The impact of land ownership, firefighting, and reserve status on fire probability in California - Starrs CF, Butsic V, Stephens C, Stewart W.

The extent of wildfires in the western United States is increasing, but how land ownership, firefighting, and reserve status influence fire probability is unclear. California serves as a unique natural experiment to estimate the impact of these factors, as...
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An 80-year-old woman presented to the emergency department with acute behavioural changes. She experienced emotional liability, urinary incontinence, copracrasia, tremors, confusion, slowness of movement and difficulty in problem solving. Her previous m...
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Publication date: Available online 17 July 2019Source: Annals of Emergency MedicineAuthor(s): Carissa Bunke, Andrew N. Hashikawa, Aditi MitraMany children and adolescents have access to portable electronic devices. Although not always the case, these devices are often charged at nighttime, especially while being used in bed. There are increasing media reports of electric current injury from the portable electronic devices’ charging cables, particularly with equipment that is available for lower cost from generic manufacturers. A 19-year-old woman presented to the pediatric emergency department after a burn from her g...
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Previous research on burn patients who test positive for methamphetamines (meth) has yielded mixed results regarding whether meth-positive status leads to worse outcomes and longer hospitalizations. We hypothesized that meth-positive patients at our region...
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Current research on blast and other injuries sustained by United States Service members and Veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars reveals a multitude of auditory complaints linked to exposures experienced during these conflicts. Among these complaints ...
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TOKYO (AP) — A man screaming "You die!" burst into an animation studio in Kyoto, doused it with a flammable liquid and set it on fire Thursday, killing 33 people in an attack that shocked anime fans across Japan and beyond. Thirty-six others were injured, some of them critically, in a blaze that sent people scrambling up the stairs toward the roof in a desperate — and futile — attempt to escape. Others emerged bleeding, blackened and barefoot. The suspect was injured and taken to a hospital. Police identified him only a 41-year-old man who was not a company employee. They gave no immediate ...
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You're reading 10 Amazing Organizational Ideas to Boost Productivity, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. There’s a fun quote around productivity that always makes me smile when I read it:  “Drink Coffee - Do stupid things faster, with more energy!”  While I enjoy a good cup of coffee, there are definitely more efficient ways to completing your daily tasks to increase productivity. In my desire to be more productive during my time at work, I have run across some great ideas f...
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Publication date: Available online 17 July 2019Source: Air Medical JournalAuthor(s): Justin McLean, Sean Cooke, Brian Burns, Cliff Reid
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The joint and relative effects of future land-use and climate change on fire occurrence in the Amazon, as well its seasonal variation, are still poorly understood, despite its recognized importance. Using the maximum entropy method (MaxEnt), we combined re...
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