Enjoying College Life During a Global Pandemic

By Savannah Koplon  UAB News A lot about this fall semester looks different from years past and may be not what students expected college to be like. Studying, socializing — even going to the store and the gym — look different. While the COVID-19 pandemic has prompted changes to everyday life, University of Alabama at Birmingham experts from

How Safe is Traditional Trick-or-Treating During COVID-19?

By Tehreem Khan UAB News Trick-or-treating is at the core of Halloween fun. As the holiday approaches, parents and children are concerned about what COVID-19 means to a traditional trick-or-treating experience and other related fun, fall activities. Does COVID-19 mean no Halloween for kids this year? Is a safe, yet fun Halloween possible? This Halloween

Ellis: COVID-19 and Your Chronic Conditions

By Glenn Ellis We have all been overwhelmed for what seems like an eternity with this pandemic. We are all exhausted, stressed out, and some of us depressed. We are fed up with the constant face masks; hand sanitizer; and distancing 6 feet from everyone. Now, we are hearing about the “second wave.” It seems