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3 hrs ago | Film Threat

Interview with Filmmaker Larry Wessel

For filmmaker Larry Wessel, cinema has always been his "religion," as he was raised by "two religious fanatics" whose church was the movie theatre.


Related Topix: World News, Mexico,

6 hrs ago | BYU Magazine


All of the Parkers' 10 living children have at least one degree from BYU. , past president of the National Association for Girls and Women in Sport and a professor emeritus of Brooklyn College of the City University of New York, was honored with the Bigger Picture of Being a Champion Award by the Alliance of Women Coaches.


Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Utah, Springville, UT, University of Utah, Sport Movies, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, College

11 hrs ago | Medical Daily

Inflammation Diet: 6 Foods That Act As Natural Anti-Inflammatories And Reduce Risk Of Disease

Your body has a natural defense system, and when there is a foreign object or an irritant that's affecting it in a negative way, your body's natural reaction is to fight.


Related Topix: DHA, Fish Oil

11 hrs ago | WebProNews

Paige Laurie Dubbert, Wal-Mart Heiress, Divorcing

Wal-Mart Heiress Paige Laurie Dubbert has filed for divorce from her husband of nearly six years, Patrick Bode Dubbert.


Related Topix: University of Missouri, Missouri

15 hrs ago | Alabama Live

Alabama woman from Mobile area on 'Wheel of Fortune' tonight

Meoshe Williams, right, and fellow math teacher Starlie Chinen are shown on the set of "Wheel of Fortune."


Related Topix: Georgia Tech, iPhone, Entertainment

19 hrs ago |

New CEO Grace Lubwama wants to take YWCA of Kalamazoo's work on poverty to 'next level'

Grace Lubwama, the new chief executive officer of YWCA of Kalamazoo, will lay out her vision for the organizaiton during a presentation at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, April, 24, 2014, at the YWCA's offices at 353 E. Michigan Ave. The event, which begins at 4:45 p.m., is open to the public.


Related Topix: Kalamazoo, MI, Boston University

Yesterday | BioSpace

New Gene Variant Found That Increases The Risk Of Colorectal Cancer...

New Gene Variant Found That Increases The Risk Of Colorectal Cancer From Eating Processed Meat A common genetic variant that affects one in three people appears to significantly increase the risk of colorectal cancer from the consumption of processed meat, according to study published today in PLOS Genetics.


Related Topix: Colorectal Health, Medicine, Genetics, Biology, Science

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Reign of Troy

Chuma Edoga Commits to USC's 2015 Recruiting Class

Steve Sarkisian's USC Trojans added the first lineman to the 2015 recruiting class, in the form of Chuma Edoga, a highly rated offensive guard out of Powder Springs, Georgia.


Related Topix: Powder Springs, GA

Inside Costa Rica

Study: Processed meat raises cancer risk

April 21st, 2014 Many studies have shown that eating too much red meat is bad for your health; but, a new study has found that eating processed meat significantly increases the risk of colorectal cancer in some people.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Meat, Genetics, Medicine

CBS Local

Keyshawn Johnson Arrested For Domestic Battery

"According to law enforcement Keyshawn was involved in a fight with his ex-girlfriend when things allegedly got physical.


The QuickBase Blog

Why Salaries Absolutely Should Be Transparenta Or Maybe Not

The latest salvo in this discussion comes from a Tel Aviv University and Cornell University study that finds pay secrecy can hurt individual performance.


Related Topix: Cornell University


5 Examples Of Greeks Stepping Up To Do Good

Greeks at the University of Maryland shaved their heads in a "Going Bald for Bucks" event.


Gene link found in colorectal cancer risk from processed meats

Diet and colorectal cancer have long been linked, but a new study shows that people with a certain gene called GATA3 are at greater risk especially when their diet consists largely of processed meats.


Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine

Sun Apr 20, 2014

South China Morning Post

Lab report: MRI scan proves adults have calorie-burning brown fat cells

Eating processed meats, such as ham and salami, is known to increase the risk of colorectal cancer, but for one-third of the population who carry a specific gene variant, the risk appears to increase significantly, according to a study in PLOS Genetics .


Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Biology, Science

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Coast Lines: April 20, 2014

Spokeswoman Laurie Lang said the county received notification Thursday from the California Department of Public Health laboratory that the deaths of two men between the ages of 30-50 were confirmed as due to H1N1.


Related Topix: Rainbow, CA, Los Angeles, CA, Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA)

The Times-Picayune

Millie Charles, the consummate team player, to receive The Times-Picayune Loving Cup

Whenever the legendary social worker talks about her long life, in which she has confronted the forces of segregation, taught generations of students and done as much as she could to ensure that poor people got a fair shake, it's always in terms of a group.


Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Southern University at New Orleans, us Travel, Travel, Dillard University

USA Today

College Democrats don't all agree on Hillary in 2016College Democrats ...

"I have so much respect for a woman who inspires many other people with her stance on human rights, gay rights and women's rights," Lee says.


Related Topix: US News, Hillary Clinton, US Politics, Nancy Pelosi, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Bryn Mawr College, Arizona State University


Study Habits - Download the new release for Free during Easter weekend

Indie developer Reginald Laigo today is excited to announce Study Habits will be free for the first time during Easter weekend to celebrate the release of iOS version 1.0.3. Created by a Doctor of Education, Study Habits is more than your typical calendar, planner, organizer, or to-do list - it is the first app to integrate motivation and learning ... (more)


Two Dems Accuse Party Leaders in CA-33 of Changing Rules to Favor Wealthy Insiders

Two Democratic Party candidates in the primary race for California's 33rd congressional district in West Los Angeles have accused local party officials of using an arbitrary fundraising minimum to favor established insiders--then raising that minimum at the last moment to exclude them from a recent candidates' forum.


Related Topix: Los Angeles, CA, Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA), West Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA), Pacific-Palisades, CA, Santa Monica, CA

The Fresno Bee

AM Alert: Californians support transitional kindergarten proposal

In his final year in the Legislature, state Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg has made it a priority to expand pre-kindergarten to every 4-year-old in California , giving families the option of an extra year of schooling before their children start kindergarten.


Related Topix: California, African-American