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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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NAACP President and CEO to Join South Carolina NAACP for King Day at the Dome

Written by Featured Organization on Friday, 13 January 2012 19:55.

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Columbia, SC) – NAACP President and CEO Benjamin Todd Jealous and U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder will join the NAACPSouth Carolina State Conference for the annual “King Day at the Dome” rally Monday, January 16th. The event is held each year at the South Carolina State House to commemorate Dr. King’s life, draw attention to economic and educational equalities in the state, and protest the Confederate battle flag flying in front of the State House building.

Project 21 Leadership Network Are Speaking About How Dr. King's Words and Actions Relate to Today

Written by Featured Organization on Friday, 13 January 2012 19:43.

Washington, D.C. - As the nation prepares to observe the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in conjunction with the national holiday in his honor, black conservatives affiliated with the Project 21 leadership network are speaking out about how Dr. King's words and actions relate to today.

INTERVIEW: Queen Latifah on New Film "Joyful Noise" With Dolly Parton

Written by Kam Williams on Friday, 06 January 2012 19:20.

queen_latifah_joyful_noisesBorn Dana Elaine Owens in Newark, NJ on March 18, 1970, Queen Latifah is an award-winning actress, rapper, singer, author and entrepreneur. She landed an Oscar nomination in 2003 for Best Supporting Actress, as well as Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Award nominations for her performance as Mama Morton in "Chicago."

Women Invited To Join The Sisters Getting Slim (SGS) Club To Get Motivated About Weight Loss

Written by Featured Organization on Friday, 06 January 2012 19:16.

sisters_getting_slimThe Sisters Getting Slim (SGS)(TM) Club is a free online community where women come to get motivated and to learn tips and strategies to help them lose weight and discover their healthy, sexy, slim body! JJ Smith, Nutritionist and Certified Weight Loss Expert, is the founder of The SGS Club. JJ says, "I realized there were a lot of hard-working women like me who didn't always have the time to diet or exercise, but still needed proven, safe methods to lose weight and stay slim for life."

What Are They Really Like?

Written by Featured Organization on Friday, 06 January 2012 19:11.

Little things can be revealing in an interview and a skilled interviewer can look beneath the surface to discover the real candidate. Selecting the right people to lead and build effective executive teams is critical to developing successful organizations and the interviewing process can be the most important step.

Peeved About My Parents' Predicament: class warfare and Medicare cuts

Written by Phill Wilson on Tuesday, 27 December 2011 16:09.

If asking billionaires and millionaires to pay taxes on luxury yachts and private jets is class warfare, then why isn't it class warfare when legislators propose to cut my parents' Social Security and undermine their Medicare? Already they have to make choices between paying their mortgage and buying the prescriptions that my mom needs for diabetes and my dad needs for high blood pressure--which he didn't have until he experienced the stress of financial hardship and began taking the additional medicines he needs to recover from his accident.

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