Money talks: Crunch time for Athens
Greece approaches a real deadline with creditors on June 5th, America's economy shakes and China's stockmarket wobbles
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Sarah L. Allen, M.D. Physician Profile
Meet Sarah L. Allen, M.D. Dr. Allen was awarded her M.D. by the Medical University of South Carolina. She completed her Residency at MUSC as well. Her Specialty is Internal Medicine. Dr. Allen is a native South Carolinian.
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Tower Poetry 2016: Nine Days
Commended winner of the 2016 Christopher Tower Poetry competition, Natasha Blinder, reads her poem 'Nine Days'
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Money talks: Minimum-wage mania
Governments are enthusiastically raising the minimum wage of workers. But how high can they go without being harmful?
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Babbage: Alibaba and Virgin Galactic
Alibaba buys a stake in China's version of Twitter, Virgin Galactic fires its plane-mounted rocket and an 83 year-old funnel of pitch may soon drip its next drop
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Neoliberalism workshop: Implications for future visions of work and organisation
Richard White, Senior Lecturer in Economic Geography, Sheffield Hallam University, gives a talk for the Neoliberalism, Employment and the Law workshop at Wolfson College, Oxford, hosted the Foundation for Law, Justice and Society in November 2015. Dr White examined how we can value and harness alternative work practices in a neoliberal society. He challenged the negativity associated with neoliberalism as a label and argued that decentralisation of capitalism could be harnessed to help us think
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So, how does it feel to win?
Ashani Lewis (winner of the 2016 Christopher Tower Poetry competition) talks to one of the judges, Katherine Rundell, about how it feels to have won first prize.
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The impact of periodontal therapy on oral health-related quality of life in adults: a systematic rev
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6.4 Athletes and oxygen intake

In Section 4.4, we ranked a group of athletes in terms of heart rate. Now let us consider the same athletes in the same sports, but from the point of view of how efficient their respiratory system needs to be to perform in their chosen sports.


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5.1 Introduction

Elite athletes are aware of the importance of heart performance and blood flow and many have specific training programmes to increase the strength and efficiency of the heart. This is not, however, just something that impacts on elite athletes. Even those of us engaged in sport at an amateur level or just for recreation will have experienced the effect of sport on the heart. After intense physical activity our heart pounds and possibly our head pounds too from the blood that is being pumped t
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Economic Update on WBAI Feb 25th, 2012
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Ulysses S. Gran: Overcoming Failures
Ulysses S. Grant overcomes a lifetime of failures to lead the Union Army to victory in the Civil War. This short video shows how his strategy helped win the war with his relentless methods. Quotes from Lincoln and photos help add depth to this biography.

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Inappropriate Medical Abbreviations - StatPearls - NCBI Bookshelf

This paper provides an indept look at issues associated with the use of medical abbreviations and clinical evidence of what can go wrong is they are misused.


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Lenguajes, tecnologías y paradigmas de la programación (2015)
Comprender los aspectos esenciales de los diferentes paradigmas de programación y las implicaciones derivadas del uso y diseño de un lenguaje facilita el posterior aprendizaje de lenguajes nuevos, así como su diseño. Asimismo proporciona la base necesaria para una adecuada elección y utilización (posiblemente combinada) de lenguajes y paradigmas en tareas de análisis, diseño, construcción y mantenimiento de aplicaciones de forma robusta, segura y eficiente. El objetivo del curso es intr
Author(s): Vidal Oriola, Germán Francisco,Alpuente Frasnedo,

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7.88J Protein Folding and Human Disease (MIT)
This course covers amino acid sequence control of protein folding, misfolding, amyloid polymerization and aggregation. Readings and discussions address topics such as chaperone structure and function, folding and assembly of fibrous proteins, and pathologies associated with protein misfolding and aggregation in Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, Huntington's and other protein deposition diseases. Students are required to write and present a research paper.
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Your Health: Trauma
Some people say that "accidents happen," but there are some specific things you can do to prevent a traumatic injury. In this interview, viewers will learn about trauma prevention as well as the expansion of the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center at the University of Maryland Medical Center, including how this new building will benefit Marylanders. Related Links: Shock Trauma Center http://www.umm.edu/shocktrauma/ Center for Injury Prevention and Policy http://www.umm.edu/shocktrauma/special_
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3.1.1 Treatment or management?

In the preceding paragraph you will notice that we talked generally about the treatment of conditions, but referred to ‘managing’ dyslexia. Why did we do this? It relates to the following important general issues:

Is treatment (i.e. intervention) warranted? We mentioned this issue when we were discussing sociocultural or personal distress based definitions of abnormality. Intervention is not always desir
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Intelligent Life: In Welsh Patagonia
After years of idle dreams, Jasper Rees visited the valleys in Argentina that have been an outpost of Wales for 150 years. He joins Matthew Sweet to talk about keeping a language and a culture alive 7,000 miles from home
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The Story of Stuff - Chapter 3
A seven part video explaining the life cycle of the products we buy and the ethical choices necessary presented with playful chalkboard diagrams and an energetic Annie Leonard. This third chapter gives an explanation of the production process in the cycle of creating materials. Chapter 1 introduces the life cycle and chapters 2-6 explain different parts of this cycle. Chapter 7 is a summary.  Run time 03:28.  This chapter discusses the impact of toxins in productions and their impact on humans
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A Variety of Puppet Vignettes - Kevin Kammeraad and the Cooperfly Puppet Troupe
Two artists, a cast of puppets, a suitcase of songs, and a bundle of energy!
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