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WFBMC’s HEART Pathway Protocol Helps Emergancy Departments Efficiantly Evaluate Patients with Acute Chest Pain

By Staff A recently developed risk-evaluation protocol can help hospital emergency department personnel more efficiently determine which patients with acute chest pain can be sent home safely, according to a randomized trial conducted at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. The study, published in the current online issue of the American […]

by · March 23, 2015 · 0 comments · Business, Innovation
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Are Millennials Disconnected From Hard News & Community? Not So Much

By Staff   People born between 1980 and 1997 are known by monikers from Millennials to the “First Digital Generation”. The conventional wisdom is that they are more disconnected from “news” and information than their predecessors and more focused on celebrity news, gossip, and their own Instagram feeds. As with […]

by · March 16, 2015 · 0 comments · Business, Innovation
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Small Business Center at Forsyth Tech- Meet Some of Our Clients

By Allan Younger   Starting and operating a small business is hard work. The Small Business Center at Forsyth Tech provides: Confidential one-on-one business counseling Small business seminars, clinics, and roundtables Resource center for research and networking The objective of the Small Business Center Network is to help small businesses succeed […]

by · March 6, 2015 · 3 comments · Business, Innovation
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More Than 250 Chambers of Commerce Urge Congress to Fund Transportation

By Staff   The Winston-Salem Chamber of Commerce joined more than 250 local, regional and state chambers of commerce urging Congress to resolve the impending insolvency of the federal Highway Trust Fund, and to pass a long term federal transportation authorization bill. To that end the Chambers sent a letter […]

by · March 4, 2015 · 0 comments · Business, Innovation
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Triad Design Leadershop Returns to Winston-Salem March 4-5

By Staff The Center for Creative Economy will host the Triad Design Leadershop in Winston-Salem on March 4-5. This transformative keynote and workshop series, features the theme, “The Architecture of Experience: Designing for People. Designing for Profitability.” Two innovative thinkers, Joel Van Dyke and Marc Bolick of DesignThinkers Group, share […]

by · March 3, 2015 · 0 comments · Business, Innovation
CCD Editorial Cartoon – Net Neutrality

CCD Editorial Cartoon – Net Neutrality

By Andrew David Cox       Andrew David Cox, from Pfafftown, is a cartoonist, painter and illustrator who specializes in editorial cartoons and political art. Cox drew editorial cartoons for The Appalachian, the student newspaper of Appalachian State, from August of 2012 to May of 2014. His student cartooning […]

by · March 3, 2015 · 0 comments · Business, Columns, Guests, Innovation
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Piedmont Advantage CU member wins $10k Grand Prize in “Save to Win” Raffle

By Staff   James Tucker, a member of Piedmont Advantage Credit Union, Monday was presented a $10,000 grand prize in the North Carolina Save to Win prize-linked savings program. Tucker is one of more than 1,900 participating credit union members who have saved more than $3.8 million at seven (7) […]

by · February 27, 2015 · 0 comments · Business, Innovation
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The Black AIDS Institute in Partnership with Novant Health to Bring Health Screenings to HBCU students at CIAA

By Staff   “No matter how you look at it, through the lens of gender, age, sexual orientation, education, socio-economic status or region of the country where you live, Black people bear the brunt of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in America today. Black youth are particularly disproportionately impacted by the disease,” […]

by · February 27, 2015 · 0 comments · Business, Innovation
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Ribbon Cut on WinstonNet Lab with Free Ultra-High Speed Internet Access

By Staff   City of Winston-Salem officials for the city and AT&T held a ribbon-cutting Jan. 15 to celebrate the availability of AT&T’s ultra-high-speed internet connection at the Carl H. Russell Sr. Recreation Center’s WinstonNet Lab. The center is the first public site in Winston-Salem to receive free ultra-high-speed service […]

by · February 16, 2015 · 1 comment · Business, Innovation
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Wake Forest Baptist Launches Precision Medicine Program

By Staff   After a year in development, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center has announced a new Precision Medicine program at its National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center. Precision medicine was introduced to the nation during President Obama’s State of the Union address in January. He called the novel therapy […]

by · February 11, 2015 · 0 comments · Business, Innovation