Not a MyNAP member yet? Register for a free account to start saving and receiving special member only perks. I n recent years a number of studies have documented an epidemiological paradox. As initially framed Guendelman, ; Markides and Coreil, ; Williams et al. Subsequent studies e. Both sets of findings are contrary to expectations based on the risk factors emphasized in traditional biomedical models of public health Scribner,
An umbrella or parasol is a folding canopy supported by wooden or metal ribs, which is usually mounted on a wooden, metal, or plastic pole. It is designed to protect a person against rain or sunlight. The term umbrella is traditionally used when protecting oneself from rain, with parasol used when protecting oneself from sunlight, though the terms continue to be used interchangeably. Often the difference is the material used for the canopy; some parasols are not waterproof. Umbrella canopies may be made of fabric or flexible plastic.
Tanya Ballard Brown. Couples stand in line to obtain their marriage licenses in this photograph, taken sometime between and The Expatriation Act would have affected people trying to get married during this time period — though the couples depicted in this photo were not necessarily affected by the Expatriation Act. If their husband later became a naturalized citizen, they could go through the naturalization process to regain citizenship.
The fact that women are not equally represented among the nation's early naturalization records often surprises researchers. Those who assume naturalization practice and procedure have always been as they are today may spend valuable time searching for a nonexistent record. At the same time, many genealogists do find naturalization records for women.