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Jacob Lawrence's Great Migration series honoured at MoMA

Wed, 01 Apr 2015 10:48:00 -0700

American artist Jacob Lawrence's Great Migration series goes on display at New York's Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) this week in a rare exhibition showcasing all his paintings on that theme.

BPA exposure during pregnancy linked to mothers' future diabetes risk

Wed, 01 Apr 2015 10:28:56 -0700

Exposure to the endocrine-disrupting chemical bisphenol A during pregnancy may raise a mother's susceptibility to weight gain and diabetes later in life, according to a new animal study published in the Endocrine Society's journal Endocrinology.

Night owls face greater risk of developing diabetes than early risers

Wed, 01 Apr 2015 10:28:44 -0700

( The Endocrine Society ) Night owls are more likely to develop diabetes, metabolic syndrome and sarcopenia than early risers, even when they get the same amount of sleep, according to a new study published in the Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.

10 Important Things for Tax Procrastinators to Know

Wed, 01 Apr 2015 10:24:00 -0700

Here are 10 important things the American Institute of CPAs recommends that taxpayers know about getting their federal tax return to the Internal Revenue Service by the Wedne

USDA Awards $31 Million in Grants to Help SNAP Participants Afford Healthy Foods

Wed, 01 Apr 2015 09:57:25 -0700

ORLANDO, Fla., April 1, 2015 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that USDA has awarded $31.5 million in funding to local, state, and national organizations to support programs that help participants in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) increase their purchase of fruits and vegetables.

NATO Fast Facts

Wed, 01 Apr 2015 09:34:05 -0700

Here's a look at the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), headquartered in Brussels, Belgium.

LGBT Supporter Blasts Gay Tactics in Indiana

Wed, 01 Apr 2015 09:33:32 -0700

*A law professor who has won over 100 anti-discrimination legal actions, and is on the record against discrimination based upon sexual orientation or sexual identity, nevertheless is critical of the LGBT community for misrepresenting the effects of Indiana’s new RFRA statute, and trying to use it to pressure the state into extending them protection. Since […]

Torrid housing pace catches up to ’04

Wed, 01 Apr 2015 09:32:27 -0700

Despite four record-breaking years, residential prices are only now regaining their 2004 highs, according to Teresa King Kinney, CEO of the Miami Association of Realtors.

ADVOCACY: 24 Jazz Heroes in 22 Cities Announced by Jazz Journalists Association

Wed, 01 Apr 2015 09:32:08 -0700

New York, NY: Two dozen “JazzHeroes"—activists of positive influence on their musical communities—have been announced today by the Jazz Journalists Association , a non-profit organization of media professionals, in collaborations with grassroots organizations andsupporters in 22 U.S. cities, launching JazzApril, the annual campaign celebrating local music people and scenes during Jazz ...

Study Finds EITC Bolsters Recipients' Self-Respect While Helping Them Financially

Wed, 01 Apr 2015 09:30:55 -0700

America's welfare state is quietly evolving from needs-based to an employment-based safety net that rewards working families and fuels dreams of a better life, indicates a new study led by a Michigan State University (MSU) scholar.

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