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Animals make great companions for senior citizens, but elderly people who always drive with a pet in the car are far more likely to crash than those who never drive with a pet, researchers have found.
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - An unusual kind of circuit fine-tunes the brain's control over movement and incoming sensory information, and without relying on conventional nerve pathways, according to a study published this week in the journal Neuron .
The overall health of Americans isn't improving much, with about six in 10 people either overweight or obese and large numbers engaging in unhealthy behaviors like smoking, heavy drinking or not exercising.
Muddy grounds, rainy weather and a 6 a.m. call time didn't deter 17-year-old Alex Brown from volunteering his time at the Gardendale Magnolia Festival earlier this month.
The crowd in the vast auditorium of the Connecticut Convention Center knew to expect something special Thursday evening when Capital Community College 's jazz band launched into a swinging version of "Pomp and Circumstance," featuring drum and piano solos.
A single-vehicle wreck sent a person to the University of Alabama at Birmingham's burn unit in critical condition, reports The Times' news partner, WHNT News 19 .
Highlights a Compared with kidney disease patients who had zero or one heart healthy lifestyle component in the ideal range, those with two, three, and four ideal factors had progressively lower risks for kidney failure over four years.
The University of Alabama at Birmingham's high marks in federal research dollars received and innovative work in cybersecurity and archeology were some of the areas the school's president, Ray Watts , highlighted during a speech to officials involved in venture capital activities.
Rep. Jo Bonner, R-Ala., will announce his resignation from Congress on Thursday to take a top job at the University of Alabama.
U.S. Rep. Jo Bonner, R-Mobile, informed friends and supporters today that he intends to resign from Congress later this year and take a job at the University of Alabama.
An analysis of Toomer's Oaks has revealed the trees were as old as 85 years when they were removed last month after being poisoned by a University of Alabama fan.
The governor blames the state Senate for not confirming dozens of his nominees to state boards and commissions, possibly leaving some without enough members to meet.
Kickstarter, IndieGogo and other crowd funding sites are increasingly hosting an array of technology projects, with some raising a lot of money, while others have raised debate.
"But should our immigration policy serve the national interests or the special interests of certain companies?"A A Sen.
Head injuries are responsible for the majority of tornado deaths. So why don't more people have helmets handy? Caitlin Dickson reports on the campaign to make them a key component of every storm-readiness kit.