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Yoga And Stretching Most Effective At Controlling Back Pain
2011-10-25 08:10:17

Yoga classes have been linked to better back-related function and diminished symptoms from chronic low back pain in the largest U.S. randomized controlled trial of yoga to date.

2011-09-07 14:05:14

Parental safety concerns may prevent children from getting good exercise, according to a new North Carolina State University study that examined how families use neighborhood parks.

2011-08-03 15:42:00

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Global health nonprofit IntraHealth International has named bioethicist and attorney Louise Winstanly to its Board of Directors.

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2011-07-24 05:59:25

Ecuadorean officials have reported that they have seized over 350 dead sharks from a boat that had been illegally fishing in the waters around the Galapagos Islands Marine Reserve.

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2011-06-30 13:25:00

New research suggests that snacking and super-sizing are two of the worst enemies for dieters, as Americans consume an average of 570 calories more per day than they did in the 1970s.

2011-06-23 07:30:00

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Depot and Arsenal Executive Leadership Program (DAELP) recognized its eighth class of graduates on May 19, 2011 at The Kenan Institute, on the University of North Carolina Campus in Chapel Hill, N.C.

2011-06-09 00:00:30

Flexible learning alternatives are allowing nonprofit administrators to learn when and where they choose, without having to travel to campus. Greensboro, NC (PRWEB) June 07, 2011 Today UNCG announced plans to offer students in its post-baccalaureate Nonprofit Management Certificate Program a new option for completing their coursework.

2011-06-07 08:15:00

PHOENIX, June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- To help address educational achievement and healthy development of children in our most distressed communities, nFocus Software is a sponsor of the 2011 Revitalization Neighborhood Conference, July 21-22 in Washington, D.C.


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'.