Organ donors save lives and help advance medical research.
This month is National Children’s Dental Health Month. Explore ways to maintain and advance your child’s oral health.
With news about UAB’s first peer-reviewed, published transplant of genetically modified pig kidneys into a brain-dead human individual, there are many questions about what this means for the future of transplant and how this will save countless lives moving forward.
Megan Hays, Ph.D., provides tips on how to overcome burnout.
In the U.S., chocolate consumption exceeds 12 pounds per person, per year.
Ketones, ketogenic diet, ketosis — what does it all mean? UAB expert Eric Plaisance, Ph.D., explains the ketogenic diet and the known health benefits it produces.
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