Optional digital COVID vaccination card is available to UAB community


Members of the UAB community vaccinated through UAB can obtain an optional digital COVID vaccination card

When COVID-19 came calling, UAB researchers were prepared


No one knew, in fall 2019, that a deadly coronavirus would sweep the globe in the coming months.

How smoking could impact health complications with COVID-19 illness


Smoking cigarettes poses an increased risk of respiratory infections and weakens the immune system.

Research helps power growth for young Health Physics program


Radiation is everywhere in health care settings, from the X-ray machine at your dentist's office to the MRI and CT devices in many hospitals to the cutting-edge PET scanners in UAB's Advanced Imaging Facility and Proton Therapy Center.

Double masking and glove wearing: Is it necessary?


Throughout the pandemic, people have had to adapt quickly to changes in recommendations from experts — start wearing masks

Don’t forget other annual immunizations along with COVID-19 vaccine


While the COVID-19 vaccine is here, health care providers want to remind patients that it is equally important to stay up to date on your current annual immunizations.

Decision-making during a pandemic


During the COVID-19 pandemic, many people have had to make big decisions for themselves and their families.

Can I still get COVID-19 after getting vaccinated?


More than a month after the first vaccines for COVID-19, many people still have questions regarding what happens after receiving the full dose.

The truth, or fake news? How to do the research yourself with deception expert Tim Levine


With so much information available now, from so many sources, how can you be certain of the truth?

Why it’s safe and important to get the COVID-19 vaccine


Now that effective vaccines for COVID-19 have been developed and are being distributed to members of the public

What does COVID convalesced mean?


As cases of COVID-19 surge, many hospitals are reporting record numbers of COVID-19-positive patients under hospitalized care.

When to go to the emergency room. And when not to


Hospital emergency departments are pretty busy places at the best of times.

Debunking the myths about the COVID-19 vaccine


Now that the COVID-19 vaccine has arrived, myths and confusion about its safety and efficacy have arisen.

What you need to know about the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine


According to clinical trial results, the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine is 95 percent effective at preventing COVID-19.

Keep moving and stay connected


Tips for taking care of older loved ones during a pandemic

Epidemiologist answers questions about what to expect with coronavirus cases during the holidays


The number of COVID-19 cases in the United States and in Alabama has increased over the past few weeks.

Putting your best face forward on Zoom


Video meetings are a fact of life in the COVID-19 era, which means many of us spend our days staring at our colleagues, and ourselves.