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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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All-Boys Charter Sending Whole Class to College

Written by Amanda Paulson, The Christian Science Monitor on Sunday, 25 April 2010 23:56.

Urban Prep charter school, located in the city’s tough Englewood neighborhood, has produced a very different statistic. In March, the school, which is made up of young African-American men, announced that all 107 boys in its first graduating class have been accepted to four-year collegesBut the Urban Prep charter school, located in the city’s tough Englewood neighborhood, has produced a very different statistic. In March, the school, which is made up of young African-American men, announced that all 107 boys in its first graduating class have been accepted to four-year colleges. Just 4 percent of those seniors were reading at grade level as freshmen.

The Process of Success

Written by Small Business Insights Examiner Leona Charles on Sunday, 25 April 2010 23:48.

Indentify your key business functions. • Use a critical eye to evaluate how to meet the needs of these functionsEvery business across every industry has one thing in common: a business process. Understanding your business processes and the value they can bring to your organisation can mean the difference between providing a service and adding value that your clients can see. A business process can seem complicated, but it doesn’t have to be. A business process is made out of all the steps it takes to produce your goods or services. Discovering where you strengths and weaknesses are can provide your company with substantial savings and can empower your staff to take ownership of the products and services you provide.

Obama Makes Diversity Top Priority in Choosing Next Supreme Court Nominee

Written by FOXNews.com on Sunday, 25 April 2010 23:22.

Justice John Paul Steven, the last Protestant on the Supreme Court, just months away from retirement, the White House says President Obama is considering a more diverse pool of candidates , including whites, blacks and Hispanics – men and womenWith Justice John Paul Steven, the last Protestant on the Supreme Court, just months away from retirement, the White House says President Obama is considering a more diverse pool of candidates , including whites, blacks and Hispanics – men and women -- to tap for his replacement.

Lilly and Wellpoint Top Execs to Participate in Conference on 'Personalized Medicine' on May 14

Written by Indiana University on Sunday, 25 April 2010 23:04.

Lilly and Wellpoint Top Execs to Participate in Conference on 'Personalized Medicine' on May 14Anyone who has gone to a doctor is familiar with the process of providing a medical history. However, until recently it has been difficult for physicians to share with each other their personal observations and intuitions that allow others to provide the same individualized care.

Civil Rights Leader Benjamin Hooks laid to rest in Memphis

Written by Adam Philips on Thursday, 22 April 2010 14:10.

http://greaterdiversity.com/index.php/gdn-news-resources-weekly-headlines/52-weekly-headlines/396-civil-rights-leader-benjamin-hooks.htmlFormer head of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) was an outspoken activist for racial equality and justice.African-American jurist and pioneering civil rights leader Benjamin Hooks has died at the age of 85, following a long illness.

Experts Available to Share Job Seeking Tips for New and Recent Graduates

Written by University of Texas at Austin on Wednesday, 21 April 2010 13:25.

link between education and a careerFaculty and staff experts at The University of Texas at Austin are available to share their insight on job-seeking strategies for new graduates, the role of social media in job seeking, trends in campus recruiting, the link between education and a career, how to be indispensable at work and how new graduates should negotiate their first salary.

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