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Emergency Handbook: Preparation and Recovery

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Southern states can experience some of the most violent weather extremes on earth. A typical year may include hurricanes, lightening, tornadoes, flash flooding, ice and snow. Alabama Extension and WSFA-TV, Montgomery, AL prepared this resource to help families, business and communities prepare for storms and clean up after they pass.

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Childhood Obesity in Alabama

AUBURN, Ala. – Childhood obesity has tripled in the last 30 years. Studies show that nearly 15 percent of American children ages 2 to 19 are considered overweight and 16 percent are considered obese. Childhood Obesity Problems Dr. Sondra Parmer, an Alabama Extension specialist in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program – Education (SNAP-Ed), said obesity can ... The post Childhood Obesity in... ...more

eastern coral snake

Most Venomous Snake

The eastern coral snake tops the chart as the most venomous snake in Alabama. Because the coral snake has several nonvenomous look-a-likes, correctly identifying this snake is crucial. Learn about the coral snake and the best way to identify it.