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Drive Thru Trick or Treating at Lowes

Halloween is expected to look different this year amid the coronavirus pandemic, with health officials advising against traditional trick-or-treating. But national chain, Lowe’s Home Improvement plans to offer an alternative. The home improvement retailer announced Monday it will have “drive-through curbside trick-or-treating” at Lowe’s stores nationwide Oct. 22 and 29 from 6 to 7 p.m. ... Read More

Partners In Kids Health: Is it the Flu or Covid-19

These past several months have brought a lot of uncertainty during a global pandemic with fears of COVID-19. Now, as we enter cold and flu season, medical professionals are even more concerned. Delphene Noland is the manager of Infectious Disease Control and Prevention at Children’s of Alabama. She’s concerned that families, already fatigued from the ... Read More

Fall Cleaning Checklist from Stanley Steemer

Fall is here and it’s time to start prepping your home! Check out this Fall Cleaning Checklist for everything you can do to help get your house clean and cozy for the autumn weather. Living Room: Dust light fixtures and ceiling fans Wash curtains, blankets, and pillows Replace light blankets with warmer ones Dust furniture and ... Read More

Should You Invest in Upgrades Before Listing Your Home?

Most people have wandered through new home developments and perused Instagram and Pinterest wishing their own home looked as modern and chic. Model homes showcase the latest upgrades and decorating trends; for home sellers these homes are their competition, and it can feel daunting to offer an older floorplan and design. While it might seem ... Read More

Preventing Eye Strain in Kids

This school year has started in much the way the last one ended, with many districts opting for virtual learning, which means children sit at home in front of computer screens rather than in a classroom in front of teachers. But that extra screen time – mixed with the screen time many children and teenagers ... Read More

5 Things to Know: Moundville Archaeological Park

The University of Alabama’s Moundville Archaeological Park is located 13 miles south of Tuscaloosa and is home to 29 massive flat-topped earthen mounds constructed by the Mississippian people and carefully arranged around a vast central plaza. Called “The Big Apple of the 14 th Century” by National Geographic Magazine, Moundville was once America’s largest city ... Read More

How to clean dryer vents and why it’s important

Cleaning dryer vents is a serious task. Clogged vents not only mean longer drying times, but they’re also a top source of house fires. If you notice your clothes are taking longer to dry, it’s time to clean your dryer vents. Learn how with this guide. What is a Dryer Vent? A dryer vent is ... Read More

Pandemic Parenting Tips

SAMI-Aid, a patient-focused telemedicine platform and healthcare concierge company that offers on-demand access to medical professionals of a variety of specialties, including pediatrics as well as mental and behavioral health, recently hosted a free webinar offering positive parenting advice amidst the coronavirus pandemic. The webinar aimed to aid parents in knowing the signs of mental ... Read More

New Program Helps Patients Transition From Pediatric Care at Children’s of Alabama to Adult Care at UAB

A new collaboration between Children’s of Alabama and the University of Alabama at Birmingham is helping adolescent patients with chronic and complex childhood medical conditions transition to adult healthcare. The Staging Transition for Every Patient (STEP) Program opens Sept. 2, in the Whitaker Clinic of UAB Hospital. The two initiatives included in STEP are: individualized ... Read More