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House of Medici – Wikipedia

Renaissance Italian Banker family

The House of Medici ( MED-i-chee or mə-DEE-chee, Italian: [ˈmɛːditʃi]) was an Italian banking family and political dynasty that first began to gather prominence under Cosimo de’ Medici in the Republic of Florence during the first half of the 15th century. The family originated in the Mugello region of Tuscany, and prospered gradually until it was able to fund the Medici Bank. This bank was the largest in Europe during the 15th century, and it facilitated the Medicis’ rise to political power in Florence, although they officially remained citizens rather than monarchs until the 16th century.

The Medici produced four Popes of the Catholic Church—Pope Leo X (1513–1521), Pope Clement VII (1523–1534), Pope Pius IV (1559–1565)[4] and Pope Leo XI (1605)—and two queens of France—Catherine de’ Medici (1547–1589) and Marie de’ Medici (1600–1630).[5] In 1532, the family acquired the

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Dentistry – Wikipedia

Dentistry
GI at Guantanamo visits the dentist.JPG

A dentist treats a patient with the help of a dental assistant.

Occupation

Occupation type

Profession

Activity sectors

Health care, Anatomy, Physiology, Pathology, Medicine, Pharmacology, Cosmesis, Surgery
Description
Competencies
  • Sub-Millimeter Surgical Dexterity
  • Knowledge of human health, disease, pathology, and anatomy
  • Communication/Interpersonal Skills
  • Analytical Skills
  • Critical Thinking
  • Empathy/Professionalism

Education required

Dental Degree, Medical Degree

Fields of
employment

  • Private practices
  • Primary care clinics
  • Hospitals

Related jobs

Dentistry, also known as dental medicine and oral medicine, is a branch of medicine that consists of the study, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases, disorders, and conditions of the oral cavity, commonly in the dentition but also the oral mucosa, and of adjacent and related structures and tissues, particularly in the maxillofacial (jaw and facial) area.[1] Although primarily associated with teeth among the general public, the field of dentistry or dental medicine is not limited to teeth but includes other aspects

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Health (band) – Wikipedia

Health (often stylized as HEALTH) is an American noise rock band from Los Angeles, California.

History[edit]

Health was created after its members agreed the name should be an “everyday word.” After reviewing a long list of terms, “health” was the only one not taken.[6]

Health[edit]

Health first gained reputation through a remix of their song “Crimewave” by experimental electronic band Crystal Castles in August 2007. The rendition helped broaden Health’s audience in anticipation for their full-length debut a month later released under LovePump United. The band’s self-titled album was recorded in L.A.’s noise/experimental venue, The Smell. Known for its DIY mystique, Health knew how difficult, yet rewarding, it would be to record in the space. Famiglietti said in an interview, “The room completely changes the tone of anything you want to record; makes a lot of things dark and beautiful. It also

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Medicine (band) – Wikipedia

Medicine

Origin Los Angeles, California, United States
Genres Alternative rock, shoegaze, noise pop
Years active 1990 (1990)–1995 (1995), 2003 (2003), 2013 (2013)-present (present)
Labels Creation, American, Wall of Sound, Captured Tracks
Associated acts Savage Republic, Fourwaycross, Lusk
Members Brad Laner
Beth Thompson
Jim Goodall
Past members Jim Putnam
Eddie Ruscha
Annette Zilinskas
Stefanie Fife
He Goak
Miriam Maye
Justin Meldal-Johnsen
Matt Devine
Bernard Yin
Dean Opseth
Shannon Lee
Dale Jennings

Medicine are an American noise pop band, formed in Los Angeles, California in 1990 by guitarist/keyboardist Brad Laner.[1]

They are perhaps best known for their cameo appearance in the 1994 film The Crow, in which they performed “Time Baby II”, although the soundtrack album included a different version titled “Time Baby III” (featuring guest vocals from the Cocteau Twins’ Elizabeth Fraser).

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Physical fitness – Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Physical fitness is the ability to be physically active, to move and respond to the environment. People can take various tests to measure their physical performance. Such tests are necessary for some occupations, such as soldiers and firefighters.

Physical fitness has two components: general fitness (a state of health and well-being) and specific fitness (the ability to perform specific aspects of sports or occupations).

The President’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports — a study group sponsored by the United States Government — declines to offer a simple definition of physical fitness. Instead, it developed the following chart:[1]

Physiological Health related Skill related Sports
Metabolic Body composition Agility Team sport
Morphological Cardiovascular fitness Balance Individual
Bone integrity Flexibility Coordination Lifetime
Other Endurance Power Other
Muscle strength Speed
Reaction time
Other

Health related components: those factors that are related to how well the systems of your body work.

Body

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The Dentist – Wikipedia

The Dentist is a 1996 American horror film directed by Brian Yuzna and written by Dennis Paoli, Stuart Gordon, and Charles Finch. It stars Corbin Bernsen, Linda Hoffman and Ken Foree. It was followed by the sequel The Dentist 2, in 1998.[1]

Dr. Alan Feinstone is a successful dentist. However, everything changes on the day of his wedding anniversary, when he discovers his wife Brooke is cheating on him with the poolman, Matt. After they finish, Alan retrieves his pistol and follows Matt in his car. He is led to Paula Roberts’s house, a friend of Brooke’s. Alan invents a story about a surprise party for Brooke and watches Paula invite Matt inside. Paula’s dog attacks Alan, and he shoots it in self-defense. After returning to his car, he drives to work.

At his dental practice, Alan’s first appointment goes poorly when he hallucinates a child has rotten

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Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

A dentist and her assistant treating a patient.

Dentistry is a specialty in medicine, which is practiced by a dentist. Dentists find out what’s wrong, fix, and help prevent problems with teeth. A dentist has other people that help him with their job. Dental hygienists help people keep their teeth clean. A dental assistant helps the dentist when they are treating a patient. Dental surgeons will perform surgery to fix large or dangerous problems with people’s teeth. There are also dentists called orthodontists, who can move people’s teeth using braces. Dental surgeons and orthodontists are called specialists.[1]

  • Dental public health – The study of dental epidemiology and social health.
  • Endodontics – The study, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases of the dental pulp.
  • Oral pathology – The study, diagnosis, and sometimes the treatment of oral and maxillofacial related diseases.
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology – The study and radiologic interpretation of
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Physical fitness – Wikipedia

Physical fitness is a state of health and well-being and, more specifically, the ability to perform aspects of sports, occupations and daily activities. Physical fitness is generally achieved through proper nutrition,[1] moderate-vigorous physical exercise,[2] and sufficient rest.[3]

Before the industrial revolution, fitness was defined as the capacity to carry out the day’s activities without undue fatigue. However, with automation and changes in lifestyles physical fitness is now considered a measure of the body’s ability to function efficiently and effectively in work and leisure activities, to be healthy, to resist hypokinetic diseases, and to meet emergency situations.[4]

Overview[edit]

Fitness is defined as the quality or state of being fit.[5] Around 1950, perhaps consistent with the Industrial Revolution and the treatise of World War II, the term “fitness” increased in western vernacular by a factor of ten.[6] The modern definition of fitness describes

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Fitness (biology) – Wikipedia

Expected reproductive success

Fitness (often denoted

w{displaystyle w}

or ω in population genetics models) is the quantitative representation of natural and sexual selection within evolutionary biology. It can be defined either with respect to a genotype or to a phenotype in a given environment. In either case, it describes individual reproductive success and is equal to the average contribution to the gene pool of the next generation that is made by individuals of the specified genotype or phenotype. The fitness of a genotype is manifested through its phenotype, which is also affected by the developmental environment. The fitness of a given phenotype can also be different in different selective environments.

With asexual reproduction, it is sufficient to assign fitnesses to genotypes. With sexual reproduction, genotypes are scrambled every generation. In this case, fitness values can be assigned to alleles by averaging over possible genetic backgrounds. Natural selection tends to

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Medicine – Wikipedia

science and practice of the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of physical and mental illnesses

Medicine is the science and practice of establishing the diagnosis, prognosis, treatment, and prevention of disease. Medicine encompasses a variety of health care practices evolved to maintain and restore health by the prevention and treatment of illness. Contemporary medicine applies biomedical sciences, biomedical research, genetics, and medical technology to diagnose, treat, and prevent injury and disease, typically through pharmaceuticals or surgery, but also through therapies as diverse as psychotherapy, external splints and traction, medical devices, biologics, and ionizing radiation, amongst others.[1]

Medicine has been around for thousands of years, during most of which it was an art (an area of skill and knowledge) frequently having connections to the religious and philosophical beliefs of local culture. For example, a medicine man would apply herbs and say prayers for healing, or an ancient philosopher and physician would

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