Swine Flu: A Spread Southward Could Be Disaster for Weak Public Health Systems
-- World Vision Preparing for Possible Global Spread, Educating Staff Worldwide
-- Health threat underscores need for community health strengthening in poor countries
WASHINGTON, April 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A potential spread of swine flu to developing countries without adequate ...
Almost Family Announces Acquisition of Kentucky Home Health Certificate of Need
...ur additional counties south of the metro Louisville area.
"We are excited to have the opportunity to continue to extend our service
into the growing communities in these counties. We've
long wanted to service these areas. For years we have had referral sources
with patients in th...
Deadly Asbestos Fibers Found on Chicago's Oak Street Beach
...t the beaches, risking
exposure to amphibole asbestos, the most deadly type. For decades,
trillions of asbestos fibers were released daily and carried southward
Lake Michigan's currents from USEPA's Johns-Manville asbestos Superfund
site in Waukegan, IL. This bungled clean-up attempt has contaminated the
Packard Children's Hospital Opens New South Bay Specialty Clinic Bringing Specialty Care Close to Home
to children in San Jose and the surrounding areas. "We are responding to the express wishes of the community and our
referring physicians with these southward
moves," said Hartman. "They want
a full-range of sub-specialties available to these children." The South Bay Specialty Center, located at 14777 Los G...
Climate Change Signal Detected in the Indian Ocean
...deep-reaching warming is due to a strengthening of westerly winds drawing a southward
shift in ocean current patterns. These findings are consistent with researc...re expected to intensify in a global warming scenario and to accentuate the southward
shift in sub-tropical ocean circulation patterns. ...
August 2009 Geology and GSA Today media highlights
...de insolation forcing of tropical systems. Their findings indicate that the long-held hypothesis that the Inter-Tropical Convergence Zone has migrated southward
during the Holocene following precessional variations in summer insolation cannot be applied to southern Africa. The implications of this in terms of ...
NSF provides $3.4 million to study climatically important Agulhas Current
...Cape Town (Cape Town, South Africa).
The Agulhas Current is the "Gulf Stream" of the southern Indian Ocean, carrying warm and salty tropical waters southward
along the east coast of Africa as a narrow, fast jet. At the tip of Africa the Agulhas retroflects, looping around to eventually flow eastward toward ...
Migratory moths may hitch their rides, but they're anything but drifters
... showed that the migrant Silver Y moths in spring limit their high-altitude travel to nights with favorable, northward winds, just as they do with the southward
winds as winter approaches. They carefully select their altitude to travel in the fastest winds and align themselves such that their own flight speed ...
Unfavorable ocean conditions likely cause of low 2007 salmon returns along West Coast
...streams to feed and grow.
The cold waters of the California Current flow southward
from the northern Pacific along the West Coast and are associated with upwe...ce and is the main source of nourishment for the oceans food web. In 2005 a southward
shift in the jet stream, delayed favorable winds and upwelling for the Cali...
For migrating sparrows, kids have a compass, but adults have the map
...hern Washington state, where the birds had been in the process of migrating southward
from their summer breeding grounds in Alaska. Half the birds were juveniles...lized they had to head southwest, the younger birds resumed flying straight southward
as though they were still in Washington."
The adults, said team member ...
AGU journal highlights -- Sept. 6, 2007
...oon since this time. The authors hypothesize that the difference reflects a southward
shift in the average summer position of the monsoon trough since the 15th c... diatoms, perhaps influenced by weakened monsoons and the convergence zones southward
shift. Additional variations in biogenic silica of equal magnitude were als...
Antarctic warming to reduce animals at base of ecosystem, shift some penguin populations southward
...eeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in San Francisco .
"Researchers are seeing the movement of penguin populations southward
down the peninsula as sea ice lessens along its margins," Lyons said. "Gentoo and chinstrap penguins are shifting south into areas now populated by ad...
Fish growth changes enhanced by climate change
...sea surface temperatures have risen nearly two degrees, based on the results of a monitoring program at Maria Island. Coinciding with this has been a southward
shift in South Pacific zonal winds which has strengthened the warm, poleward-flowing East Australian Current.
“Modelling suggests that, with incr...
A new target for painkillers
...r a fatal sting to a human fisherman.
-- RgIA is from the species Conus regius, which measures 1.6 to 2.8 inches in length and lives from Georgia southward
along Central America to Brazil's central coast.
-- Vc1.1 is from the species Conus victoriae, which measures 1.4 to 2.8 inches long and lives of...
NASA study: Alaskan fires affected Houston air quality in 2004
...ska were consuming more acres than at any time during the past 50 years. Meteorological conditions carried smoke from these intense fires eastward and southward
to the U.S. Gulf Coast.
"The combination of our balloon-borne ozone data and observations by NASA satellites, aircraft, and a network of ground sta...