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Medical experts from UAB say that, while limiting the amount of exposure to other people is the safest course, there are still ways to lessen feelings of loneliness and decreased activity.
Allowing family members back into your home is a challenging thought for many, but UAB experts share ways we can safely reintegrate under one roof.
Thanksgiving will be different this year because of the coronavirus pandemic, but a safe celebration is still possible with the help of guidelines laid out by UAB experts and the CDC.
A UAB expert explains how you can help strengthen children’s attention during virtual learning.
With many experiencing COVID-19 fatigue and burnout as winter months approach, UAB experts provide key resources and tips for creating a plan for your physical and emotional health.
Epidemiologist answers questions about what to expect with coronavirus cases during the holidays.
The flu and COVID-19 have several overlapping symptoms and could cause a “twindemic” this winter. How can you protect yourself and family from both viruses?
Easy tips and tricks from UAB experts on how to look your best, professionally and personally, during video meetings.
Two UAB experts explain what we need to understand pertaining to voting in the upcoming Nov. 3 United States presidential election.
The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted many aspects of normal life, but infectious diseases experts explain ways to enjoy the semester while minimizing health risks.
While Halloween may look different this year, families can still safely enjoy treat-or-treating with some COVID-friendly changes.
A UAB expert explains why you might be struggling with work-life balance.
A UAB expert explains the importance of filling out the 2020 Census and how the lack of participation can hinder the state of Alabama.
Alabama is one of 10 U.S. states with the highest rates of short sleep duration.
UAB’s Harsvardhan Singh, Ph.D., says typically, there is no concern if there is no pain associated with knee cracks.
A UAB sustainability expert recommends four ways to save energy and money when working remotely.
While the average fluid lost from our bodies does turn out to be around 8 cups a day, you do not need to replace all of it with plain old water.
Choose a broad-spectrum sunscreen of at least 30 SPF, apply it generously, and dress babies and children in sun-protective clothing if your family is having fun in the sun.

UAB experts suggest resources and activities to engage their kids while learning from home during the pandemic.

Curry Bordelon III, DNP, shares his recommendations for traveling and what he and his family feel comfortable doing during the pandemic.
The safest place to exercise is at home or outside; but if you must go to the gym, follow these steps.
UAB’s Turner Overton, M.D., provides practical ways you can care for your loved ones who have been diagnosed with COVID-19 at home.
Dermatologist Lauren Kole, M.D., offers expert advice to help keep your complexion clear while protecting yourself and others from COVID-19.
A nurse practitioner provides insight for caretakers when taking children out in public during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Angela Stowe, Ph.D., has advice for students leaving high school, and those about to start college, on bringing closure to their K-12 experience and preparing to move forward with their lives.
Experts from UAB’s School of Optometry and UAB Callahan Eye Hospital and Clinics provide guidance for keeping your eyes safe during the coronavirus pandemic.
This free online resource connects children with strategies and interventions to further their reading during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Cloth face masks must cover the mouth and nose and fit snugly against the side of the face.
The coronavirus crisis has introduced a lot of new words into daily vocabulary. Get translations to better understand how the disease spreads and what can be done to stop it.
Tara Harman, RDN, has tips on how to stretch your groceries while saving money.
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