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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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Looking at a Tough Hill to Climb? Depends on Your Point of View

Written by Featured Organization on Thursday, 10 February 2011 20:06.

People tend to overestimate the steepness of slopes – and psychologists studying the phenomenon have made a discovery that refutes common ideas about how we perceive inclines in general.

Neighborhood Natives Move Out When Immigrants Move In

Written by Featured Organization on Thursday, 10 February 2011 20:04.

Native residents of a neighborhood are more likely to move out when immigrants move in, according to new research by three American sociologists.

Crimes Against Humanity International Treaty

Written by Featured Organization on Thursday, 03 February 2011 16:34.

The Crimes Against Humanity Initiative at the Whitney R. Harris World Law Institute of Washington University in St. Louis School of Law recently released the text of a proposed multilateral treaty on the prevention and punishment of crimes against humanity.

Black History of the White House: Untold White House African American History Revealed

Written by Featured Organization on Thursday, 03 February 2011 16:32.

Black History MonthTraditionally, Black History Month sheds light on the accomplishments of African-American celebrities and high-profile historical figures. However, many believe that this celebration should encompass the stories of the African-Americans whose narratives have gone untold throughout history.

Minority Women Entrepreneurs: How Outsider Status Can Lead To Better Business Practices

Written by Featured Organization on Thursday, 03 February 2011 16:30.

Minority Women Entrepreneurs: How Outsider Status Can Lead to Better Business PracticesMinority Women Entrepreneurs: How Outsider Status Can Lead to Better Business Practices has been coauthored by Babson College's Mary Godwyn, assistant professor of Sociology, and Donna Stoddard, associate professor of Information Technology Management.

Embracing Change: PEFNC supports legislation eliminating state charter school cap

Written by Featured Organization on Thursday, 03 February 2011 16:29.

RALEIGH (February 2, 2011) – Lifting North Carolina's charter school cap will help more than 20,000 families waiting for a charter school opening and allow charters to be created in 53 counties that currently do not have one, Darrell Allison, President of Parents for Educational Freedom in North Carolina, said Tuesday morning.

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