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Vaccine tips from UAB experts: Pneumonia and shingles vaccines are especially important starting at age 60, and other important information.
UAB experts provide tips to a healthier Halloween for teeth and bodies, including candies to avoid and advice for parents of diabetic children.
As flu season ramps up, UAB geriatricians remind seniors — and their caregivers — to be wary and prepared.
There is an association between the influenza virus and cardiovascular events like heart disease and stroke; those with cardiovascular disease should protect themselves against the flu.
Whether it’s simply waking up on the wrong side of the bed or a bad week at work, feeling down is a form of depression and should be addressed.

Getting aerobic exercise, breathing slowly and calling a friend can all help reduce stress, UAB experts said.

If telecommuting – or working from home – is an available option, one University of Alabama at Birmingham expert says its perks go beyond working in pajamas.

A UAB internal medicine expert says sporadic cases of flu are appearing and with a vaccine already available, it is best to get immunized now.

UAB experts: you can create a career rooted in your passion, if you are strategic.

Sports are an enjoyable past-time, but they should be just that. Youth sports and marriages can be ruined by an adult’s addiction to the game.

Following your dreams can be tempting, but look before you leap and prepare for real-world issues first, says a UAB expert.
It’s not always easy, but a cancer education expert and survivor offer ways to make it through the workday despite having the disease.
UAB experts offer tips for selecting after-school activities.
Heading back to the classroom can make some children anxious, but UAB experts say good communication can help ease back-to-school fears.

For teachers and parents of a child with ADHD, the beginning of school leads to new challenges and opportunities for learning.

A good night’s sleep and filling breakfast means more for your child’s academic performance than you may think.
A UAB personal finance expert offers easy and creative ways to save a buck when buying new supplies for school-aged kids.

From planning, to traveling, to coordinating daily schedules while on vacation – the break from work may not be enough to help mental wellbeing. 

Active kids and sugary snacks can spell trouble for teeth during the summer.

Even when kids are out of school, UAB’s Lynn Kirkland has tips on how parents can keep them engaged, interested and ready to learn.

With a little help from parents, young musicians can get in the habit of successful practice over the summer and go back to school better than ever.

A UAB professor offers a checklist for safe play at indoor playgrounds.

There’s been a string of large, deadly tornadoes impacting the United States in recent years, and UAB researchers say benefits of preparation trump previous false alarms.
UAB cancer expert provides the deeper understanding on summer skin protection from UV rays, offers helpful tips.
With warmer weather come opportunities to wear shorts and swimsuits, and many focus on weight loss; these diet and exercise tips from experts can help.

UAB experts share tips on making physical activity fun this summer.

Summer rental fraud is a growing problem; knowing what to look for and how to protect yourself will keep you from getting burned on vacation.

As the number of children with autism increases, a UAB professor offers tips for parents new to its world.
There are endless opportunities to spend a small fortune on a box of pills promising to ease hunger and help lose weight – but they may not be safe, so try natural techniques.
Adults are not the only ones who should focus on good heart health. A UAB doctor explains when heart healthy habits need to start.
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