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Tonsils are lumps of tissue at the back of the throat. There are two of them, one on each side. Along with the adenoids, tonsils are part of the lymphatic system. The lymphatic system clears away infection and keeps body fluids in balance. Tonsils and adenoids work by trapping the germs coming in through the mouth and nose.

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Throughout the follow-up of each cohort, study participants were provided with information on the use of PbC and the health effects of exposure to lead. To avoid response bias, our analyses included the first reported use of PbC, which was acquired during pregnancy. The fact that BLLs remain elevated in childhood suggests that PbC use continues postpartum, but there may be possible unknown sources of lead exposure.

The Mexico City Prospective Lead Study was funded in part by the Secretariat of Health, Mexico and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. ELEMENT study was funded by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) grants R01ES014930, P42ES016454, P30ES017885, R01ES007821, R01ES021446, and T32ES007069; and a National Council of Science and Technology grant (CONACYT-41912-M). PROGRESS study was supported by NIEHS grants R01ES014930; R01ES013744; P30ES023515; R24ES028522. The American British Cowdray (ABC) Hospital provided facilities used for ELEMENT and PROGRESS studies. ELEMENT and PROGRESS research is supported by the National Institute of Public Health and the National Institute of Perinatology.

The survey of Latin America is part of a larger effort, the Pew-Templeton Global Religious Futures project, which analyzes religious change and its impact on societies around the world. The Global Religious Futures project is funded by The Pew Charitable Trusts and the John Templeton Foundation.

Like their counterparts in Latin America, many U.S. Hispanics have left Catholicism for Protestant churches. Protestants now account for about one-in-five Hispanics in the United States (22%), roughly the same as in Latin America (19%). In addition, a substantial number of Hispanics in the United States (18%) describe their religion as atheist, agnostic or nothing in particular. This is more than double the percentage of Latin American adults (8%) who are religiously unaffiliated.

Smaller but substantial shares of Catholics also report charismatic experiences. This is especially true in parts of Central America and the Caribbean, where roughly half of Catholics in El Salvador (53%), the Dominican Republic (50%), Nicaragua (49%) and Guatemala (46%) report that they have witnessed or experienced a divine healing. At least one-in-five Catholics in the Dominican Republic (36%), Honduras (26%), Guatemala (23%), Nicaragua (23%), Venezuela (22%), Panama (21%) and Colombia (21%) say they have been present for an exorcism.

Across Latin America, as well as among Hispanics in the United States, most people who are unaffiliated say that they have no particular religion rather than describing themselves as atheist or agnostic. About one-in-ten or more adults in Uruguay (24%), the Dominican Republic (18%), El Salvador (12%) and Chile (11%) say they have no particular religion. In the United States, 15% of Hispanics fall into this category.

Compared with U.S. Hispanics, Latin Americans are generally more conservative when it comes to social and sexual mores. For example, in recent Pew Research polling in the United States, 46% of Hispanics support gay marriage, while 34% are opposed. In most Latin American countries, by contrast, solid majorities oppose allowing gays and lesbians to legally marry. Only in a handful of countries, such as Uruguay (62%), Argentina (52%) and Mexico (49%), do roughly half or more people favor legalizing same-sex marriage. (Same-sex marriage is currently legal in Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay and parts of Mexico, but nowhere else in Latin America.)

Even though Catholics are more likely than Protestants to say charity work is most important, higher percentages of Protestants report that they, personally, have joined with members of their church or others in their community to help the poor and needy. In most countries surveyed, solid majorities of Protestants say they have participated in charity work in the past 12 months. Among Catholics, roughly half or fewer report that they have done so.

Latin American Catholics are particularly enthusiastic about Pope Francis, with clear majorities across the region rating him favorably. Indeed, in 14 of the countries surveyed, at least half of Catholics say they have a very favorable opinion of Francis.

2. I was enrolled in an out-of-state driver education course and completed part of or all my classroom hours but never got a driver license or permit. Do these hours transfer to Texas?

A verification letter will be sent to you once TDLR has received your records and has made a determination of the number of hours completed. You should not lose the hours earned at the closed school when transferring to another driver education school. However, if you choose to transfer to a parent taught driver education course, you will lose hours of any partially completed phases. For more information on this, please contact driver education and safety program staff.

The school owner shall notify the department at least fifteen (15) business days before the anticipated school closure in accordance with Texas Administrative Code 84.40(h). School owners must notify the students and parents of their closure. In addition, the school owner shall provide written notice of the actual discontinuance of the operation on the day of cessation of classes. Notices can be sent via the Education Division contact form and must include the following information:

All written statements submitted to the department must include the school name, school license number, and fee in the mount of $25. Any courses offered in Spanish must have the most current version of the Texas Driver Handbook in Spanish.

An applicant applying for approval of a new license shall be allowed to advertise in a manner as approved by the department. Any publicly posted advertisement from a license applicant subject to license approval by the department shall include the following information:

Yes, 16 TAC 84.504 states: Standards for approval. The department may approve an ADM for an approved driving safety course or a specialized driving safety course and waive any rules to accomplish this approval if the ADM delivers an approved course in a manner that is at least as secure as a traditional classroom. ADMs that meet the requirements outlined in subsections (b)-(h), shall receive ADM approval.

Yes, there is a requirement to incorporate a validation process that verifies student participation and comprehension of course material throughout the course. Validation process can be found under Title 16, Texas Administrative Code, Section 84.504.

In New York City, Local Law 1 of 2004, and its amendments, require landlords to identify and remediate lead-based paint hazards in the apartments where there is a young child, using trained workers and safe work practices.

By February 15th, return the Annual Notice that you receive from your landlord. This puts your landlord on notice that you have a child under six residing in your apartment, and that you require an annual inspection of painted surfaces in your apartment.

When a tenant files a complaint with HPD and a child under the age of six resides in the apartment in a building built prior to 1960, HPD will attempt to schedule an appointment for an inspector to conduct a lead-based paint inspection. A lead-based paint inspection requires the Inspector to test peeling paint using an x-ray fluorescence machine (XRF), which measures the lead content in the paint. This includes paint that is peeling or otherwise coming loose from the surface on ceilings, walls, doors, windows and other painted surfaces.

If the tenant does not indicate there is a child under the age of six residing in the apartment when the complaint is filed, but the Inspector confirms there is a child under the age of six residing in the apartment at the time of the inspection, the Inspector will conduct a visual lead-based paint survey without the XRF machine. If peeling paint is found, another Inspector may return to the apartment within the following two weeks to conduct a second inspection that includes the XRF machine to determine if the paint meets the definition of lead-based paint. If this follow-up inspection cannot be performed, the violation will be issued based on the previous visual survey as a presumed lead-based paint hazard.

Owners must also retain the records of these activities for at least 10 years and, starting in May 2020, certify compliance with these activities as a part of the annual property registration. Penalties may be significant for failure to conduct these activities and maintain these records.

The requirements in Local Law 1 of 2004 do not apply in an apartment in a building where the title is held by a cooperative or condominium and the shareholder of record or their family occupies the apartment. The law does apply to cooperative or condominium units occupied by a tenant or subtenant.

Owners must notify the department when turnover occurs for an exempted unit using the Affidavit of Turnover in an Exempted Unit. The Affidavit of Turnover in an Exempted Unit is also available in the following languages:

Please return your completed Affidavit of Turnover in an Exempted Unit to:NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development94 Old Broadway, 7th FloorNew York, NY 10027ATTN: Lead Exemption Unit

When a tenant files a complaint and a child under the age of six resides in the apartment in a building with three or more units and built prior to 1960, HPD will attempt to schedule an appointment for an inspector to conduct a lead-based paint inspection. A lead-based paint inspection involves testing paint using an x-ray fluorescence machine (XRF), which measures the lead content in the paint. The inspector will test any painted surface that has peeling paint.


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