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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.
The most important thing to do before you go to the store is evaluate whether you even have to make the trip.
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.

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