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2008-10-08 09:00:50

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Oct. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Seasoned psychologists are moving beyond classic "talk therapy" with a dynamic new set of natural treatment techniques that are providing stunning results -- especially with chronic health conditions such as pain, stress, anxiety, phobias, weight loss, and even deep trauma including Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Known as "Energy Psychology" (and crossing over into "Energy Medicine"), published studies are validating the dramatic patient...

2008-10-07 09:00:55

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Seasoned psychologists are moving beyond classic "talk therapy" with a dynamic new set of natural treatment techniques that are providing stunning results -- especially with chronic health conditions such as pain, stress, anxiety, phobias, weight loss, and even deep trauma including Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Known as "Energy Psychology" (and crossing over into "Energy Medicine"), published studies are validating the dramatic patient...

2008-10-01 09:00:18

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- TechJournal South, the Southeast's leading technology business publication, and Southern Capitol Ventures, an early-stage venture capital firm, announced today that the Council for Entrepreneurial Development (CED) has become a co-presenter of Internet Summit 08. CED is the oldest and largest entrepreneurial support organization in the nation. Internet Summit 08 is an interactive conference designed to showcase and promote forward thinking and...

2008-09-05 03:00:06

By Desai, Melissa N Miller, William C; Staples, Betty; Bravender, Terrill Abstract. College obesity is increasing, but to the authors' knowledge, no researchers to date have evaluated risk factors in this population. Objective: The authors assessed whether abnormal eating perceptions and behaviors were associated with overweight in college students. Participants and Methods: A sample of undergraduates (N = 4,201) completed an online survey containing demographic questions and the Eating...

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2008-08-12 09:15:00

By Lauran Neergaard / The Associated Press Your brain needs more of a time-out than just missing the next game to recover from a concussion. New research suggests student athletes who are too active - not just on the field, but at home and school - might hinder their recovery. More puzzling, female athletes might take longer to recover than males. It's part of growing evidence that healing from this common sports injury is more complicated than once thought, an important message for...

2008-07-17 12:00:39

By Ginny Hoyle, The Herald-Sun, Durham, N.C. Jul. 17--CHAPEL HILL -- If you don't seize it today, it will be gone tomorrow. Dave Otto, the chairman of the Friends of Bolin Creek, believes that's more pertinent now than ever before if the towns of Chapel Hill and Carrboro hope to preserve the natural environment despite continuing growth and development. Otto, a local resident and former longtime researcher for the Environmental Protection Agency, gave a presentation on "The History...

2008-07-16 12:01:10

By Sadia Latifi, The Chapel Hill News, N.C. Jul. 16--CHAPEL HILL -- The employees of the new Fresh Market store opening Wednesday in Chapel Hill were in crunch time this week. Most of the 90 new hires rushed around the store Monday morning, stocking 200 types of cheeses, learning to bake 15 different kinds of pies, and doing their best to stack pyramids of organic apples without spilling any. The Greensboro-based chain's 13th North Carolina store is opening at 1200 Raleigh Road in the...

2008-07-15 09:00:44

By Ginny Hoyle, The Herald-Sun, Durham, N.C. Jul. 15--CHAPEL HILL -- The federal Environmental Protection Agency has awarded the Bolin Creek Watershed Restoration Team nearly $370,000 for stormwater management and stream restoration projects -- the full amount requested. The funding will help repair severe erosion at two sites, Baldwin Park on the Chapel Hill-Carrboro border and a tributary to Mill Race, which flows into Bolin Creek below Hillsborough Street in Chapel Hill. "These are...

2008-07-14 09:01:11

eClinicalWorks(R), a market leader in ambulatory clinical systems, today announced that the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC-Chapel Hill) Campus Health Services (CHS) has purchased licenses of eClinicalWorks unified electronic medical record (EMR) and practice management (PM) software. Campus Health Services provides comprehensive outpatient health care for more than 28,000 students who will also utilize eClinicalWorks Patient Portal and Enterprise Business Optimizer (eBO)....

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2008-07-09 12:30:00

Scientific evidence has long suggested that moderate drinking offers some protection against heart disease, certain types of stroke and some forms of cancer. But new research shows that stopping drinking "“ including at moderate levels "“ may lead to health problems including depression and a reduced capacity of the brain to produce new neurons, a process called neurogenesis. The findings from the Bowles Center for Alcohol Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel...


Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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