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"Average annual indirect age-standardized MI rates were calculated using community-specific and community-wide nINC tertiles. Poisson generalized linear mixed models were used to calculate MI incidence rate ratios by tertile of census tract nINC (high nINC group referent). Within community, and among all race-gender groups, those living in low nINC neighborhoods had an increased risk of MI compared to those living in high nINC neighborhoods. This association was present when both community-specific and community-wide nINC cut points were used. Blacks and, to a lesser extent, women, were disproportionately represented in low nINC neighborhoods, resulting in a higher absolute burden of MI in blacks and women living in low compared with high nINC neighborhoods," wrote K.M. Rose and colleagues, University of North Carolina, Department of Epidemiology.
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Rose and colleagues published their study in Annals of Epidemiology (Neighborhood disparities in incident hospitalized myocardial infarction in four U.S. communities: the ARIC surveillance study. Annals of Epidemiology, 2009;19(12):867-74).
For more information, contact K.M. Rose, University of North Carolina, Dept. of Epidemiology, Chapel Hill, NC USA.
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The woman was hospitalised following the incident in which she told police she was pushed from her bike by a passing car at Officer, in Melbourne's outer southeast, about 12.30pm (AEST) on Sunday.
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The offence occurred around 12.15am on Saturday, March 27 when the victim drove the women in his silver BMW sedan to a residential location in Lady Nelson Place, Red Hill.
At the location, he was approached by two men. One of the male offenders produced a knife and together with the women, robbed the victim of his wallet, his car keys, a sum of cash and a mobile phone.
The victim managed to escape on foot and contact police, who attended the location a short time later but was unable to locate the offenders. The stolen vehicle was later recovered in Mugga Way, Red Hill, with fire damage.
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The second female offender is described as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander in appearance, between 25-27 years old, about 5'9" tall (175cm) with thick, black, shoulder-length curly hair and dark brown eyes.
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The researchers concluded: "The use of compression appears to help in the recovery process after an intense heavy resistance training workout in men and women."
Kraemer and colleagues published their study in the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research (Effects of a whole body compression garment on markers of recovery after a heavy resistance workout in men and women. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 2010;24(3):804-14).
For additional information, contact W.J. Kraemer, University of Connecticut, University of Connecticut, Dept. of Kinesiology, Storrs, Connecticut USA.
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Tahani El-Gabaly sits on the Constitutional Court
The reasons were related to the fact that work in the State Council is difficult, a woman won't be able to tiffany necklaces sale this work, it will conflict with her duties as mother and wife," El-Gabaly recounts. "They were all arguments about the suitability of women to this hard work."
The State Council also noted that the six-month maternity leave assured by Egyptian law was incompatible with the requirements of judicial work.
The spirited public debate that erupted in newspaper columns and TV talk shows in Egypt during March indicates that Egyptians are divided on the issue. Most of the current arguments against women's growing presence in the judiciary centre on women's supposedly different temperament and social obligations.
Prominent judge Ahmad Mekki called a popular TV talk show to explain that judges are required to move between different regional courts.
"When you say a woman can relocate like a man, that's a joke," he told the show's host. Women can't be expected to leave their families and husbands and travel all over the country on their own, he argued.
But columnist Gaber tiffany on sale, writing in the state-owned Al Ahram newspaper, said "any positive social change must come about through pressure on the factions hostile to change.
"As for the idea," Asfour continued, "that Egyptian society hasn't yet arrived at the degree of progress that allows for women judges, how can they say this at a time when Egyptian women have become ministers, ambassadors, university heads, doctors, engineers, lawyers and, actually, judges?"
With its recent announcement, the State Council has acknowledged the higher court's verdict, but has also seemingly chosen to play for time.
The court's leadership said it has decided to "postpone appointing male and female [candidates] to the position of judges until a committee is formed to study the matter in a deliberate manner and make the appropriate suggestions." That committee must finish it work in three months.
This decision is a compromise," says Nasser Amin. The State Council "will take a decision when the situation tiffany pendants on sale down. We think they will decide to let women in then."
EGYPT: BATTLE FOR WOMEN JUDGES HALF WON
The court's recent ban on female judges caused a furore and was overturned by the country's tiffany for sale Court on Mar. 15. The State Council subsequently postponed all new judicial appointments for three months. In that time, it is expected to reach a decision on whether and how to integrate women in the judiciary.
The Mar. 22 announcement has been greeted with cautious optimism by women's rights advocates. By postponing the appointment of male as well as female judges, says Mona Zulfikar, a member of the National Human Rights Council, the court "confirmed that there will be no discrimination It does not mean that the battle is won. The battle is very much still on."
But, she says, "it's a positive step in the right direction."
This series of events was precipitated by the submission of applications to join the State Council by a number of female law school graduates last month.
Currently, there are no women in Egypt's State Council - an important court with jurisdiction over all cases that involve the government. This despite the fact that about half of all law students in Egypt are women, and there are many female lawyers and law professors.
Egypt only appointed its first tiffany necklaces for sale judge, Tahani El Gabali, in 2002; there are only 42 female judges out of a total of 12,000. Although it has begun to support the idea of women judges, "until now the government is afraid to open the door for the woman to be working as a judge before all the kinds of courts," says Nasser Amin, a judicial expert. Not only are there no women on the State Council, now women preside over criminal courts.
So far, the few female judges have been put in place by special government appointments, rather than rising through the ranks of the judiciary like their male colleagues.
This is a problem, says women's rights activist Amal Abdel Hedi. "The most important thing for mainstreaming women in the judiciary," she argues, "is to have them get into the system from the very beginning and then (build) their career as judges. Not just being appointed."
The female law school graduates who applied to the State Council would have hoped to make this progression. But while their applications were being reviewed by a special committee within the council the State Council membership held a meeting and voted - by an overwhelming 334 to 42 - not to allow women in.
Egyptian Prime Minister Ahmed Nazif appealed to Egypt's Constitutional Court to rule on the validity of the State tiffany earrings on sale ban.
The Woman Who Shot Mussolini
The chief preoccupation of Frances Stonor Saunders in her absorbing if slightly uneven book is less tiffany rings for sale "what ifs" than the "what ifs" of the life of the British aristocrat who fired at Mussolini. Violet Gibson was the daughter of Edward, the first Lord Ashbourne, a pillar of the Anglo-Irish Protestant ascendancy who served as Ireland's Lord Chancellor for 17 years. As a young woman, Violet converted to Catholicism cutting herself off from much of her family, but it was a progressive Catholicism impatient with the Roman curia's conservatism.
Perhaps this explains why, before she acquired a pistol and set out for Rome in November 1924, Violet told her brother Willie that Pope Pius XI had betrayed the Church and should be killed. Three months later, she turned her weapon on herself, shooting herself in the chest in the convent where she was staying. Having recovered, she somehow laid her hands on a second gun, with which she attempted to assassinate Mussolini.
Violet was tiffany necklaces on sale disturbed. In 1923 she had attacked a servant with a knife and spent time in Holloway sanatorium. Mussolini appears to have accepted that she had not tried to kill him for political reasons. He had, in any case, every interest in not letting the incident disrupt his regime's relations with the UK. Neither did the Conservative government of the day: their focus was on proving Violet's insanity and whisking her back to Britain. "It will be desirable to impound her passport, and to make certain that she cannot slip back into Italy and have another shot at the Duce," the British ambassador in Rome advised London. Violet was not tried but deported and committed to a Northampton mental hospital. She died there in 1956.
Saunders tells Violet's story with sympathy and insight. Her research unearths several gems, such as the contention of Violet's Italian lawyer that his client must be mad because no sane person would want to murder so great a leader as Mussolini. Where the book falters is in its digressions into the lives of contemporaries such as Florence Nightingale, Virginia Woolf and Vaslav tiffany earrings sale. True, each was unstable or worse, but the attempt to draw parallels with Violet does not really work. The tale of her brief encounter with Mussolini is intriguing enough in itself.
Tony Barber is the FT's Brusssels bureau chief
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Pioneering US Supreme Court Justice Wants More Women, Diversity on Court
O'Connor said she doesn't believe that different life experiences or sensibilities of women judges tiffany accessories clearance in different decisions. "I think at the end of the day, a wise old woman and a wise old man are going to come to the same conclusion", she said.
Speaking at New York Law School on Tuesday, O'Connor, who in 1981 became the first woman to serve on the Supreme Court, said she also hoped for more diversity of professional backgrounds among future justices. All those now on the Court were nominated when they were serving on lower federal courts.
As for Justice Stevens, who is about to turn 90, she said, "He's been a very fine member of the court. He's so remarkable - even older than I am, and I'm awfully old. And he's very physically and mentally fit."
O'Connor also weighed in, albeit in a carefully judicial manner, on the flap over President Obama's criticism of a recent Supreme Court ruling at his January State of the Union address. Referring to the Court's 5-4 decision lifting most restraints on corporate and union spending in political campaigns, Mr. Obama told members of Congress and other dignitaries, including six Supreme Court Justices:
"With all due deference to separation of powers, last week the Supreme Court reversed a century of law to open the floodgates for special interests - including foreign corporations - to spend without limit in our elections," said President Obama. "Well, I don't think American elections should be bankrolled by America's most powerful interests, and worse, by foreign entities."
As Mr. Obama spoke, Justice Samuel Alito appeared to silently mouth the words "Not true."
O'Connor declined to tiffany bracelets clearance on the propriety of either the President's criticism or on Justice Alito's response. But she predicted scarcer attendance by Justices at future State of the Union addresses.
O'Connor said "It is not much fun to go, because you put on a black robe and march in, and you're seated on the front row, your hands in the lap, you have no expression on your face, throughout the proceedings. You can clap when the president comes in and when he leaves and that's it, and it's very awkward."
She added, "I wouldn't be surprised if fewer justices attended in the future. There are always people who thought, 'Oh, do we have to go? Let's don't.'"
The decision in the campaign spending case, Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, overturned much of a significant ruling that Justice O'Connor herself helped to craft in 2003, McConnell v. Federal Election Commission. And it bears upon a post-retirement cause: Since she left the Court in 2006, O'Connor has spoken out against the election of state judges, the method of selection in many states.
In her remarks in New York, O'Connor again urged an end to the practice, saying that if Supreme Court Justices had to stand for election and re-election they never would have voted to end school segregation or anti-miscegenation laws, as they did in Brown v. Board of Education and Loving v. Virginia.
In answer to another question, she discussed the decline in recent years in the number of cases accepted for review by the Supreme Court. If fewer cases are now being accepted, she said, "You ought to be grateful. The courts can really mess things up."
O'Connor was appointed by President Ronald Reagan and served 25 years before retiring to care for her husband, who tiffany earrings for sale last year. The Texas-born justice, who turned 80 in March, referred to herself as just an unemployed cowgirl. But she has remained busy, serving as chancellor of the College of William & Mary in Virginia, and working to improve civic education in American public schools. The web site of that program, , includes educational games aimed at children and teenagers
WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY YOUNG DEMOCRATS, WOMEN STUDIES
The West Virginia University Young Democrats' Women's Caucus and the Center for Women's shop for tiffany necklaces will hold Women in Politics Night on Wednesday, April 7.
West Virginia Del. Barbara Evans Fleischauer (D-Monongalia) and Del. Charlene Marshall (D-Monongalia) will speak about the struggles of being elected to public office as women and working as females in politics. They will also discuss how to combat these barriers.
Free refreshments will be provided.
Fleischauer has served in the state Legislature for 14 years. During that time, she has been a member of the Judiciary, Finance, Health and Human Resources, Rule-making Review, Veterans and Economic Development committees. For 12 years, she has served as chair of the Committee on Constitutional Revision.
She has won many shop for tiffany pendants throughout her career including being named a Friend of Nursing by the West Virginia Nurses Association; the Guardian Angel Award by the West Virginia Women's Commission; and Legislator of the Year by the National Association of Social Workers.
Marshall has received the Mayor of the Year Award; 1985 WVEA Effie Mayhan Brown Award; 2006 Public Citizen of the Year Award by the West Virginia Bar Association; and Exceptional Service in the Public Interest Award by the FBI.
She has served as vice chair of the Committee on Political Subdivisions, house chaplain and chair of the Committee on Economic Development and Small Business.
She is a member of the committees on Constitutional Revision, Finance, Health and Human Resources, House Rules, Energy, Industry and Labor/Economic Development and Small Business and Senior Citizen Issues.
The WVU Young Democrats' Women's Caucus encourages the involvement of young women in the political process and the activities of the Democratic Party at the local, state and national level.
The WVU Center for Women's Studies is dedicated to the mission of creating, evaluating and disseminating shop for tiffany rings based on feminist scholarship.
Women in Politics Night will be held at 7 p.m. in room G-24 of Eisland Hall.For more information
SECRETARY-GENERAL SAYS GIVING WOMEN POWER, RESPECT BENEFITS FAMILIES
Following is the text of UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's remarks at the sale tiffany necklaces signing ceremony for the "Say NO-UNiTE Campaign", in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, 3 April:
I am very happy to be here to witness this signing by the President [Kurmanbek Bakiyev], which is a concrete symbol of your commitment to ending violence against women and girls.
At the United Nations, all our years of work on development have taught us that if you educate a woman, then you educate her children, her community and her country.
If you give a woman power and respect, she will take decisions that benefit her family, and society as a whole.
But we all know shop for tiffany accessories women are all too often subjected to horrific abuse and violence, around the world. No country is immune.
We must UNiTE to end crimes against women, including domestic violence, sex trafficking, and early or forced marriage.
That is why we are calling on all countries to draw up new laws, and take concrete measures by 2015.
Our UNiTE campaign is galvanizing action across the United Nations system, and around the world - throughout South America, Africa, and here in Kyrgyzstan.
I welcome your personal commitment, Mr. President, to these goals.
Let us reaffirm our respect for women's human rights. Let us invest more resources in countering this shop for tiffany bracelets and let us do all it takes to end these horrific crimes.
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