• Advanced Technology Of The Treatment Of Breast Cancer
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    Advanced Technology of the Treatment of Breast Cancer This year 203, 000 women will be diagnosed with Breast Cancer, and 40, 000 of them are expected to die. Breast Cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related death among women the ages of 35-54. There are numerous ways breast cancer can be treated if found early. The key to treating breast cancer is early detection, beast self-exams, and early mammograms. One out of every eight women will get diagnosed with Breast Cancer this year; the...
  • School Violence Risks Kids Face
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    Youth Violence: A Report of the Surgeon General. Chapter 4-Risk Factors for Youth Violence. 2000. ww. surgeon general. gov / library /youth violence / report . html This Web site explains that risk factors for violence are not static. Their predictive value changes depending on when they occur in a young person's development, in what social context, and under what circumstances. Risk factors may be found in the individual, the environment, or the individual's ability to respond to the demands o...
  • Teen Suicide Douglas Stewart
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    A mother finds her 17 year old teenage son hanging from the rafters of their basement. To hear of this occurrence is not rare in society today. Every 90 minutes a teenager in this country commits suicide. Suicide is the third leading cause of death for 15-24 year olds. The National suicide rate has increased 78% between 1952 and 1992. The rate for 15-19 year olds rose from two per 100, 000 to 12. 9, more than 600 percent. (Special report, Killing the Pain, Rae Co ulli) A 17 year old boy, Dougla...
  • Cancer Risk Cervical Smoking
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    Joseph Bon acci University of Pittsburgh Titusville Dr. Nancy Tress Non Majors Biology November 11, 2001 Cancer Fewer than ten percent of most cancers are thought to be due to strong hereditary factors. Many physicians believe that prevention is the best way to effectively tackle cancer. One of those factors in prevention is the individual knowing their family history so that they can develop an awareness of their families' cancer lineage. Other factors are a balanced diet, not smoking, moderate...
  • Day Care Child Attachment Bowlby
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    Does the attachment theory provide a sound basis for advice on how to bring up children? To answer this question for advice to parents I will explore some of the details of the attachment theory showing, 1) earlier studies and more up to date criticisms, 2) how it proposes family members and day care can affect a child's upbringing. Attachment is the bond that develops between caregiver and infant when it is about eight or nine months old, providing the child with emotional security. Meshing com...
  • Suicide And Youth One Feel Attempt
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    Suicide and the Youth Suicide and the Youth A suicide attempt is a non-fatal act in which an individual deliberately causes self- injury and should be recognized as a method of communication from a youth who may be experiencing severe problems. Canadian statistics from the Suicide Information and Education Center in 1996 recorded 25 000 attempted suicides and 250 successful suicides. 1 in every 100 people who try to commit suicide will die. Based on the 1996 statistics one can assume that these ...
  • Erectile Dysfunction Penis Erection Risk
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    Will we ever be able to produce something capable of making us reach the optimum of one of humankind's most basic needs? Will there always be a side effect? Since the beginnings of civilization, people have been obsessed about their sexuality. Men and women have always tried to achieve a maximum amount of pleasure in any possible way. For human beings this is obtained through the orgasm. Humans usually attain this is goal through sexual intercourse or masturbation. However, sometimes the psychol...
  • Hostage Negotiation Law Enforcement
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    Hostage and barricade incidents are amongst the most difficult, emotional, and sometimes potentially lethal situations that a negotiator can be involved in. Often, the hostage taker shows signs of mental illness, drug or alcohol intoxication, or personal disputes accompanied by a high level of emotion. (Feldmann) These contributing factors lead to impulsive and often unpredictable behavior on the part of the hostage taker. It is sometimes impossible for negotiators to anticipate possible outcome...
  • Alzheimers Disease Association 2005
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    The disease called Alzheimer's is the fourth leading cause of death in the United States (Weiner, 1987). It is estimated that the elderly population will double between now and 2030. During this period, the number of elderly will grow by an average of 2. 8% annually (U. S. Census Bureau, 2001). By 2050, the number of people with Alzheimer's is estimated to range from 11. 3 million to 16 million (Alzheimer's Association, 2005). These startling numbers should prompt an examination into one of the...
  • Teen Suicide Douglas Stewart
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    A mother finds her 17 year old teenage son hanging from the rafters of their basement. To hear of this occurrence is not rare in society today. Every 90 minutes a teenager in this country commits suicide. Suicide is the third leading cause of death for 15-24 year olds. The National suicide rate has increased 78% between 1952 and 1992. The rate for 15-19 year olds rose from two per 100, 000 to 12. 9, more than 600 percent. (Special report, Killing the Pain, Rae Co ulli) A 17 year old boy, Dougla...
  • Cardiovascular Disease African American
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    Cardiovascular Disease in the African American Community Causes, Preventions, and Treatments Cardiovascular disease (CVD) refers to the dysfunctional conditions of the heart, arteries, and veins that supply oxygen to vital life- sustaining areas of the body like the brain, the heart itself and other vital organs. Since the term cardiovascular disease refers to any dysfunction of the cardiovascular system there are many different diseases in the cardiovascular category, and many of these diseases...
  • Breast Cancer Stage Women Risk
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    BREAST CANCER) Anatomy of the breast The breast is a gland designed to make milk. II) What is breast cancer? Breast cancer is an abnormal growth of cells. These abnormal growths are called tumors. Not all tumors are cancerous. Non-cancerous tumors - benign Cancerous tumors - malignant If not treated the cancer may spread to other parts of the body. Breast cancer is the most common malignancy in women and the second leading cause of cancer death next to lung cancer. The incidence of breast cance...
  • Diabetes Vascular Disease
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    Diabetes is rapidly becoming a national epidemic. An estimated eighteen million Americans have diabetes and the number is growing, especially among children. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that between 1990 and 1998, the incidence of diabetes rose by 70% in the population aged 30-39, by 40% among those 40-49, and by 31% in the 50-59 age group. Even more frightening is the fact that it is estimated that as many as 33% of the population with Type I diabetes and up to ...
  • The Problems Of Divorce
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    Introduction In today's society, one of the toughest things many parents and children have to face or deal with is divorce. It is usually extremely tough on the parents getting the divorce however many times the children simply get lost in all the mess and are left to cope as best as they can. Eventhough people get divorced for many different reasons; often times the children tend to try and shoulder some of the blame. In this paper I plan to look at a few of the effects divorce has on the paren...
  • Nutrition And Health Blood Pressure
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    ' We are indeed much more than we eat, but what we eat nevertheless helps us to be much more than we are.' ; A century ago our ancestors feared infectious and communicable diseases such as smallpox -- diseases that claimed many children's lives and limited the average life expectancy of adults. Today far fewer infectious diseases threaten us, thanks to medical science's ability to identify disease-causing microorganisms and develop vaccines. In developed nations, purification of water prevents t...
  • Johnson 1989 Alzheimer Disease Brain
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    ALZHEIMER'S 1 Alzheimer's Disease Katrina Lindsey Florida Atlantic University Advanced CPR John Picarello March 18, 2000 ALZHEIMER'S 2 Alzheimer's disease is a complex illness that affects the brain tissue directly and undergoes gradual memory and behavioral changes which makes it difficult to diagnose. It is known to be the most common form of dementia and is irreversible. Over four million older Americans have Alzheimer's, and that number is expected to triple in the next twenty years as more ...
  • Correlates Of Delinquency Deviant Behavior
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    CORRELATES OF DELINQUENCY Mate lina M. Au lava Chaminade University 3140 Waianae Ave. Honolulu HI 96816 Abstract Studies have been conducted on what factors lead to delinquency. Proposed factors of delinquency have been studied in three major fields, biological, psychological, and sociological. This study is guided by psychological and sociological theories. The question of whether or not relationships among attachment, aggression, and delinquency exist was investigated through survey research. ...
  • What Is Alzheimer's Disease
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    What is Alzheimer s Disease Alzheimer's Disease Fact Sheet Introduction Alzheimer's disease (AD) is the most common cause of dementia in older people. A dementia is a medical condition that disrupts the way the brain works. AD affects the parts of the brain that control thought, memory, and language. Every day, scientists learn more about AD, but right now the cause of the disease still is unknown, and there is no cure. An estimated 4 million people in the United States suffer from AD. The dise...
  • Crime Prevention In America
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    Crime Prevention in America Juvenile crime in the United States is ballooning out of control along with adult crimes, and politicians and law enforcement officials dont seem to be able to do anything about it. Despite tougher sentencing laws, longer probation terms, and all other efforts of lawmakers, the crime and recidivism rates in our country cant seem to be reduced or even kept stable. The failure of these recent measures along with new research and studies by county juvenile delinquency pr...
  • Alzheimers Disease 1 Johnson 1989
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    ALZHEIMER? Alzheimer? s Disease Katrina Lindsey Florida Atlantic Universit Advanced CP John Pi carell March 18, 200 ALZHEIMER? S 2 Alzheimer? s disease is a complex illness that affects the brain tissue directly and undergoes gradual memory and behavioral changes which makes it difficult to diagnose. It is known to be the most common form of dementia and is irreversible. Over four million older Americans have Alzheimer? s, and that number is expected to triple in the next twenty years as more pe...