Background: Globally, 40 % of children under 14 years are regularly exposed to secondhand smoke (SHS), typically in their homes. There is limited evidence of the effectiveness of interventions to reduce children TMs SHS exposure,and so the aim of this study was to test the feasibility and acceptability of a novel intervention to help parents […]

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1(a) was generated, and invokes RCT considerations such as block design, experiments with many halls, analysis of variance, standard errors, and more. Statisticians among my Twitter followers Senn critiques and I am not sure whether they were convinced by my argument that Lord paradox has nothing to do with experimental procedures. In other words, the […]

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Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Phil was our driver. He was gracious, easy going, friendly, informative, classy, and a joy to be with throughout the tour. The current world of post industrial value generation sees companies increasingly analyzing their internal operations against their external organizations to identify supply/demand fluctuations along the supply chain. […]

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Supplementing the differentiation medium with combinations of fibroblast growth factor 2 (FGF 2), transforming growth factor 3 (TGF 3) and retinoic acid (RA) maintained viability, restored expression of CD34, ALDH3A1 and keratocan, and facilitated production of abundant ECM as shown by immunofluorescent staining for collagen I and lumican, alongside quantitative assays for collagen and glycosaminoglycan […]

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I now realize where Savigliano and I differ. Whereas she believes that identities, ideas, concepts, emotions, and sentiments can be summarized in symbols, signs and words, whose materiality she trusts, I resist such a reductive practice. Not every North South exchange or memory is corporeal, reducible to a tango step, word, sign, or symbol. J’ai […]

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There was no reoffending and then once more you lapsed. Over the course of March, you broke into cars of entirely innocent people, smashing their windows and causing them inconvenience, you stole from those cars whatever you could find, and you also obtained credit cards stolen in house burglaries. Jonathan Masters, mitigating, said there is […]

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Background: Evidence from the US Truth campaign suggests that interventions focusing on tobacco industry tactics can be effective in preventing smoking uptake by children. Operation Smoke Storm is the first school based intervention based on this premise and comprises three classroom sessions in which students act as secret agents uncovering tobacco industry tactics through videos, […]

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Within the ISDR trial, 874 participants self completed a bespoke questionnaire at baseline screening attendance, collecting information on travel, duration and personal expenses associated with the visit. A time study was conducted for 104 screening attendances to capture associated staff costs. Data for over 50,000 screening appointments since 2013 were used to elicit attendance rates […]

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This paper discusses the strategic context and policy development of the DLF, its initial conception and subsequent development based on a pilot phase, feedback and evaluation. It critically analyses two of the ways that engagement with the DLF have been promoted: (1) formal professional development schemes and (2) the use of a ‘School based’ approach. […]

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