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Carbaryl insecticide was applied by ground spray to plants in urban areas to control a serious insect pest the glassy-winged sharpshooter, Homalodisca coagulata (Say), newly introduced in California. To assure there are no adverse impacts to human health and the environment from the carbaryl applications, carbaryl was monitored in tank mixtures, air,(More)
Over 95% of all Easter lily bulbs are produced in a narrow coastal region along the Northern California/Oregon border from Smith River, California to Brookings, Oregon. Fumigants such as methyl bromide, 1,3-dichloropropene (Telone ®), and metam sodium are used in bulb production to control nematodes and fungi. The Department of Pesticide Regulation(More)
The objective of this study was to determine the prevalence of hand-arm vibration syndrome (HAVS) in 617 workers at a base metal mine in northern Ontario. Workers who were employed at the mine between the years 1989 and 1994 and who continued to live within a 100 km radius of the mine were sent a self-reported questionnaire to identify individuals with(More)
One strategy for solving the nursing shortage is to increase the enrollment in undergraduate programs in schools of nursing. However, the shortage of full time faculty may prohibit larger enrollments. Employing adjunct faculty is one way to meet the teaching demands of increasing enrollment. Hiring and retaining qualified adjunct faculty is a challenge(More)
i ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS We would like to thank the members of the Yurok Environmental Monitoring Workgroup, staff), and Chuck Striplen (former Hoopa Valley Tribal staff/Ohlone). We would also like to respectively, and especially their staff Jeff Dolf and Dave Cavyell. We would also like to thank the personnel at the Simpson Timber Company for their assistance,(More)
Over 629,000 people reside in the catchment area for the Northeastern Ontario Regional Cancer Centre. Historically, the area was renowned for employment in mining, forestry and lumbering, agriculture, the railway, and pulp and paper. At present, it is known for mining; community, business, and personal services; trade; manufacturing; and construction.(More)
BACKGROUND Unintended pregnancy continues to be a major public health concern, particularly among women 19-24 years of age. Emergency contraception became available for purchase without a prescription in the United States in 2006; however, its use among women at risk for unintended pregnancy has not been adequately explored. Therefore, the purpose of this(More)