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2011-12-26 09:05:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Dec. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This year, make sure your New Year's fitness resolution includes your kids. Doing so could make working out and losing weight a lot more fun, according to fitness expert Michael Berry. Berry, director of the Human Performance Laboratory at Wake Forest University, said fitness with the kids must include more than a predictable schedule. You must engage the kids and even make exercise a little unusual to get them excited about...

2011-12-12 08:00:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Dec. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A next-generation defibrillator that provides more treatment options and will likely reduce readmissions for patients with heart failure has been implanted at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center - the first hospital in North Carolina to do so. (Logo: <font size="2" face="Arial">http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111114/DC06171LOGO</font>) The implantation of this new cardiac resynchronization therapy system was...

2011-11-18 12:30:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Nov. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) are teaming up for a research project aimed at advancing the treatment of military personnel suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and traumatic brain injury (TBI). (Logo: <font size="2" face="Arial">http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111114/DC06171LOGO</font>) "PTSD and mild TBI are serious...

2011-11-18 08:30:00

The best gifts leaders can give from a Wake Forest University leadership expert WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Nov. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When you're the boss, the holidays can mean more than a long-awaited vacation. Managers, supervisors, and executives often find themselves having to set the tone for the holidays for everything from determining who gets time off to hosting the holiday party. Wake Forest University's Evelyn Williams says finding the balance can be the difference...

2011-11-14 13:59:00

WINSTON SALEM, N.C., Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As a researcher in neurogastroenterology for 40 years, professor Khalil Bitar has spent his professional life studying the causes of perplexing and what frequently become embarrassing problems for humans--issues such as constipation, diarrhea and colon disease. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111114/DC06171LOGO) "Problems of the GI tract do not get as much light shined on them. But it's a serious...

2011-11-07 12:12:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Nov. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Switching from rigid, linear textbooks to technology such as iPads, alone won't boost student performance. Odigia, an educational technology company in Winston-Salem, NC, has partnered with an interdisciplinary team of researchers at Wake Forest University, to turn the classroom upside down, allowing students and instructors to tailor traditional course materials to their own learning style using 21st Century technology. Through a...

2011-11-03 10:44:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Nov. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a revealing look at high-stakes standardized admissions tests, a new book called SAT Wars: The Case for Test-Optional Admissions, demonstrates the far-reaching and mostly negative impact of the tests on American life and calls for nothing less than a national policy change. Edited by Wake Forest University Professor of Sociology Joseph Soares, the book presents: New evidence of gender bias against women in the math...

2011-10-27 14:09:00

New social media network goes live for Deacons at launch for higher education WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Oct. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today Google announced the launch of Google+ for colleges and universities using the Google Apps suite and Wake Forest University is among the first universities in the nation to offer Google+ to its campus. Study groups, professors' office hours, and getting to know your new classmates before you get to campus are all part of the university...

2011-10-21 09:00:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Oct. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaba Access Control announces that it has enhanced the E-Plex 2000 Series electronic pushbutton lock, to include additional features and options. These include a self-powered version with Audit Trail that requires no batteries or wires. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101018/KACLOGO ) According to Rick Shuford, CRL and Kaba's product trainer, "Our E-Plex 2000 Series has always been one of our best-selling locks. The...

2011-10-19 11:00:00

Biznessmeet Launch Party Takes Live Music, Entertainment and Networking to Another Level Winston Salem NC (PRWEB) October 19, 2011 On October 22nd 2011 Biznessmeet will commemorate the launch of their website with a celebration in Winston Salem, NC. Megan Marquette and Mayne1 are the featured artists for the event which will be held at Club Therapy in downtown Winston Salem. Megan sings a style of music that brings R&B, Pop, Rock, and Jazz together and utilizes a combination of...