With Armani Exchange they coated the frames and the lenses are acetate. Now acetate lenses are not a bad thing, but they are cheaper. Acetate lenses are lighter and shatter resistant, whereas glass lenses are heavier, scratch resistant and more expensive.
Yesterday at BMA House, the team from BMJ Informatica hosted a day dedicated to diabetes. There was a lively discussion on the challenges that diabetes, and obesity, present to the health service. The debate was informed by the a research update on screening and risk scores from Dr David Webb at the University of Leicester, the use of routine clinical data and risk scores from Dr Pete Green from Medway CCG, and an international perspective from Professor Henk Bilo of the Netherlands.
A UCLA study estimates over 15,000 transgender people currently serve in the military. But they’re really caught in limbo. Trans troops are not eligible for promotion. At the same time, a minuscule portion of the budget goes toward the students who need accelerated curriculum. How about a few aides for them? I also don’t understand why we need a psychologist and a social worker in every school. At salaries of $80k + per year, plus benefits that bring the total cost above $100k, these positions should be reduced substantially so that each covers two to three schools on a rotating basis.
Even with the football players, just because a team does draft you, it doesn’t guarantee that you will make the team. Then there is the risk of injury. An ex NFL player once told me that the most dangerous part of the season was the preseason when players are competing to make the final roster.
AbstractIntroduction/purpose Indirect Carotid Cavernous Fistulas (CCF) are arterio venous shunts between branches of the ICA, ECA or both and the cavernous sinus. Indirect CCFs are treated with coil embolization when they present with orbital/visual symptoms or if there is cortical venous reflux. The target for endovascular treatment in indirect CCF is the occlusion of the venous side of the fistula.
When my children were very young and I had to take them to get their shots they were still babies, fresh out of the womb the nurses in the pediatric clinic would look at me and say things like I had killed my babies. They didn’t care if I heard or not. That’s pretty much when HIV was still a death sentence.
Mohamed Abrini The third man in the CCTV, pictured wearing a hat, fled the airport shortly after the blast. After his arrest on 8 April, Abrini is said to have confessed “after being confronted with the evidence”. He was already wanted by police after his fingerprints and DNA were found in two “safe houses” in Brussels, as well as in a car used during the Paris attacks, investigators said..