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Released: 17-Jun-2020 3:30 PM EDT
Is a summer vacation safe for your family?
University of Alabama at Birmingham

Destinations are opening up for summer vacation, but does that mean it is safe to travel with your family? The most important consideration while traveling during COVID-19 is weighing the risk, says Curry Bordelon III, DNP, assistant professor in the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Nursing.

Released: 11-Jun-2020 12:05 PM EDT
Caring for Your Loved Ones with COVID-19 at Home
University of Alabama at Birmingham

UAB expert provides practical ways you can care for your loved ones who have been diagnosed with COVID-19 at home.Much has been reported about some of the most severe cases of COVID-19, but what about those who may be experiencing mild or lesser symptoms and are not in situations where they have to be hospitalized? How can spouses, parents or families take care of their loved ones at home?

Newswise: Making the Most of Your Groceries During the Coronavirus Pandemic
Released: 14-Apr-2020 4:00 PM EDT
Making the Most of Your Groceries During the Coronavirus Pandemic
University of Alabama at Birmingham

Tara Harman, RDN, has tips on how to stretch your groceries while saving money.

Newswise: COVID-19: Do not forget the host in treating this disease
Released: 16-Mar-2020 3:35 PM EDT
COVID-19: Do not forget the host in treating this disease
University of Alabama at Birmingham

From reading the literature primarily out of China, many of the severely ill coronavirus-infected patients appear to have clinical and laboratory features of a cytokine storm syndrome, or CSS, which is frequently fatal.

Released: 2-Mar-2020 4:20 PM EST
Cast your ballot, not your germs
University of Alabama at Birmingham

Polling locations across the country employ different methods of casting ballots, like using pens, felt-tip markers or touch screens — all hotbeds for germs.

Released: 27-Feb-2020 5:30 PM EST
How to prepare in the event of a pandemic
University of Alabama at Birmingham

UAB experts provide tips for you to prepare yourself in the event of the spread of COVID-19.

Newswise: 5 ways to be a healthy holiday party pro
Released: 17-Dec-2019 10:10 AM EST
5 ways to be a healthy holiday party pro
University of Alabama at Birmingham

Lavish get-togethers with delicious treats by the sleigh-full will abound, but will that cause your waistline to bulge as well?

Released: 1-Oct-2019 5:05 AM EDT
What You Need to Know About Sinus Infections
University of Alabama at Birmingham

As the fall months approach, the potential for seasonal allergies, runny noses and sinus infections increases.

Newswise: PTSD is not just for veterans, it’s a trauma disorder that affects millions
Released: 5-Sep-2019 4:05 PM EDT
PTSD is not just for veterans, it’s a trauma disorder that affects millions
University of Alabama at Birmingham

Research shows that individuals who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder are not just war veterans, but anyone who has experienced some form of severe life trauma.

Newswise: Shh…Your Devices May Be Listening to You
Released: 4-Sep-2019 5:05 PM EDT
Shh…Your Devices May Be Listening to You
University of Alabama at Birmingham

UAB computer science experts provide advice on how to protect your personal information from mobile devices and smart speakers.

Newswise: Surviving gameday: Tips to help you make it through the season
Released: 27-Aug-2019 2:05 PM EDT
Surviving gameday: Tips to help you make it through the season
University of Alabama at Birmingham

The boys of fall are back, but how your team fares this season could be the least of your worries.

Newswise: Nine Signs Children May Need an Eye Exam
Released: 21-Aug-2019 4:05 PM EDT
Nine Signs Children May Need an Eye Exam
University of Alabama at Birmingham

Comprehensive eye exams can detect a variety of eye conditions, that left untreated in a child, could result in partial or complete loss of vision later on in life.

Newswise: Snoring nose no limits
Released: 19-Aug-2019 7:00 AM EDT
Snoring nose no limits
University of Alabama at Birmingham

Snoring affects nearly 40 percent of adult men and 24 percent of adult women

Released: 13-Aug-2019 11:40 AM EDT
Tips for teens, parents on staying safe during summer months and activities
University of Alabama at Birmingham

Pediatricians share their summer and back-to-school safety tips for parents and teens.


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