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Persistence and sacrifice are central to success, says UAB expert who competed on the world stage as a teen.

Create a plan to make learning fun and get a leg up on the next school year so summertime fun doesn’t result in learning loss.

UAB health experts say you can shed some pounds for the summer by making simple — but safe — changes.

Skimping on nutrition and proper sleep can blur your child’s focus on schoolwork, professor says.

From a new book of poetry by UAB assistant professor Adam Vines to stories by Southern writers to a novel about a woman working at an alligator-wrestling theme park, these books will move you. 

Summer camp should combine enrichment and fun, one UAB professor says.

UAB expert says putting your money in the bank is not much better than burying it in the ground. His advice: Buy a house.

For the unemployed, a temporary job is a chance to showcase talents and lobby for permanent work.

Natural disasters made 2011 a loss-filled year. A UAB psychologist says plan ahead and don’t over commit.

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Do you dread the dead or kill for the thrill? Real fear lies in the reality of the scare, UAB psychologist says.
More than unemployment or new home sales, UAB expert says Halloween is key indicator of how robust the holiday season will be for retailers.

Supermarkets, drugstores and neighbors display tombstones, ghosts and vampires; simple steps help protect your child from being scared to leave the house.

A football addiction can be detrimental to relationships, but can be extinguished with simple steps.

Children need interested, involved parents to ensure they are on a path to academic success.

Adolescents who struggle to stay on task, are inflexible and have a negative mood are more at-risk for peer-influence on antisocial behavior.

UAB economist recommends previous taboo ways to keep your back-to-school budget out of detention.

Sixty percent of kids feel tired at school and 15 percent fall asleep; adolescents need nine solid hours, but most are sleep deprived.

Don’t wait for school bells to jolt kids back into school-year habits, says UAB psychologist Josh Klapow.

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