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Is There an Epidemic of Childhood Heart Disease?

Thursday, November 13th, 2008

This past week, at the American Heart Association meeting in New Orleans, a research paper concluded that thickened artery walls of children and teenagers who were obese or demonstrating high cholesterol levels mirrored the thickness of artery walls of an average 45-year-old. Using ultrasound, the results concluded that there is a strong potential correlation between […]

Barack Obama: An Idyllic Promise for Change

Thursday, November 6th, 2008

One of the more interesting strategies that surfaced was how the Obama team approached the statistics of voting.  In prior elections, their statistical analysis determined that eleven out of every twenty people voted.  Cleverly, they sought out the other nine.  This proved to be a smart strategy to boost the chances of success.  If in […]