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Gene Interacts with Stress and Leads to Heart Disease in Some People

Gene Interacts with Stress and Leads to Heart Disease in Some People

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  DURHAM, N.C. – A new genetic finding from Duke Medicine suggests that some people who are prone to hostility, anxiety and depression might also be hard-wired to gain weight when exposed to chronic stress.

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Voter Suppression:  One More Round The Ground Game - Getting Out the Vote

Voter Suppression: One More Round The Ground Game - Getting Out the Vote

By Peter Grear

Educate, organize and mobilize -- Around 30 days and counting, this election season is in the home stretch.  The highest profile race is for US Senate between Kay Hagan and Thom Tillis.  

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Voter Suppression: JUDGES MATTER Mobilize! Mobilize! Mobilize!

Voter Suppression: JUDGES MATTER Mobilize! Mobilize! Mobilize!

by Peter Grear

As we draw nearer to D-day, November 4, 2014, the political parties, candidates and pressure groups are identifying their issues, slates and strategies to win.  My title to this week’s commentary makes a gross understatement, judges matter. 

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Entrepreneurship Educators To Meet At Babson College May 31-June 4

Written by Babson College on Thursday, 27 May 2010 20:00.

Entrepreneurship educators from around the world will join Entrepreneurship educators from around the world will join real-life entrepreneurs to learn about entrepreneurship content and pedagogy at the 2010 Price-Babson Symposium for Entrepreneurship Educators (SEE) May 31-June 4, 2010 at Babson College. The intensive five-day program explores the entrepreneurial process and core topics in the discipline.38 entrepreneurship educators and 29 entrepreneurs from the following countries -- Canada, China, Denmark, Dominican Republic, France, Germany, Guatemala, Ireland, Japan, Singapore, the Netherlands, USA and Puerto Rico -- will attend.

New Utah School District a Test of Leadership Skills

Written by Dakarai I. Aarons on Friday, 21 May 2010 00:51.

superintendent of Utah’s first new district A look at the nearly museum-pristine office of Canyons school district Superintendent David S. Doty makes clear he spends very little time in it.

The superintendent of Utah’s first new district in nearly 100 years has a community full of high expectations for the district, born of a bitter rift between Salt Lake City-area communities over spending priorities.

Home Based Business Article - Think Before You React

Written by John Benjamin.O on Sunday, 16 May 2010 13:29.

 essential to think before reacting It is very easy when operating a business from home to get caught up in the emotion of things. When we do that we tend to overreact to certain situations we find ourselves and this can lead to disaster. It is very essential to think before reacting. This home based business article explains starting off with a story that isn’t directly related to operating a home business but does get the point across.

Race and Poverty Matter, Even on Earth Day

Written by Sean Price on Sunday, 16 May 2010 13:02.

old joke among real estate agents that the three most important things to consider in any property are locationThere’s an old joke among real estate agents that the three most important things to consider in any property are location, location, location.

With that in mind, think about the poorer neighborhoods in your city. Where are they located? Most often the answer will be that they are hard up against some major source of pollution. Perhaps it’s the housing project sitting right under the freeway, or the trailer park by the airport or the rundown block sitting cheek by jowl with industrial waste.

Senior Class Gift Eases Debt Burden for Freshmen

Written by Wake Forest University on Sunday, 16 May 2010 12:52.

Higher Education Research Institute, more first-year college students have concerns about their ability to pay for collegeAccording to the Higher Education Research Institute, more first-year college students have concerns about their ability to pay for college than at any time in the last 40 years, and these concerns reflect the impact of the recession on entering college students. At Wake Forest University, graduating seniors are responding to this anxiety.

Some of the Nation’s Foremost Female Leaders Urge Women to Reclaim Civility

Written by Spelman College on Sunday, 16 May 2010 12:32.

Spelman College convened key multicultural female influencers and thought leaders in AtlantaHeralded as one of the most important dialogues in the nation, Spelman College convened key multicultural female influencers and thought leaders in Atlanta this week for the sixth annual Leadership and Women of Color Conference.  Over two days, more than 400 attendees discussed the increasing lack of civility in today’s workplace, political arena and communities.

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