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  • Trends in needing help with such activities as housework or shopping may be due to changes in the physical abilities of the older population, but they may also be related to the availability of help in the house, either familial or paid, the availability of appliances, and the accessibility of transportation (1, 12). However, causes of trends in IADL functioning have not been apportioned to reasons residing in the person and reasons outside the person. The trends in what is termed ADL disability have not been nearly as consistent as those in IADL disability (31).

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  • This depends on your personal circumstances - your motivation to learn, your exposure to English and the amount of time you spend studying. Studies show that it can take 200 hours ol study to improve by one IELTS band.

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  • Management skill and strong team building abilities are often perceived as essential leadership attributes for successful entrepreneurs. Robert B. Reich considers leadership, management ability, and team-building as essential qualities of an entrepreneur. This concept has its origins in the work of Richard Cantillon in his Essai sur la Nature du Commerce en (1755) and Jean-Baptiste Say [5] in his Treatise on Political Economy.

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  • The other children from the cohort, though, were born intodifficult circumstances. Like Percy Spencer, who struggled withfinancial and emotional loss in rural Maine, those children facedany number of obstacles. Most lived in poverty. Many of theirparents suffered from alcoholism and mental illness, or were notaround at all. Among this group of children, most, unfortunately

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  • Unfortunately, the adverse effects of transportation have a greater impact on the natural and human environment than either spatial proximity or telecommunications. The basic technology used in transportation causes emissions of pollutants which have been proved, or are believed, to damage human health and plant life and to upset sensitive ecosystem balances. As a result of transport’s contribution to local pollution–which, worldwide, is responsible for about 1.

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  • Infertility is a disease of the reproductive system that impairs one of the body's most basic functions: the conception of children. In the United States, infertility affects about 7.3 million women and their partners, or about 12% of the reproductive-aged population. For many of these couples, the answer lies in conventional medical therapy, such as drug treatment or surgery to repair reproductive organs. Since 1978, ART has provided another solution for many would-be parents.

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  • This optimistic view of Fries was replacing a pessimistic view, termed the failure of success, expressed earlier by Gruenberg (38). This view, also based on limited evidence, felt that the extension of life for persons with chronic conditions, without a reduction in the incidence of these conditions,would lead to deterioration in population health. Manton (48) proposed a position somewhere between the two outlined above.

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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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  • The creative and innovative ethic of American medicine is legend and has contributed fundamentally to the breadth, depth, and pace of advances in our capacity for diagnosis and treatment of disease and injury. Indeed, the number of new pharmaceuticals, biologics, medical devices, and healthcare services introduced into American healthcare settings and marketplaces substantially exceeds the capacity to know the circumstances under which a particular intervention is best applied.

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  • Targets also move dramatically over time. SME development policies in Western Europe, for example, focused on employment creation in the late 1980s and early 1990s. By the end of the century the emphasis had changed to international competitiveness and innovation. As a result, policy targets moved towards technology issues and creation of an enterprise culture. In transition economies a major focus has been upon creating an enabling environment for the market economy.

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  • The magic of the Hollywood style at its best (and of all the cinema which fell within its sphere of influence) arose, not exclusively, but in one important aspect, from its skilled and satisfying manipulation of visual pleasure. Unchallenged, mainstream film coded the erotic into the language of the dominant patriarchal order.

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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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  • 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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  • The classifications most likely to yield significant differences among identifiable groups of • small businesses are industry, employee size of business, and years of business ownership. The other classifications examined, for example legal form of business, infrequently exhibit substantial differences among their components and even when they do, the differences are often functions of variations among groups in the aforementioned classifications.

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  • In the spring of 2007, TerraChoice sent research teams into six category-leading big box stores with instructions to record every product-based environmental claim they observed. We instructed the teams that, for each environmental claim, they should identify the product, the nature of the claim, any supporting information, and any references offered for further information. After recording 1,753 environmental claims on 1,018 products (refer to Appendix A), we tested the claims against current best practices in environmental marketing.

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  • Boran, a popular cattle breed, is predominantly utilized and widely distributed across various countries of Africa (DAGRIS 2006). The Ethiopian Boran belongs to the group of Zebu cattle (Bos indicus), with their characteristic hump and pendulous dewlap. Available archaeological records indicate that zebu cattle are the most recent types of cattle to be introduced into Africa. Recent molecular genetic as well as archaeological evidences (Marshall 2000; Hanotte et al.

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  • We studied four types of decisions with a potential for age effects. One feature of wisdom, which presumably is acquired over a lifetime, is meta-knowledge, accurately knowing one's own knowledge and abilities. We assessed this with self-reported confidence on answers to trivia questions. A common stereotype of older people is that they are “conservative, dislike taking risk and are “set in their ways”. We tested this stereotype using choices over monetary gambles similar to those performed by psychologists and biologists .

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  • It is unlikely that a person would wake up one morning and say, “Grief, what a concept, I think I’ll make it my life’s work.” That is not how it happened for either of us. We are John W. James and Russell Friedman, and together we represent the Grief Recovery Institute. Here is a little outline of our lives, the institute, and the evolution of The Grief Recovery Handbook. John was thrust painfully into this arena by the death of a child in 1977. After discovering a successful process for completing his grief, he continued his career in the solar energy design business.

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  • This study investigates the hypothesis that shifts in women’s relative income, which affects their bargaining power in the household, have discernible effects on household saving, and by extension on aggregate saving due to differing saving propensities by gender. An analytical framework for pooled and non-pooled savings households is developed to examine why women and men’s saving propensities may differ and how a change in women’s wage earnings relative to men’s influences household savings which constitutes a significant component of gross domestic saving.

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  • A large proportion of real estate transactions are carried out with the help of real estate agents.1 These agents provide expertise (on pricing, preparing a property for sale, and bargaining) and convenience (by showing the property, advertising and holding open houses, and taking care of paperwork). One advantage of working with an agent who is a realtor is access to the Multiple Listing Service (MLS), a database that compiles information on all properties listed by local realtors. Typically, realtors charge a commission of around 6 percent.

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