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Nonverbal communication expert Mark Hickson, Ph.D., offers insight into the gestures and facial expressions displayed by presidential candidates during recent debates.
UAB health care policy expert Leonard Nelson provides insight into the 2016 presidential candidates ahead of Alabama’s March 1 primary.
UAB School of Dentistry’s Stephen Mitchell, DMD, provides tips for parents to promote children’s dental health.
Winter is coming — are you ready? Prepare for the worst with handy checklists from UAB Emergency Management for home, office and car.
Changes in routine, including elaborate plans or scheduling special events, can have an adverse effect on someone suffering from any form of dementia.
While babies are born with very little vitamin K, and the only way to sufficiently supplement it is through an injection soon after birth, some parents are shying away from the shots.
Tips from a UAB sleep physician on ways to help fall asleep and wake up refreshed.
Studies show kids lose as much as two to three months of math and reading skills during the summer. That loss is even greater for children of low socioeconomic status.
Environmental factors like pool and ocean water seem harmless, but they can actually affect eye health. UAB experts break down how to stay safe this season.
Two children die each day in the United States as a result of poisoning. UAB child safety expert David Schwebel, Ph.D., works to prevent this from occurring.
Three million cases of skin cancer could be prevented annually by avoiding ultraviolet light. UAB experts share how to pick out the proper UV-protection and use it effectively.
More jobs are offered this spring for new grads, but students still in school should prepare for the job hunt before they graduate, says Joy Jones with UAB Career and Professional Development.

First impressions matter, so keep your social media accounts and your reputation clean and classy when searching for a job.

UAB’s David Kimberlin, M.D., who also is president of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society, urges parents to speak with their child’s doctor about immunizations.
Whether it is losing weight or quitting smoking, UAB’s employee wellness director says it can be done with the will to do so.

UAB researchers present warning signs that can be seen when an older adult begins to lose the ability to manage finances – which could indicate dementia.

Flu season can peak as early as December, so now is the time to protect against it by receiving a flu vaccine. Find out what UAB doctors say is important to know.
UAB Youth Safety Lab offers tips for safe holiday fun.
Research is inconclusive as to why SIDS occurs, but some articles have suggested there may be parental knowledge or compliance deficits.

Watching football and tailgating can negatively affect heart health in unexpected ways; learn why and get expert tips for healthier game days.

The ongoing Ebola outbreak in West Africa is the most extensive known outbreak of this disease. While the risk of globalization is low, says one UAB expert, awareness is important.
Parents should consider flavored waters and reduced-fat milk in lieu of fruit juices for lunches. School teachers also can reinforce positive overall health habits.
Alabama consumers can better respond to cases of identity theft when equipped with knowledge of reporting process.
Lice are highly contagious and tough to treat and remove. Here are some facts, tips and personal experiences with the tiny, parasitic insects.
As kids prepare to go back to school, UAB experts say planning ahead with these tips can help children reach academic and personal goals.
Though kids often stay on track with receiving vaccines due to school requirements, with no system in place, adult rates remain low, according to one UAB expert.
Make a healthful diet part of your vacation plans with a little preparation, says a UAB dietitian.
UAB experts give advice on how youngsters can properly use technology when writing the old-fashioned way.
Improper storage and care of your toothbrush could make it a harbor for germs, including staph, intestinal bacteria and more.
Follow some simple tips to stop bug bites or stings from ending your summer fun.
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