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2009-06-02 11:26:00

Carolina Performing Arts, Chapel Hill community on the map as arts hub of the Southeast CHAPEL HILL, N.C., June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Carolina Performing Arts, founded in 2005 at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, welcomes the world-renowned Bolshoi Ballet to Memorial Hall June 10-14.

2009-05-28 11:15:00

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., May 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On June 7th the Institute for Defense and Business (IDB) will be welcoming its fourth class of Log21 participants.

2009-04-30 07:10:00

Study Gives North Carolina Residents Access to Nursing Home, Assisted Living, Home Care and Adult Day Health Care Costs in Nearly Every Zip Code Statewide RICHMOND, Va., April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The cost of long term care in North Carolina is rising at a rate outpacing inflation, putting significant financial pressure on those in or near retirement, according to an annual study by Genworth Financial.

2009-03-16 14:53:00

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., March 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Depot and Arsenal Executive Leadership Program (DAELP) is an executive development program for commanders and senior civilian leaders of the United States Military Depots and Arsenals. Established in 2003 by the U.S.

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2009-01-22 09:42:33

Women with low levels of sexual desire, often as a result of menopause, are more likely to be depressed and to suffer physical symptoms such as back pain and memory problems than women who report higher levels of desire.

2008-12-23 09:11:18

First Such Tool Will Help Spur Prevention Efforts, Says New Study by Weill Cornell Medical College and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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2008-12-01 14:02:49

Older adults who exercise regularly show increased cerebral blood flow and a greater number of small blood vessels in the brain, according to findings presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA).

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2008-11-26 09:22:02

The coronavirus (SARS-CoV) that sickened more than 8,000 people – and killed nearly 800 of them – may have originated in bats, but the actual animal source is not known.

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2008-11-12 13:12:21

A new study from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill suggests that text messaging could be used to reduce children’s chances of becoming overweight or obese later in life, by helping them monitor and modify their own behaviors now.

2008-11-11 15:00:22

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Nov. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Global Health innovator IntraHealth International will participate as a lead technical partner in a new five-year contract to improve public health needs in the West Bank, Gaza and East Jerusalem.


Word of the Day
fleuron
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]