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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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The Entrepreneur StoryBooth

Written by Featured Organization on Friday, 03 December 2010 16:19.

Entrepreneur StoryBoothThe Entrepreneur StoryBooth lets people share instant 20 second video stories about their entrepreneurial experience. Contribute your video today at StoryBooth

The Acumen Fund: Changing How the World Addresses Poverty

Written by Featured Organization on Friday, 03 December 2010 15:53.

Jacqueline Novogratz Acumen FundJacqueline Novogratz, founder and CEO of Acumen Fund, has been selected as the 2010 William F. Glaser ’53 Rensselaer Entrepreneur of the Year. The Fund is a pioneering not-for-profit global venture fund that is changing the world.

Congress Must Act, or It Will Be Bleak Holiday for Millions

Written by Blackcommentator.com on Monday, 29 November 2010 16:31.

The U.S. Congress that convened for its limited “lame duck” session this week has a lot on its plate; it will act - or not act - on some of the pressing issues facing the nation, wrap up its business and go home for the holidays. From then until the new Congress convenes in January there will be a lot of occasions when the members will have their actual china plates piled high. But for a lot of people the holiday fare will be skimpier than it has been for quite a while - especially the nearly 15 million people out of work.

Women – Stay in Control: Women and Long-Term Care Planning

Written by Featured Organization on Monday, 29 November 2010 16:27.

Today’s women have more lifestyle options than ever before. We consistently assume many important roles – from caring for our loved ones (both young and old) to pursuing vibrant careers and lives.

Black Prosecutors Are Changing The Criminal Justice System

Written by Marjorie Valbrun, America’s Wire on Monday, 22 November 2010 12:46.

Nearly three weeks after the midterm elections, the winner of the hard-fought race to become California attorney general has not been determined. Kamala Harris, the San Francisco district attorney, holds a slim lead over Steve Cooley, her Los Angeles County counterpart.

TECHNOLOGY: Visions of Tech Toys Dance in Their Heads…

Written by Featured Organization on Monday, 22 November 2010 12:39.

With the list of cool tech toys in the market ever expanding and the number of holiday shopping days dwindling, gift shopping for the techie on your list can be a little overwhelming. It’s Ryerson University’s Digital Media Zone to the rescue! Our tech expert, Adrian Bulzacki, founder of ARB Labs, has created a list of top tech toys in store this holiday season:

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