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3 Things You Need to Be Aware of Before You See a Doctor. 1. Almost half of U.S. doctors report symptoms of burnout. They also work an average of 10 hours more per week than other U.S. workers and are nearly twice as likely to be dissatisfied with their work-life balance. Physicians in front-line positions (family, internal, and emergency medicine) are at greatest risk. 2. 300 to 400 U.S. doctors commit suicide every year. Death by suicide in male physicians is 70% higher than among men in other professions, and up to 400% higher among female physicians than women in other professions. 3. 5 times more likely to abuse prescription drugs.

Physicians are as susceptible to alcohol or drug abuse as the general public, however they’re five times more prone to abusing prescription drugs. Doctor burnout is a now pervasive problem and doctors who are burned out are not simply exhausted—they treat their patients as objects, have less empathy for them, and feel a low sense of accomplishment. Doctor burnout and mindfulness Dr. My Utmost for His Highest by Oswald Chambers. Angry elephant flips mother hippopotamus into the air with its trunk as she tries to protect her calf. The female hippo emerged relatively unscathed from the attack Scene was captured by wildlife photographer Rian Van Schalkwyk, 40, at the Erindi Private Game Reserve in Windhoek, Namibia By Tara Brady Published: 16:16 GMT, 11 November 2013 | Updated: 00:35 GMT, 12 November 2013 They say a mother will do anything for her child even if it means putting herself in harm's way.

In this case, a fully-grown hippopotamus was flipped several feet into the air as she stood her ground against an aggressive elephant bull, giving her calf time to run to safety. Amazingly, she emerged relatively unscathed from the attack suffering nothing more than a little cut on the side of her body and a rather bruised ego.

A mother hippo was flipped several feet into the air as she stood her ground against an aggressive elephant bull, giving her calf time to run to safety The scene was captured by wildlife photographer Rian Van Schalkwyk, 40, at the Erindi Private Game Reserve in Windhoek, Namibia. 'It was incredible. Hebrews 11:1 Now faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see. 11:1-3 Faith always has been the mark of God's servants, from the beginning of the world. Where the principle is planted by the regenerating Spirit of God, it will cause the truth to be received, concerning justification by the sufferings and merits of Christ.

And the same things that are the object of our hope, are the object of our faith. It is a firm persuasion and expectation, that God will perform all he has promised to us in Christ. This persuasion gives the soul to enjoy those things now; it gives them a subsistence or reality in the soul, by the first-fruits and foretastes of them. Faith proves to the mind, the reality of things that cannot be seen by the bodily eye.

Pulpit Commentary Verse 1. - Now faith is the substance (so A.V., with marginal readings, "or ground, or, confidence") of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen. "E da questa credenza ci convieneSillogizar senza avere ultra visa;E pero intenza d'argomento tiene. " Gill's Exposition of the Entire Bible 1. Back Pain, Neck Pain, Lower Back Pain, and Spinal Disorders by Spine Experts | SpineUniverse. ZooBorns. The San Diego Zoo’s Mandrill group welcomed a new addition to their ranks last week. Female, Kesi, gave birth to a baby boy, and he is the first Mandrill born at the Zoo in over 14 years.

Animal care staff had been watching for Kesi to give birth; but the night before, there were still no signs she was in labor. The next day, staff members said they were surprised to see Kesi walk out of her bedroom holding her new baby. “It’s like every day we would come in, in the morning, and think like there might be a baby – we don’t know,” Jenny Baublit, senior primate keeper at the San Diego Zoo. This is the first baby for Kesi and male Mandrill, Jasper. Photo Credits: San Diego Zoo/Tammy Spratt The Mandrill (Mandrillus sphinx) is the largest and most colorful of the Old World monkeys. Mandrills are native to small social units in the rain forests of equatorial Africa. The species is listed as “Vulnerable” on the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List of Threatened Species. How to Be Polite. Grow our civilisation. “Grow the economy,” “grow my business” – two phrases which have irritated a fair number of people who know the difference between a transitive and an intransitive English verb.

I confess I share their displeasure, but what strikes me in this case is not the assault on an overly refined sensibility by one or two English phrases. No, what strikes me is the complete powerlessness of the people who are actually thinking about the English language – their powerlessness to have any impact whatsoever on the development of the language. Apparently the use of “grow” as a transitive verb combined with objects like “business” and “economy” dates back to a speech by Bill Clinton in 1992. Via the press, the usage became commonplace in the business community.

“With a direct object, grow sounds natural in references to living things: grow flowers; grow wheat; grow a beard; grow antlers. There was no resistance though. What are we to say now? A Mother's Dictionary. This page is brought to you by UC Berkeley Parents Network Back to the Jokes & Quotes Collection The opinions and statements expressed on this page are those of parents who belong to the UC Berkeley Parents Network and should not be taken as a position of or endorsement by the University of California, Berkeley.

The crayola-fication of the world: How we gave colors names, and it messed with our brains (part I) | Empirical Zeal. “Who in the rainbow can draw the line where the violet tint ends and the orange tint begins? Distinctly we see the difference of the colors, but where exactly does the one first blendingly enter into the other? So with sanity and insanity.” —Herman Melville, Billy Budd Spectral Rhythm. Screen Print by Scott Campbell. In Japan, people often refer to traffic lights as being blue in color. And this is a bit odd, because the traffic signal indicating ‘go’ in Japan is just as green as it is anywhere else in the world. Blue and green are similar in hue. One of the first fences in this color continuum came from an unlikely place – crayons. Reconstructing the rainbow.

In modern Japanese, midori is the word for green, as distinct from blue. And it’s not just Japanese. (Update: Some clarifications here. I find this fascinating, because it highlights a powerful idea about how we might see the world. A map of color for an English speaker. But if you think about it, there’s a real puzzle here. Word up! Grammarian Gene Weingarten goes after add homonym attacks - The Washington Post. (Eric Shansby) Every time I write a column criticizing the misuse of English by “citizen journalists” on the Internet, I get two kinds of reader response. The first are letters of applause, often from prim grammarians pushing their own pet peeves. The second type is scolding me for being a prim grammarian, such as this letter from reader J.

Meyers: “I’m so tired of reading your stupid, nitpicking dribble.” Gene Weingarten is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and writes "Below the Beltway," a weekly humor column that is nationally syndicated. To which I responded: “Dear Mr. The dribble/drivel confusion is actually a common one among citizen journalists. Before the Internet, my principal source of add homonyms was my friend Brian, who knew a doctor who worked in the emergency room of a hospital that was not located in an upscale, sophisticated neighborhood. But now that we have our posse of citizen journalists, language has been even more savagely spaded.

Behold: “Self of steam.” And: How to Celebrate National Punctuation Day. How to Celebrate National Punctuation Day® By Jeff Rubin Founder National Punctuation Day® See how people around the U.S. have celebrated National Punctuation Day. I’ve been giving this a lot of thought, as several newspaper reporters who have interviewed me for stories have asked me this question. Here’s a game plan for your celebration of National Punctuation Day®. A few words of caution: Don’t overdo it. Sleep late. List of plain English words and phrases. Narcolepsy Awareness | Wake Up Narcolepsy. 4 Multiplicities. 4 Others. Summary | EWG's 2013 Shopper's Guide to Pesticides in Produce™ By Sonya Lunder, Senior Analyst Many shoppers don’t realize that pesticide residues are common on conventionally grown produce – even after it is carefully washed or peeled. EWG's analysis of tests by the U.S. Department of Agriculture found that nearly 70 percent of samples of conventionally grown produce were contaminated with pesticide residues.

The USDA tests found a total of 230 different pesticides and pesticide breakdown products on the thousands of produce samples analyzed. EWG's analysis of the tests shows that there are stark differences among various types of produce. The Shopper's Guide to Pesticides in Produce™ lists the Dirty Dozen™ fruits and vegetables with the most pesticide residues, and the Clean Fifteen™, for which few, if any, residues were detected. Highlights of the Dirty Dozen™ for 2018 For the 2018 Dirty Dozen list, EWG singled out produce with the highest loads of pesticide residues.

Key findings: The Clean Fifteen™ Avocados and sweet corn were the cleanest. Foods That Are Hazardous to Dogs. Most dogs love food, and they’re especially attracted to what they see us eating. While sharing the occasional tidbit with your dog is fine, it’s important to be aware that some foods can be very dangerous to dogs. Take caution to make sure your dog never gets access to the foods below. Even if you don’t give him table scraps, your dog might eat something that’s hazardous to his health if he raids kitchen counters, cupboards and trash cans.

For advice on teaching your dog not to steal food, please see our article, Counter Surfing and Garbage Raiding. Avocado leaves, fruit, seeds and bark may contain a toxic principle known as persin. The Guatemalan variety, a common one found in stores, appears to be the most problematic. Birds, rabbits, and some large animals, including horses, are especially sensitive to avocados, as they can have respiratory distress, congestion, fluid accumulation around the heart, and even death from consuming avocado. A wide variety of molds grow on food. Wonderfully Witty Dog Portraits by Ron Schmidt. Though we've seen a lot of dog portraits in our time (see here, here and here) these might just take the cake as the most creative ever. Ron Schmidt is the person behind the company Loose Leashes, an online shop where he sells funny prints of our furry friends in wonderfully witty scenarios.

Dog person or not, you can't help but fall in love with these photos. As he told Dogster, “All the images represent the freedom that a dog would have without someone holding its leash. These are the things dogs would do if no one was around and they had absolute freedom.” Though his past experience is in fashion and celebrity photography, Schmidt found his true calling by accident. After branching out on his own to pursue commercial photography, he found his niche when, one day, he decided to design a creative Christmas card for his family, friends and clients. Featuring his yellow lab Indy, the card didn't just show her pose in a traditional way, he had her carry a tree on her back. Home-Human Foods that Poison Pets. Onion and garlic poisoning Top Onions and garlic are other dangerous food ingredients that cause sickness in dogs, cats and also livestock. Onions and garlic contain the toxic ingredient thiosulphate.

Onions are more of a danger. Pets affected by onion toxicity will develop haemolytic anaemia, where the pet’s red blood cells burst while circulating in its body. At first, pets affected by onion poisoning show gastroenteritis with vomiting and diarrhoea. They will show no interest in food and will be dull and weak. The red pigment from the burst blood cells appears in an affected animal’s urine and it becomes breathless. The breathlessness occurs because the red blood cells that carry oxygen through the body are reduced in number.

The poisoning occurs a few days after the pet has eaten the onion. Onion poisoning can occur with a single ingestion of large quantities or with repeated meals containing small amounts of onion. Cocoa Mulch a Danger to Dogs? Claim: Cocoa mulch contains a chemical (theobromine) that can be harmful to pets. Example: [Collected via e-mail, May 2003] Cocoa Mulch, which is sold by Home Depot, Foreman's Garden Supply and other Garden supply stores, contains a lethal ingredient called "Theobromine". It is lethal to dogs and cats. It smells like chocolate and it really attracts dogs. They will ingest this stuff and die. Several deaths already occurred in the last Just a word of caution — check what you are using in your gardens and be aware of what your gardeners are using in your gardens. Theobromine is the ingredient that is used to make all chocolate — especially dark or baker's chocolate — which is toxic to dogs.

Cocoa bean shells contain potentially toxic quantities of theobromine, a xanthine compound similar in effects to caffeine and theophylline. Origins: This warning about the potential danger to pets posed by cocoa mulch began appearing in our inbox in May 2003. Found "Puppies are very curious animals. Press Release - Sugar Substitute May Be Dangerous to Dogs. Sugar Substitute May Be Dangerous to Dogs SCHAUMBURG, Ill. — If you think it's no big deal that your dog just ate some sugar-free gum or a cookie or two, think again.

You may want to make an immediate trip to your veterinarian. While veterinarians have suspected that the sugar substitute xylitol can make dogs sick, there is now further clinical evidence of an association between the product and possible liver failure in dogs. A clinical report appearing in the Oct. 1 Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association (JAVMA) discusses the sometimes fatal conditions developed by dogs that have ingested xylitol. Xylitol, a sweetener found in many sugar-free chewing gums, candies, baked goods and toothpastes, is a naturally occurring ingredient that may have far-reaching negative health effects on dogs. "Not all things that are natural are safe," said veterinary toxicologist Sharon Gwaltney-Brant, who along with veterinarian Eric K. While not all pets become ill after eating xylitol, Dr.

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