This patient education program explains depression, the symptoms, causes and available treatment options. This is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
Cerebellar Degeneration - Coordination Exam - Lower Extremities Sub-exam - Patient 3
This 42-year-old man complains of poor balance and frequent falls for 6 years. Imbalance has been progressive; he cannot ambulate independently at present. He experiences tremors and weakness. Imbalance has been progressive and he now cannot ambulate independently. He is in good general health except for heavy alcohol use. For the last 10 years, he has consumed a quart of vodka and 5 beers daily. On awakening, he feels "shaky" and calms himself with a morning drink. He has not had blackouts or
Attack Ads: Media Beware
Attack ads are already hitting the airwaves during this presidential election. John Geer, who wrote the book In Defense of Negativity which analyzes negative ads during the 1960-2004 presidential campaigns, discusses the media’s role in the attack ad wars. View 2012 election expertise information for John Geer >> Visit election VU to find all Vanderbiltkeep reading »
"Bosnia Tune" by Joseph Brodsky (poetry reading)
"All that is necessary for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing" - a quotation usually attributed to Edmund Burke who did say something very similar. Similar words are also used in the Russian film adaptation of "War and Peace" by Leo Tolstoy. There are several versions of this poem. About 30,000 people went missing in Bosnia during the 1992-95 war - this poem was written in 1992. Brodsky was an American of the Russian-Jewish origin. He won the Nobel Prize for literature in 1987.
Motor Exam: Normal Exam: Upper Extremities - Stretch or Deep Tendon Reflexes
A brisk tap to the muscle tendon using a reflex hammer produces a stretch to the muscle that results in a reflex contraction of the muscle. The muscles tested, segmental level, and grading of DTR's is listed below. Levels for DTR's: Biceps – C5-6 Brachioradialis – C5-6 Triceps – C7 Finger Flexors – C8 Grading DTR's: 0 – Absent 1 – Decreased but present 2 – Normal 3 – Brisk and excessive 4 – With clonus The first principle of neurologic diagnosis is regional or anatomical locali
Worksheet requiring students to correctly complete a list of geography-related abbreviations.
Weather Sayings Quiz
The pupil will learn about weather lore. The pupil will find out that there are many weather sayings. Pupils will explain in their own words a number of the sayings.
Neanderthal mammoth hunters in Jersey
This week in the Planet Earth Podcast: Richard Hollingham meets scientists and archaeologists who are working to preserve one of the most important Neanderthal settlements in north-west Europe to find out how they lived; later on, he visits the local primary school to find out what schoolchildren make of the Neanderthals.
Thailand hopes sandbags will save Bangkok
Nov. 3 - Thailand stacks giant sandbags, hoping to prevent floodwater from entering the heart of the Bangkok. Katharine Jackson reports.
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Baby chicks hatch from the eggs laid by adult hens. They are various different colors, are covered entirely by soft feathers, and have small wings and two feet.
Sour Patch Kids Commercial - The Cyclist
This 15 second Sour Patch commercial uses humor to relay a persuasive message to the audience. Commercials are not only relevant to students, but can also be used for a variety of comprehension skills such as: cause and effect, compare and contrast, context clues, drawing conclusions, fact and opinion, inference, summarizing, and sequencing.
Modeled Arctic Sea Ice Thickness from 1940 through 2060: View #1
Part of the ongoing research into polar ice trends encompasses evaluation from sophisticated computer models. At the Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory at Princeton University, run by NASAs sibling agency, NOAA, researchers modeled a 5,000 year period to see how polar ice might behave over time depending on several different variables. This visualization shows a 120-year slice of that complete model, essentially offering a research window on to experimental processes that require longer time
Course Threads: About the Sciences & Society Course Thread
The Course Thread Program allows UC Berkeley undergraduates to explore intellectual themes that connect courses across departments and disciplines. Without creating new majors or minors, the program instead highlights connections between existing courses. Course Threads help students see the value in educational breadth while also pursuing a more in-depth and well-rounded knowledge on one particular topic. Course Thread topics include: Human Rights, Cultural Forms in Transit, The Historical & Mo
Armen Award 2011 Round 1
GRCC's effort to encourage innovation - this year with the topic of parking - brings out these top 10 entrants who will make it to the final round.
Auto sales slow
Oct. 27 - Daimler reports weaker than expected third-quarter operating profit as the economic downturn hits sales of its luxury cars in Western Europe. Basmah Fahim reports.
News #142 - New Feature Lurking About, Have You Seen It?
Just in time for Halloween, there’s something mysterious lurking around at Innovative Language Learning. But it’s not a monster and it’s not scary either. Based on user feedback, we’re introducing a new feature to our language 101 sites. Have you seen it? This feature makes learning and reviewing easier. Find out which lessons to learn [...]
"Tess's Tree"--Meet Illustrator Peter H. Reynolds
Watch illustrator Peter H. Reynolds talk about his inspiration for Tess and see how he creates her. Tess loved her tree. She liked to swing on it and sit in its shade and catch its leaves in the fall.When Tess's tree has to come down, Tess is very sad . . . until she finds a way to gather friends and family and celebrate her tree's remarkable life.This is a book for sharing with people you love, among good friends, or on a quiet day under a favorite tree. This is a great reso
Syrian forces kill 10 in Homs, day after Arab deal
Nov. 3 - Syrian security forces killed 10 people in Homs on Thursday, activists say, and there was no sign yet of troops leaving cities under an Arab League agreement to end bloodshed after seven months of protests against President Bashar al-Assad. Katharine Jackson reports.
Strategic Health IT Advanced Research Projects on Security (SHARPS)
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