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2014-11-10 23:02:35

Leveraging Variations in Cancer Risks Among the Diverse AANHPI Population can Accelerate Cancer Knowledge, the researchers say Fremont, California (PRWEB) November

2011-06-22 08:51:00

Pew applauds APIL resolution to protect threatened species WASHINGTON, June, 22 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association of Pacific Island Legislatures (APIL) issued a resolution last week stressing the need for additional actions to protect sharks. The resolution, reached at APIL's general assembly conference in Palau, states that the association agrees with "protective legislation in Palau, Hawaii, CNMI [Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands] and Guam." The approved language...

2011-04-04 19:00:00

WASHINGTON, April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hawaii led the nation in the number of businesses owned by Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders in 2007, according to new findings from the U.S. Census Bureau's 2007 Survey of Business Owners.

2010-09-17 13:36:49

Throughout their lives, Native Hawaiians have higher risks of death than white Americans, according to a University of Michigan study.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.