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Traci Bratton

Traci Bratton

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For years, we’ve heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. But scientific support for that idea has been surprisingly meager.

The National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) jointly announce the first 44 institutions designated as NSA/DHS National Centers of Academic Excellence (CAE) in Information Assurance (IA)/Cyber Defense (CD).

Art Tipton plans to continue SRI’s work in drug development, the defense world and clean energy, while also increasing collaboration with UAB and boosting commercialization efforts from the research that takes place at the institute.

Keb' Mo' is  about to embark on the second half of a tour following the release of his acclaimed album "BLUESAmericana." He will be in Birmingham on Wednesday, Aug. 26, at 7 p.m. at the Alys Stephens Center, along with Philadelphia's G. Love & Special Sauce.

You know how people often say the book is better than the movie because you can create your own pictures? The same thing is true for audio. A new show with its American debut Tuesday at UAB's Alys Stephens Center puts that notion to the test.

From: WTVG-TV, Toledo, OH
The first sign of head lice may be excessive itching on the nape of the neck and behind the ears, said D'Ann Somerall, an assistant professor at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Nursing. All children with lice and their bedmates should be treated at the same time.

Michael Saag, MD, a professor of medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and director of the UAB Center for AIDS Research, noted that the cost of the combination therapy renders it widely unaffordable. “The question [is] … how do we make HIV care the most cost effective? This is important in HIV as more drugs go generic, but it is applicable to all areas of medicine,” he said. “We can’t afford to prescribe in the absence of consideration of cost of care.”

While much attention has focused on the link between violent video game playing and aggression among youths, a new study finds significantly increased signs of depression among preteens with high daily exposure to violent video games.

Alabama employment numbers saw a slight bump from June 2013 to June 2014 with the addition of 5,200 jobs, according to data from the Center For Business and Economic Research at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

William Ferniany, PhD, CEO, UAB Health System (Birmingham, Ala.): "The single most important thing a CEO does is develop strong leadership and culture in their organization."

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