This article reports highlights from over 200 parents' observations of their preschoolers' play and verbalizations in the year following Hurricane Hugo. Commonly reported activities included reenactment and discussion of the event in multiple mediums, personification of "Hugo", and expression of fears related to storms. Precocious concern for others,… (More)
Neurofibrosarcoma (NFS), which is rare in the general population, occurs with excessive frequency among patients with von Recklinghausen neurofibromatosis (NF-1). Among 693 patients with NF-1 enrolled in the Baylor NF Program, 24 patients (3.5%) developed NFS or one of its variant forms. Nine of the twenty-four patients developed NFS within 3-94 months… (More)
Introduction Obesity rates have increased dramatically in the United States and around the globe (CDC, 2010a). The cause of obesity, which is the consequence of an imbalance between energy intake and energy expenditure, is multifactorial. It is now recognized that external factors, such as distance to a grocery store, parks, urban sprawl and neighborhood… (More)
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The paper reports findings from empirical research conducted across a range of supply networks. Three key research questions are addressed, one at the level of the firm, one at the supply chain level, one at the national level. Risk is seen to take different forms at each level of intervention.
A schematic diagram depicting the full spectrum of clinical features of von Recklinghausen neurofibromatosis (NF-1) is presented.
Parents of children with von Recklinghausen neurofibromatosis often have many questions about the present status and future course of the disease, as well as about the origin of the disorder and attendant recurrence risks. The present article is intended to address many of these questions and to provide explanations in relatively nontechnical language.