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2/5/15

You can’t control all of your kids’ decisions, but you can help them make good choices in situations where alcohol is available, says UB psychologist.

2/3/15

UB smoking cessation expert looks at why some young people use e-cigarettes, what the devices contain and whether they're a "gateway" to cigarettes.

2/2/15

A UB study found that even among heavy-drinking men, the Super Bowl can lead to especially high amounts of alcohol consumption.

2/2/15

Exposing toddlers to unnecessarily high levels of salt and sugar could lead them to develop a desire for these tastes for the rest of their lives.

1/30/15

Technology can only work when it is deployed as a tooll by a terrific, highly trained teacher, says UB education expert.

1/30/15

UB psychologist says phonological information enables children to better identify individual words.

1/29/15

UB researchers have noticed a link between popular Super Bowl commercials and the stock prices of companies that air them. But it's not easy to profit from this tendency.

1/29/15

New research by UB psychologist Chris McNorgan suggests that relying on phonics, a method of learning where an individual sounds out words, helps students to learn reading faster when compared with the whole-language technique, which hones in on visually memorizing word patterns.

1/28/15

UB research shows that humanity’s ancestors may have evolved genetic variations associated with certain diseases in order to benefit health.

1/28/15

It's ironic that the genes responsible for certain health problems evolved to help us, but it's a reminder that physical traits are not always all good or bad.