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OBJECTIVE To examine the nomadic movements of Australian beekeepers and determine their potential to assist the spread of pests and diseases. METHODS A questionnaire was mailed to all beekeepers in Australia who maintained >100 hives, requesting information on the location of their home base, locations used throughout the year and the crops that the bees(More)
The inexplicit character of Graeco-Roman folk-medicine, together with the distorted and haphazard nature of our evidence, has led to easy denigration of its aims and methods. Analysis of the structure of the healing event, especially its spoken component, the charm, provides some insight into tacit beliefs about illness, and into the skills through which(More)
Let’s begin with a fictional case study to which too many of us can relate. Our story takes place at Unnamed Midatlantic State University (UMSU), a large research and teaching institution with separate academic and administrative computing units. According to UMSU’s highest administration, these two units serve “wholly different” constituencies. As a(More)
Incorporating a reproductive justice framework into health care practice has the potential to enrich provider education, increase access to health care for marginalized populations and enhance the quality of life for the greatest number of people. The clinical lens of reproductive justice gives health professionals a critical opportunity to connect family(More)
The past several years have seen a steady drumbeat of news reports, blog posts, and scientific studies which have raised concerns about the presence of estrogenic compounds (natural estrogens and synthetic chemicals that mimic natural estrogen) in waterways and drinking water, and potential harm to human health or aquatic life [1–3]. Frequently, one(More)
Medicine is in constant change, with new evidence continually replacing how we consider health and illness. In health care we are deluged with articles about change — how to accomplish it, how to measure it, how to sustain it. Patients have become more robust advocates. With the proliferation of new medications and data, both patients and clinicians must(More)
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