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2011-08-10 08:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Two of the most popular and socially significant singing groups in music history celebrate their 50th anniversaries in 2011. Both the Supremes and the Temptations signed their recording contracts with Motown in 1961, launching careers that changed not only the sound and style of pop but smashed racial and cultural barriers in America and around the world. Their songs defined a generation: the Supremes with "Baby Love," "Stop! In The Name Of...

2011-06-07 06:50:00

FAYETTEVILLE, Ga., June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- What to do for a senior loved one just beginning to need a little extra help, but determined to remain in their own home? This can be a tough dilemma for family and close friends, especially for those living farther away or shouldering an already-heavy schedule of family or work-related obligations. Luckily, Acti-Kare Responsive In-Home Care exists to fulfill exactly this niche, providing professional and highly individualized non-medical...

2011-01-05 13:45:41

A stack of punch cards from a landmark study published in 1966, and the legwork to track down the study's participants years later, has yielded the longest analysis of the effects of lipoproteins on coronary heart disease. The study, published in a recent issue of the journal Atherosclerosis, tracked almost 1,900 people over a 29-year period, which is nearly three times longer than other studies that examine the link between different sizes of high-density lipoprotein particles and heart...

2009-02-11 13:06:42

Vigorous exercise reduced the risk of both cataracts and age-related macular degeneration, U.S. researchers said. Two studies by the U.S. Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory tracked approximately 41,000 runners for more than seven years. The studies suggest that people can perhaps lessen their risk for these diseases by taking part in a fitness regimen that includes vigorous exercise, study leader Paul Williams said in a statement. A cataract -- a cloudy opacity of...

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2009-02-10 13:45:00

There's another reason to dust off those running shoes. Vigorous exercise may help prevent vision loss, according to a pair of studies from the U.S. Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. The studies tracked approximately 31,000 runners for more than seven years, and found that running reduced the risk of both cataracts and age-related macular degeneration. The research, which is among the first to suggest that vigorous exercise may help prevent vision loss, offers hope...

2008-09-29 09:00:34

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- W!LDBRAIN, the award-winning entertainment company that develops and produces television, motion pictures, commercial content and licensed merchandise, announced the launch of http://www.yogabbagabba.com/, the premier online destination for fans of the hit television series airing on Nick Jr., weekdays at 11:30 a.m. ET/ PT. The creation of yogabbagabba.com affirms W!LDBRAIN's new media strategy to build new brands by creating compelling, original online...

2008-09-20 18:00:15

The upcoming NBC special "Letters to Santa -- A Muppets Christmas" will feature actress Uma Thurman and actor Jesse L. Martin, The Hollywood Reporter says. The entertainment publication said Friday the "Kill Bill" actress will play Santa Claus's flight attendant in the holiday special, while the "Law & Order" actor will play a singing postal worker. The TV special follows Kermit the Frog and other Muppet characters as they attempt to honor the holiday wishes of three children who...

2008-09-15 09:00:57

By Graeme Hetherington A DOCTOR is working with HIV and TB patients in the remote heart of Africa with the support of a North-East charity. Dr Paul Williams is trying to raise the money for an ambulance to work out of the hospital he helps run in one of the remotest region?s of Uganda, and is being helped by Everyday Language Solutions (ELS), based in Thornaby, near Stockton. The charity has a long history of working with Dr Williams, dating from when he practised at the Arrival Medical...

2008-08-15 09:00:21

By Barry Nelson DON?T be fooled into ditching your fitness regime once you feel bikini-ready ? you might end up in worse shape than when you started. US fitness expert Paul Williams says stopping your exercise programme can cause you to gain weight that won?t come off easily, even once you get going again. He found that runners who decreased their distance from five to zero miles per week gained four times as much weight as those who just decreased their distance from 25 to 20 miles per...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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