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The Social Welfare of Women and Children with HIV and AIDS: Legal Protections, Policy, and Programs

Theodore J. Stein

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195109429
eISBN:
9780199865772
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195109429.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This book examines the issues surrounding the growing epidemic of women and children with HIV and AIDS. It explores such issues as discrimination in employment, housing, health care, and education, ... More


Preparing for Your Trip

Neil F. Comins

in The Traveler's Guide to Space: For One-Way Settlers and Round-Trip Tourists

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231177542
eISBN:
9780231542890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231177542.003.0003
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

Chapter 3 describes testing to see if you are qualified to travel into space. Discusses legal matters related to your flight.


Realism and the No‐Miracles Argument

Colin Howson

in Hume's Problem: Induction and the Justification of Belief

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198250371
eISBN:
9780191597749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198250371.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Considers the increasingly popular, so‐called ‘No‐Miracles’ argument that we do have a valid inductive argument for supposing that our current theories, at any rate in physics, are substantially, if ... More


Medical School Enrollments and Admissions Policies

William G. Rothstein

in American Medical Schools and the Practice of Medicine: A History

Published in print:
1987
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195041866
eISBN:
9780197559994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195041866.003.0025
Subject:
Education, History of Education

After shortages of physicians developed in the 1950s and 1960s, federal and state governments undertook programs to increase the number of medical students. Government funding led to the creation ... More


Benford's Law: Theory and Applications

Steven J. Miller (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691147611
eISBN:
9781400866595
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691147611.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

Benford's law states that the leading digits of many data sets are not uniformly distributed from one through nine, but rather exhibit a profound bias. This bias is evident in everything from ... More


Meeting “My” Recipient: (Martha)

Martha Gershun and John D. Lantos

in Kidney to Share

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501755439
eISBN:
9781501755453
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501755439.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter talks about the process of medical tests, information sessions, and psychological evaluations after Deb Porter Gill and the author matched with on all six HLA tissue type markers. The ... More


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