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With one in four high school students’ using e-cigarettes, UAB experts want parents to be aware of vaping’s harmful effects.

New wearable health monitoring devices can help you stay informed, but should they be relied on heavily?

As part of Alzheimer’s Awareness Month in November, UAB geriatricians share information about how to care for a loved one with dementia while helping them maintain their independence and dignity.
Here is a guide to finding your passion, no matter what field, from UAB transplant surgeon Jayme Locke, M.D.
Most people refrain from calling attention to an unusual bulge in their lower abdomen. But it could be a potentially dangerous condition that needs to be discussed with your doctor right away.
Experts provide parents and teens with safe driving tips leading into Teen Driving Safety Week.
People and communities impacted by severe weather can benefit from entrepreneurial activities.
UAB experts offer ways to keep your little ghosts and goblins safe this Halloween.
Approximately 20 percent of breast cancers found at screenings are in women ages 40-49, which is why breast imagers at UAB recommend women start having annual mammograms at age 40.
September is Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month, and UAB wants women at all life stages to understand symptoms and the preventive measures they can take.
UAB experts share insight on what leads a person to have suicidal thoughts or actions, and how friends and family can help.
UAB eye physicians say it is never too early to start caring for your child’s ocular health.
The key to preventing overhydration is to let your body tell you when you need a drink.
UAB School of Education experts provide some tips to parents on how to ease the back-to-school transition for children with special needs and emotional and behavioral disorders.
Melatonin supplements can help aid sleep, but are they recommended?
As parents check off their children’s back-to-school needs, vaccinations should be top of the list.
Budgeting and research help parents save on back to school shopping.
Drowsy driving, distracting driving and road rage put you and other drivers at risk for a motor vehicle crash.
Criminal justice professor Jeff Walker, Ph.D., shares tips to keep yourself and your personal property safe while you are traveling this summer.
Keeping children safe as temperatures rise should be top-of-mind this summer, says one UAB pediatrician.
A primary care physician and a nutritionist create a checklist of cancer screenings, lifestyle changes and health conditions for women to be aware of during each decade after 50.
UAB experts help women navigate different tests and body changes they will experience during their 20s, 30s and 40s — timely with Women’s Health Week.
Riding bicycles is a fun and healthy way to get around efficiently. Know the rules and keep yourself safe while riding.
A resume is your first impression to potential employers, so win them over quickly with these tips.
Spotting the signs of child abuse and knowing how to report it are the first steps to ending the cycle of abuse.
To land that opportunity, students must be proactive in their search and aware of the skills needed for their target job.
Gary Warner, cybersecurity expert and director of Research in Computer Forensics, offers tips on which Facebook settings to pay close attention to.
A UAB pediatrician offers her advice for handling tricky conversations with your children about appropriate digital device use and sexting.
You can enjoy nutritious foods without breaking the bank.
Ketogenic, Whole30 and paleo diets aren’t convenience diets — they can cause challenges for eating out and cause a strain on your wallet — but they do provide whole food solutions.
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