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  • Marketers have identified urban, low-income African-American and Latino youth as “superconsumers” of soda, candy, and snack products. Many young people report frequent snacking, unstructured meals, and eating “junk food,” such as candy, chips, and soda, for their primary meal. Recent research studying the amount and type of advertising on prime-time television programs oriented to African-American audiences compared to those for general audiences found that far more food commercials appear on shows with large...

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  • The workplace as a health promotion setting Workplace health promotion (WHP) programmes, targeting physical inactivity and unhealthy dietary habits, are effective in improving health- related outcomes such as obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular disease risk factors. Enhancing employee productivity, improving corporate image and moderating medical care costs are some of the arguments that might foster senior management to initiate and invest in WHP programmes.

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  • Organic chemicals commonly used by industry with known or suspected human health impacts that are often encountered in groundwaters include, for example, aromatic hydrocarbons such as benzene, toluene, ethylbenzene and xylene (collectively known as “BTEX”) as well as volatile chlorinated hydrocarbons such as tetrachloroethene and trichloroethene. A diverse range of pesticides is also found in groundwaters that is primarily, but not exclusively, ascribed to agricultural activities.

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  • In its Ninth Programme, the English Law Commission said it would set up this joint project to examine at least two key areas of insurance contract law: non-disclosure (which will necessarily include misrepresentation) and breach of warranty. It said we would consult on whether there is a need to review other areas such as the law on insurable interest and on joint policies. No decision has yet been made as to whether other areas should be reviewed.

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  • IVF and related treatments (GIFT and ZIFT, see below) are the most invasive ART treatments. Usually women try other methods first, and turn to IVF when those methods have not succeeded in pregnancy or live birth. One percent of babies in the US are born using IVF. Unlike AI, fertilization takes place outside the woman’s body in which eggs (retrieved from the woman trying to get pregnant or from an egg donor) are fertilized with sperm (from a partner or donor) in a Petri dish.

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  • It also reviews different valuation methods and estimated values for non-market forest goods and services in Europe. Chapter 5 gives an overview of the financing mechanisms used in the Member States and their applicability for different goods and services. It includes a theoretical review of alternative financing mechanisms for non-market forest goods and services (FG&S) as well as an empirical assessment of their use in Europe and EU Member States (EU MS).

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  • The capital of the Fund is represented by issued and redeemable shares with no par value. The shares are entitled to distributions, if any, and to payment of a proportionate share based on the Fund’s NAV per share upon redemption. The Fund has no restrictions or specific capital requirements on the subscriptions and redemptions of shares except as disclosed in Note 8(a), if any. The relevant movements in capital are shown on the Statement of Changes in Net Assets.

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  • This is because IT uses primers based on allele sequences of functionally characterized genes, and thus specific banding patterns corresponding to plant phenotypes can be identified (Cernák, 2008; Cernák et al., 2008; Gizaw, 2011). However, development of such markers depends on the availability of robust genomic databases holding several target sequences for IT marker development. Functional gene characterization criteria might be limiting factors, since it is not possible to establish gene functions in a molecular ecological sense for all genes.

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  • Real and perceived quality gaps in public coverage and delivery systems serve as an impetus for PHI purchases in some countries. Waiting times, increasing demand for choice, and perceptions of inadequacy of public systems are leading motivations in Ireland, Australia, Denmark, and the United Kingdom. Where public cover is not provided, primary PHI policies are purchased mainly to minimise the financial risks associated with illness. Finally, the diversity in consumer attitudes and preferences is difficult to compare across countries.

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  • Non-EU AIFMs intending to market AIFs they manage in the EU with a passport once it is available (expected in 2015), or to manage EU AIFs, must receive a prior authorization from the competent authorities of their EU Member State of reference. To obtain such authorization, they must comply with the requirements of the Directive or equivalent rules. The Member State of reference is determined in accordance with a complex series of rules; in summary, it is generally the Member State where the applicant AIFM carries out most management or marketing.

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  • Point of view shots allow us to experience the emotions of the lead character, her anxiety and apprehension as she goes to meet the imprisoned serial killer, Hannibal Lecter, for the first time. Director Jonathan Demme discusses this scene and the influence of Alfred Hitchcock on the Silence of the Lambs in his interview with Mark Cousins as part of the BBC’s Face to Face series. This scene is also an example of how the continuity style employs over-the shoulder dialogue. In the classic continuity scene, the dialogue begins with a two-shot of the participants in the scene.

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  • At the start of the 21st century, the learning potential of significant numbers of children and young people in every country in the world is compromised. Hunger, malnutrition, micronutrient deficiencies, parasite infections, drug and alcohol abuse, violence and injury, early and unintended pregnancy, and infection with HIV and other sexually transmitted infections threaten the health and lives of children and youth (UNESCO, 2001). Yet these conditions and behaviours can be improved.

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  • First, the networks resulting from the prevailing ties of labour migration have contributed signif icantly to the integration of countries into the global economy. This point is important in various sectors, including investment, trade, tourism and unilateral transfers. For example, the mobilization of migrant and their relatives’ savings and investments at home, in the acquisition of land, property, or small businesses, are spurring economic growth in areas traditionally neglected by the private and public sectors.

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  • One of the key economic functions of credit institutions is to convert short- term deposits into long-term loans. Depending on the scale of this maturity transformation – which essentially determines the risk arising from a bank’s balance sheet structure – sharply fl uctuating market interest rates can have a considerable impact on banks’ earnings and on their capital base. The increas- ing complexity of markets makes effective processes for measuring and man- aging interest rate exposure an essential business requirement for credit insti- tutions.

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  • When businesses and market economies function properly and focus on serving the common good, they contribute greatly to the material and even the spiritual well-being of society. Recent experience, however, has also demonstrated the harm caused by the failings of businesses and markets.

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  • Domains of influence to consider when planning intervention activities for reaching a target audience from multiple perspectives. These four domains, known as the “Four P’s of Marketing,” include: product, price, place, and promotion. (See also, Policy.) Market Research Research designed to enhance your understanding of the target audience’s characteristics, attitudes, beliefs, values, behaviors, determinants, benefits, and barriers to behavior change in order to create a strategy for social marketing programs. Also called consumer or audience research.

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  • George McCauley shapes these varied life experiences into clay forms that are assembled as wholly personal and re- vealing sculpture. Prior to studying art, his vocational positions included carpenter, concrete inspector, waiter and chef, mechanic, horse trainer and aluminum-siding salesman. Like many of his contemporaries, McCauley was drawn to clay after his initial introduction, a classic case of the “love at first touch” syndrome. Ron Meyers at the University of Georgia, was a significant role model.

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  • LISA has an international perspective, and a diverse audience including researchers, students, library staff, and information professionals. Since its inception in 1969 LISA has been interested in a broad range of library and information science (LIS) theory and practice, now taking in developments facilitated by information and communications technology and LIS-related fields such as archives, records management, publishing, information design and technical writing. Consequently, LISA covers a great variety of publications.

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  • Existing sensor network architectures are based on the as- sumption that data will be polled. Therefore, they are not adequate for long-term battery-powered use in applications that must sense or react to events that occur at unpre- dictable times.

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  • We modelled potential impacts from a decline in international students, initially through the  construction of a Baseline case for growth which largely held prior to current trends. From a  growth  forecast  for  2010  of  214,212  students, we model  this  baseline  and  three  realistic  scenarios.

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