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Quitting smoking and vaping can reduce the severity of illness caused by COVID-19.
The CDC has updated guidelines to support wearing two masks, as well as saying nitrile medical gloves should not be used unless medically necessary.
UAB experts explain why women should not have concerns about the COVID-19 vaccine’s impacting their fertility goals.
Vaccination is one of the most convenient and safest preventive care measures available.
A UAB psychology expert explains some factors that affect decision-making, and how we contemplate risk versus reward, even during a pandemic.
The world has many different information streams now. Levine shares his strategy for deciphering facts from fiction, no matter the topic.
The vaccine most likely does not prevent spread of the virus, but probably does reduce the length of time an infected person sheds virus.
With misinformation about COVID-19 vaccines rife, turn to trusted medical professionals at UAB’s Department of Medicine for the straight dope.
Now that effective vaccines for COVID-19 have been developed and are being distributed to members of the public, it is key for folks to understand the benefits of the COVID-19 vaccines.
At UAB Hospital, the term “COVID convalesced” is used when a patient is no longer considered infectious to others and can be moved out of a COVID-specific care unit, but is still sick and requires intensive medical attention.
There is a lot of misinformation about the COVID-19 vaccine, but health care experts at UAB provide the facts behind some of the most common myths.
It’s been a tough year, but better times are coming. Physicians, psychologists and wellness experts at the UAB School of Medicine have some thoughts on how to manage the stress of 2020.
As the first FDA-approved COVID-19 vaccine begins to be administered, many Americans still have questions. UAB has you covered.
Due to the novel COVID-19 pandemic, traditional holiday parties may look a little different this year. UAB provides six creative alternatives for the 2020 holiday season.
The holiday season is called the most wonderful time of the year — but it also can be one of the most dangerous. Learn the best ways to protect yourself, your home and your family from fires during the holidays.
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.
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