By Larry Getlen. But when these single women, stripped from their dependency on fathers and husbands, began to be courted in public, police, politicians, and civic leaders were alarmed. These circumstances gave birth to dating rituals and other unfortunate traditions that still remain — or, at least, still cause confusion as mores change — today. In , the average female worker earned less than half of what a man would earn in the same position. But as these women were courted in public, efforts were undertaken to curb what authorities viewed as a potential public menace. She recalls the report of one such special agent, staked out at the Strand Hotel in Midtown, who noted that the women he was spying on did not seem like prostitutes, per se, but were concerning nonetheless.
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DATING METHODS IN ARCHAEOLOGY
The Geneva Convention was a series of international diplomatic meetings that produced a number of agreements, in particular the Humanitarian Law of Armed Conflicts, a group of international laws for the humane treatment of wounded or captured military personnel, medical personnel and non-military civilians during war or armed conflicts. The agreements originated in and were significantly updated in after World War II. While some civilizations showed compassion for the injured, helpless or innocent civilians, others tortured or slaughtered anyone in sight, no questions asked. He got much more than he bargained for, however, when he found himself a witness to the aftermath of the Battle of Solferino, a gory battle in the Second War of Italian Independence. The horrific suffering Dunant saw impacted him so greatly he wrote a first-hand account in called A Memory of Solferino. In October , delegates from 16 countries along with military medical personnel traveled to Geneva to discuss the terms of a wartime humanitarian agreement.
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Background Recent evidence from cohort studies and meta-analyses suggests that the obesity paradox phenomenon may exist in patients with diabetes mellitus. Methods and Results We used data from the ACCORD the Action to Control Cardiovascular Risk in Diabetes study to evaluate the relationship between obesity and adverse events in patients with a mean year history of type 2 diabetes mellitus. The primary outcome of this study was all-cause mortality.
The western-style year dating convention commonly used in many parts of the world was created by the monk Dionysius Exiguus in or about the year AD The convention is based on Exiguus' determination of the year in which Jesus Christ was born. In sixth century Europe, the concept of "zero" was still unknown.