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Make 2013 memorable by following these UAB doctor-recommended lifestyle changes.
UAB health and nutrition experts say it’s easy for eating to get out of control this time of year, with long-term health consequences.
Visiting jolly old Saint Nick for that prized photo of your kids on his lap can be fun, but if your children are apprehensive, one UAB psychologist has advice on how to help them.

Is a pleasantly plump Santa Claus a bad role model in a nation dealing with out-of-control obesity rates? UAB’s Beth Kitchin says: not so much.

Worried about memory loss? A UAB neurologist provides warning signs and prevention strategies

Stage a “practice run” before your child goes off to school, a UAB professor says.

Persistence and sacrifice are central to success, says UAB expert who competed on the world stage as a teen.

Create a plan to make learning fun and get a leg up on the next school year so summertime fun doesn’t result in learning loss.

UAB health experts say you can shed some pounds for the summer by making simple — but safe — changes.

Skimping on nutrition and proper sleep can blur your child’s focus on schoolwork, professor says.

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