marmot


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stocky coarse-furred burrowing rodent with a short bushy tail found throughout the northern hemisphere

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Marmot emphasised the power of data--the importance of collecting information to tackle inequalities, eg information about life expectancy.
Michael Marmot explains in his book, The Health Gap: The Challenge of an Unequal World, the conditions in which people can expect to lead longer and healthier lives.
However, it was in the field of education where Marmot said the research clearly showed how unfair life was becoming.
Coventry City Council is one of seven authorities in the UK Marmot Network, which sees cities looking to combat the causes of ill health.
Yes, I'm a yellow-bellied marmot, but you can just call me "Rock Chuck.
Meanwhile the chairman of the Marmot delegation, Ernst D.
Led by Marmot and his team at the University College London Institute of Health Equity, a consortium of 80-plus policy researchers and institutions, in close cooperation with technical units and programs in the WHO Regional Office for Europe, the project collected new evidence on the magnitude and pathways related to health inequalities between and within the 53 Member States of the WHO European Region and the most effective interventions and policy approaches to address them.
OKAY, LET'S GO AND REMEMBER, LIKE THEY SAID AT MY LAST POST: KEEP AN EYE ON YOUR MARMOT, AND YOUR DONUTS WILL WATCH THEMSELVES.
Often melancholy and meditative, Black Marmot is a band that brings a sort of thoughtfulness to its particular brand of folk rock, especially on an album such as 2012's "Everyday Seeker,'' which sustains a thick emotional current from beginning to end.
The man was believed to have caught the infection after contact with a marmot.
The report, chaired by Professor Sir Michael Marmot, revealed that one in four children live in poverty in the UK, with less than half reaching a 'good' level of development by the age of five.
Marmot is Professor of Epidemiology and Public Health and Director of the International Centre for Health and Society at University College London, as well as Adjunct Professor of Health and Social Behavior at the Harvard School of Public Health.
BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan (TAP) -Four people have been hospitalised and 160 quarantined after a 15-year-old boy, Temirbek Isakunov, who ate marmot meat died of the bubonic plague last week, the Kyrgyz Ministry of Health said Wednesday according to AP News.
ByE[currency]KEK (CyHAN)- Kyrgyzstan's health officials are on alert after a local teenager died of bubonic plague caught from eating barbecued marmot, the apparent vector for the deadly disease.
com)-- Footprint will extend their collection of bamboo performance socks to the newest Marmot store at the King of Prussia Mall in Pennsylvania, this Spring 2013.