Cemeteries: Areas set apart as burial grounds.Burial: The act or ceremony of putting a corpse into the ground or a vault, or into the sea; or the inurnment of CREMAINS.Paleopathology: The study of disease in prehistoric times as revealed in bones, mummies, and archaeologic artifacts.Archaeology: The scientific study of past societies through artifacts, fossils, etc.Funeral Rites: Those customs and ceremonies pertaining to the dead.Ochlerotatus: A genus of mosquitoes in the family CULICIDAE. A large number of the species are found in the neotropical part of the Americas.History, Medieval: The period of history from the year 500 through 1450 of the common era.History, Ancient: The period of history before 500 of the common era.Skeleton: The rigid framework of connected bones that gives form to the body, protects and supports its soft organs and tissues, and provides attachments for MUSCLES.Aedes: A genus of mosquitoes (CULICIDAE) frequently found in tropical and subtropical regions. YELLOW FEVER and DENGUE are two of the diseases that can be transmitted by species of this genus.ArgentinaFossils: Remains, impressions, or traces of animals or plants of past geological times which have been preserved in the earth's crust.Insect Vectors: Insects that transmit infective organisms from one host to another or from an inanimate reservoir to an animate host.Encyclopedias as Topic: Works containing information articles on subjects in every field of knowledge, usually arranged in alphabetical order, or a similar work limited to a special field or subject. (From The ALA Glossary of Library and Information Science, 1983)Copyright: It is a form of protection provided by law. In the United States this protection is granted to authors of original works of authorship, including literary, dramatic, musical, artistic, and certain other intellectual works. This protection is available to both published and unpublished works. (from Circular of the United States Copyright Office, 6/30/2008)Organizations, Nonprofit: Organizations which are not operated for a profit and may be supported by endowments or private contributions.Patents as Topic: Exclusive legal rights or privileges applied to inventions, plants, etc.MedlinePlus: NATIONAL LIBRARY OF MEDICINE service for health professionals and consumers. It links extensive information from the National Institutes of Health and other reviewed sources of information on specific diseases and conditions.Computer Security: Protective measures against unauthorized access to or interference with computer operating systems, telecommunications, or data structures, especially the modification, deletion, destruction, or release of data in computers. It includes methods of forestalling interference by computer viruses or so-called computer hackers aiming to compromise stored data.Rare BooksPartnership Practice, Dental: A voluntary contract between two or more dentists who may or may not share responsibility for the care of patients, with proportional sharing of profits and losses.IndiaDeath Certificates: Official records of individual deaths including the cause of death certified by a physician, and any other required identifying information.Pupil Disorders: Conditions which affect the structure or function of the pupil of the eye, including disorders of innervation to the pupillary constrictor or dilator muscles, and disorders of pupillary reflexes.Firesetting Behavior: A compulsion to set fires.Holidays: Days commemorating events. Holidays also include vacation periods.Funeral SermonsMortuary Practice: Activities associated with the disposition of the dead. It excludes cultural practices such as funeral rites.Genealogy and HeraldryGermanyLaughter: An involuntary expression of merriment and pleasure; it includes the patterned motor responses as well as the inarticulate vocalization.ItalyHistory of NursingHistory, 16th Century: Time period from 1501 through 1600 of the common era.Poetry as Topic: Literary and oral genre expressing meaning via symbolism and following formal or informal patterns.History, 17th Century: Time period from 1601 through 1700 of the common era.African Americans: Persons living in the United States having origins in any of the black groups of Africa.Radiometric Dating: Techniques used to determine the age of materials, based on the content and half-lives of the RADIOACTIVE ISOTOPES they contain.Engraving and EngravingsArtifacts: Any visible result of a procedure which is caused by the procedure itself and not by the entity being analyzed. Common examples include histological structures introduced by tissue processing, radiographic images of structures that are not naturally present in living tissue, and products of chemical reactions that occur during analysis.Africa, Northern: The geographical area of Africa comprising ALGERIA; EGYPT; LIBYA; MOROCCO; and TUNISIA. It includes also the vast deserts and oases of the Sahara. It is often referred to as North Africa, French-speaking Africa, or the Maghreb. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p856)Book Reviews as Topic: Critical analyses of books or other monographic works.Book ReviewsBooksCasuistry: A method of ETHICAL ANALYSIS that emphasizes practical problem solving through examining individual cases that are considered to be representative; sometimes used to denote specious argument or rationalization. Differentiate from casuistics, which is the recording and study of cases and disease.Postmodernism: A late 20th-century philosophical approach or style of cultural analysis that seeks to reveal the cultural or social construction of concepts conventionally assumed to be natural or universal. (from E.R. DuBose, The Illusion of Trust: Toward a Medical Theological Ethics in the Postmodern Age, Kluwer, 1995)Veterans: Former members of the armed services.State Government: The level of governmental organization and function below that of the national or country-wide government.United StatesUnited States Department of Veterans Affairs: A cabinet department in the Executive Branch of the United States Government concerned with overall planning, promoting, and administering programs pertaining to VETERANS. It was established March 15, 1989 as a Cabinet-level position.Veterans Health: The concept covering the physical and mental conditions of VETERANS.Equipment Safety: Freedom of equipment from actual or potential hazards.