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These three activities will get children thinking about science and math while having fun at home.

The novel coronavirus can live on certain surfaces for up to two to three days.

UAB political science experts provide details on stimulus checks and advice on how to use them during the public health crisis.
Follow the recommended guidelines for filling out the 2020 Census form to better protect yourself from cyberphishing attacks, plus other details you should know.
Food delivery has been recommended as a simple way to maintain social-distancing practices and poses little risk for contamination or transmission.
UAB expert Samisksha Raut, Ph.D., explains the importance of keeping kids away from playgrounds and from touching various toys and sports equipment during the COVID-19 pandemic quarantine.
How can you stay healthy during a pandemic?
Learn from UAB expert Ellen Eaton, M.D., about social distancing, why it is important and what you need to know.

Hear from UAB experts on the differences of COVID-19, flu, alleriges and colds.

The upcoming 2020 Census’ success is depending on heavy participation from all United States citizens. Learn more about the Census, how it can impact the community and why it is important from UAB political science assistant professor Peter Jones, Ph.D.
UAB experts provide tips to keep your germs — and everyone else’s — at bay.
UAB experts provide tips for you to prepare yourself in the event of the spread of COVID-19.
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.
Be more sustainable this Valentine’s Day with these creative and organic gift ideas provided by UAB expert Tim Sullivan.

Think eating healthier is too expensive to try? You can enjoy nutritious foods without breaking the bank — and there are more benefits than just saving money.

Digital payments may total in the billions, but along with safety there is fraud in numbers. Gary Warner, director of Research in Computer Forensics, suggests ways to keep your money safe from scammers.
Running a marathon can be rewarding. Training for a marathon can be hard work. Here is how to do it right.
Three experts answer your questions on health, exercise and following through on your New Year’s goals.

Think green by helping to reduce the amount of waste produced by following these nine helpful tips.

By protecting yourself from the spread of bacteria, you can keep your New Year’s resolution to exercise more while also avoiding illnesses.
Lavish get-togethers with delicious treats by the sleigh-full will abound, but will that cause your waistline to bulge as well?
Teach children about hygiene and germs in the classroom and at home.
Breakouts are common, and knowing what causes them may help patients with treatment.
UAB social work professor Stacy Moak provides best practices on avoiding abduction during the holiday season and every day of your life.
UAB provides tips for healthy eating and staying active during the upcoming holidays.
When the wrong items are discarded in recycling bins, the whole lot could get sent to the landfill. Let’s work together to make sure that does not happen.
When a tragedy occurs, talking to children about what has happened can help them cope and feel secure.
A UAB admissions expert helps make the college application process less intimidating and stressful.
You cannot really germ-proof your home, but you can clean and disinfect things to improve your chances of preventing the flu.
As the fall months approach, the potential for seasonal allergies, runny noses and sinus infections increases.
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