The University of Alabama’s Dr. Phil Bishop offers a few tips on how to protect those who are especially susceptible to problems from the hot summer sun.
So, what can we do to keep the desire to contribute alive and well in our children? The University of Alabama’s Tammy Morrow and Amy Walker offer some suggestions.
Many people believe that lactose intolerance means that dairy must be completely eliminated from the diet. Eliminating dairy products from the diet can make it more difficult to get key nutrients such as calcium, potassium and Vitamin D adequately in the diet. Thankfully though, living with lactose intolerance doesn’t mean you have to give up […]
The University of Alabama’s Monica Watkins suggests ways to avoid poisonous plants.
Hot, humid weather poses great challenges for those working or exercising out of doors. The University of Alabama’s Dr. Phil Bishop offers some advice on staying safe in the heat. Exercise and work causes us to produce more heat, and we must evaporate sweat to stay cool, so exercise early in the AM and late […]
Summer is a time for students, parents and teachers to get a break from the rigors of academic life and prepare themselves for the upcoming school year. Unfortunately, most students will inevitably fall victim to brain drain during this time. Summer brain drain refers to the loss of skills, especially in reading and mathematics, during the […]
The University of Alabama’s Tammy Morrow offers some precautions caregivers can take to avoid hot-car deaths.
The University of Alabama’s Kimberly Boyle offers a few suggestions on how engaged couples can navigate the sometimes tricky art of receiving gifts.
The University of Alabama’s Dr. Richard Friend offers some suggestions to reduce allergy symptoms without medication.