Alzheimer's risk is higher in African Americans, but many fear clinical studies

Alzheimer's risk is higher in African Americans, but many fear clinical studies
Studies show that older African Americans are almost twice as likely as whites to develop Alzheimer's disease for genetic, biological and socioeconomic reasons. Diet and even … More than 5 million Americans are living with Alzheimer's, a number …
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Vice President for Advancement
The Vice President is responsible for designing and implementing comprehensive institutional advancement programs and recruiting and developing talented team members focused toward the ultimate goal of significantly increasing constituent involvement …
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Pitt's Latin American Studies Center broadens students' worldview

Pitt's Latin American Studies Center broadens students' worldview
Chancellor Edward Litchfield established it in 1964 with a Ford Foundation grant, “with the goal of internationalizing the university,” said director Scott Morgenstern. The center, one of the earliest such programs in the country, has more than 2,000 …
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What's ahead in state government this week
Martha Coakley, the choice of voters to represent the Democratic Party in the race to succeed Gov. Deval Patrick, has repeatedly gone out of her way to distance herself from the dreaded "special interests" and the Beacon Hill crowd with whom her office …
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Commissioners to consider audit funding, handing over Boyd Park
During the meeting, commissioners also will consider a human resources matter to name two current employees as county clerk and deputy clerk. Tentler said that the county's audits in the past couple of years have recommended splitting the previously …
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National Association For Serious Studies Launches New Video Channel

National Association For Serious Studies Launches New Video Channel
… The National Association for Serious Studies, a research organization and think tank headquartered in New York and Los Angeles, has launched a YouTube channel (http://bit.ly/1qYttoK) featuring a new series of educational videos designed to develop …
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LaSala firing leaves void at top
The commission could hire a third-party recruiting firm — commonly called a “headhunter” — to conduct a national search for a replacement; it could handle the hiring through its own human resources department, or it could promote someone from within …
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