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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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Greenlining Institute Summit: College, Early Vision Keys to Finding Right Career Path

Written by HispanicBusiness.com on Tuesday, 04 May 2010 23:04.

importance of not just work or jobs, but actual careers, to achieve the American Dream.The title of the panel was The second panel of the day focused on the importance of not just work or jobs, but actual careers, to achieve the American Dream.The title of the panel was "Creating Opportunities to Achieve the American Dream," and began with an opening address by Michael Peevey, President of the California Public Utilities Commission.

Latina Appointed to Key Post at U.S. Minority Development Business Agency

Written by PRNewswire-USNewswire 2010 on Tuesday, 04 May 2010 22:55.

Alejandra Castillo has been appointed to serve as National Deputy Director of the Minority Business Development AgencyFormer Clinton administration staffer Alejandra Castillo has been appointed to serve as National Deputy Director of the Minority Business Development Agency.

Her appointment drew praise this week from the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.

Pew Hispanic Center Report Sheds Light On Ilegal Immigration Debate

Written by Andrea Whiting, HispanicBusiness.com on Tuesday, 04 May 2010 22:47.

controversial illegal immigration bill in Arizona, a Pew Hispanic Center reportOn the heels of a controversial illegal immigration bill in Arizona, a Pew Hispanic Center report released this week sheds some new light on the effectiveness of immigration efforts, as well as the Hispanic experience in America.

Wal-Mart Teaches Florida Teens About Entrepeneurship

Written by Toluse Olorunnipa on Tuesday, 04 May 2010 22:38.

a small group of student-entrepreneurs got a behind-the-scenes look at how the world's largest retailer does business.  A dozen students from Miami's Jackson Senior High School toured the Wal-Mart SupercenterAs they try to kick start one-person companies, a small group of student-entrepreneurs got a behind-the-scenes look at how the world's largest retailer does business.

A dozen students from Miami's Jackson Senior High School toured the Wal-Mart Supercenter in Hialeah Gardens Tuesday, getting business tips from the store's high-level managers.

Bill Gates Talks Makin' the World a Healthier Place

Written by The Philadelphia Inquirer 2010 on Tuesday, 04 May 2010 22:24.

Entrepreneur-turned-philanthropist Bill Gates received the Bower Award for Business LeadershipEntrepreneur-turned-philanthropist Bill Gates received the Bower Award for Business Leadership on Thursday from the Franklin Institute. Earlier in the day, he spent 30 minutes answering questions from a Philadelphia Inquirer reporter on such diverse issues as global health, nuclear energy and electronic privacy.

Employment and Insurance: No Guarantee for Better Health

Written by Health Behavior News Service on Friday, 30 April 2010 09:33.

advantage of immunizations, cancer screeningsHaving health insurance does not mean workers will take advantage of immunizations, cancer screenings and other preventive health services, a new study finds.

“Employment and insurance do not guarantee better health outcomes,” said lead study author M. Courtney Hughes, Ph.D., who led a team of researchers at the University of Washington School of Public Health, in Seattle.

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