"The Poisonous Occupations in Illinois": Physician Alice Hamilton Explores the "Dangerous Trades" at
Nineteenth-century laborers faced a variety of work-related ailments: from rheumatism and pneumonia to lead palsy and carbon monoxide poisoning. Yet governments rarely regulated workplace conditions and the United States lagged far behind industrialized European nations in such regulation. In the Progressive era, however, a movement to regulate dangerous industrial working conditions arose, and one of its most prominent leaders was a physician named Alice Hamilton. In this selection from her 194
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WERNER SYNDROME
"Progeria" derives from Greek for 'prematurely old' because the disease usually appears as wrinkling and aging of the face. Progeria occurs in two forms: Progeria of childhood, described by Jonathan Hutchinson (1886) and Hastings Gilford (1897), diagnosed in the first or second year of life and Progeria adultorum commonly indicated as Werner Syndrome. Werner Syndrome is a very rare disorder, with incidence of 1000 cases reported worldwide. Incidence is higher in Sardinia and in Japan with 800 ca
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Rev. Lawson: Non-Violence as a Science of Social Change (10/11/2010) **FULL VIDEO**
NOTE: The Reverend begins speaking at 19:15, following introductions and remarks from President Koester and CSUN students. *** Complete, unedited video of civil rights leader Reverend James Lawson's second lecture of his 2010-11 academic residency at CSUN. October 11, 2010, Plaza Del Sol Performance Hall. *** footage provided by Information Technology and Academic Technology Rev. Lawson Lecture Series arranged by the Center for Civil Discourse and Social Change at Cal State Northridge © 2010 C
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Николай II. Две стороны личности. Императорская семья в
Императорская семья проживала в Царском Селе с I русской революции до отправки в ссылку. Избранный для постоянного жительства Александровский дворец построенный по личному решению Николая II Федоровский городок могут многое сказать о личности императора. Их архитектура
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How Our Planet Works
Home to millions of species, Earth is the only place in the universe where life is known to exist. Scientific evidence indicates that the planet formed 4.54 billion years ago, and life appeared on its surface within a billion years. (10:04)
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Economic Update: June 2011
Professor Joe Nellis considers that the UK economy is "not too good, and not too bad". He concludes that the UK economy is facing the danger of a "lost decade", with sluggish growth and inflationary pressures which will distance the UK from the core of Europe. There will be a real challenge in achieving the growth needed to create the tax revenues and income growth to raise living standards. Don't expect too much, but at the same time don't talk ourselves into a depression is his message.
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SMU Dean Comments on His Work With Jazz: The Smithsonian Anthology.
Meadows School Dean Jose Bowen is one of the five national editors of JAZZ: The Smithsonian Anthology, the new 111-track, 6-CD, 200-page compendium tracing the evolution of jazz. Bowen, a leading jazz scholar and musician, contributed more essays to the anthology than any other writer over the course of the seven-year project. Join him in the piano studio for a discussion and examples of this uniquely American art form.
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Lebenszyklen
The thematic focus of this unit is people in Germany, Austria and Switzerland and the world they live in. You use audio and text to practise German language skills while also enhancing your cultural understanding.
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Modelling Excellence (9/10): Typical strategies (2)
Using strategies to model excellence and in coaching
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Greece wins confidence vote
June 22 - Greek government one step closer to implementing unpopular reforms package. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
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Dolphin Skeleton - Limbs (Ball and Socket Joint)
The flippers of the dolphin help it swim through water. The ball and socket joint at the shoulder help the dolphin steer and roll while in the water, allowing it to actively swim and catch food while avoiding predators.
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XVIIIème Journées Universitaires Francophones de Pédagogie des Sciences de la Santé de la CIDMEF.
3ème Congrès International Francophone de Pédagogie des Sciences de la Santé
16 – 19 avril 2011
Faculté de Médecine de Libreville (Gabon). Université des Sciences de la Santé
Titre : CIDMEF Libreville 2011 - De l’urgence de former des sages-femmes pédagogues
Intervenant : Rachel IBINGA-KOULA (Accra, Ghana).
Résumé : Atelier : formation
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Historic Art Robbery
At the completion of this chapter you will be able to understand a newspaper article about an historical event.
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USC Dentistry: International Periodontal & Implant Symposium 2011 (Stanford Pt. 2)
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IM an Expert is a publicly available Lync instant messaging question-and-answer service that enables users to find answers to questions by asking other users.  Users can opt-in, and then the service harnesses the database of experts to connect people together via IM.

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