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Onchocerciasis (River Blindness)
Description Onchocerciasis is caused by the prelarval (microfilaria) and adult stages of the nematode Onchocerca volvulus and can result in dermatitis; subcutaneous nodules; lymphadenitis; and visual impairment, including blindness. The disease is transmitted by the bite of female Simulium flies... Building Bridges to Your Child's Ethnic Community
Part I: Why it is important Adoptive parents are forced to examine many things about themselves and about adoption itself. It is not a one-time event, but rather, an ongoing process as we struggle to raise our children in the best way possible. Those of us who have adopted interracially find that... Diphtheria, Tetanus, and Pertussis
Description Diphtheria is an acute bacterial disease involving primarily the tonsils, pharynx, larynx, nose, skin, and occasionally other mucous membranes. The characteristic lesion is marked by a patch or patches of an adherent grayish membrane with a surrounding inflammation. Tetanus is an... Japan: About the Country
Introduction :: Japan Background: In 1603, after decades of civil warfare, the Tokugawa shogunate...
"Brazil" in the News
Brazil Minerals, Inc. Receives US$500,000 From Polished Diamonds Transaction
Brazil Minerals, Inc. , a diversified mining company currently producing diamonds and gold at its Mineração Duas Barras Ltda. property in Brazil, announced today that it has received US$500,000 from two ... Brazil lauds World Cup stadium in the Amazon
Acknowledging teething problems, Brazil on Monday lauded the Arena Amazonia in Manaus after the stadium became the eighth World Cup venue to be inaugurated. Brazil fought to have the Amazon region included as one of 12 venues despite Manaus having no top football club, raising fears the ground... Kanye West Smiles at Paparazzi in Brazil, Manages to Nap in VIP Area During Carnival
Brazil seems to bring out the best in Kanye West. According to E! Brazil, the rapper arrived in Rio de Janeiro early Saturday morning and was quite the delightful visitor by being very... Brazil Economists Lower Selic Forecast for Second Straight Week
Brazil economists cut their 2014 key interest rate forecast for the second straight week, as 350 basis points in borrowing cost increases since last year threaten to undermine growth.
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"Brazil" in the Adoption Blogs
A NewsWeek Article On Race
September 7, 2009, 5:37 am
Someone in my the Yahoo group from my adoption agency, shared this NewsWeek article with us this morning. A good article in my opinon. I have always thought that trying to teach your children to be "color blind" is not a realisitic thing to do. To further put myself our for flaming, I also think... Coming Soon: Princess Tiana
September 28, 2009, 6:06 am
I'm at Disneyland this week! Disneyland is glutted with Halloween merchandise, including $65.00 princess costumes. Among them is Princess Tiana. You haven't heard of Princess Tiana? She's the first African American Disney Princess.
It may have all started with a petition that made the rounds... Black and White vs. White and Black
April 30, 2009, 1:09 am
This past weekend, I read this Newsweek article , about a black family who adopted a white girl, Katie. Briefly, the girl had been in 12 different foster homes before finding her new family. The article focuses on how much negativity the family has experienced from people both white and black....
"Brazil" in the Adoption Forums
Beginning adoption of relative
February 7, 2014, 12:07 pm
My wife immigrated from Brazil and is currently a citizen. Her mom has been taking care of her 9 year old nephew. her mom just started Chemo and cannot take care of the nephew.
The nephews mom has abandoned him and lives in a different country. The father is my wifes brother, and he cannot take...
Stories About "Brazil"
Met My Mother after 31 Years
My mother was 13 years old and she was abused and got pregnant. When I was born, her family told her I was dead, and I actually went for adoption. I was adopted at 10 days old and my parents were... From Mexico to the USA
My adoption story starts in Mexicali, Baja California. I was 1 year old and my parents had been killed in a robbery at a local convenience store. I had no relatives so a monestary took me in. I...
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