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2008-07-23 03:00:00

By Herbruck, Lianne F The costs of urinary incontinence (UI) are financially and socially substantial to those who are living with its effects. When looking at the dramatic costs associated with UI and associated pelvic floor disorders, prevention of these disorders or management at the earliest possible level is indicated. Determining which modifiable factors cause UI and pelvic floor disorders is complicated. Listening to patients in an effort to improve their quality of life may be a...

2008-07-23 00:00:46

By Lauran Neergaard WASHINGTON - When it comes to hearts, Taneal Wilson won the lottery. A small pump implanted to keep the 31-year-old alive long enough for a heart transplant somehow helped Wilson's ravaged heart completely recover instead. Only a lucky few are ever weaned off those implants, their rested hearts able to work on their own again. How to duplicate those successes is one of cardiology's biggest questions - as a new generation of the heart pumps begins U.S. testing. "Why...

2008-07-14 12:00:39

By Paul Liberatore, The Marin Independent Journal, Novato, Calif. Jul. 14--TERRA LINDA GUITARIST HELPS BABY BOOMERS ROCK OUT: It's a Saturday afternoon and Ric Wilson, a professional guitarist, is leading a group of middle aged rockers through a garage band rendition of the Beatles' 1969 classic "Come Together." The weekend jammers -- two guitarists, a bass player, a keyboardist and a drummer -- are assembled in a state-of-the art, A-frame studio in the San Geronimo Valley, its walls...

2008-07-13 06:00:00

By Karen Bolipata, The Free Lance-Star, Fredericksburg, Va. Jul. 13--Susan Sarber moved to Spotsylvania County knowing its students have to work hard for an A. That didn't bother her until she compared her son Wilson's grade-point average with those of students from other school districts. He had a lower grade-point average for the same grades. "I was told: 'Mrs. Sarber, don't worry about that. The colleges and universities recompute the GPAs,'" she recalled recently. But as her son...

2008-07-02 06:00:52

By Twombly, Susan Townsend, Barbara K This review of existing literature about community college faculty members speculates about why they have received so little scholarly attention, summarizes the nature of existing research, including its methodology and topics, and suggests what else needs to be known about them. Keywords: student outcomes assessment; curriculum and instruction; quantitative methods; research methods "Community college faculty receive scant attention from postsecondary...

2008-06-14 03:00:00

By More, Cori Many children learn easily by watching others, imitating actions, and cuing into subtle social cues. However, some students with disabilities have trouble acquiring these social skills. These children require a more intensive intervention to make gains in the social area. For students who have difficulties initiating and maintaining interactions, teachers can implement more structure in the environment to gain a student's interest and encourage peer interactions. One strategy...

2008-06-03 03:00:31

By Okoye, Nnamdi S Okecha, Rita Ebele The study examined the interaction of logical reasoning ability (cognitive development) and socio-economic status on achievement in genetics amongst secondary school students in Nigeria. Factorial Analysis of variance design with one dependent variable and two independent variables at two levels together with the t-test was used in the analysis of the result. Two hundred and forty senior secondary three (S.S.S III) students randomly selected from six...

2008-05-22 03:00:24

By Reis, Sally M Eckert, Rebecca D; McCoach, D Betsy; Jacobs, Joan K; Coyne, Michael ABSTRACT. The authors used a randomized design to investigate the effects of an enriched reading program, Schoolwide Enrichment Reading Model (SEM-R), with blocks of independent reading on oral reading fluency (ORF), reading comprehension, and attitudes toward reading for students in Grades 3-5. The authors used SEM-R in comparison with basal reading programs to investigate the addition of planned...

2008-04-30 03:00:10

By Coyer, Sharon M Lash, Ayhan Aytekin Anemia is a decrease in erythrocyte mass or amount of hemoglobin from impaired production of erythrocytes, blood loss, or increased erythocyte destruction. The pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, and selected pathologies of anemia and their implications for nursing practice are reviewed. As many as 4 million Americans have anemia; women younger than age 65 have six times more anemia than men. Anemia is increasingly a health problem for older...

2008-03-20 03:00:14

By Dawson, M Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections (10th edition): Immunology S. H. E. Kaufman, M.W. Steward eds. London: Hodder Arnold, 2005. ISBN 9780340885697. 1033 pp. Pounds 209. Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections has reached its 10th edition and is now of mammoth proportions. There are eight volumes, two each covering virology, bacteriology and medical mycology, with single volumes for parasitology and immunology. This review is confined to...


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2012-06-14 04:12:39

Symbol: ZYGR Group: Moss Family: Orthotrichaceae Growth Habit: Nonvascular Native Status: NA    N Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Division   Bryophyta – Mosses Subdivision   Musci Class   Bryopsida – True mosses Subclass   Bryidae Order   Orthotrichales Family   Orthotrichaceae Genus   Zygodon Hook. & Taylor – zygodon moss Species   Zygodon...

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2012-06-14 08:38:30

Symbol: TOPA8 Group: Moss Family: Pottiaceae Growth Habit: Nonvascular Native Status: NA    N Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Division   Bryophyta – Mosses Subdivision   Musci Class   Bryopsida – True mosses Subclass   Bryidae Order   Pottiales Family   Pottiaceae Genus   Tortula Hedw. – tortula moss Species   Tortula papillosa Wilson –...

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2012-06-14 08:39:34

Symbol: TOFR70 Group: Moss Family: Pottiaceae Growth Habit: Nonvascular Native Status: NA    N Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Division   Bryophyta – Mosses Subdivision   Musci Class   Bryopsida – True mosses Subclass   Bryidae Order   Pottiales Family   Pottiaceae Genus   Tortella (Lindb.) Limpr. – tortella moss Species   Tortella fragilis (Hook....

2012-06-14 09:35:30

Symbol: SPRU4 Group: Moss Family: Sphagnaceae Growth Habit: Nonvascular Native Status: NA    N Synonyms:   SPCAT Sphagnum capillaceum (Weiss.) Schrank var. tenellum (Schimp.) Andrews   SPCAT3 Sphagnum capillifolium (Ehrh.) Hedw. var. tenellum (Schimp.) H.A. Crum Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Division   Bryophyta – Mosses Subdivision   Musci Class   Sphagnopsida – Peat mosses...

2012-06-14 09:35:59

Symbol: SPLE6 Group: Moss Family: Sphagnaceae Growth Habit: Nonvascular Native Status: NA    N Synonyms:   SPOB3 Sphagnum obesum (Wilson) Warnst.   SPRU7 Sphagnum rufescens Nees & Hornsch.   SPSUR Sphagnum subsecundum Nees var. rufescens (Nees & Hornsch.) Hüb. Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Division   Bryophyta – Mosses Subdivision   Musci Class   Sphagnopsida...

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