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3 hrs ago | The Escapist

Texting While Driving Bans: New Study Reveals Impact on Fatalities

A new study has found that US states in which police offers are allowed to pull over a driver for texting saw fewer deaths than those without such policies.


5 hrs ago | ABC Action News

Primary texting while driving bans save...

States that allow police officers to pull over a driver for texting while driving saw fewer deaths than states, like Florida, that use a secondary enforcement of texting bans.


Related Topix: Florida

7 hrs ago | Alabama Live

University of Alabama sorority breaks fundraising record for St. Jude Children's Hospital

The University of Alabama chapter of Delta Delta Delta is this year's top fundraiser for St. Jude's Children's Hospital after raising more than $200,000, according to a UA report.


Related Topix: Alabama, Student Society, Delta Delta Delta, Sororities, Delta Delta, Coeducational Fraternities

11 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

Biologic treatments for RA carry similar infection risk

The risk of hospitalized bacterial infections in older rheumatoid arthritis patients is similar for rituximab or abatacept compared to etanercept, although it is higher for infliximab, according to a study published in the July issue of Arthritis Care & Research .


Related Topix: Rheumatoid Arthritis, Medicine, Health, Arthritis, Enbrel, Etanercept (generic), Tnf

Sun Jul 27, 2014

WAFF-TV Huntsville

Former ASU Board member states he regrets picking current president

One of the members who was on the committee that helped select the new president of Alabama State University, is now saying he regrets his decision.


Related Topix: Alabama State University, Alabama Government, Alabama, Robert Bentley, US Governors

Diabetic patients should have low carb diets: Study

A new study has revealed that diet with low carbohydrates is good for Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes patients.


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

WCTV Tallahassee

UA, city officials focus on counterfeit tickets

Officials from the University of Alabama and the City of Tuscaloosa say they're planning to crack down on football ticket counterfeiters this season.


Business Law Prof Blog

Law Professor Position - Alabama

Last year, when many law schools made no new hires, Alabama was one of the most active law schools on the market.


Lowell Sun

Blocking the door to school

After losing the 1958 governor's race, George Wallace, then considered a moderate on segregation by mid-20th century Alabama standards, said he would never get "out-segged" again.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Beacon Hill (Boston, MA), Boston, MA, Stanford University, Opinion

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Consider these books of local interest for your end of summer reading list

Summer isn't over yet, so there's still plenty of time to add some beach reading material to your list.


Related Topix: Mississippi, Gulfport, MS, Arts, Poetry, Willie Nelson, Country



Duties: Pollen will be responsible for overseeing the mission related activities, including: vocational evaluation and assessments, work adjustment/skills training, job placement and collaboration with community partners to identify strategies to address personal, social and economic needs of individuals with barriers to economic independence.


Related Topix: Savannah, GA, Chatham County, GA, Savannah College of Art & Design, Sweet Briar College, University of Georgia

The Wizard of Odds

University of Alabama at Birmingham

UAB gets a fresh start under Bill Clark, who takes over for Garrick McGee. McGee seemed overmatched from the start and finished a two-year run with a 5-19 record.


The Wichita Eagle

Decatur woman lends voice to bipolar disorder

Reading over the names, she finds comfort, hope and acceptance. Some of the world's greatest artists, performers and thinkers - Winston Churchill, William Wordsworth, W.B. Yeats, Ernest Hemingway, Mark Twain, Virginia Woolfe, Florence Nightingale, Ludwig van Beethoven, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Rosemary Clooney and Vincent Van Gogh - fill the page.


Related Topix: Southern College, Birmingham-Southern College

Fri Jul 25, 2014

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.


Related Topix: Illinois


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.


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


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.


Related Topix: Birmingham, AL

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.


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

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.


Related Topix: University of Georgia

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 .


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.


Related Topix: US Governors, Robert Bentley