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UA Matters: What You Should Know about New Dietary Guidelines

The 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines take into account that wise food and nutrition choice are attainable through an adaptable framework, says a University of Alabama dietitian.

UA Matters: Transitioning Back to Work After Baby

The University of Alabama’s Dr. Laura Bloom offers tips for new moms transitioning back to work following childbirth.

UA Matters: Helping Children Connect with Nature

The University of Alabama’s Dr. Caroline Boxmeyer offers some ideas that may help connect your child with nature.

UA Matters: What’s New for the 2015 Tax Filing Season

The University of Alabama’s Lisa McKinney provides some interesting facts to get you up to speed on individual and small business taxes.

UA Matters: How to Improve Sleep Quality

The University of Alabama’s Dr. Norma G. Cuellar offers sleep hygiene tips for improving your sleep.

UA Matters: Stocking Stuffers for Children

The University of Alabama’s Amy Walker provides some tips on finding the ideal stocking stuffers for your children.

UA Matters: Gifts Children Can Make for their Parents

The University of Alabama’s Amy Walker offers a few simple ideas that children can make for their parents this holiday season.

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.

UA Preview

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.