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any of various long-legged wading birds in the family threskiornithidae, having long downcurved bills used to probe the mud for prey such as crustaceans.

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  • 28 in october 2015, the american bar association and rocket lawyer, an online legal services platform, announced a joint venture called aba law connect. the venture allowed small businesses to query a licensed lawyer for a flat fee, with additional legal services to be provided at a prenegotiated rate. the program was launched initially in three states: illinois, pennsylvania, and california. by january 2016, the venture was shuttered. for detailed information, see chris bonjean, “aba/rocket lawyer law connect partnership targets small business legal services,” the bar news, january 12, 2016, https://www.isba.org/barnews/2016/01/12/abarocket-lawyer-law-connect-partnership-targets-small-business-legal-services; and monica bay, “rocket lawyer ceo on the quick demise of aba pilot program,” big law business, february 29, 2016, https://biglawbusiness.com/rocket-lawyer-ceo-on-the-quick-demise-of-aba-pilot-program. for additional information regarding online legal services, see “online legal services industry in the us - market research report” (ibis world, june 2019), https://www.ibisworld.com/industry-trends/specialized-market-research-reports/advisory-financial-services/legal/online-legal-services.html. bls.gov

  • operation sacred ibis, the third case booth examines, is still in some ways unsolved. the kgb planted a “high quality transmitter in a seventh floor conference room” (279) in the state department. booth reveals how it was discovered and describes some strange post-cold war security procedures regarding unescorted foreign diplomatic access that may have contributed to its installation. but if it is known just how the svr did it, booth isn’t saying. the one benefit was that they found the device—an actuator—that caused the transmitter to function. the details of this device are interesting. cia.gov

  • the aromatase inhibitor ibrance (anastrozole) reduces the risk of cancer relapse years after stopping treatment, according to a study presented at the sabcs december 12. the ibis-ii prevention trial enrolled 3,864 post-menopausal women at increased risk of developing breast cancer, such as those with a strong family history of the disease. everydayhealth.com

  • we do not know precisely how or why certain animals became associated with certain gods. moreover, the relationship between a god and his animal varied greatly. the god thoth was not only identified with the ibis, but also with the baboon and with the moon. occasionally a god was a composite of various animals, such as taurt, who had the head of a hippopotamus, the back and tail of a crocodile, and the claws of a lion. factmonster.com

  • to evaluate telemedicine abortions, researchers with ibis reproductive health in cambridge, massachusetts, and advancing new standards in reproductive health, a group at the university of california, san francisco, analyzed health records from 5,952 women who received a medication abortion — 738 who got an abortion through telemedicine services, and 5,214 through standard, on-site procedures. healthline.com

  • previous positions included clinical and public health nursing and managed care quality/utilization management. in 1991, she was appointed as the executive secretary of the utah health data committee, a statutory committee, appointed by the utah governor. she oversaw the implementation of mandatory reporting systems to support research, policy, and public use. her team developed the nation’s first public interactive internet query system for public use. this was a precursor to the current utah internet based indicator system (ibis) which has been adopted by several other states. hhs.gov

  • we do not know precisely how or why certain animals became associated with certain gods. moreover, the relationship between a god and his animal varied greatly. the god thoth was not only identified with the ibis, but also with the baboon and with the moon. occasionally a god was a composite of various animals, such as taurt, who had the head of a hippopotamus, the back and tail of a crocodile, and the claws of a lion. infoplease.com

  • river of smoke db73744 22 hours 39 minutes by amitav ghosh read by sanjiv jhaveri 1838. three ships, including the ibis from sea of poppies (db/rc 68395), weather a cyclone on the bay of bengal. afterwards the passengers and crew regroup in canton, china’s foreign enclave, just as the opium war begins. some violence, some strong language, and some descriptions of sex. commercial audiobook. 2011. loc.gov

  • in the national surgical adjuvant breast and bowel project (nsabp) p-1 clinical trial, more than 13,000 women considered at high risk for developing breast cancer were given either tamoxifen or a placebo for five years. the women receiving tamoxifen developed 49% fewer breast cancers than women receiving the placebo. a further study, the international breast cancer intervention study (ibis-i) in europe, also confirmed a reduction in the rate of breast cancer development in high-risk women. medicinenet.com

  • at about the same time the uspstf was releasing its update, asco updated its clinical guidelines on pharmacologic interventions for breast cancer reduction in postmenopausal women at an increased risk of breast cancer. the updated guidelines add anastrozole to the list of recommended endocrine therapies for breast cancer risk-reduction in postmenopausal women, based on the results of the ibis-2 trial. medpagetoday.com