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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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 Greater Diversity News (GDN) is a statewide publication with national reach and relevance.  We are a chosen news source for underrepresented and underserved communities in North Carolina.  

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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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UC Berkeley’s Annual Real Estate Conference Features Topic-Driven Panels and an Economic Forecast by Keynote Ken Rosen

Written by University of California, Berkeley Haas School of Business on Tuesday, 20 April 2010 00:01.

Estate Conference Features Topic-Driven Panels and an Economic Forecast by Keynote Ken RosenHas the market finally hit bottom? How will bank-held foreclosures affect prices? Buy, sell, resurrecting the lending industry – join the current discussion over the health and future of residential and commercial real estate at the 15th Annual Spring Real Estate Conference, presented by the Fisher Center for Real Estate & Urban Economics at the University of California, Berkeley’s Haas School of Business. A distinguished panel of speakers will examine the driving forces in today’s economy and their impact on real estate strategy going forward.

How to Use Entrepreneurship for Social Good: A Unique Class

Written by University of Michigan on Thursday, 15 April 2010 12:50.

 How to Use Entrepreneurship for Social GoodIn a new Social Venture Creation course at the University of Michigan, students who want to make the world a better place are learning hands-on how to use market principles to solve society's challenges.

Can D.C. Merit Pay Plan for Teachers Deliver?

Written by Walt Gardner on Monday, 12 April 2010 16:56.

Can D.C. Merit Pay Plan for Teachers Deliver?The big news out of Washington D.C. last week was the tentative deal reached between unionized teachers and reform advocates that avoided a high-noon showdown. By consenting to tie compensation largely - although not completely - to improved standardized test scores, the local union retreated from its longstanding opposition on the issue.

Secret Society Mentoring Brings Financial Freedom, Health, Wellness and Happiness to Average Joe

Written by Kevin OLeary on Tuesday, 13 April 2010 00:24.

Mentoring Brings Financial Freedom, Health, Wellness and HappinessFinancial freedom can be yours. Experts that have walked the walk themselves and made it big are ready to help. Did I say big? I’m talking about the biggest. Billionaires, royalty and celebrities who have been in secret societies like the Illuminati and Club of Rome have just said no to the veil of secrecy surrounding incredible information. To that end, they have founded the Global information Network (GIN).

Senior Director with Rockwell Collins Named First Female President of JETS

Written by JETS Junior Engineering Technical Society on Monday, 12 April 2010 01:20.

Senior Director with Rockwell Collins Named First Female President of JETSLinda Snow-Solum, a senior director with Rockwell Collins, a leading provider of communication and aviation electronic solutions, has been named President of the Board of Directors of JETS, one of the nation’s leading non-profit educational organizations based in the Washington, D.C.- area dedicated to promoting engineering and technology careers to America’s youth.

Success is Not By Accident

Written by Farrah Gray on Thursday, 08 April 2010 21:10.

Global SuccessIn the context of tremendous change in the economy and labor market, many people are deciding that selfemployment is the right choice for them. People work for themselves when there are too few jobs, or not the right kinds of jobs. They work for theselves because they want to have more control over their working hours or their working conditions. People become self-employed when employer discrimination stifles their potential.

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