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Early detection and limiting risk factors are the best ways to fight breast cancer.
You cannot really germ-proof your home, but you can clean and disinfect things to improve your chances of preventing the flu.
The growing dependence on technology, coupled with the increasing threat of intrusion and cyberattacks, requires greater security in the online world.
UAB’s director of Emergency Management shares best practices to prepare for and stay safe during flash flooding.
One UAB expert explains how parents can address specific areas of safety concern for each stage of a child’s life.
Injury and illness can happen to anyone. Going to the right place of care could save lives.  
The ability to understand and acquire knowledge can be protected by following a healthy diet, regular exercise, vitamin D consumption and participating in social activities.
Everyone will experience aging, but can a person enhance their aging through simple modifications? UAB experts say yes.
As cybercriminals take to new tactics on social media, one UAB expert wants the public to be informed and stay aware of the newest scams.
UAB experts provide tips for freshman students transitioning to college and how they can adjust to their new lives on campus.
Keep football tailgates heart-healthy without sacrificing flavor with these tips from UAB cardiologists.
Hockey is a fast moving game played on an unyielding surface. That is a recipe for injury.
UAB experts discuss vaccines that adults need to protect themselves and others.
Lizzy Davis, Ph.D., shares tips for healthy eating for college students living in residence halls.
Prices are going up, and — more than ever — Americans are feeling a pinch in their wallets. What causes inflation, and where do we go from here?
Implementing a consistent and simple routine can help with a smooth transition into a new school year and alleviate stress and anxiety in children and adolescents.
UAB experts provide tips on appointments to get your child ready to go back to school.
Knowing how to budget and plan for back-to-school shopping is a key to success, explains one UAB business professor.
Car seats are documented to reduce injuries and deaths in children but are effective only if installed and used properly.
UAB Infectious Diseases experts provide information about monkeypox and how you can take precautions to limit the spread.
Mixing alcohol with the blaze of intense Southern heat can be a dangerous combo.
Skateboarding is hot, and UAB Medicine can help young skateboarders stay safe.
Tips on staying well in the hot summer months as temperatures rise.

Get information on COVID vaccinations for children 5 and younger, such as how soon a child can be vaccinated following an infection with COVID-19, dosage requirements, the negative impact of the virus on children and more in these YouTube videos — perfect for sharing on social.

Thousands of people, many of them children, suffer eye injuries from fireworks each year in the United States. UAB ophthalmologists at the only eye emergency room in Alabama provide safety tips.
One UAB expert provides tips on how you can stay hydrated this summer during The World Games.
As the summer temperatures increase, so does the risk of heat-related illness and death. A UAB pediatrician shares best practices for parents to prevent child hot car deaths.
Five UAB experts provide advice on getting started, finding a group, staying motivated and coping with weather. Plus: how to run a successful walking meeting.
As we come to the end of graduation season, UAB’s director of Student Counseling Services shares several ways for recent college graduates to improve and maintain their mental health.
UAB’s Dayna Watson, Ph.D., recommends four ways to help keep children’s mental health in great condition once the final school bell rings.
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