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when businesses import goods into the united states, they often contact a customs broker like abbie booth. abbie works to ensure her client’s shipments meet the dozens of requirements enforced by u.s. customs and border protection. “we help educate clients about regulations related to their imports,” says abbie. “each import is unique, and ultimately the client is the responsible party.” bls.gov
trouble is, quite a few of us — about 40 percent — simply aren’t getting enough d, according to a study published in june 2018 in the journal cureus. “how much you get depends on where you live,” notes abbie gellman, rd, cdn, a nutritionist in new york city and the author of the mediterranean dash diet cookbook. people who live in the northern half of the united states, in or above cities such as san francisco, denver, st. louis, and richmond, virginia, are unlikely to soak up enough vitamin d from sunlight, she says. everydayhealth.com
the men and women of the lighthouse service were among the most dedicated civil servants, often performing in extreme hardship. abbie burgess, while also caring for her family, served 38 years at the matinicus rock and white head light stations in maine. keepers also saved lives. ida lewis rescued 18 people during her 39 years at the lime rock lighthouse. marcus hanna, the keeper of the cape elizabeth light, is the only man to have won the medal of honor and the gold lifesaving medal. other keepers died on duty. a 1906 hurricane, for instance, destroyed twenty-three lights along the gulf coast and killed the keepers at horn island and sand island. in 1946 a tsunami destroyed the scotch cap (alaska) light and killed the entire crew. factmonster.com
i worked on the federal drug testing regs and even had the privilege of being in a live interview with geraldo valera and abbie hoffman because — the public affairs office said there is somebody on the line that would like to you. then i found out i was on live television. hhs.gov
while their lyrics can still be cryptic — the album opener "gaslighting abbie" is just one that's ripe for multiple interpretations — there are also times here where the writing is strikingly direct. "what a shame about me," one of the set's best songs, finds fagen singing about two old flames and a chance meeting at new york's fabled strand bookstore. she's gone on to find fame in hollywood, he's a struggling writer who's fallen on tough times. equally straight-on is "cousin dupree," whose lecherous lead character gets his kicks from hitting on a younger cousin while wondering "what's so strange about a down-home family romance?" infoplease.com
esteemed in both the art and commercial worlds, richard avedon photographed the chicago seven defendants during their tumultuous and protracted trial for the disruption of the 1968 democratic national convention in chicago. the defendants were charged with conspiracy for their part in the antiwar demonstrations staged at the convention. the subjects are, from left: abbie hoffman, lee weiner, john froines, rennie davis, jerry rubin, tom hayden, and david dellinger. loc.gov
the latter approach with an ehr proved useful for one large academic center in minneapolis, as explained in an education session at the 2016 american society of clinical oncology annual meeting, where abbie begnaud, md, and colleagues from the university of minnesota shared their experience with implementing a low-dose ct lung cancer screening program. medpagetoday.com