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Crossing Over: A Mexican Family on the Migrant Trail
The U.S.-Mexican border is one of the most permeable boundaries in the world, breached daily by Mexicans in search of work. Thousands die crossing the line and those who reach "the other side" areExpand
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Assessing Cultural Competence at a Local Hospital System in the United States
Cultural competence in health care has come to the forefront with the changing demographics in the United States. Standards have been created by the Office of Minority Health for culturallyExpand
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Circles of care: Home care and community support for rural older adults
Rural dwelling, frail older adults are a vulnerable population owing to the complexity of health problems superimposed upon limited health care resources. Home care facilitates managing complexExpand
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A crash-course in cultural competence.
America is a multi-cultural society. Yet, there are cultural dimensions to the clinician-patient relationship that have not been systematically addressed in medical education or in clinical practice.Expand
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Changing the environment of AIDS risk: findings on syringe exchange and pharmacy sales of syringes in Hartford, CT.
This paper reports findings from a National Institute on Drug Abuse-funded study designed to test the hypothesis that environmental changes, such as the enactment of laws to increase theExpand
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Physician‐Assisted Suicide Attitudes of Older Mexican‐American and Non‐Hispanic White Adults: Does Ethnicity Make a Difference?
Little is known about attitudes toward physician‐assisted suicide (PAS) in various ethnic groups. This study compares attitudes held by older Mexican Americans and non‐Hispanic whites and examinesExpand
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Triterpene methyl ethers from palmae epicuticular waxes
Abstract Cylindrin and lupeol methyl ether were isolated for the first time from Palmae leaf epicuticular waxes. Butia capitata and Orbignya spp. contain large amounts of ethers, but these are absentExpand
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Mapping groundwater level and aquifer storage variations from InSAR measurements in the Madrid aquifer, Central Spain
This work is supported by the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness and EU FEDER funds under projects TEC2011-28201-C02-02, TIN2014-55413-C2-2-P and ESP2013-47780-C2-2-R, by the Ministry ofExpand
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A quasi-elastic aquifer deformational behavior: Madrid aquifer case study
Summary The purpose of this paper is to analyze the quasi-elastic deformational behavior that has been induced by groundwater withdrawal of the Tertiary detrital aquifer of Madrid (Spain). TheExpand
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