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A Nationwide Framework for Surveillance of Cardiovascular and Chronic Lung Diseases

A Nationwide Framework for ...

Chronic diseases are common and costly, yet they are also among the most preventable health problems. Comprehensive and accurate disease surveillance systems are needed to implement successful efforts which will reduce the burden of chronic diseases on the U.S. population. A number of sources of surveillance data--including population surveys, cohort studies, disease registries, administrative health data, and vital statistics--contribute critical ...

Webster: The Duchess of Malfi

Webster: The Duchess of ...

The Duchess of Malfi is generally regarded as John Webster's finest play, a masterpiece of tragic depth and emotional complexity. The conflict between private love and public political behaviour for a passionate but circumscribed woman is as theatrically pertinent now as when first performed. This timely Handbook: . examines the play's sources and its cultural context . offers a detailed ...

81 Days Below Zero

81 Days Below Zero

The untold story of Leon Crane, the only surviving crew member of a World War II B-24 crash on a remote mountain near the Arctic Circle

Tilt Angle for Solar Panels:Interface for Determining Parameters

Tilt Angle for Solar ...

Computational interface for the determination of optimal tilt angle for solar photovoltaic systems in selected locations in Nigeria was developed, and result validated by comparison with similar package such as Photovoltaic Geographic Information System (PVGIS). Monthly clearness index values for each selected cities in the six regions of Nigeria were used as representative clearness index to generate the optimal tilt ...

Novel Anticancer Drug Protocols

Novel Anticancer Drug Protocols

We are in an exciting era in the war against cancer, with real prospects for novel anticancer drugs that are cancer cell-specific without the toxicities that have been the hallmark of conventional cytotoxic cancer chemotherapy. Advances in cancer cell biology fueled by the molecular biology revolution have resulted in the uncovering of many novel potential molecular targets for cancer therapy. ...

Up, Up, and Away

Up, Up, and Away

The definitive history of the Montreal Expos by the definitive Expos fan, the New York Times bestselling sportswriter and Grantland columnist Jonah Keri. 2014 is the 20th anniversary of the strike that killed baseball in Montreal, and the 10th anniversary of the team's move to Washington, DC. But the memories aren't dead--not by a long shot. The Expos pinwheel cap ...

Implementation of Co-Curricular Activities in Secondary School

Implementation of Co-Curricular Activities ...

The purpose of this study was to assess the status of implementation of co-curricular activities in secondary schools. The objective of this study was to assess the status of implementation of co-curricular activities in Secondary schools of Special Zone of Oromia Surrounding Finfine and to suggest the possible solutions for the problem that secondary schools encountered during implementation. This book ...

Tragedy in the Commons

Tragedy in the Commons

The founders of influential think tank Samara ask former members of Parliament what has gone wrong with our democracy, and how it can be fixed. Talk to any Canadian about politics and you'll hear little but frustration and bewilderment. Canadians don't see their politicians working for them, all they see is grandstanding in the House of Commons and MPs pursuing ...

Assessing Exposer Intensity Through Remote Sensing And GIS Technology

Assessing Exposer Intensity Through ...

Vulnerability index, exposer intensity and landscape trajectories is an area of research that integrates people and their activities into natural environment. This type of research is important in natural disaster areas on the globe. The main objective of this type of research is to develop a vulnerability index by combining remote sensing, bio-geophysical and social data. In general, vulnerability is ...

Willin'

Willin'

The first biography of the legendary, beloved, long-running band Little Feat, by veteran music journalist Ben Fong-Torres

Real History

Real History

In Real History, Martin Bunzl brilliantly succeeds in bringing together two schools of thought at the forefront of the philosophy of history: that of realism and objectivity. He shows us how the realism debate is inhabited by philosophers, whereas the objectivity argument lies in the hands of historians. In his lucid and direct style, Bunzl proposes a synthesis between these ...

Last to Die

Last to Die

From a New York Times bestselling author, the story of how a young American airman became the last to die in World War II

Automate procedures in Governing Boards

Automate procedures in Governing ...

Any successful organization needs to keep pace with technological development. This study aims to develop a proposal for an electronic system that helps automate procedures to the Board of Directors of the independent commission and the Board of Directors of big companies, through case study that addressed research and included meetings of Commissioners Board of Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority ...

Always In Fashion: From Clerk to CEO -- Lessons for Success in Business and in Life

Always In Fashion: From ...

Mark Weber is the ultimate fashion insider. Starting his career as a clerk in a clothing store, he worked his way up to the "big time" in New York City, becoming CEO ofPhillips-VanHeusen (PVH)/Calvin Klein and then CEO of LVMH Inc. (USA) (Louis Vuitton/ Moet Hennessy) and Chairman and CEO of Donna Karan International.In Always in Fashion, Weber walks us ...

Friction Welding-A Review

Friction Welding-A Review

Friction welding(FW) is a fairly recent technique that utilizes a non-consumable welding tool to generate frictional heat and plastic deformation at the welding location, there by affecting the formation of a joint while the material is in solid state. The principal advantage of frictional welding, being a solid state process, low distortion, absence of melt-related defects and high joint strength, ...

Relative Power and the Possibility of Conflict

Relative Power and the ...

With the end of the Cold War, the International System witnessed major changes , which on one hand opened the door for the rise of the United States as a hegemonic power and on the other hand created a possibility for conflict, with the rise of new rapidly growing contender states such as China. This book demonstrated the vision of ...