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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.
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.
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