(Note: 'North Carolina' is a place, not a medical term. However, I can provide a fun fact related to health and North Carolina.)
I'm sorry for any confusion, but "South Carolina" is a geographical location and not a medical term or concept, so it doesn't have a medical definition. It is a state located in the Southeastern region of the United States.
While there isn't a specific medical definition for "North America," I can provide a geographical definition that is often used in public health and medical contexts: North America is the third largest continent by area, encompassing 23 independent states, including the United States, Canada, and Mexico, which are home to diverse populations, cultures, and ecosystems, and share common health-related challenges such as obesity, diabetes, and healthcare access disparities.
The science, art or practice of cultivating soil, producing crops, and raising livestock.
People who frequently change their place of residence.
I'm sorry for any confusion, but the term "North Sea" is geographical and refers to the northernmost part of the Atlantic Ocean, located between eastern England, east Scotland, Norway, Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, and France, rather than having a medical definition.
Persons living in the United States having origins in any of the black groups of Africa.
Diseases in persons engaged in cultivating and tilling soil, growing plants, harvesting crops, raising livestock, or otherwise engaged in husbandry and farming. The diseases are not restricted to farmers in the sense of those who perform conventional farm chores: the heading applies also to those engaged in the individual activities named above, as in those only gathering harvest or in those only dusting crops.
Chemicals used to destroy pests of any sort. The concept includes fungicides (FUNGICIDES, INDUSTRIAL); INSECTICIDES; RODENTICIDES; etc.
A genus of RETROVIRIDAE comprising endogenous sequences in mammals, related RETICULOENDOTHELIOSIS VIRUSES, AVIAN, and a reptilian virus. Many species contain oncogenes and cause leukemias and sarcomas.
I'm sorry for any confusion, but the term "Virginia" is not a medical concept or condition that has a defined meaning within the medical field. It is primarily used as a proper noun to refer to a state in the United States, a historical figure, or other non-medical uses.
Individuals whose ancestral origins are in the continent of Europe.
I'm sorry for any confusion, but "Iowa" is a state located in the Midwestern United States and does not have a medical definition.
Federal program, created by Public Law 89-97, Title XIX, a 1965 amendment to the Social Security Act, administered by the states, that provides health care benefits to indigent and medically indigent persons.
The term "United States" in a medical context often refers to the country where a patient or study participant resides, and is not a medical term per se, but relevant for epidemiological studies, healthcare policies, and understanding differences in disease prevalence, treatment patterns, and health outcomes across various geographic locations.
The geographic area of the southeastern region of the United States in general or when the specific state or states are not included. The states usually included in this region are Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, West Virginia, and Virginia.
I'm sorry for any confusion, but "North Dakota" is a geographical location and not a medical term or concept; therefore, it doesn't have a medical definition. It is a state in the Midwestern United States, known as the "Peace Garden State." If you have any questions related to medicine or health, I'd be happy to help answer those!
An aspect of personal behavior or lifestyle, environmental exposure, or inborn or inherited characteristic, which, on the basis of epidemiologic evidence, is known to be associated with a health-related condition considered important to prevent.
Smallest political subdivisions within a country at which general governmental functions are carried-out.
A superfamily of nematodes of the order ENOPLIDA. Characteristics include a well developed cylindrical esophagus.
Ongoing scrutiny of a population (general population, study population, target population, etc.), generally using methods distinguished by their practicability, uniformity, and frequently their rapidity, rather than by complete accuracy.
Elements of residence that characterize a population. They are applicable in determining need for and utilization of health services.
The discarding or destroying of garbage, sewage, or other waste matter or its transformation into something useful or innocuous.
An octameric enzyme belonging to the superfamily of amino acid dehydrogenases. Leucine dehydrogenase catalyzes the reversible oxidative deamination of L-LEUCINE, to 4-methyl-2-oxopentanoate (2-ketoisocaproate) and AMMONIA, with the corresponding reduction of the cofactor NAD+.
Predetermined sets of questions used to collect data - clinical data, social status, occupational group, etc. The term is often applied to a self-completed survey instrument.
The monitoring of the level of toxins, chemical pollutants, microbial contaminants, or other harmful substances in the environment (soil, air, and water), workplace, or in the bodies of people and animals present in that environment.
Statistical models which describe the relationship between a qualitative dependent variable (that is, one which can take only certain discrete values, such as the presence or absence of a disease) and an independent variable. A common application is in epidemiology for estimating an individual's risk (probability of a disease) as a function of a given risk factor.
Individuals whose ancestral origins are in the continent of Africa.
Facilities which provide care for pre-school and school-age children.
The exposure to potentially harmful chemical, physical, or biological agents that occurs as a result of one's occupation.
Calamities producing great damage, loss of life, and distress. They include results of natural phenomena and man-made phenomena. Normal conditions of existence are disrupted and the level of impact exceeds the capacity of the hazard-affected community.
The provision of expert assistance in developing health planning programs, plans as technical materials, etc., as requested by Health Systems Agencies or other health planning organizations.
Official certifications by a physician recording the individual's birth date, place of birth, parentage and other required identifying data which are filed with the local registrar of vital statistics.
Social and economic factors that characterize the individual or group within the social structure.
Precise procedural mathematical and logical operations utilized in the study of medical information pertaining to health care.
The killing of one person by another.
The science dealing with the earth and its life, especially the description of land, sea, and air and the distribution of plant and animal life, including humanity and human industries with reference to the mutual relations of these elements. (From Webster, 3d ed)
Individual members of North American ethnic groups with ancient historic ancestral origins in Asia.
Living facilities for humans.
A nursing specialty concerned with promoting and protecting the health of populations, using knowledge from nursing, social, and public health sciences to develop local, regional, state, and national health policy and research. It is population-focused and community-oriented, aimed at health promotion and disease prevention through educational, diagnostic, and preventive programs.

Longitudinal evaluation of serovar-specific immunity to Neisseria gonorrhoeae. (1/1906)

The serovars of Neisseria gonorrhoeae that are predominant in a community change over time, a phenomenon that may be due to the development of immunity to repeat infection with the same serovar. This study evaluated the epidemiologic evidence for serovar-specific immunity to N. gonorrhoeae. During a 17-month period in 1992-1994, all clients of a sexually transmitted disease clinic in rural North Carolina underwent genital culture for N. gonorrhoeae. Gonococcal isolates were serotyped according to standard methods. Odds ratios for repeat infection with the same serovar versus any different serovar were calculated on the basis of the distribution of serovars in the community at the time of reinfection. Of 2,838 patients, 608 (21.4%; 427 males and 181 females) were found to be infected with N. gonorrhoeae at the initial visit. Ninety patients (14.8% of the 608) had a total of 112 repeat gonococcal infections. Repeat infection with the same serovar occurred slightly more often than would be expected based on the serovars prevalent in the community at the time of reinfection, though the result was marginally nonsignificant (odds ratio = 1.5, 95% confidence interval 1.0-2.4; p = 0.05). Choosing partners within a sexual network may increase the likelihood of repeat exposure to the same serovar of N. gonorrhoeae. Gonococcal infection did not induce evident immunity to reinfection with the same serovar.  (+info)

Should a history section be included on the National Youth Sports Program preparticipation physical examination? (2/1906)

The National Youth Sports Program (NYSP) is an annual event sponsored by the National Collegiate Athletic Association that provides structured sports and enrichment programs to youth of low socioeconomic status. As part of the program, youths undergo a free medical examination that uses a physical examination checklist but does not include a section on medical history. To determine what additional information a medical history would provide, a history form was used in conjunction with the regular preparticipation examination for participants in the 1996 NYSP at the North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. The history form provided information such as family history of sudden death, personal history of asthma or bone injury, and whether participants took medications or used corrective lenses. Seventy-nine percent of the completed history forms documented a positive response to at least one question. Of these, only 5% had physical findings on examination. Conversely, 15% of participants had physical findings that were not reported on the history form. Because much of what is discovered by a medical history often is not found on physical examination and because history information can be used to prevent the occurrence of an accident or illness, this study suggests that the use of such a form is beneficial in providing a more comprehensive screening.  (+info)

Environmental contaminants and body fat distribution. (3/1906)

The effect of body mass index (BMI) and waist:hip ratio (WHR) on plasma levels of organochlorines [i.e., 1,1-dichloro-2,2-bis(p-chlorophenyl)ethylene (DDE)] was investigated in a sample of black and white women drawn from a population-based study in North Carolina. Organochlorine levels were determined in plasma samples from 99 women selected on the basis of race (black versus white) and quartile of the WHR (1st versus 4th). Of a panel of 20 organochlorine compounds tested, only DDE was detectable in most study subjects. Measurements of height, weight, and waist and hip circumferences were taken during an in-person interview. Information was elicited regarding dietary, residential, and breast-feeding histories. Results of multiple regression analyses indicate that black women had significantly higher plasma levels of DDE than white women. These levels were independent of BMI and WHR. BMI but not WHR was also found to be an independent predictor of DDE plasma level. These results suggest that black/white differences should be considered in studies that explore the relationship between environmental contaminants and various disease outcomes, such as breast cancer risk. In addition, BMI may affect circulating levels of contaminants and should also be considered a potentially important modifying factor for exposure to lipophilic substances.  (+info)

Evidence for a black-white crossover in all-cause and coronary heart disease mortality in an older population: the North Carolina EPESE. (4/1906)

OBJECTIVES: This cohort study evaluated racial differences in mortality among Blacks and Whites 65 years and older. METHODS: A total of 4136 men and women (1875 Whites and 2261 Blacks) living in North Carolina were interviewed in 1986 and followed up for mortality until 1994. Hazard ratios (HRs) for all-cause and cause-specific mortality were calculated, with adjustment for sociodemographic and coronary heart disease (CHD) risk factors. RESULTS: Black persons had higher mortality rates than Whites at young-old age (65-80 years) but had significantly lower mortality rates after age 80. Black persons age 80 or older had a significantly lower risk of all-cause mortality (HR of Blacks vs Whites, 0.75; 95% confidence interval [CI] = 0.62, 0.90) and of CHD mortality (HR 0.44: 95% CI = 0.30, 0.66). These differences were not observed for other causes of death. CONCLUSIONS: Racial differences in mortality are modified by age. This mortality crossover could be attributed to selective survival of the healthiest oldest Blacks or to other biomedical factors affecting longevity after age 80. Because the crossover was observed for CHD deaths only, age overreporting by Black older persons seems an unlikely explanation of the mortality differences.  (+info)

What's driving an epidemic? The spread of syphilis along an interstate highway in rural North Carolina. (5/1906)

OBJECTIVES: The purpose of this study was to determine whether county syphilis rates were increased along Interstate Highway 95 (I-95) in North Carolina during a recent epidemic. METHODS: Ecological data on syphilis cases demographic data, highway data, and drug activity data were used to conduct a cross-sectional and longitudinal study of North Carolina countries from 1985 to 1994. Crude and adjusted incidence rate ratios (IRRs) were determined by means of standard and longitudinal Poisson regression models adjusted for sociodemographic factors and drug use. RESULTS: Ten-year syphilis rates in I-95 counties greatly exceeded rates in non-I-95 counties (38 vs 16 cases per 100,000 persons) and remained higher after adjustment for race, age, sex, poverty, large cities, and drug activity (adjusted IRR = 2.05, 95% confidence interval [CI] = 1.84, 2.28). Syphilis rates were stable until 1989, when rates increased sharply in I-95 counties but remained stable in non-I-95 counties. Increased drug activity in I-95 counties preceded the rise in syphilis cases. CONCLUSIONS: A better understanding of the relationship between high-ways and the spread of sexually transmitted diseases may guide future prevention interventions.  (+info)

Predictors of crop diversification: a survey of tobacco farmers in North Carolina (USA). (6/1906)

OBJECTIVE: To assess the attitudes and behaviours of North Carolina tobacco farmers around crop diversification. DESIGN: Cross-sectional telephone survey. PARTICIPANTS: Active tobacco farmers in 14 North Carolina counties (n = 1236), interviewed between January and April 1997 (91% response rate). OUTCOME MEASURES: Interest in, experience with, and perceived barriers to diversification. RESULTS: Most farmers (95%) grew/raised a commodity other than tobacco (mean = 2.8). A total of 60% of farmers expressed interest in trying other on-farm activities to supplement their tobacco and 60% reported taking action in the past year around supplementation. Younger age and college education were positively associated with interest. College education, off-farm income, and larger farm size were associated with the number of actions taken. For perceived external barriers to diversification, use of tobacco, percent income from tobacco, lack of college education, and younger age were most strongly associated with the number of barriers. For internal barriers (personal factors), percent income from tobacco, use of tobacco, and lack of college education were most strongly associated with the number of barriers. CONCLUSIONS: Most farmers were involved in diverse operations and expressed interest in continuing to diversify, although the breadth of diversification was narrow. Farmers noted many barriers to diversifying. If conventional production and marketing techniques are employed for non-tobacco alternatives, these alternatives may not provide the sustainable profitability that tobacco has afforded. Competition from foreign tobacco growers is the primary threat to the future of American growers and tobacco dependent communities.  (+info)

Do tailored behavior change messages enhance the effectiveness of health risk appraisal? Results from a randomized trial. (7/1906)

Health risk appraisal (HRA) remains one of the most widely used health promotion tools despite only equivocal evidence for its effectiveness. Theories of behavior change predict conventional HRA's ineffectiveness because risk information alone is seldom sufficient to change complex behaviors. In this study, a randomized trial compared the effects of feedback from an enhanced HRA with a typical HRA and a control group among adult patients from eight family medicine practices. The enhanced HRA assessed behavior-specific psychosocial factors and provided patients with computer-generated, individually-tailored behavior change information in addition to typical HRA risk feedback. Changes in seven behaviors were assessed at a 6 month follow-up. Overall, patients receiving enhanced HRA feedback were 18% more likely to change at least one risk behavior than were patients receiving typical HRA feedback or no feedback (OR = 1.18, 95% CI = 1.00, 1.39). The enhanced HRA feedback appeared to promote changes in cholesterol screening, dietary fat consumption and physical activity, but not in smoking, seat belt use, mammography and Pap smears. We conclude that the addition of theory-based, individually-tailored behavior change information may improve the effectiveness of HRA.  (+info)

Cost implications of selective preoperative risk screening in the care of candidates for peripheral vascular operations. (8/1906)

The preoperative identification that patients are at high risk for adverse postoperative outcomes is the first step toward preventing costly in-hospital complications. The economic implications of noninvasive screening strategies in the care of patients undergoing peripheral vascular operations must be clarified. A decision model was developed from the peer-reviewed literature on patients undergoing preoperative screening by means of dipyridamole myocardial perfusion imaging, dobutamine echocardiography, or cardiac catheterization before vascular operations (n = 23 studies). Routine versus selective screening strategies were compared for patients with an intermediate likelihood of having coronary artery disease on the basis of clinical history of coronary disease or typical symptoms. Median costs (1994 US dollars) of preoperative screening strategies were derived with two microcosting approaches: adjusted Medicare charges (top-down approach) and a bottom-up approach with Duke University Center direct cost estimate data. In-hospital cost was 11% higher for preoperative screening by means of routine cardiac catheterization ($27,760) than for routine pharmacologic stress imaging ($24,826, P = 0.001). The total cost of a do-nothing strategy, that is, no preoperative testing, was 5.9% less than that of routine preoperative pharmacologic stress imaging and 15.9% lower than that of cardiac catheterization (P = 0.001). Selective screening among patients with a history of coronary disease or typical angina resulted in further reduction of the cost of care to a level comparable with that of a do-nothing strategy (52.5% reduction in cost with pharmacologic stress imaging, P > 0.20). Use of noninvasive testing for preoperative risk stratification was cost effective for patients 60 to 80 years of age. Cost per life saved ranged from $33,338 to $21,790. However, coronary revascularization after an abnormal noninvasive test was cost effective only for patients older than 70 years. In this economic decision model, substantial cost savings were predicted when selective noninvasive stress imaging was added to preoperative screening for patients about to undergo vascular operations. With a selective screening approach, the economic impact of initial diagnostic testing may be minimized without compromising patient outcomes.  (+info)

I'm sorry for any confusion, but "North Carolina" is a geographical location and not a medical term or condition. It is a state located in the southeastern region of the United States. If you have any questions about medical terms or conditions, I'd be happy to help with those!

I'm sorry for any confusion, but "South Carolina" is a geographical location and not a medical term or condition. It is a state located in the southeastern region of the United States. If you have any questions about medical conditions or terminology, I would be happy to help clarify those for you.

I'm sorry for any confusion, but "North America" is not a medical term. It is a geographical term that refers to the third largest continent in the world, which includes countries such as the United States, Canada, and Mexico, among others. If you have any questions related to medical terminology or health topics, I'd be happy to help with those!

I apologize for any confusion, but "agriculture" is not a term that has a medical definition. Agriculture refers to the cultivation and breeding of animals, plants, and fungi for food, fiber, biofuel, medicinal plants, and other products used to sustain and enhance human life. It is an important industry and practice that has been developed over thousands of years and continues to play a critical role in global food production and security.

In the context of medical terminology, "transients" and "migrants" are often used to describe populations that are moving or have recently moved from one place to another. These terms can refer to individuals who are temporarily residing in a location for work, school, or other reasons (transients), as well as those who are planning to settle permanently in a new location (migrants).

A "transient" population may include people who are traveling for leisure, working on temporary contracts, attending school in a different city or country, or serving in the military. These individuals typically have a specific destination and time frame for their stay, and they may not have established long-term social or medical support systems in the area.

A "migrant" population, on the other hand, refers to people who are moving with the intention of settling permanently in a new location. This can include individuals and families who are seeking better economic opportunities, fleeing political unrest or natural disasters, or reuniting with family members in another country. Migrants often face unique challenges when it comes to accessing healthcare services, as they may not have established relationships with healthcare providers in their new location, may face language barriers, and may lack familiarity with the local healthcare system.

It's important to note that these terms are not mutually exclusive, and an individual or group could be considered both transient and migrant depending on the context. For example, a refugee family who is resettling permanently in a new country might initially be considered transients as they establish themselves in their new home, but over time they would become part of the migrant population.

I'm sorry for any confusion, but "North Sea" is not a medical term. It refers to the northernmost part of the Atlantic Ocean, located between eastern England, eastern Scotland, Norway, Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, and France. If you have any questions related to medical terminology or health science, I'd be happy to help with those!

African Americans are defined as individuals who have ancestry from any of the black racial groups of Africa. This term is often used to describe people living in the United States who have total or partial descent from enslaved African peoples. The term does not refer to a single ethnicity but is a broad term that includes various ethnic groups with diverse cultures, languages, and traditions. It's important to note that some individuals may prefer to identify as Black or of African descent rather than African American, depending on their personal identity and background.

"Agricultural Workers' Diseases" is a term used to describe a variety of health conditions and illnesses that are associated with agricultural work. These can include both acute and chronic conditions, and can be caused by a range of factors including exposure to chemicals, dusts, allergens, physical injuries, and biological agents such as bacteria and viruses.

Some common examples of Agricultural Workers' Diseases include:

1. Pesticide poisoning: This can occur when agricultural workers are exposed to high levels of pesticides or other chemicals used in farming. Symptoms can range from mild skin irritation to severe neurological damage, depending on the type and amount of chemical exposure.
2. Respiratory diseases: Agricultural workers can be exposed to a variety of dusts and allergens that can cause respiratory problems such as asthma, bronchitis, and farmer's lung. These conditions are often caused by prolonged exposure to moldy hay, grain dust, or other organic materials.
3. Musculoskeletal injuries: Agricultural workers are at risk of developing musculoskeletal injuries due to the physical demands of their job. This can include back pain, repetitive strain injuries, and sprains and strains from lifting heavy objects.
4. Zoonotic diseases: Agricultural workers who come into contact with animals are at risk of contracting zoonotic diseases, which are illnesses that can be transmitted between animals and humans. Examples include Q fever, brucellosis, and leptospirosis.
5. Heat-related illnesses: Agricultural workers who work outside in hot weather are at risk of heat-related illnesses such as heat exhaustion and heat stroke.

Prevention of Agricultural Workers' Diseases involves a combination of engineering controls, personal protective equipment, and training to help workers understand the risks associated with their job and how to minimize exposure to hazards.

Pesticides are substances or mixtures of substances intended for preventing, destroying, or repelling pests. Pests can be insects, rodents, fungi, weeds, or other organisms that can cause damage to crops, animals, or humans and their living conditions. The term "pesticide" includes all of the following: insecticides, herbicides, fungicides, rodenticides, bactericides, and various other substances used to control pests.

It is important to note that while pesticides are designed to be toxic to the target pests, they can also pose risks to non-target organisms, including humans, if not used properly. Therefore, it is essential to follow all label instructions and safety precautions when handling and applying pesticides.

A gammaretrovirus is a type of retrovirus, which is a virus that contains RNA as its genetic material and uses the reverse transcriptase enzyme to produce DNA from its RNA genome. Gammaretroviruses are enveloped viruses, meaning they have a lipid membrane derived from the host cell. They are also classified as simple retroviruses because their genome only contains the genes gag, pol, and env.

Gammaretroviruses are known to cause diseases in animals, including leukemias and immunodeficiencies. One example of a gammaretrovirus is the feline leukemia virus (FeLV), which can cause a variety of symptoms in cats, including anemia, lymphoma, and immune suppression.

Gammaretroviruses have also been implicated in some human diseases, although they are not thought to be major causes of human disease. For example, the human T-cell leukemia virus type 1 (HTLV-1) is a retrovirus that is closely related to gammaretroviruses and can cause adult T-cell leukemia/lymphoma and tropical spastic paraparesis/ HTLV-associated myelopathy (TSP/HAM).

It's important to note that the classification of retroviruses has evolved over time, and some viruses that were once classified as gammaretroviruses are now considered to be part of other retrovirus genera.

I'm sorry for any confusion, but "Virginia" is not a medical term or condition. It is a geographical location, specifically the name of a state in the United States. If you have any medical questions or terms you would like defined, I'd be happy to help!

The term "European Continental Ancestry Group" is a medical/ethnic classification that refers to individuals who trace their genetic ancestry to the continent of Europe. This group includes people from various ethnic backgrounds and nationalities, such as Northern, Southern, Eastern, and Western European descent. It is often used in research and medical settings for population studies or to identify genetic patterns and predispositions to certain diseases that may be more common in specific ancestral groups. However, it's important to note that this classification can oversimplify the complex genetic diversity within and between populations, and should be used with caution.

I'm not aware of any recognized medical definition for the term "Iowa." Iowa is actually a state located in the Midwestern United States. It is known for its agricultural production, particularly corn and soybeans, and it is home to various cities such as Des Moines, Cedar Rapids, and Davenport. If you have any medical or health-related question, I would be happy to help with that instead.

Medicaid is a joint federal-state program that provides health coverage for low-income individuals, including children, pregnant women, elderly adults, and people with disabilities. Eligibility, benefits, and administration vary by state, but the program is designed to ensure that low-income individuals have access to necessary medical services. Medicaid is funded jointly by the federal government and the states, and is administered by the states under broad federal guidelines.

Medicaid programs must cover certain mandatory benefits, such as inpatient and outpatient hospital services, laboratory and X-ray services, and physician services. States also have the option to provide additional benefits, such as dental care, vision services, and prescription drugs. In addition, many states have expanded their Medicaid programs to cover more low-income adults under the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

Medicaid is an important source of health coverage for millions of Americans, providing access to necessary medical care and helping to reduce financial burden for low-income individuals.

I'm sorry for any confusion, but "United States" is a geopolitical entity, specifically the name of the country consisting of 50 states, and it is not a medical term or concept. Therefore, I can't provide a medical definition for it. If you have any questions related to health, medicine, or biology, I would be happy to try to help answer those!

I'm sorry for any confusion, but "Southeastern United States" is not a medical term. It refers to a geographical region in the eastern part of the United States, consisting of Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and sometimes extended to include parts of West Virginia, Texas, Oklahoma, Missouri, Maryland, and Delaware.

If you have any medical questions or terms, I'd be happy to help clarify those!

I'm sorry for any confusion, but "North Dakota" is a state in the United States and not a medical term or condition. The term refers to the 39th state admitted to the union on November 2, 1889. It is located in the Upper Midwest region of the United States and is known for its expansive prairies, badlands, and oil reserves. If you have any questions related to medical definitions or health-related topics, I would be happy to help answer them!

Medical Definition:

"Risk factors" are any attribute, characteristic or exposure of an individual that increases the likelihood of developing a disease or injury. They can be divided into modifiable and non-modifiable risk factors. Modifiable risk factors are those that can be changed through lifestyle choices or medical treatment, while non-modifiable risk factors are inherent traits such as age, gender, or genetic predisposition. Examples of modifiable risk factors include smoking, alcohol consumption, physical inactivity, and unhealthy diet, while non-modifiable risk factors include age, sex, and family history. It is important to note that having a risk factor does not guarantee that a person will develop the disease, but rather indicates an increased susceptibility.

I apologize for any confusion, but "Local Government" is not a medical term. It refers to a level of government that is responsible for administering public services within a specific geographic area, typically smaller than a state or province. Local governments may include entities such as counties, municipalities, cities, towns, and villages. They are usually responsible for providing services such as police and fire protection, emergency medical services, waste management, local road maintenance, and public education. It is not directly related to the practice of medicine or healthcare.

Dioctophymatoidea is a superfamily of parasitic nematode roundworms, which includes the genera Dioctophyme and Parabursectrum. These worms are known to infect various mammalian hosts, including humans, causing a condition known as dioctophymiasis or giant kidney worm disease. The adult worms are large and can measure up to several decimeters in length. They typically reside in the abdominal cavity of the host, particularly in the kidneys, where they cause extensive damage leading to symptoms such as abdominal pain, fever, nausea, and vomiting. Infection with these parasites is usually acquired through the consumption of raw or undercooked freshwater fish or amphibians that serve as intermediate hosts.

Population surveillance in a public health and medical context refers to the ongoing, systematic collection, analysis, interpretation, and dissemination of health-related data for a defined population over time. It aims to monitor the health status, identify emerging health threats or trends, and evaluate the impact of interventions within that population. This information is used to inform public health policy, prioritize healthcare resources, and guide disease prevention and control efforts. Population surveillance can involve various data sources, such as vital records, disease registries, surveys, and electronic health records.

I'm happy to help, but I need to clarify that "residence characteristics" is not a commonly used medical term. It is more related to the field of public health or epidemiology. However, if you are asking for the characteristics of a residence that could be relevant to medical or health research, they might include:

1. Housing type (single-family home, apartment, mobile home, etc.)
2. Age and condition of the housing unit
3. Presence of environmental hazards (lead paint, asbestos, radon, etc.)
4. Quality of heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems
5. Access to clean water and sanitation facilities
6. Safety features (smoke detectors, carbon monoxide detectors, etc.)
7. Presence of pests (rodents, cockroaches, bed bugs, etc.)
8. Neighborhood characteristics (crime rates, access to healthy food options, walkability, etc.)

These factors can all have an impact on the health outcomes of individuals and communities, and are often studied in public health research.

I'm happy to help, but it seems there might be some confusion in your question. "Refuse disposal" is not a medical term per se, but rather a term used in waste management and public health. It refers to the process of getting rid of waste materials generated from human activities, such as household trash or clinical waste from hospitals and healthcare facilities.

However, if you are referring to the medical management of patients who refuse treatment or disposal of their remains after death, here are some relevant definitions:

* "Refusal of treatment" is a term used in medical ethics and law to describe a situation where a patient declines medical intervention or care. This can occur for various reasons, including lack of consent, lack of decision-making capacity, or religious or cultural beliefs.
* "Disposition of human remains" refers to the handling, processing, and final placement of a deceased person's body. In the context of patients who refuse treatment and die, this may involve arranging for their bodies to be transported to a funeral home, crematorium, or other designated facility for disposal.

I hope this clarifies any confusion. Let me know if you have any further questions!

Leucine dehydrogenase (LDH) is an enzyme that catalyzes the reversible conversion of leucine to α-ketoisocaproate, while simultaneously reducing NAD+ to NADH. It plays a crucial role in the metabolism of branched-chain amino acids and is widely distributed in various tissues such as liver, kidney, heart, skeletal muscle, and brain.

In clinical settings, LDH is often measured in serum or plasma as a biomarker for tissue damage since it is released into the bloodstream upon cell death or injury. Elevated levels of LDH can be observed in various conditions such as myocardial infarction, hemolysis, liver disease, muscle damage, and some types of cancer. However, an isolated increase in LDH may not be specific to a particular condition, and further diagnostic tests are usually required for accurate diagnosis.

A questionnaire in the medical context is a standardized, systematic, and structured tool used to gather information from individuals regarding their symptoms, medical history, lifestyle, or other health-related factors. It typically consists of a series of written questions that can be either self-administered or administered by an interviewer. Questionnaires are widely used in various areas of healthcare, including clinical research, epidemiological studies, patient care, and health services evaluation to collect data that can inform diagnosis, treatment planning, and population health management. They provide a consistent and organized method for obtaining information from large groups or individual patients, helping to ensure accurate and comprehensive data collection while minimizing bias and variability in the information gathered.

Environmental monitoring is the systematic and ongoing surveillance, measurement, and assessment of environmental parameters, pollutants, or other stressors in order to evaluate potential impacts on human health, ecological systems, or compliance with regulatory standards. This process typically involves collecting and analyzing data from various sources, such as air, water, soil, and biota, and using this information to inform decisions related to public health, environmental protection, and resource management.

In medical terms, environmental monitoring may refer specifically to the assessment of environmental factors that can impact human health, such as air quality, water contamination, or exposure to hazardous substances. This type of monitoring is often conducted in occupational settings, where workers may be exposed to potential health hazards, as well as in community-based settings, where environmental factors may contribute to public health issues. The goal of environmental monitoring in a medical context is to identify and mitigate potential health risks associated with environmental exposures, and to promote healthy and safe environments for individuals and communities.

Logistic models, specifically logistic regression models, are a type of statistical analysis used in medical and epidemiological research to identify the relationship between the risk of a certain health outcome or disease (dependent variable) and one or more independent variables, such as demographic factors, exposure variables, or other clinical measurements.

In contrast to linear regression models, logistic regression models are used when the dependent variable is binary or dichotomous in nature, meaning it can only take on two values, such as "disease present" or "disease absent." The model uses a logistic function to estimate the probability of the outcome based on the independent variables.

Logistic regression models are useful for identifying risk factors and estimating the strength of associations between exposures and health outcomes, adjusting for potential confounders, and predicting the probability of an outcome given certain values of the independent variables. They can also be used to develop clinical prediction rules or scores that can aid in decision-making and patient care.

The term "African Continental Ancestry Group" is a racial category used in the field of genetics and population health to describe individuals who have ancestral origins in the African continent. This group includes people from diverse ethnic backgrounds, cultures, and languages across the African continent. It's important to note that this term is used for genetic and epidemiological research purposes and should not be used to make assumptions about an individual's personal identity, culture, or experiences.

It's also worth noting that there is significant genetic diversity within Africa, and using a single category to describe all individuals with African ancestry can oversimplify this diversity. Therefore, it's more accurate and informative to specify the particular population or region of African ancestry when discussing genetic research or health outcomes.

Child day care centers are facilities that provide supervision and care for children for varying lengths of time during the day. These centers may offer early education, recreational activities, and meals, and they cater to children of different age groups, from infants to school-aged children. They are typically licensed and regulated by state authorities and must meet certain standards related to staff qualifications, child-to-staff ratios, and safety. Child day care centers may be operated by non-profit organizations, religious institutions, or for-profit businesses. They can also be referred to as daycare centers, nursery schools, or preschools.

Occupational exposure refers to the contact of an individual with potentially harmful chemical, physical, or biological agents as a result of their job or occupation. This can include exposure to hazardous substances such as chemicals, heavy metals, or dusts; physical agents such as noise, radiation, or ergonomic stressors; and biological agents such as viruses, bacteria, or fungi.

Occupational exposure can occur through various routes, including inhalation, skin contact, ingestion, or injection. Prolonged or repeated exposure to these hazards can increase the risk of developing acute or chronic health conditions, such as respiratory diseases, skin disorders, neurological damage, or cancer.

Employers have a legal and ethical responsibility to minimize occupational exposures through the implementation of appropriate control measures, including engineering controls, administrative controls, personal protective equipment, and training programs. Regular monitoring and surveillance of workers' health can also help identify and prevent potential health hazards in the workplace.

A disaster is a serious disruption of the functioning of a community or a society involving widespread human, material, economic or environmental losses and impacts, which exceeds the ability of the affected community or society to cope using its own resources. Disasters can be natural, such as earthquakes, hurricanes, tsunamis, and wildfires, or they can be caused by human activities, such as technological accidents, intentional acts of violence, and complex emergencies.

The medical definition of a disaster focuses on the health impacts and consequences of the event, which can include injury, illness, disability, and death, as well as psychological distress and social disruption. The response to a disaster typically involves a coordinated effort by multiple agencies and organizations, including healthcare providers, emergency responders, public health officials, and government authorities, to address the immediate needs of affected individuals and communities and to restore basic services and infrastructure.

Disasters can have long-term effects on the health and well-being of individuals and populations, including increased vulnerability to future disasters, chronic illness and disability, and mental health problems such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression, and anxiety. Preparedness, mitigation, response, and recovery efforts are critical components of disaster management, with the goal of reducing the risks and impacts of disasters and improving the resilience of communities and societies to withstand and recover from them.

Health Planning Technical Assistance (HPTA) refers to the provision of expert guidance, support, and resources to assist healthcare organizations, governments, and communities in the development and implementation of health planning initiatives. HPTA can encompass a wide range of services, including:

1. Needs assessment: Conducting comprehensive analyses of the health needs and priorities of a population to inform planning efforts.
2. Strategic planning: Developing long-term plans that outline goals, objectives, and strategies for improving healthcare delivery and health outcomes.
3. Program planning and development: Assisting in the design, implementation, and evaluation of specific health programs and interventions.
4. Data analysis and reporting: Providing support in collecting, analyzing, and presenting data to inform decision-making and track progress towards health goals.
5. Stakeholder engagement: Facilitating collaboration and communication among various stakeholders, including healthcare providers, patients, policymakers, and community organizations.
6. Capacity building: Strengthening the skills and resources of healthcare organizations and communities to effectively plan for and address health needs.
7. Policy analysis and development: Reviewing and developing policies that impact healthcare delivery and health outcomes, such as regulations related to insurance coverage or access to care.
8. Quality improvement: Supporting efforts to improve the quality and safety of healthcare services through evidence-based practices and continuous improvement processes.
9. Resource allocation: Assisting in the efficient and effective use of resources, including financial, human, and technological resources, to support health planning initiatives.
10. Accreditation and compliance: Helping organizations navigate regulatory requirements and accreditation standards related to healthcare planning and delivery.

A birth certificate is an official document that serves as legal proof of a person's birth and provides important information about the individual, including their full name, date and place of birth, sex, parents' names, and other identifying details. In medical terms, a birth certificate may be used to establish a patient's identity, age, and other relevant demographic information.

Birth certificates are typically issued by the government agency responsible for vital records in the jurisdiction where the individual was born, such as a state or county health department. They are considered legal documents and are often required for various purposes, such as enrolling in school, applying for a passport, or obtaining government benefits.

It is important to note that birth certificates may be amended or corrected if there are errors or discrepancies in the information they contain. In some cases, individuals may also need to obtain certified copies of their birth certificate from the appropriate government agency in order to provide proof of their identity or other personal information.

Socioeconomic factors are a range of interconnected conditions and influences that affect the opportunities and resources a person or group has to maintain and improve their health and well-being. These factors include:

1. Economic stability: This includes employment status, job security, income level, and poverty status. Lower income and lack of employment are associated with poorer health outcomes.
2. Education: Higher levels of education are generally associated with better health outcomes. Education can affect a person's ability to access and understand health information, as well as their ability to navigate the healthcare system.
3. Social and community context: This includes factors such as social support networks, discrimination, and community safety. Strong social supports and positive community connections are associated with better health outcomes, while discrimination and lack of safety can negatively impact health.
4. Healthcare access and quality: Access to affordable, high-quality healthcare is an important socioeconomic factor that can significantly impact a person's health. Factors such as insurance status, availability of providers, and cultural competency of healthcare systems can all affect healthcare access and quality.
5. Neighborhood and built environment: The physical conditions in which people live, work, and play can also impact their health. Factors such as housing quality, transportation options, availability of healthy foods, and exposure to environmental hazards can all influence health outcomes.

Socioeconomic factors are often interrelated and can have a cumulative effect on health outcomes. For example, someone who lives in a low-income neighborhood with limited access to healthy foods and safe parks may also face challenges related to employment, education, and healthcare access that further impact their health. Addressing socioeconomic factors is an important part of promoting health equity and reducing health disparities.

Medical Informatics Computing, also known as Healthcare Informatics or Biomedical Informatics, is the application of computer science and information technology to the field of healthcare and medicine. It involves the development and use of various computational methods, systems, and tools for the acquisition, processing, storage, retrieval, sharing, analysis, and visualization of biomedical data, knowledge, and intelligence. The primary goal is to support and enhance clinical decision-making, patient care, research, education, and management in healthcare organizations.

Medical Informatics Computing encompasses various disciplines such as artificial intelligence, machine learning, natural language processing, data mining, databases, computer networks, human-computer interaction, and bioinformatics. It deals with the integration of diverse health information systems, including electronic health records (EHRs), clinical decision support systems (CDSSs), telemedicine systems, and genomic databases, to provide comprehensive and personalized healthcare services.

Medical Informatics Computing has significant potential in improving patient outcomes, reducing medical errors, increasing efficiency, and reducing healthcare costs. It also plays a crucial role in advancing medical research by enabling large-scale data analysis, hypothesis testing, and knowledge discovery.

Homicide is a legal term used to describe the taking of another human life. It is not a medical diagnosis, but rather a legal concept that may result in criminal charges. In medical terms, it might be referred to as "unnatural death" or "violent death." The term itself does not carry a connotation of guilt or innocence; it simply describes the factual occurrence of one person causing the death of another.

The legal definition of homicide varies by jurisdiction and can encompass a range of criminal charges, from manslaughter to murder, depending on the circumstances and intent behind the act.

I'm sorry for any confusion, but "geography" is not a term that has a medical definition. Geography is a field of study that deals with the location and distribution of physical and cultural features on Earth's surface, as well as how humans interact with and affect those features. It is not a concept that is typically used in a medical context. If you have any questions related to medicine or healthcare, I would be happy to try to help answer them for you!

"Native Americans" is the preferred term for the indigenous peoples of the continental United States, including those from Alaska and Hawaii. The term "Indians" is often used to refer to this group, but it can be seen as misleading or inaccurate since it implies a connection to India rather than recognition of their unique cultures and histories. However, some Native Americans prefer to use the term "Indian" to describe themselves.

It's important to note that there is no single medical definition for this group, as they are not a homogeneous population. Instead, they consist of hundreds of distinct tribes with diverse cultures, languages, and traditions. Each tribe may have its own unique genetic makeup, which can influence health outcomes and responses to medical treatments.

Therefore, when discussing medical issues related to Native Americans, it's essential to consider the specific tribal affiliations and cultural factors that may impact their health status and healthcare needs.

I'm sorry for any confusion, but "housing" is not a term that has a medical definition. In a general sense, housing refers to a place where someone lives, such as a house or apartment. If you have any questions related to healthcare, medicine, or health-related topics, I would be happy to try to help answer them.

Public health nursing is a specialty practice area of nursing that focuses on the prevention and management of health issues in communities and populations. It involves the assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation, and evaluation of interventions aimed at promoting health, preventing disease, and addressing environmental factors that impact the health of populations. Public health nurses often work in community-based settings such as public health departments, schools, and non-profit organizations to provide care and education to individuals and families, promote health equity, and advocate for policies that improve the overall health of communities.

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  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC) er et delstatseid, Public Ivy universitet i Chapel Hill i delstaten Nord-Carolina , USA . (wikipedia.org)
  • It is bordered by Virginia to the north, the Atlantic Ocean to the east, Georgia and South Carolina to the south, and Tennessee to the west. (wikipedia.org)
  • Along with South Carolina, it makes up the Carolinas region of the East Coast. (wikipedia.org)
  • Not just any teacher - a South Carolina teacher. (abc15.com)
  • That's why Perry and thousands of other South Carolina teachers are rallying Wednesday at the State House in Columbia for the second time this year. (abc15.com)
  • As of 2017, South Carolina ranked 38th in teacher pay, with an average salary of about $50,000 , according to data from the National Education Association. (abc15.com)
  • Martin teaches English at Wando High School, the biggest high school in South Carolina. (abc15.com)
  • Martin said he's been pushing for more licensed mental health counselors and wants every school in South Carolina to have at least one. (abc15.com)
  • July 21, 2023 in Rocky Mount, North Carolina. (forbes.com)
  • U.S. Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina was established in 1942. (cdc.gov)
  • The current study is entitled Exposure to Volatile Organic Compounds in Drinking Water and Specific Birth Defects and Childhood Cancers, United States Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina . (cdc.gov)
  • That is what happened to Marines and their families who lived at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, before 1987. (cdc.gov)
  • The men boarded buses in Washington, D.C., setting out on a two-week route that included stops in Durham, Chapel Hill and Greensboro, North Carolina. (voanews.com)
  • Shop for Chapel Hill North Carolina Hats, trucker hats and baseball caps in thousands of designs or personalize your own to wear every day or for a party. (cafepress.com)
  • Lillington is a town in Harnett County, North Carolina, United States. (wikipedia.org)
  • On November 21, 1789, North Carolina became the 12th state to ratify the United States Constitution. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Raleigh-Durham-Cary, NC Combined Statistical Area is the second-largest metropolitan area in the state and 32nd-most populous in the United States, with a population of 2,238,315 in 2020, and is home to the largest research park in the United States, Research Triangle Park. (wikipedia.org)
  • U.S. Route 401 (Main Street) passes through the center of town, leading north 31 miles (50 km) to Raleigh, the state capital, and south 27 miles (43 km) to Fayetteville. (wikipedia.org)
  • RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - North Carolina Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper vetoed Republican legislation Thursday that would take away his powers to choose State Board of Elections members and give them to legislative leaders as the 2024 campaign cycle begins in the closely divided state. (ap.org)
  • RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - North Carolina House Speaker Tim Moore, who's already said that his record fifth two-year term leading the chamber would be his last, confirmed Thursday that he won't run for reelection to his House seat in 2024, either. (ap.org)
  • RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - With a new state budget completed, North Carolina legislators now turn their attention yet again to mapping the state's congressional and General Assembly districts. (ap.org)
  • RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - North Carolina's state-run lottery has for the first time exceeded $1 billion in annual net earnings, buoyed by record sales credited in part to interest in enormous multistate jackpot drawings, officials said Wednesday. (ap.org)
  • RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - North Carolina's elected insurance commissioner will no longer hold a second role as state fire marshal because of a new provision in the state budget that will take effect in January. (ap.org)
  • The company offers routes to the west of North Carolina in a few major cities such as Durham, Raleigh, Wilson or Rocky Mount. (selfgrowth.com)
  • Many of the teachers' grievances are shared in North Carolina, where a mass protest in Raleigh has forced more than 40 school districts or charter schools to close Wednesday. (abc15.com)
  • In the run-up to the American Civil War, North Carolina declared its secession from the Union on May 20, 1861, becoming the tenth of eleven states to join the Confederate States of America. (wikipedia.org)
  • North Carolina's Mount Mitchell at 6,684 ft (2,037 m) is the highest point in North America east of the Mississippi River. (wikipedia.org)
  • The town of Lillington is named for John Alexander Lillington (circa 1725-1786), aka Alexander John Lillington, who was a Patriot officer from North Carolina in the American Revolutionary War, notably fighting in the Battle of Moore's Creek Bridge in 1776 and serving as brigadier general in the state militia. (wikipedia.org)
  • The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG), also known as UNC Greensboro, is a public university in Greensboro, North Carolina, United States and is a constituent institution of the University of North Carolina system. (fastweb.com)
  • North Carolina online casinos may still not be legal in 2021, but there is a wealth of gambling to be enjoyed in the Old North State. (gambling.com)
  • In 2021, the North Carolina Institute for Public Health supported the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction in creating the North Carolina Healthy Schools School Staff Training Center: COVID-19 and Beyond external icon . (cdc.gov)
  • An elections board in a North Carolina county has removed Meadows from its list of registered voters after documents showed he lived in Virginia and voted in the 2021 election in that state. (abcactionnews.com)
  • An elections board in a North Carolina county has removed Mark Meadows, a former chief of staff to President Donald Trump, from its list of registered voters after documents showed he lived in Virginia and voted in the 2021 election there. (abcactionnews.com)
  • Buses serve only the western part of North Carolina such as Wilson, Goldsboro, Kinston, Jacksonville, Wilmington or New Bern. (selfgrowth.com)
  • This report describes the expansion of SSPs in Kentucky, North Carolina, and West Virginia during 2013-August 1, 2017. (cdc.gov)
  • by August 2017, SSPs had been legalized in Kentucky and North Carolina, and 53 SSPs operated in the three states. (cdc.gov)
  • Questions arose about Mark Meadows last month, when North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein's office asked the State Bureau of Investigation to look into Meadows' voter registration in Macon County in western North Carolina. (abcactionnews.com)
  • Editorial: The 5 worst policy changes in the NC budget, from bad to really bad North Carolina lawmakers finally appear poised to pass a state budget. (ap.org)
  • The Charlotte metropolitan area, with a population of 2,728,933 in 2020, is the most-populous metropolitan area in North Carolina, the 21st-most populous in the United States, and the largest banking center in the nation after New York City. (wikipedia.org)
  • From celebrating Carolina's Black Pioneers - the 414 black students who came to Carolina between 1952 and 1972 - to supporting students through the Light on the Hill Society Scholarship, the Black Alumni Reunion continues to raise the BAR. (unc.edu)
  • DSN: CC37.NCME.Y7284 ABSTRACT The North Carolina Medical Examiner (NCME) Deaths data include all deaths investigated by the North Carolina Medical Examiner's Office from 1972 through 1984. (cdc.gov)
  • GolfDay North Carolina includes nearly 500 golf courses in the state of North Carolina with GolfDay Rating and proximity search, making it easy to find a great track near you or where you plan to be. (apple.com)
  • In 2013, the North Carolina legislature passed the 911 Good Samaritan/Naloxone Access Law † and a law protecting persons from being charged for possession of drug paraphernalia if they alert a law enforcement officer to the presence of a hypodermic needle or other sharp object before search by the officer. (cdc.gov)
  • North Carolina (/ˌkærəˈlaɪnə/ KARR-ə-LIE-nə) is a state in the Southeastern region of the United States. (wikipedia.org)
  • North Carolina often uses the slogan "First in Flight" on state license plates to commemorate this achievement, alongside a newer alternative design bearing the slogan "First in Freedom" in reference to the Mecklenburg Declaration and Halifax Resolves. (wikipedia.org)
  • Louisville (4-0, 2-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) at North Carolina State (3-1, 1-0), Friday, 7 p.m. (ap.org)
  • The North Carolina State Lottery. (ap.org)
  • 1. You have very strong feelings about Duke, UNC, and NC State. (buzzfeed.com)
  • With such little regulated gambling in North Carolina, the main organization overseeing operations in the state is the North Carolina Lottery Commission. (gambling.com)
  • The North Carolina Board of Education is required by the state legislature to approve two virtual charter schools this year to open in 2015 as part a four-year pilot program. (edweek.org)
  • Three top research universities - Duke, University of North Carolina and North Carolina State - are located here, as is the 7000-acre computer and biotech-office campus known as Research Triangle Park. (lonelyplanet.com)
  • For a comprehensive, evenhanded and engaging look at the story of North Carolina, immerse yourself in the state history museum. (lonelyplanet.com)
  • Questions had already arisen last month about Meadows when North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein's office asked the State Bureau of Investigation to look into his voter registration, which listed a home he never owned as his legal residence. (abcactionnews.com)
  • On December 17, 1903, Orville and Wilbur Wright successfully piloted the world's first controlled, sustained flight of a powered, heavier-than-air aircraft at Kitty Hawk in North Carolina's Outer Banks. (wikipedia.org)
  • From west to east, North Carolina's elevation descends from the Appalachian Mountains to the Piedmont and Atlantic coastal plain. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Training Center is a repository of short, online courses to help school staff in each of North Carolina's 100 counties to respond to needs that emerged during the pandemic. (cdc.gov)
  • Oral health - These three trainings are designed to raise awareness of the considerable oral health problems facing North Carolina's children and the impact of these issues on students' learning and overall health. (cdc.gov)
  • Carolina's more than 355,786 alumni live in all 50 states - with more than half of them in North Carolina - and 149 countries. (unc.edu)
  • The Iredell County Fairgrounds located at 630 N Main Street in Troutman, NC will be home to the Rescue Roundup. (prlog.org)
  • Prosecutors in North Carolina filed new felony charges against a Republican political operative accused of ballot tampering in a congressional election in 2018. (npr.org)
  • This report summarizes the investigation of the four drownings in the private lake, recommendations to prevent additional drownings, and characteristics of drownings in North Carolina in 1989. (cdc.gov)
  • Characteristics of drowning deaths in North Carolina. (cdc.gov)
  • Patetta, M J and Biddinger, P W "Characteristics of drowning deaths in North Carolina. (cdc.gov)
  • U.S. Route 421 follows US-401 along North Main Street through the town, but turns west out of town via West Front Street, leading 22 miles (35 km) to Sanford. (wikipedia.org)
  • From July 1 through August 31, 1990, two drownings occurred in a private lake in Beaufort County (1990 population: 42,283), North Carolina. (cdc.gov)
  • SAMPLE The study population comprised of non-supervisory PHNs (n = 672) working at NC local health departments (LHD). (bvsalud.org)
  • Henderson is a city and the county seat of Vance County , North Carolina , United States. (wikipedia.org)
  • A review of data from the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner (OCME) in North Carolina identified two additional drownings at this lake during 1981-1990, and a total of 17 drownings in the county during the 10-year period. (cdc.gov)
  • BrandSpeed, the industry leader in offering Custom Screen Printing and Clothing Printing in Mooresville, NC, announced they have moved to a newer and bigger space that will allow for further expansion as the company grows. (prlog.org)
  • BrandSpeed, providing outstanding screen printing in Mooresville, NC, today announced that the company would participate in the ASI Show ConneX on October 10 - 13, 2022. (prlog.org)
  • The University of North Carolina (UNC) is a public, multi-campus university located in North Carolina, United States. (answers.com)
  • For more than 175 years, the UNC General Alumni Association has served The University of North Carolina and everyone connected to it - alumni, students and the Carolina community. (unc.edu)
  • Lærestedet inngår sammen med ytterligere fire campuser i University of North Carolina (UNC system). (wikipedia.org)
  • North Carolina is inching closer to getting its first virtual schools, according to local media outlets. (edweek.org)
  • Legendary civil rights leader Bayard Rustin and three other men who were sentenced to work on a chain gang in North Carolina after they launched the first of the "freedom rides" to challenge Jim Crow laws had their convictions posthumously vacated Friday, more than seven decades later. (voanews.com)
  • While states can treat voluntary manslaughter laws differently, North Carolina penalizes the offense (upon conviction) with a minimum of four years in prison. (findlaw.com)
  • The basics of North Carolina voluntary manslaughter laws are listed in the table below. (findlaw.com)
  • Luckily, gambling laws in NC are changing all of the time. (gambling.com)
  • The current gaming laws don't permit North Carolina online casinos. (gambling.com)
  • To characterize drownings that occurred in natural swimming areas in North Carolina, the DEHNR reviewed data from the OCME, local health departments, and local police agencies for 1989 (the most recent year for which complete data were available). (cdc.gov)
  • The earliest evidence of human occupation in North Carolina dates back 10,000 years, found at the Hardaway Site. (wikipedia.org)
  • North Carolina was inhabited for at least 10,000 years by succeeding prehistoric Indigenous cultures. (wikipedia.org)
  • N.C. (AP) - The NASCAR Cup Series All-Star Race will remain at North Wilkesboro Speedway in 2024 after this year's event - the first race for NASCAR's top series there in 27 years - attracted a capacity crowd thrilled to return to stock car roots. (ap.org)
  • in 1989, in North Carolina, drownings were the leading cause of years of potential life lost before age 65 per death (2). (cdc.gov)
  • It is possible to rent a car safely in North Carolina if you are 25 years old or older. (selfgrowth.com)
  • After two years of guest conductors and canceled concerts, the NC Symphony is bringing a new music director on board-acclaimed artist Carlos Miguel Prieto. (indyweek.com)
  • Like other states, NC is experiencing a PHN shortages predicted to worsen in coming years. (bvsalud.org)
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  • Sign up to receive monthly conservation news and updates from North Carolina. (nature.org)
  • Visit the GAA website for the latest events and programs, as well as news from the Carolina Alumni Review . (unc.edu)
  • Volunteers donate their time, talents, and skills augmenting and enhancing the work of Zoo staff, enabling the North Carolina Zoo to expand its scope of programs and projects. (nczoo.org)
  • It could be some time before legalized online casino gambling begins in NC. (gambling.com)
  • At the request of the local health director, in October 1990, the North Carolina Department of Environment, Health, and Natural Resources (DEHNR) investigated the drownings using information from OCME files, hospital medical records, and ambulance reports. (cdc.gov)
  • It presents informations about the North Carolina Nurses Association and its position statements, board of directors, official documents and membership. (bvsalud.org)
  • SSPs have increased dramatically in Kentucky, North Carolina and West Virginia with support from government officials, community advocates, and healthcare providers. (cdc.gov)
  • North Carolina may be the birthplace of some other sodas, but none of them even come close to the awesomeness of Cheerwine. (buzzfeed.com)
  • To stay or leave: Public health nurse workforce retention in North Carolina. (bvsalud.org)
  • States across the country have been experiencing a steady decline in public health nursing workforce , including North Carolina (NC). (bvsalud.org)
  • To better understand retention in the NC Public Health Nurses (PHNs) workforce through an assessment of perceptions of the working environment , stress, intent to stay, and job satisfaction . (bvsalud.org)