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16 hrs ago | Glenview Announcements

Glenview's Breghan Nolan receives Hospitality Scholarship

The Illinois Hotel & Lodging Association Educational Foundation today announced the recipients of its scholarships for the 2014-2015 academic year.

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Related Topix: Illinois

20 hrs ago | Newswise

Reminder for Adults: Immunizations Are Still Needed and Can Be Lifesaving

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - As kids prepare to head back to school, required immunizations are typically on the to-do list, but getting potentially lifesaving vaccines should not end when adulthood begins, says one University of Alabama at Birmingham infectious diseases expert.

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Related Topix: Birmingham, AL, Family, Kids, Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Yesterday | Newswise

Primary Texting Bans Associated with Lower Traffic Fatalities, Study Finds

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -Researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Public Health examined the impact texting-while-driving laws have had on roadway crash-related fatalities, and the findings are published in the August issue of the American Journal of Public Health.

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Related Topix: Birmingham, AL

Yesterday | WDTN-TV Dayton

Buckeyes fans willing to shell out big bucks

College football fans in Ohio apparently have deep pockets. According to our partners at the Dayton Business Journal, the Ohio State University has the most expensive tickets in the country.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Ohio State University, University of Georgia

Yesterday | Business Law Prof Blog

Summer Reading - All Over But the Shoutin'

One of my younger brothers is a PHD Candidate in Literature at University of Alabama.

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Related Topix: University of Georgia

Yesterday | Medical News

Researchers recommend low carbohydrate diet for Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes

A new study involving researchers from the University of Alabama at Birmingham and other institutions says patients with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes should eat a diet low in carbohydrates .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Diabetes, Health, Life, Food, Dieting, Nutrition, Insulin (generic), Humulin, Novolin

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Alabama Live

Bentleys share sweet tweets as the Governor and First Lady celebrate 49th anniversary

Gov. Robert Bentley may be taking heat for comments he made related to a special session , but he took to social media Thursday to make sure he wasn't in any trouble at home.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Robert Bentley

13WMAZ.com

Houston County Teacher of the Year: Kathy Gibbs

Gibbs has been teaching for 18 years, 3 of those at Perdue Elementary. She told our us why today's win is an honor she wasn't expecting.

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Genes and Immunity

Host genetics and immune control of HIV-1 infection: fine mapping for ...

Correspondence: Dr J Tang, Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1665 University Boulevard, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA.

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Related Topix: Health, HIV/AIDS, Genetics, Medicine, Biology, Science, Birmingham, AL, World News, Zambia

Advance

Healing Waters

In the New Testament, Jesus describes true Christianity as caring for " the least of these" and in preceding verses, elaborates on exactly who He's defining and containing within that phrase; the hungry and thirsty, those alone and those imprisoned, and those who are naked and in poor health.

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Related Topix: Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Medicine

Commercial Dispatch

Browning on Business: Golden Triangle's first brewery ready for business

SweetGum Brewing Co. is slated to have its first brew on local shelves by the end of September, according to co-owners Ed Dechert and Cameron Fogle.

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Related Topix: Beer, Drink, Starkville, MS, Kiln, MS

Newswise

UAB Enrolls Nation's First Patient in Phase III Drug Trial for Preeclampsia

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - The University of Alabama at Birmingham Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology has enrolled the first patient in the United States in a Phase III clinical trial for a drug to treat preeclampsia in pregnant women that, if successful, would be a significant clinical breakthrough for reducing pre-term births and infant mortality.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Birmingham, AL, Supplement, ALA

International Business Times

Less Sleep Can Cause Stroke, Diabetes, High BP: Study

People who get less than six hours' sleep in the night are at a higher risk of suffering from a stroke, developing type 2 diabetes and high BP, say researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

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Related Topix: Stroke, Medicine, Diabetes, Iraq, World News

Alabama Live

Bentley says national leaders should look to Alabama as model for running government

National leaders would do well to look at the Heart of Dixie as a model for how to run a government, Gov. Robert Bentley said Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Alabama, Robert Bentley, US Governors

Wed Jul 23, 2014

City Paper

Crisis at National Archives: Tuesday, July 29

More than half a century after it premiered on television, the National Archives invites contemporary audiences to view Robert Drew's 1963 documentary, Crisis , in conjunction with the March on Washington Film Festival.

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Chron

FitGirl: Get moving, feel the burn with Soul Grooves

Tammy Harris leads her hugely popular Soul Grooves class at Life Time Fitness on Will Clayton Parkway Saturday July 12, 2014.

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Related Topix: Life Time Fitness, Health Club, Life, Food, Nutrition

RV Business

'Learning Center' Awards 2014-15 Scholarship

Ashton Shropshire, a rising college sophomore who's worked summers at Dandy RV Superstore in Anniston, Ala., since 2011, is the recipient of the Mike Molino RV Learning Center Scholarship for academic year 2014-15.

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Related Topix: Anniston, AL, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens

WAFF-TV Huntsville

Tuscaloosa changes ordinance on ticket scalping

The city council in Tuscaloosa has approved an amendment to the municipal ordinance that now requires all members of a ticket reselling business to be licensed by the city.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Free Republic

Earth's Hottest June Follows Hottest May. The New normal?

Things are heating up on planet Earth. Average global temperatures shattered records this June ... for the second month in a row, according to a new report from the National Climactic Data Center.

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WAFF-TV Huntsville

Rise School to affiliate with UAH

Rise School of Huntsville will become part of the University of Alabama in Huntsville.

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