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Study: Tai Chi relieves arthritis pain, improves reach, balance, well-being
Sunday, November 7, 2010 — The study found that there are significant benefits of Tai Chi for individuals with all types of arthritis, including fibromyalgia, rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis, said Leigh Callahan, PhD, lead author.
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Sex trafficking scholar to visit UNC campus Oct. 6-7
Monday, September 20, 2010 — Jay Silverman, an associate professor of society, human development and health at the Harvard School of Public Health, will be visiting the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in early October to discuss the health consequences of sex trafficking.
Located in News / 2010 / September
Turn the Town Pink
A special Fridays on the Front Porch (featuring music by Big Fat Gap, a southern picnic buffet, drink specials) will start off the month-long community campaign called "Turn the Town Pink" to benefit the Comprehensive Cancer Support Program at the N.C. Cancer Hospital. The Fridays on the Front Porch event will be held on Friday, October 1, from 5 - 8 p.m. at the Carolina Inn. The event is free with donations accepted! A portion of the evening's proceeds will go to the "Turn the Town Pink" campaign. Promotions and activities throughout the area will be ongoing during the month of October.
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CER Interest Group Meeting
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Increasing Capacity for Advocacy: Lessons Learned from Environmental Justice Projects Focused on Community Health
The NC TraCS Institute, the UNC-CH Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, and NC SPEED proudly co-sponsor a series of FREE workshops on research topics.
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Panel discussion to address global family planning efforts
Wednesday, July 22, 2009 — University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill faculty and area health researchers will meet July 30 for a panel discussion addressing the importance of scaling up family planning efforts around the world.
Located in News / 2009 / July
Corporal punishment of children remains common worldwide, UNC studies find
August 9, 2010 — Three studies led by UNC researchers find that spanking and other forms of corporal punishment of children are still common in the U.S. and worldwide, despite bans in 24 countries.
Located in News / 2010 / August
Deadline to submit Distinguished Faculty Award nominations for 2010
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Huron Webinar: Regulatory and Management Considerations for Biorepositories
With their central role in genetic, molecular, and translational research, biorepositories are an essential tool and a frequent sight in the research landscape. At the same time, biorepositories continue to face significant regulatory, operational, and management challenges including patient privacy / HIPAA considerations, a patchwork of state laws and regulations, and the operational realities of managing samples, clinical data, and staff. Additionally, as more multi-organizational models are implemented and as biorepositories seek to characterize a large cohort of specimens with more extensive clinical data, the level of complexity and need to improve management, compliance, and oversight has increased.
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Screening mammograms in younger women have low accuracy and detect few cancers
Friday, May 7, 2010 — The new findings were published online May 3 in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute.
Located in News / 2010 / May