• Child Obesity Children Parents Life
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    Childhood Obesity Childhood obesity is more prevalent today than ever before. Our children for the future are being failed. Healthy living needs to be taken more seriously. More and more households have both parents working full-time jobs to provide shelter, food, and clothing for their families. Providing the basic necessities is not enough for a healthy family. Parents need to become more involved with their child's life. Child obesity has been medically proven to increase the risk of long-te...
  • Alcohol And Its Effects
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    Alcohol is a large part of American culture. All over the United States drinking is not only acceptable but a social norm from teenagers to adults. This is not only the case in the U. S. , but all over the world, where some drinking ages are 18 and 19 years of age. In America specifically, alcohol has been around for centuries and is a large part of many social gatherings. Although this is the case now, in the early 1900's during the prohibition period, all alcohol was banned and deemed illegal...
  • Adult Deviance And Conduct Disorder
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    Running Head: ADULT DEVIANCE AND CONDUCT DISORDER The Relationship Between Childhood Deviance and Adult Deviance William T. Mahan II Neumann College Psych 301: Research Methods I November 5, 2000 Introduction The current study is a correlation design. This design will be used to find if there is a relationship between childhood conduct problems or deviance and adult deviance. Deviance for childhood will be defined as any psychological issues, conduct problems in school, such as physical fighting...
  • Problems Caused By Air Pollution
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    Problems Caused By Air Pollution Some people think that air pollution is not harming the earth or the people, but it is doing worse, by killing the earth and getting people sick.' Air pollutants,' according to Gay, 'are known to cause respiratory diseases, cancer, and other serious illnesses' (12). Air pollution not only threatens the health and life of humans but also causes damage to the environment (Gay 13). First, air pollution causes a great deal of health problems. Wanting clean air is a g...
  • The Effects Of Vietnam On Its Veterans
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    The Effects of the Vietnam War on its Veterans Thesis: The Vietnam War took many tolls on its soldiers; now the veterans have to deal with medical problems like Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), severe drug and alcohol addictions, and the effects of Agent Orange. I. Introduction II. Post-traumatic Stress Disorder III. Drug and Alcohol Addictions A. Alcohol B. Marijuana C. Heroin IV. Agent Orange A. Background Information B. Diseases of The Effects of the Vietnam War on its Veterans. Have ...
  • Moral Breast Implants Dow Chemical
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    The Moral and Legal Obligations of Breast Implants I. Thesis In a world that revolves around impressions, many people that it is very important to look your best at all times. We are constantly seeing images of the perfect body. From Barbie to Baywatch, American women are constantly being shown images of girls with eighteen inch waists, thirty two inch hips and a D cup chest. Feeling as if they need to achieve this image to be attractive, women flock to the exercise gym in large numbers. They s...
  • The Atkins Diet Weight People Studies
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    The Atkins Diet: Is it Safe and Effective? People in today's society all want to find the perfect solution to their weight problems. They are looking for a diet which would allow them to eat all the foods they love and still loose weight. Dr. Robert Atkins, founder of the Atkins Diet, devised a diet that allows people to eat such food as fried eggs, bacon, steak and other high-fat foods as long as they drastically reduced the amount of carbohydrates they consumed. Is this a safe and effective wa...
  • Ban Smoking Smokers Children
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    Ban Smoking Although smoking is a proven killer, Americans waste hundreds of dollars each year on tobacco products. Other drugs that are harmful, such as crack or marijuana, are illegal in the United States. However, the use of cigarettes, which kills millions worldwide annually, is perfectly legal. If certain harmful substances are illegal, then cigarettes should not be permitted either. Smoking has several harmful effects on the body. Cigarettes cause eighty-five percent of lung cancer and are...
  • Haitian Culture Impact On Nursing Care
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    Haitian Culture: Impact on Nursing Care The Republic of Haiti is in the western part of the island of Hispaniola in the West Indies. It is densely populated and has the lowest per capita income in the western hemisphere (Kemp, 2001). The population of more than seven million is made up of mostly descendants of African slaves brought to the West Indies by French colonists. The horrible conditions in Haiti, such as crushing poverty, unemployment and illiteracy, and high rates of acute and chronic ...
  • Gender Differences Males And Female
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    Gender and sexuality Males and females are classed differently from the moment they are pronounced boy or girl. Gender determines the differences in power and control in which men and women have over the socioeconomic determinants of their health, lives and status in their community. Our society moulds how men and women should and should not behave and can be observed in all parts of our society. As a result of these Gender stereotypes men and women have issues which affect their health which ar...
  • Should Cigarettes Be Banned
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    Should cigarettes be banned Although smoking is a proven killer, Americans waste hundreds of dollars each year on tobacco products. Other drugs that are harmful, such as crack or marijuana, are illegal in the United States and Canada. However, the use of cigarettes, which kills millions worldwide annually, is perfectly legal. If certain harmful substances are illegal, then cigarettes should not be permitted either. Smoking has several harmful effects on the body. Cigarettes cause eighty-five pe...
  • Smoking Second Hand
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    The governments must ban the sales of tobacco products. There are many consequences to smoking like health, addiction, cessation and economic costs. Second hand smoke is a major problem, since smoking is allowed in a lot of public places. Second hand smoke has fifty cancer causing which are inhaled by non-smokers. Second hand tobacco smoke is also called Environment Tobacco Smoke (ETS). ETS is made up of smoke that comes from the end of a cigarette, pipe or cigar called side stream smoke. Peopl...
  • Past And Current Trends With Drug Use
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    Past and Current Trends of Drug Abuse in the United States Drug abuse has changed over the years due to the trends that Americans face from the encouragement of different cultures. The abuse of substances creates many health problems. The following will discuss the past and current trends of drug use and the effects these drugs have on the health of the individuals who abuse the drugs. The use of cocaine in the United States has declined over the last twenty years while the use of crack has incr...
  • Running Reduces The Risk
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    In this study, I investigate the affects that running has on reducing the risk of some health problems. I am doing this because I run about 40 to 60 miles per week, and my family has a history of health problems. For instance, my grandfather suffered a heart attack, and he also had cancer when he was about the age of 50. Furthermore, my grandfather, on my dad's side of the family, has also had triple bi-pass heart surgery from a heart attack he has had recently. Here, I present information from...
  • Marijuana Should Remain An Illegal Substance
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    MARIJUANA SHOULD REMAIN AN ILLEGAL SUBSTANCE Marijuana has become a more and more acceptable drug over the past few years despite its many side effects, not only on the user, but also on society as a whole. Due to these side effects on society and the marijuana user, it would be in the best interest of everyone that marijuana remains an illegal substance. On one side of the issue you have marijuana users saying that it is their choice on whether or not they should be allowed to smoke marijuana. ...
  • Johns Manville Company Asbestos Employees
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    When Did Johns-Manville Know The case study titled, "When Did Johns-Manville Know", is primarily concerned with the issue of an employer's liability with respect to the health and safety of its employees. This case deals specifically with how much of what an employer knows, or ought to know, about a potential hazard should be communicated to workers, and what steps the company is obligated to take in protecting workers from such dangers. In addition, the avoidance of cash payments to employees f...
  • Nursing Nurse Practitioner
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    What is a Nurse Practitioner A nurse practitioner is a registered nurse (RN) who has advanced education and clinical training in a health care specialty area. Nurse practitioners work with people of all ages and their families, providing information people need to make informed decisions about their health care and lifestyle choices. Nurse Practitioners practice under the rules and regulations of the Nurse Practice Act of the state in which they work. Most nurse practitioners are also nationally...
  • Air Pollution Problems People Health
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    La Doris Walker Com 090 November 19, 2003 Definition Essay Problems Caused By Air Pollution Some people think that air pollution is not harming the earth or the people, but it is doing worse, by killing the earth and getting people sick. "Air pollutants," are known to cause respiratory diseases, cancer, and other serious illnesses. Air pollution not only threatens the health and life of humans but also causes damage to the environment. First, air pollution causes a great deal of health problems....
  • Children Or A Person With A Disability Welfare People Problems
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    We often read in the newspaper about a welfare family with a problem. Some of these articles identify the people on welfare with names that seem foreign, a single parent with numerous children, or a person with a disability. As I read these articles I remember comments made by some family members and friends about how we are "paying for these people' and they should "just get a job like everyone else." There is a lot of anger and feelings of disgust for people on welfare that I feel comes from a...
  • Too Much Of A Good Thin
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    This article is titled "Too Much of a Good Thing" and its written by Greg Crister. He says we should denounce overeating to reduce childhood obesity, which leads to health problems later on in life. He uses the word "epidemic" to make it seem like it is a really big problem that is hurting our nation. Crister wants everybody to think bad about overeating. He says that parents are the one to blame for their children's overeating problems. Crister believes stigmatizing eating to much will work, b...