Nearly Half of Americans Won't Flee Without Fido
National Survey From American Humane Shows Public Reluctant to Evacuate
Without Their Companions; Hurricane Gustav Pet Evacuation Efforts Confirm Survey Results
DENVER, Sept. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- A 2007 survey by the American Humane
Association found that 47 percent o...
Federal Judge Sentences Defendants Who Perpetrated $10.9 Million Medicare Fraud HIV Infusion Scheme
...prior to the jury verdict and while trial was ongoing, Pacheco attempted to flee
the United States, according to evidence presented in court. He was appreh...rtment was instrumental in the apprehension of Pacheco when he attempted to flee
The case was tried by Kirk Ogrosky, John S. (Jay) Dard...
"The Safe" Way To Protect Against The Anguish Of Disaster Recovery
...an be stored in a safe deposit box giving users peace-of-mind that all personal information is well organized and secured.
"Watching people flee
from Mother Nature's wrath, only to return to homes often leveled to the ground; witnessing their overwhelming grief at losing every bit of important ...
Jury Convicts Two Doctors and Two Medical Assistants in $5.3 Million Medicare Fraud Scam
...shed that Pacheco was a physician in Cuba prior to coming to the United States.
On March 14, 2009, while trial was ongoing, Pacheco attempted to flee
the United States, according to evidence presented in court. He was apprehended heading south on Krome Avenue in Miami-Dade County with $12,600 in cas...
Defective Chinese Drywall Lawsuit: Florida Homeowners' Associations and Condominium Associations Plagued by Defective Chinese Drywall Urged to Investigate their Rights
...perienced health problems, including respiratory symptoms and nosebleeds. In many cases, the fumes emitted by Chinese drywall have forced families to flee
The article states that the problem appears to be primarily from drywall imported from China during Florida's construction boom years...
Warmer-Than-Average Temperatures Raise Migraine Risk
...cans suffer from migraine headaches, perhaps as many as 17 percent of women and 6 percent of men. The headaches can disable sufferers, forcing some to flee
to quiet, darkened rooms for relief.
Treatments include painkillers, biofeedback and newer drugs that relieve swelling in the brain.
How Texas Cured Its Doctor Shortage and Became a Model for Healthcare Reform
...health insurance, much of which was paid by business, but they also
directly attacked businesses with similar frivolous lawsuits forcing
businesses to flee
Texas. The economy was depressed, many businesses closed
and numerous people lost their jobs.
Though 85 percent of these frivolous lawsuits failed, ...
Myanmar: Half a Million Children Affected by Cyclone, Aid Agency Warns
...en are emotionally vulnerable and may be at risk of
psychological trauma after witnessing unimaginable horrors such as losing
loved ones and having to flee
"Child-Friendly Spaces will enable children to return to some sort of
familiarity and help establish a routine, while parents try to de...
American Humane Forms Human-Animal Bond Division, Including Animal-Assisted Therapy, Humane Ed and Pets & Women's Shelters
in abusive relationships because they fear vengeful violence to their pets,
should they leave them behind," Wheatley continued. "Many would flee
safety with their beloved pets, but so many women's shelters don't allow
animals. Our Pets and Women's Shelters Program is designed to change that....
Understanding the have-knots: The role of stress in just about everything
...esses including digestion, reproduction, physical growth, and some aspects of the immune system to shut or slow down.
When occasions to fight or flee
are infrequent and threats pass quickly, the bodys stress thermostat adjusts accordingly: Cortisol levels return to baseline (it takes 40-60 minutes),...
flee in Medical Dictionary
...'s passengers were not welcome anywhere. ... Afraid of becoming victims of the horrors being perpetrated in Eastern Europe, 769 Jews attempted to flee
to Palestine on board the Struma . But, instead of finding ... Struma information including symptoms, causes, diseases, symptoms, treatments, a...
flee in Biological News
Discovery of a water snake that startles fish in a way that makes them flee into its jaws
Forget the old folk tales about snakes hypnotizing their prey. The tentacled snake from South East Asia has developed a more effective technique. The small water snake has found a way to startle its prey so that the fish turn toward the snake's head to flee
instead of turning away. In addition, th...
Crafty Australian crayfish cheat
... opponent's chelae (enlarged front claws) to a full-blown fight. Studying these fascinating animals, Wilson discovered that crayfish decide whether to flee
or fight based on the size of their adversary's chelae, and that victorious females always have larger and stronger claws. But to his dismay, he found...
Florida's 'worm grunters' collect bait worms by inadvertently imitating mole sounds
...ot changed their behavior as a result of the earth grunters' activity. There are so many moles in Apalachicola that a worm's best strategy is still to flee
to the surface whenever there is a strong vibration. Usually it means there is a mole around, and it's the unlucky ones that meet the rarer human pred...
Island monkeys do not recognize big cat calls
...duate student. The pig-tailed langurs do, however, flee
in a hurry from the sound of human voices.
"Thi... cat noises than at hearing an elephant, and would flee
in about four to five seconds. But on hearing recorded human voices, the monkeys would flee
within a second. They did not...
Siberian jays can communicate about behavior of birds of prey
...o the tops of trees and look for the hawk. The attack call prompts them to flee
to the closest refuge as quickly as possible and then to start to look for ...laying the call that is given for hawks searching for prey gets the jays to flee
to the nearest refuge and stay there without moving, for several minutes, t...
World's most endangered gorilla fights back
...ar in the Journal of Primatology, found several instances of gorillas throwing sticks and clumps of grass when threatened by people. Gorillas usually flee
and rarely charge when encountered by humans.
Cross River gorillas are restricted to Nigeria and Cameroon. They number only around 300 individuals...
How the brain handles surprise, good and bad
... Whether its a mugger or a friend who jumps out of the bushes, youre still surprised. But your responseto flee
or to hugmust be very different. Now, researchers have begun to distinguish the circuitry in the brains emotion center that processes surprise from th...
Population movements and money remittances spur forest regrowth
...mosaic along with agriculture, can buffer declines in biological diversity and are extensively used by old growth species.
War drove many people to flee
El Salvador during the 1980s and early 1990s, which led to many farms being abandoned. The country experienced a net increase in tree cover thereafter...
Fish can determine their social rank by observation alone, study finds
...stripe, or eyebar, on their face. After a fight, the winner retains his showy appearance, but the loser's eyebar temporarily disappears as he tries to flee
his more aggressive opponent.
To test for transitive inference, the Stanford team took advantage of this reversible change in appearance by stag...
Nonvenomous Asian snakes 'borrow' defensive poison from toxic toads
...nce of toxins in the snakes' neck glands depended upon their access to the toads.
Snakes without the borrowed toxins were more likely to turn and flee
from danger than to hold their ground and perform a toxin-releasing defensive maneuver.
"Sequestration of toxins in a specialized [neck gland] st...
flee in Biological Technology
Ten reasons to flee your Midwest technology employer
CHICAGO -- Lots of us in the Midwest technology workplace -- from kids right out of school to 20-year veterans of the industry and beyond -- found ourselves in a new and unpleasant place over the last three years.
We may have taken jobs that we wouldnt have remotely considered in the past (at ...
Neogen Honored by Forbes; Two Brokerage Firms Initiate Coverage
Small Companies in America for the fourth consecutive year and seventh time
in the last nine years.
"Conventional wisdom would have investors flee
small-cap stocks when
the economy takes a tumble. Big companies are safer bets, the thinking
goes. Maybe not right now with meltdowns at AIG, Lehman B...
Hurricane Ups Weather Forecasting Attention For Madison Firm
MADISON, WIAs Americans prepare for Hurricane Isabel to hit the East Coast, the accuracy of weather forecasting is on many people minds as they flee
their homes and businesses. People are watching TV, listening to radio and accessing the Internet to find out the latest path of the storm. A new prod...
flee in Biological Dictionary
...ae is an order of Arachnida , containing more than 1,000 described species in about 140 genera. The name derives from Latin, and means those that flee
from the sun. The order is also known by the names Solpugida,... Information about Arachnida in the free online English dictionary and ... Ara...