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Tuesday, June 01, 2010

Early Humans Had “Brain Food,” Too

Doctors have long recommended foods high in the types of nutrients that support brain function.  Research into our early human ancestors’ diet suggests that these “brain foods,” such as fish and other animal proteins, played a part in the evolution and development of our larger, modern brains.

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Posted by Thom Canalichio on 06/01 at 10:28 AM
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Friday, April 30, 2010

Immigration Debate: Data from Immigration Policy Center

One argument we’re hearing a lot in the debate over Arizona’s new aggressive immigration law is that illegal immigrants commit more crime.  Statistics seem to contradict that little bit of conventional wisdom, as detailed in the following report from the Immigration Policy Center.

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Posted by Thom Canalichio on 04/30 at 10:25 AM
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Tuesday, March 30, 2010

More Health News on Newswise Health Marketplace

More than a year in the making, the U.S. Congress and President Obama have completed their reforms to the health insurance system.  It has been extremely interesting to watch the developing debate - sorting out fact from fiction, and reading copious expert analysis in the Newswise Health Care Channel.

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Posted by Zakira Beasley on 03/30 at 04:13 PM
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Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Thinking about Spring

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It’s been a rough winter here in the Mid-Atlantic region. We haven’t seen bare ground since December, and temperatures at night remain in the 20’s. This is nothing for many areas of the US and Canada, but for us in Virginia the snowfall has broken all records, and frankly, we’re weary of icy roads and snowdrifts covering the sidewalks. Public schools were closed for almost two weeks, while working parents scrambled for child care.

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Posted by Zakira Beasley on 02/17 at 11:40 AM
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Sunday, January 04, 2009

5 Tips for Successful Non-Profit Public Relations

There is a lot of talk in the PR world about the evolution of the press release – gone are the days of print-outs and mailings – and some even herald the waning influence of the emailed press release (though my inbox provides copious evidence to the contrary).

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Posted by Thom Canalichio on 01/04 at 02:45 PM
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