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Even better than BMI: Calculate your belly fat

Most people know that BMI, or body mass index, is a fitness indicator calculated using your height and weight.


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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

Commentary: A mandate for a Garifuna nation

By Wellington C. Ramos On the 11th, 12th and 13th of April 2014, Garifuna people from the countries of "Yurumein", now known as St Vincent and the Grenadines, Honduras, Nicaragua, Guatemala, Belize and the United States, came in large numbers for the first Garifuna Nation Summit.


Related Topix: World News, Belize, Central America, Hunter College, Long Island University

Mental Help Net

Fewer Ophthalmologists Equals Less Diabetic Eye Care

In areas with less access to ophthalmologists, fewer individuals with diabetes, diabetic retinopathy, and age-related macular degeneration receive care, according to a study published in the April issue of JAMA Ophthalmology .


Related Topix: Medicine, Ophthalmology, Diabetes, Health, Macular Degeneration, Baruch College, Life, Food, Nutrition

Jerusalem Post

Listening and speaking to young American Jews on college campuses

There may be nothing more important to the future of the US-Israel relationship than young American Jews.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, University of Pennsylvania, Religion, Judaism, Opinion

Live Science

'Clever Editing' Warps Scientists' Words in New Geocentrism Film

Four prominent cosmologists say they were misquoted in a documentary trailer promoting a claim debunked more than 450 years ago: that the Earth is in a privileged spot in the universe.


Related Topix: Astronomy, Science, Arizona State University, Physics, City College of New York

The Huffington Post

Women in Business Q&A: Dr Marsha Firestone, Founder and President of...

Dr. Marsha Firestone is the Founder and President of the Women Presidents' Organization , which began in 1997 as a peer advisory organization for women who own multi-million dollar businesses.


Related Topix: Adelphi University, World News, Japan,

The Day

Connecticut College presents calligraphy exhibition

Everyone knows what calligraphy is. To be classy, you hire someone with really good penmanship to do your wedding invitations in swirling script - rather than order them in bulk from Matrimony R Us.


Related Topix: Connecticut College, Queens College, University of Connecticut, Groton, CT, New London, CT

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Staten Island baritone will bring varied playlist to rare, free recital at Wagner College

Baritone Anthony Turner performing "Life Every Voice" at a 2011 concert at the College of Staten Island.


Related Topix: Staten-Island, NY, New York, NY, Wagner College, College of Staten Island, Arts, Opera, Classical, Handel, Entertainment

Wall Street Journal

More Floors for City Dancers

City University of New York on Tuesday kicks off a new effort to pair choreographers up with badly needed open space.


Related Topix: Arts, Dance, Staten-Island, NY, New York, NY, College of Staten Island, Queens College, Queens, NY

District Administration

Six years for high school? Why two extra years is catching on

A new six-year Brooklyn high school has been called the future of vocational education in America.


Brandon Sun

With too many remedial college students dropping out, schools look for new approaches

The odds have long been stacked against students like those in Edward Ennels' remedial math classes at Baltimore City Community College.


Related Topix: Teachers College, Columbia University, Columbia University, Texas State University

The Courier

God' sues credit rating agency

A New York City man claimed a credit reporting agency falsely reported he had no financial history because his first name is God.


Related Topix: Brooklyn College, North Carolina

The Financial Mirror

Nicos Christodoulides named new Cyprus Government Spokesman

Nikos Christodoulides has been assigned the duties of Government Spokesman, following Monday`s announcement by Christos Stylianides to step down to run for the European Parliament in May's elections.


Related Topix: World News, Cyprus, Middle East, Queens College

International Business Times

Credit Rating Agency Says No To 'God'

This is what happened when a businessman from Brooklyn named God Gazarov who was reported as no financial history by one of the largest credit reporting agency, Equifax.


Related Topix: Brooklyn College

Sun Apr 13, 2014


Queens Week 2014: Borough's Diverse Population Now at All-Time High

After showing very little growth in the 2010 Census, the government now says Queens is the second fastest growing county in the state with new numbers showing the borough accounted for a third of the 61,000 residents the city gained between 2012 and 2013.


Related Topix: Queens, NY, New York, NY, Astoria, NY, Long-Island-City, NY, Jackson-Heights, NY, Bayside, NY, Queens College

Josiah Boornazian returns home for appearance at the Bakersfield Jazz Workshop

One of Bakersfield 's talented and rising young jazz musicians will be returning to town this week for a clinic/concert at the Bakersfield Jazz Workshop .


Related Topix: Los Angeles, CA, Northridge, CA, Cal State Northridge, City College of New York

Staten Island lawmakers say state budget, dealings with Cuomo, benefit borough

Days after passing the fourth-straight on-time state budget, the borough's Albany contingent called the process, and dealings with the Cuomo administration, a win-win for Staten Island.


Related Topix: Staten-Island, NY, New York, NY, College of Staten Island, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Brooklyn, NY

Staten Island college roundup: Baseball and softball

Wagner College senior left-hander Matt Morris tossed a four-hit shutout to lead the Seahawks to a 1-0 victory over FDU in the opener of a Northeast Conference twinbill Saturday at the Richmond County Bank Ballpark.


Related Topix: Staten-Island, NY, New York, NY, Wagner College, Richmond County, NY, College of Staten Island

Sat Apr 12, 2014


Dancers Travel To NYC To Participate In The Sharing The Legacy Conference

The UWM Peck School of the Arts Dance Department sent 12 students, including Muskego native Steven Zarzecki, and two faculty to Hunter College for the Sharing the Legacy conference, April 13-16, 2011.


Related Topix: Arts, Dance, Hunter College, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee

Our Time Press

State Budget Now Allows College Attendance to Count toward Work Requirements

Public assistance recipients now have the opportunity to apply 4 years of college toward their work experience requirements.


Related Topix: Montgomery, NY, Hunter College