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UA Matters: How to Have a Well-Stocked First-Aid Kit

The University of Alabama’s Dr. Louanne Friend provides a list of items that are recommended for first-aid kits for the home:

UA Matters: Avoiding Colds and Flu

The University of Alabama’s Dr. Debra Whisenant provides recommendations to decrease your risk of colds and flu and also to prevent the spread of both to others.

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This week at The University of Alabama: Students at Holt Elementary to learn Kung Fu, Tai Chi from UA students — College to receive diversity award — California professor to discuss inequities, misguided education reforms — Crossing Points to help 10 more students through a $2.5 million grant – Student’s composition to be performed at Carnegie Hall – Expert commentary available on El Nino causing wetter winter months in Tuscaloosa, Gulf Coast; ways to help elderly parents maintain psychological prowess.

UA Matters: Ways to Help Elderly Parents Maintain Psychological Prowess

As your parents age, their risk of loss of independence and physical health problems increases while their potential quality of life decreases, all as a result of decreased psychological prowess. Some changes in psychological prowess can be noticed as early as age 60. The University of Alabama’s Dr. Justin White offers tips on how you […]

UA Matters: Ordering Healthier Options at Restaurants

The University of Alabama’s Sheena Quizon Gregg offers a few strategies for ordering healthier restaurant options to accommodate your dietary restrictions.

UA Matters: Warning Signs of an Abusive Relationship

What used to be thought of as a private issue for some marriages, domestic violence is now a widely discussed and public concern. Society is no longer remaining silent about this issue; rather, it is actively encouraging victims/survivors to speak up and offering services to help end this troubling phenomenon. The University of Alabama’s Dr. […]

UA Matters: Choosing a Music Tutor for your Child

The University of Alabama’s Dr. Jane Weigel offers suggestions on how to find the best music tutor for your child.

UA Matters: Deciphering between Emotional, Physical Hunger

The University of Alabama’s Sheena Quizon Gregg offers four ways to tell the difference between emotional and physical hunger.

UA Matters: Anxiety and Depression in Children, Adolescents

The University of Alabama’s Dr. Matthew Jarrett offers advice for recognizing and treating anxiety and depression in children and adolescents

UA Matters: Watching your Weight while Enjoying a Football Tailgate

Football season is a time for friends, family, football and, maybe most importantly, food. However, this popular season may be troublesome for those trying to watch their weight while participating in food and drink-focused tailgates. Here are my top tips for making good choices at a football tailgate gathering. Do NOT show up to the […]

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