Some southern producers also feel that premiums for buy-up coverage or revenue products are
not affordable, leaving catastrophic policies (with minimal coverage) as the only viable option for
many farmers. More broadly, some farm groups have requested that current subsidies be
maintained or increased so premiums would be more affordable.
Corn producers want their
premiums reduced because the loss ratio has been well below 1.0 (indemnities paid divided by
Self-awareness allows individuals to have a sense of who they are in relation to society
and culture. By reflexively adjusting one’s perception of self in reaction to society,
people construct their individual identity. Approaches to identity abound, and they refer
to many different ideas about the self, much of which is grounded in contemporary
Western cultural values. Frequently, identity refers to at least two different aspects of the
individual – that which is an internalized notion of the self, and that which is the
projected version of one’s internalized self.
I welcome with enthusiasm the third edition of this
book for families and friends of patients with dementing
illnesses. It has served well in its prior appearances
and should accomplish even more with this edition, as
here the most recent advances in scientific and clinical
knowledge about these conditions are brought forth. As
I have watched, with pride in Johns Hopkins psychiatry,
each of the editions of The 36-Hour Day appear, I have
been impressed by both the information and the comfort
it brought to those who would help their relatives....
The highly pathogenic H5N1 is a major avian pathogen that crosses species barriers and seriously affects humans as well as some mammals. It mutates in an intensified manner and is considered a potential candidate for the possible next pandemic with all the catastrophic consequences. Methods: Nasal swabs were collected from donkeys suffered from respiratory distress. The virus was isolated from the pooled nasal swabs in specific pathogen free embryonated chicken eggs (SPF-ECE).