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  • Many beverage and fast-food marketers also engage in “community marketing,” in an effort to build relationships within the communities where they do business by giving something back to the community. McDonald’s, for example, has worked with A Better Chance Foundation to offer college preparatory school scholarships to black students in underprivileged areas. It has also developed the Black History Makers of the Future program, which highlights 30African-American children whom McDonald's feels will be among the leaders of tomorrow....

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  • The area extending between Danube Canal, Danube, New and Old Danube embodies the most dynamic por- tion of Vienna’s stretch of the river. Always considered highly attractive for construction projects, the situation by the water’s edge is strongly enhanced by the inter- sections with the identity-creating urbanistic axis of Wagramer Strasse and the U1 Underground line. Thus the riverside zones are both provided with, and bordered by, signifi cant spatial fi gures and types with high recogni- tion value.

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  • While much of this recent literature has focused on how the amount of insurance varies across different worker and employer groups, the role of collective bargaining has received somewhat less attention. 2 The scant evidence on collective bargaining is particularly surprising as the role of trade unions as an insurance device has long been emphasised by researchers. The general argument here is that union may mitigate the enforcement problems that arise within risk-sharing agreements between workers and their employers (e.g., Horn and Svensson 1986, Malcolmson 1983).

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  • People often turn to egg or sperm donors when they cannot use their own eggs or sperm to become pregnant, or when they don’t have both sperm and eggs available to them, such as single women or people in LGBT relationships. They can go through a fertility clinic, an egg brokerage agency, a sperm bank, or recruit a known donor (friend, family member) or unknown donor (place Web or newspaper ad). Sperm donation can be used for AI, IVF, GIFT, and ZIFT; egg donation for all but AI. The term “donor” can be misleading as “donors” are often paid...

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  • Neighborhood features may be protective or harmful for health of persons once in old age. Given the rapidly aging population, and the potential economic and social benefits of having older persons age in place, understanding the effects of neighborhoods on the health of the elderly is important for the formulation of public policy. In this paper, we provide an overview of what is known about neighborhoods and health in late life and discuss the potential and challenges of using national survey data to study this topic.

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  • To effectively perform their respective functions, all stakeholders, in particu- lar, governments, need access to accurate and up-to-date information on opportunities, actual transfers, and the technical and economic impact of large investments. In many cases, lack of such information makes it difficult to identify and utilize opportunities, ensure a level playing field, and enforce regulation and contracts properly.

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  • In Section 4, we discuss a developing literature using cross- country research designs to examine links between financial sector development and economic outcomes. Within-country research holds most institutional features of a country fixed, precluding investigation of interactions across institutions.

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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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  • Current efforts to address climate change focus mainly on reducing emissions of greenhouse gases, mainly through cleaner energy strategies, and on attempting to reduce vulnerability of communities at risk by improving infrastructure to meet new energy and water needs. This report attempts to set out a compelling argument for including ecosystem‐based approaches to mitigation and adaptation as a third and essential pillar in national strategies to address climate change. The report is targeted at both Bank task teams and country clients.

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  • The Californian Public Employees‟ Retirement System (CalPERS) has approximately USD 231 billion in assets and is the largest public pension fund in the United States. Since 2006, CalPERS has committed USD 500 million to external managers in its Global Equity asset class who restrict companies with a negative environmental footprint. CalPERS has committed more than USD 1.5 billion to its private equity Environmental Technology Program, and has strongly advocated the reporting of environmental risk in its engagements with federal regulators and portfolio companies. ...

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  • Originals of important insurance papers should be kept in a safe place, preferably in a bank safe depos box. Be sure your papers include contact information for your agent or company , important receipts, your flood insurance policy and documentation on your personal property and contents of your home. Keep copies in your home or business in the safest, most accessible place possible that is not subject to flooding Having this detailed documentation will make filing your claim much easier .

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  • As part of our latest programme we completed new and follow-up visits to 150 firms that together sell over 1.6m PPI policies a year with a premium value of over £750m. These firms, large and small, represented a wide range of sectors including banks, building societies, friendly societies, mortgage brokers, credit/loan brokers, retailers and motor dealers. We looked at PPI sold alongside unsecured personal loans, revolving credit (credit cards and instalment finance), prime mortgages, other insurance policies and secured loans.

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  • Fourth, our analysis of consultation patterns for the management of specific pregnancy- related conditions suggests pregnant women are making discretionary decisions regarding whom to consult depending on their immediate health concerns. Chiropractors are frequently consulted for back pain and sciatica, massage therapists consulted more commonly for neck pain, and naturopaths and acupuncturists more likely to be consulted for pregnancy-related nausea. Women are consulting with CAM practitioners most commonly for management of pain-related conditions.

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  • The infectiousness of a TB patient is directly related to the number of droplet nuclei carrying M. tuberculosis (tubercle bacilli) that are expelled into the air. Depending on the environment, these tiny particles can remain suspended in the air for several hours. M. tuberculosis is transmitted through the air, not by surface contact. Infection occurs when a person inhales droplet nuclei containing M. tuberculosis, and the droplet nuclei traverse the mouth or nasal passages, upper respiratory tract, and bronchi to reach the alveoli of the lungs.

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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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  • 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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  • To put the profit values in perspective, we calculate profitability ratios. Rate of return on assets (ROA) is the farm operating profit (equal to net farm income plus interest expense less value of operator labor and management) divided by average total farm asset value (valued at current market value). Rate of return on assets is a measure of how much profit the farm business assets generated. The average 2005 dairy farm ROA (Market) was 3.2 percent, below 2004 value of 5.2 percent (Table 3). Return on equity tells a similar story.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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