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  • note: zones that were both flooded and storm-damaged were categorized in the "flooded area" designation. the katrina-damaged areas are identified at very fine levels of geographic detail. they are distinct from the county level areas designated by fema as being eligible for disaster relief in that they have been identified as being within damage zones. bls.gov

  • underground mining: niosh is developing a prototype intelligent proximity detection system that continuously monitors mine workers’ positions in relation to machines and established safety zones. specific machine functions are disabled to prevent unsafe movement toward mine worker  while allowing functions that do not put the worker at risk to remain operational. cdc.gov

  • note: russia has 11 time zones, the largest number of contiguous time zones of any country in the world; in 2014, two time zones were added and dst droppedetymology: named after the moskva river; the origin of the river's name is obscure but may derive from the appellation "mustajoki" given to the river by the finno-ugric people who originally inhabited the area and whose meaning may have been "dark" or "turbid" cia.gov

  • current thinking is that peak flow measurements should be customized based on each individual patient’s personal peak flow readings. to begin, peak flow should be monitored daily (same time of day and same degree of exertion) and documented. after approximately four weeks, your healthcare provider will tally up the measurements and designate your daughter’s personal best peak flow zones. subsequent peak flow measurements will be compared to those designated zones, and treatment guidelines will be based on your daughter’s personal best peak flow zones. everydayhealth.com

  • in the united states, most states began adhering to the eastern, central, mountain, and pacific time zones by 1895, but the use of time zones did not become mandatory until congress passed the standard time act of 1918. today the u.s. and its territories cover nine time zones. at one time, alaska was broken up into four of the eight u.s. time zones, but in 1983, the entire state, except the westernmost aleutians, was united into the 6th zone, alaska standard time. factmonster.com

  • hud has also recommended the use of "empowerment zones" in the development of assisted living facilities. these zones, of which there are over 100 designated around the country, are slotted to receive as much as $100 million plus tax incentives for businesses to locate within their boundaries. alfaa included an article in one of its more recent publications that suggested the use of empowerment zones by assisted living developers. hhs.gov

  • in the united states, most states began adhering to the eastern, central, mountain, and pacific time zones by 1895, but the use of time zones did not become mandatory until congress passed the standard time act of 1918. today the u.s. and its territories cover nine time zones. at one time, alaska was broken up into four of the eight u.s. time zones, but in 1983, the entire state, except the westernmost aleutians, was united into the 6th zone, alaska standard time. infoplease.com

  • [senate finance committee hearing on aid to cities and enterprise zones showing secretary of housing and urban development jack kemp testifying and senators lloyd bentsen and bob packwood; press conference on most favored nation status for china showing representatives nancy pelosi and richard gephardt, senator george mitchell and others] [1992-06-03] | 1 photograph :35 photographs | jenkins, r. michaelcq-1992-147 [p&p] loc.gov

  • jet lag symptoms usually occur within a day or two of travel if you've traveled across at least two time zones. symptoms are likely to be worse or last longer the more time zones that you've crossed, especially if you travel in an easterly direction. it usually takes about a day to recover for each time zone crossed. mayoclinic.org

  • recovering from jet lag depends on the number of time zones crossed while traveling. in general, the body will adjust to the new time zone at the rate of one or two time zones per day. for example, if you crossed six time zones, the body will typically adjust to this time change in three to five days. medicinenet.com

  • jet lag is a temporary sleep disorder.  it occurs when your body's biological clock is not in sync with the local time zone you are in. the more time zones you pass through, the worse your jet lag can be. also, traveling east can be harder to adjust to because you lose time. medlineplus.gov

  • "the high-risk zones for bcca and scca encompass perinasal, periocular, and auricular lesions, which, once removed, pose significant reconstructive challenges in terms of preserving function and cosmesis," the researchers wrote. "practically speaking, most lesions within the high-risk zones for nonmalignant skin cancer will be candidates for mohs micrographic surgery for this reason." medpagetoday.com

  • sleep disturbance after air travel (jet lag) is common when people rapidly travel across more than 3 time zones. sleep disturbance does not occur with sea, rail, or car travel because travelers have time to adjust to time zone changes. the most obvious symptom is fatigue on arrival. other symptoms include merckmanuals.com

  • sudden changes to our schedules, like the end of daylight saving time this sunday or flying across time zones, often leave us feeling off kilter because they disrupt our bodies’ circadian rhythms. circadian rhythms are physical, mental, and behavioral changes that follow a daily cycle. when these “biological clocks” are disrupted, our bodies eventually readjust. however, some people have conditions that cause their circadian rhythms to be permanently out of sync with their surroundings. nih.gov

  • next, we tried a slightly different tactic to reach all of our time zones. we continued to create three individual messages a day, but posted the most important message twice, for a total of four posts a day. we did this consistently for a couple of months and noticed that the outcome was very similar to our previous experiment, so it was not necessary to post 6 times a day as we’d previously done. it was more important to keep in mind that some key messages are better posted twice a day to reach people all over the country. usa.gov