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2014-02-17 23:23:10

The average annual take home salary for a certified nurse midwife is $92,345, according to Nurse Midwife Salary Data published recently by http://nursing100.com/nurse-midwife/, an online nursing information and resource publication. The data also disclosed the lowest 10 per cent earn an average of $76,830 per year, while the top 10 percent earn an average of $108,293 per year. Columbus, Oh (PRWEB) February 17, 2014 What accounts for the disparity in salary, according to Editor Elizabeth...

2013-02-06 23:03:28

Carolina Community Maternity Center, a midwife run company, has completed an expansion despite the fact that midwives can be arrested for practicing a few miles down the road. (PRWEB) February 06, 2013 Just a few miles down the road from this birth center, midwifery is illegal. Amazingly, anyone can have a home birth in North Carolina they just can´t have a midwife to assist, that would be illegal. It´s no wonder that this facility right across the border in South Carolina is...

Traffic Harms Asturian Amphibians
2012-04-12 09:36:27

The roads are the main cause of fragmenting the habitats of many species, especially amphibians, as they cause them to be run over and a loss of genetic diversity. Furthermore, traffic harms two abundant species that represent the amphibious Asturian fauna and have been declared vulnerable in Spain: the midwife toad (Alytes obstetricans) and the palmate newt (Lissotriton helveticus). "But midwife toad and palmate newt populations have very different sensitivities to the effects of roads"...

2010-12-23 00:01:09

Attorney James C. Lewis of Shapiro, Cooper, Lewis, & Appleton represented the parents of a child who suffered permanent nerve damage and arm injuries after a midwife provided negligent care during the birth process. The Norfolk, VA jury returned a 2.3 Million Dollar verdict after five days of trial, and Mr. Lewis also secured $60,000 in special damages for the child's mother. Virginia Beach, VA (PRWEB) December 22, 2010 Jim Lewis of Shapiro, Cooper, Lewis, & Appleton attained a...

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2010-01-25 07:33:01

Midwife toads that live in the mountains are highly likely to die from a serious fungal infection, called chytridiomycosis, whereas their infected relatives in the lowlands are not, according to new research published Jan. 24 in Ecology Letters. The authors of the study, from Imperial College London, the Zoological Society of London and the BiodivERsA project RACE, say their findings suggest conservationists may be able to limit the impact of the disease in the mountains by ensuring tourists...

2009-12-15 22:10:20

Visits to a gynaecologist or midwife are generally associated with different tests and/or prescriptions for contraceptives, but could offer so much more. Women, doctors and midwives are agreed that gynaecological visits presents great opportunities for dialogue about sexual health, reveals a thesis from the Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden. Many young women see sex as a problem, the thesis shows. Almost 500 women aged 23-29 answered questions about their sex lives,...

2009-10-22 13:07:55

Midwives often struggle to meet the needs of pregnant women who are lesbians, with patients reporting that the focus is often on their sexuality rather than the fact that they are expecting a baby, according to research in the November issue of the Journal of Advanced Nursing. The findings have led Swedish researchers from Linkopings University and Uppsala University Hospital to call for special training for midwives, more neutral healthcare routines and forms and special education groups for...

2009-09-02 23:50:00

Early 20th century evolutionist may have discovered epigenetics A new study into the research of the renowned Lamarckian experimentalist Paul Kammerer may help to end the controversy which has engulfed his research for almost a century. The study, published in The Journal of Experimental Zoology, suggests that far from being a fraud Kammerer may have discovered the field of epigenetics, placing him decades ahead of his contemporaries. Paul Kammerer, a leading proponent of the Lamarckian...


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Betic midwife toad, Alytes dickhilleni
2013-04-28 09:41:55

The Betic midwife toad is found around freshwater marshes, pastureland, ponds and temperate forests, mainly around eroded soils near water, open rocky landscapes, or under stones. This species inhabits several mountain ranges in the southeastern area of Spain at altitudes from 2,300 to 6,500 feet. This small species of toad measures up to 1.2 inches in total length. The skin is shiny, smooth, and contains a few large warts, with a line of white warts along the sides of the body. Behind the...

Iberian midwife toad, Alytes cisternasii
2013-03-30 08:17:41

The Iberian midwife toad is found around the Iberian Peninsula in southern and eastern Portugal, and also in western and central Spain. The elevation range of this species is between 300 - 4,265 feet, but it is typically found around 2,000 feet. The Iberian midwife toad prefers dry habitats in meadows and open forests with sandy soil that grow vegetation adapted for dry regions. However, this toad relies on streams and pools for the development of the tadpoles. The Iberian midwife toad is...

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