Tuscaloosa, AL – In 2003, the University of Alabama placed 5 students on the USA Today Academic All American Team. In February, USA Today announced the 2004 team, which included 4 students from the University of Alabama. The University's two year total of 9 students is one ahead of Harvard University, and 3 more than Johns Hopkins University. Alabama Public Radio's Bobby Puppione has this story.
Tuscaloosa, AL – Obesity, diet research and America's growing waistlines are among today's hot topics of discussion. Alabama Public Radio's Butler Cain recently spoke with Regan Jones, a registered dietician and nutrition communications director for the Southeast Dairy Association. They began their discussion with Jones' thoughts on why dieting is such a big news story right now.