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Article ID: 692564

Facebook Privacy Settings: How to Make Your Account More Secure

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Gary Warner, cybersecurity expert and director of Research in Computer Forensics at UAB, offers tips on which Facebook settings to pay close attention to.

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10-Apr-2018 4:40 PM EDT
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Article ID: 685206

Toys or Experiences? What You Should Know This Gift-Giving Season

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Giving exciting experiences rather than clutter-producing toys is on-trend this holiday season, and experts at the University of Alabama at Birmingham have advice on how to do it right. “Experiences are a wonderful way to offer an alternative” to traditional presents, said Joshua Klapow, Ph.D., a clinical psychologist at UAB.

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14-Nov-2017 3:30 PM EST
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    27-Oct-2017 12:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 683856

Physicians React to Flu Forecasts, Recommend Preparing Now for Flu Season

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Australia has seen its worst flu season on record and could indicate a rough season for the United States.

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25-Oct-2017 3:30 PM EDT
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Article ID: 682942

What’s Making You Sick: An in-Depth Look at Food-Borne Illnesses

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A UAB Infectious Diseases physician discusses bacteria found in food-borne illnesses and why you should wash your hands.

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13-Oct-2017 3:30 PM EDT
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Article ID: 680944

Patient Finds Relief From Abnormal Menstrual Cycles with Minimally Invasive Hysterectomy Alternative

University of Alabama at Birmingham

After years of pain and excessive and prolonged menstrual cycle bleeding, one Alabama woman found relief at UAB after undergoing a less-invasive fibroid embolization procedure in lieu of a hysterectomy, a major surgery with a long recovery time.

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12-Sep-2017 12:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 679500

Contact Lens Users: Protect Your Eyes From Heat, Sun and Water This Summer at Home and on the Go

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Andrew D. Pucker, O.D., Ph.D., gives tips on safe use of contact lenses, including advice on travel, swimming and UV rays.

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14-Aug-2017 11:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 679023

Protect Your Eyes From Long-Term Damage While Viewing the Eclipse

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A UAB optometrist and ophthalmologist provide advice on how to protect your eyes while viewing the solar eclipse.

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3-Aug-2017 2:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 678421

Helping Your Children Navigate Activities of Interest

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Parents who listen to their children’s interests could help them be more successful and well-rounded in their extracurricular activities.

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25-Jul-2017 2:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 678112

When Preparing Your Child’s Back-to-School Needs List, Don’t Forget to Include Vaccines

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Even if you’ve previously rejected vaccinating your children or have neglected to do so, physicians say it’s not too late to protect them against many preventable diseases.

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18-Jul-2017 5:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 677622

Physician Travels to Africa to Treat Women Who Have Suffered Childbirth Injuries

University of Alabama at Birmingham

A UAB obstetric surgeon will lend her skills to African women by treating obstetric fistula, a common complication of childbirth in the developing world that causes incontinence.

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10-Jul-2017 12:05 PM EDT
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