Hurricane Katrina: louisiana.gov
This website provides the latest information and resources regarding relief and assistance provided by the Louisiana state government for citizens impacted by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. Information includes education, health resources, jobs, missing persons, shelter and housing, maps, insurance, animals ...
This site serves as a portal to American Indian/Alaska Native health and other informational resources. Topics of interest include education, training, government, health news, grants, projects, funding, and eHealth information.
Uranium Human Health Fact Sheet
This two-page PDF fact sheet briefly describes uranium; what it is, where it comes from, and how it is used. Information is also provided about the human health risks of uranium, including the different manners in which it can be ingested and what happens when it enters the body.
Public Hygiene and Epidemiology
A framework of public hygiene and epidemiology is given. Human pathology related to water and sanitation is dealt with, as well as the relation between health and society and environment.
This brochure looks at how genes work, exceptions to Mendel's rules, how DNA gets replicated, genes and disease, current research and recent discoveries, and how applications of genetic research (biotechnology) are being used in agriculture, health, and pharmacogenetics (medicine) to change our world for the better.
Biodiversity and Human Health: A Guide for Policymakers
Produced by the Center for Biodiversity and Conservation, this guide summarizes the consequences of biodiversity loss for human health. The guide examines threats to global supplies of food and fresh water, exposure to formerly rare diseases and opportunistic infections, and loss of important sources of medicines.
The Details and Construction Processes of the Fallingwater House
The information presented here is taken from teaching architectural technology in the 2nd Year of the UCT Bachelor of Arch
Physlets and Open Source Physics for Quantum Mechanics: Visualizing Quantum-mechanical Revivals
In this paper we describe our five-year effort to create interactive curricular material for upper-level quantum mechanics courses. This material uses both Physlets and newly created Open Source Physics applets and applications to make the teaching of quantum mechanics visual and interactive. These exercises and tools address both quantitative and conceptual difficulties experienced by many students. Because the materials are Web based, they are extremely flexible and are appropriate for use
The Line between ‘Confidence and Arrogance’: UBS Americas CEO Robert Wolf on Work and Wall Stree
A "cowboy"-like confidence propelled UBS Americas CEO Robert Wolf from the football field to Wall Street and up the leadership chain. But much like the industry that supported his 26-year rise, Wolf has discovered that brazen bravado has its limits. During a recent Wharton Leadership Lecture, Wolf discussed his career in the banking industry, why he is stepping down from his current role and why Wall Street is better off now than it was before the crisis.Author(s):
Capitalism Without Guilt: the moral case for freedom [Audio]
Speaker(s): Dr Yaron Brook | Capitalism has an undisputed record of wealth generation, yet it has always functioned under a cloud of moral suspicion. Is it time for the world to hear the moral case for laissez-faire capitalism? Yaron Brook is the executive director of the Ayn Rand Institute. He is a columnist at Forbes.com, and his articles have been featured in the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Investor’s Business Daily, and many other publications. He is a frequent guest on national radio
Flu pandemic: how prepared are we?
In this podcast Professor Robert Dingwall, Director of the 'Institute of Science and Society' at the University of Nottingham, and a member of the UK government’s Department of Heath committee on the ethical aspects of pandemic influenza, discusses the causes and potential impact of a flu pandemic on the UK. In particular, examining how prepared the UK government is to cope with the medical and social impacts of a flu pandemic, and what steps we can take as individuals to protect ourse
International Classification of Function, Disability and Health
This package was originally designed for undergraduates in Medicine at the University of Nottingham. It will also be useful to students in nursing, allied health professions and pharmacy. Practitioners in these fields, who are new to the ICF, will also find it a useful introduction.
It describes the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF), a classification system published by the World Health Organisation to describe health status.
This system is widely used in
Jon Huntsman, Jr., on Republican Politics, the U.S. Economy and China’s Transition
According to Jon Huntsman, Jr., former Utah governor and Republican presidential candidate, "partisanship has seeped into campaigning [so much] that breaking through with a message that is beyond party politics ... is a very challenging thing to do." Yet in an interview with Knowledge@Wharton, he spoke about the importance of public service, as well as the need for fundamental tax and energy reform, the outlook for China in the coming decade, the role of the media in covering elections, his
As disease-infected mosquitoes expand their range, these bugs rise higher on the "menace to human health" list. What makes mosquitoes so perfect for disease transfer? Is global warming a factor? How is modern technology being harnessed to combat skeeters? National standards included for grades 5-12. Teacher resource page at http://whyfiles.org/teachers/016skeeter/.
Lesson 91: Brazil on the news- Hosting a conference for the UN
In this lesson you’ll get to know important things that are happening in Brazil and you’ll understand a bit more about our health system.
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Lesson 219: Health vocab
In this lesson you will learn vocabulary about health.
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What it Means to be Canadian
This is a clip of a school geography project. In the video a student gives his perspective on what it means to be Canadian and discusses Canadian population, political geography, Canadian health care, sports, and other useful information and images of maps of Canada and Canadian geography. He talks about the history of Canada as a story with drawn illustrations.
Sustainable forestry helps strike a balance between the needs of people and the health of our forests. There is an emphasis on wild life conservation, retention, and replanting. Run time 02:37.
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