Community Resilience as a Metaphor, Theory, Set of Capacities, and Strategy for Disaster Readiness
Communities have the potential to function effectively and adapt successfully in the aftermath of disasters. Drawing upon literatures in several disciplines, we present a theory of resilience that encompasses contemporary understandings of stress, adaptation, wellness, and resource dynamics. Community resilience is a process linking a network of adaptive capacities (resources with dynamic attributes) to adaptation after a disturbance or adversity. Community adaptation is manifest in population w
Childhood Adversity and Later Mortality in an Urban African American Cohort
The Woodlawn Project is a longitudinal study of the development of psychological well-being and social adaptation in an epidemiologically defined cohort of African American first graders interviewed as adolescents and again as adults. The identification of childhood factors predictive of mortality has clear public health importance. Family and childhood adversity and psychosocial factors have been shown to have long-term effects on later mental health and school achievement in adolescence and yo
Dr. Alison McAllister, ZRT Laboratory Clinical Consultant, talks about the symptoms, physiology and treatment of adrenal dysfunction.
Dr. Elise Schroeder, ZRT Laboratory Clinical Consultant, talks about the prevalent Vitamin D deficiency, how important Vitamin D is to our health, how to determine if your Vitamin D levels are normal, and if low, how to supplement.
Estrogens and Cancer Promotion
Dr. David Zava, ZRT Laboratory President, talks about the factors that increase the risk of breast cancer.
Estriol in hormone restoration therapy
Jim Paoletti, RPh, FAARM, Director of Provider Education at ZRT Laboratory, talks about the efficacy of estriol in hormone restoration therapy.
Intake of artificially sweetened soft drinks and risk of preterm delivery:a prospective cohort study
Intake of artificially sweetened soft drinks and risk of preterm delivery:a prospective cohort study in 59,334 Danish pregnant women
Why 2009 is a crucial year for Europe
Bruno Le Maire is the French minister of state for European affairs, prior to this he was principal private secretary to the Prime Minister, 2006-2007, advisor to the Prime Minister, 2005-2006, advisor to the Minister of the Interior, 2004-2005 and advisor to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, 2002-2004. Bruno has been National Assembly deputy for Eure since 2007, and is a member of the National Assembly Finance Committee. He is also the Finance Committee special rapporteur on health security an
Title: stela-shaped plaque
VADS Collection: Artworld: Sainsbury Centre for Visual
Description: Small stela-shaped pendant carved from red jasper.
In the lunette of the stela are two udjat-eyes with a square symbol between. On the upper register, Tuthmosis III sits on a throne, wearing a nemes headdress and long garment and holding a sceptre in his left hand and an ankh-symbol in his right. The cartouche of Tuthmosis III is incised before him. On the lower register is one row of hieroglyphs, facing to the right.
At the top of the plaque is a small hole, carved f
Cheat Sheet to Mastering Japanese #1 - 365 Days of Japanese is Easy as 1, 2, 3!
Your boss is breathing down your back about that missed deadline. Your mom’s birthday is tomorrow and you still don’t have a present! Doctor’s appointments! Late-night meetings! Hitting the gym to get ready for bikini season! It’s not that you don’t want to study Japanese everyday but as every self-studier [...]
A History of the County of Middlesex: Volume 1 Physique, Archaeology, Domesday, Ecclesiastical Organ
This general volume covers the topics above for whole ancient county of Middlesex; it also has an English version of the Domesday book entries, separately indexed, and a general index to the rest of the volume.
Health and Human Rights
This lesson plan helps students explore the concept that health is a basic human right. Primary sources -- Article 25 of the "U.N. Universal Declaration of Human Rights" and Article 1 of the "Declaration of Alma-Ata" -- are used to help students define health and human rights, and to build a connection between the two. Students apply the concept of health as a basic human right by analyzing case studies from the Against the Odds exhibition
Journal of the House of Lords: volume 12 1666-1675
The official minute book of the House of Lords, covering the middle years of the reign of Charles II.
'Woodcut' map of London c. 1550
Produced in c. 1633, depicting the City of London in the 1560s. It probably derives from the 'Copperplate' map of. c.1560 of which three sheets are extant.
Leake's survey of the city after the Great Fire of 1666 Engraved by W. Hollar, 1667
A map of the City of London prepared by John Leake, William Leybourne and four others, to show the extent of the area devastated by the Great Fire of 1666.
St Cuthbert's Church, Great Salkeld
Short collection for the church
Networked Sensors at the Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve
Networked Sensors at the Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve presented by Trevor Hebert (Stanford University) at the 2010 Annual Meeting of the Organization of Biological Field Stations (OBFS) and hosted by the University of Michigan Biological Station (UMBS)
Eddy Covariance Measurements: the AmeriFlux Network and the Forest Accelerated Succession ExperimenT
Eddy Covariance Measurements: the AmeriFlux Network and the Forest Accelerated Succession ExperimenT presented by Christoph Vogel (University of Michigan) at the 2010 Annual Meeting of the Organization of Biological Field Stations (OBFS) and hosted by the University of Michigan Biological Station (UMBS)
Rwanda: genocide remembered
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Apr. 6 - Twentieth anniversary of Rwanda's three-month killing spree by Hutu extremists that killed hundreds of thousands. Paul Chapman reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, nationa
Daniel Jones - State Run Lotteries and Charitable Donations
Daniel Jones talks to Romesh Vaitilingham about state-run lotteries in the US that are intended to increase funding for education.