• Effects Of Smoking Thoracic Society
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    The Harmful Effects of Smoking The Harmful Effects of Smoking Name: Adam Newell Teacher: Dr. Delos Santos Section: 57 Date December 8, 1999 Research Paper Words: 1901 Every year thousands of people die because of lung cancer or other tobacco related illnesses. Everyone in the world comes in contact with smoke from a cigarette at least once in their lifetime, whether it is at a restaurant or at work. Millions of people are addicted to smoking, and thousands more become addicted every year. Cigar...
  • The Politics And Economics Of Fda Drug Approval
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    The United Sates Food and Drug Administration has been protecting American consumers for around 70 years. The FDA assures the safety drugs, medical devices, chemicals, cosmetics, foods and additives by evaluating products for approval. Controversy has recently been surrounding the FDA's drug approval process, due to a general trend to get pharmaceuticals on the market more quickly. The FDA has been under pressure from congress and the public to speed approval, but pharmaceutical companies, who b...
  • Banning Cigarettes Food And Drug
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    Banning Cigarettes This year alone cigarettes will kill over 420, 000 Americans, and many more will suffer from cancers, and circulatory and respiratory system diseases. These horrible illnesses were known to come from cigarettes for years. Recently the Food and Drug Administration declared nicotine, the main chemical in cigarettes, addictive. This explains why smokers continue to use cigarettes even though smokers are aware of the constantly warned about health dangers in cigarettes. Some resea...
  • Unsafe Products Breast Implants
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    Introduction 1. Identifying the Individual victims of unsafe products a) Big Tobacco On November 6, 2000 in the first smokers class-action suit to go to trial nationally, Judge Robert Kaye uphold the $145 billion damage award to three sick smokers, representing 300, 000 to 700, 000 sick Florida smokers or their families. b) Firestone On October 2, 2000 the death toll in the Firestone- tire recall rose to 101, which will probably rise in months to come. Mabel and Rafael Valdes are just two of the...
  • Vitamin Supplements Johns Wort
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    A Debate Over Prozac and St. Johns Wort Prescriptions for numerous anti-depressants drugs are at an all time high especially in the United States. Due to the increasing number of people with mental illnesses such as depression, many vitamins and prescriptions have been discovered to hopefully alleviate this problem. One of the most recent discoveries is a prescription called Prozac, and a vitamin called St. Johns Wort. Due to these recent discoveries a debate has occurred over the effectiveness ...
  • Animals In Psychological Research
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    An increasing number of researchers, scientists and practitioners are questioning the use of animals in research on ethical, moral, socio-political and scientific grounds. Use of animal research data to affect change in their patients is rarely used by clinical psychologists. This is certainly a public interest issue as it involves an enormous amount of brutality. Animal research is a very lucrative business, since billions of tax dollars are invested in it annually. An enormous amount of this ...