• A Guranteed Justice System
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    A Guaranteed Effective Justice System One evening in April of 1998 in Fort Collins, Colorado, Jorel Davis, a 15 year old, had gone bowling with a group of friends and stopped at a local ice cream parlor. While enjoying their ice cream in front of the store, gun shots were fired from a car that was driving by. Jorel s injuries to her face resulted in permanent blindness in one of her eyes from the paintball that hit her (The Paintball Case). The 15 year old boy, Justin Barton, who fired the gun, ...
  • Smoking Marijuana Medical Medicine Fact
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    There should have been a NO vote on Proposition 215! Marijuana is NOT a medicine! There currently exists controversy concerning smoking marijuana as a medicine. Many leaders and members of the public have been misled, by the well financed and organized pro-drug legalization lobby, into believing there is merit to their argument that smoking marijuana is a safe and effective medicine. A review of the scientific research, expert medical testimony and government agency findings shows this to be fal...
  • Legalization Of Marijuana Medical People Drug
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    From Munir Sla iman LEGALIZATION OF MARIJUANA: MEDICAL USE Cannabis or Marijuana as commonly known has been used for thousands of years by many cultures to ease numerous ailments. Today, it is widely used to combat pain, glaucoma, AIDS wasting syndrome, multiple sclerosis, and nausea associated with cancer chemotherapy. There is no evidence that legal use of marijuana, as medical substance will lead to widespread abuse in-patients or in the population. For many years it has been used for medical...
  • Cigarette Smoking Behavior Parents Smoke
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    Abstract Cigarette smoking is of interest to the National Institute on Drug Abuse both because of the public health problems associated with this form of substance abuse and because this behavior represents a prototypic dependence process. In the past few years the government has made every effort to reach the masses, in an attempt to curb the exploitation of tobacco use, and its acceptance among Americas Youngsters. However, cigarette smoking among adolescents is on the rise. The premise that t...
  • Psychology Case Studies National Institute
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    Psychology experiments are usually long, painstaking surveys and tests that sometimes take years to complete. They do, however, give us some insight into how the human mind works and develops from the day we are born to the day we die. Deciphering the information these experiments generate is sometimes just as hard as performing them, and to a person with no background in psychology it is almost impossible. The following three experiments were found on the APA website and are good examples of mo...
  • Depression People Major One
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    Murat Engin AkkayaProfessor L. Adams English 11222 April 2005 Depression " Mom is sad all the time. She cries a lot. Sometimes she doesn't get up in the morning. She stays in bed until late in the afternoon with covers pulled up around her ears. At first I didn't worry. She'd stay in bed for a day or two and then get up again, and I'd think she was better. But after a couple of weeks, she didn't eat much any more, and she stayed in her room most of the time.".. "She has something called depress...
  • Prince Of Paranoia A Study Of Hamlet's Personality Disorder
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    When we first meet Hamlet, he is a sad, dark, loathsome figure; the loss of his father and the whoring of his mother have upset him indefinitely. Like a ticking time bomb, Hamlet's noticeable temper reflects the storm of emotions and thoughts brewing in his head, and then like a catalyst, his meeting with the Ghost of King Hamlet brings his anger to a boil. With revenge in mind, Hamlet plans to fake his madness so that he may be free to pursue his father's killer. Everyone, except his close frie...
  • Children Of Alcohol Abuse Alcoholism Drinking
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    Fetal Alcohol Syndrome... is the name given to a group of physical and mental birth defects that are the direct result of a woman's drinking alcohol during pregnancy. Fetal Alcohol Syndrome is a series of mental and physical birth defects that can include mental retardation, growth deficiencies, central nervous system dysfunction, craniofacial abnormalities and behavioral maladjustment's. Fetal Alcohol Effect is a less severe set of the same symptoms. All communities nationwide, and especially h...
  • Alzheimers Disease Alzheimer Brain Aunt
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    ... World Wide Web: web Alzheimer's Disease Noah Rodman Helen PackeyEnglish 120 November 5, 2001 Alzheimer's Disease Imagine waking up one morning and you cannot remember where you are or your own child's name. This could be a direct sign that you or a family member has Alzheimer's disease. Alzheimer's disease is a form of dementia, which means that it affects certain functions of the brain such as memory, logic, and everyday bodily functions. This disease was first described by a doctor named ...
  • Web Site Tattoos People Tattooing
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    The polemic about tattoos was wondering why tattoos are a controversial point in our society! There are people against and people that really like tattoos, but who is right? Should I think it is a good or a bad thing? Maybe for the tattooists the art involves is worth the pain and sacrifice of being tattooed. For the religious, it is a sin to sacrifice one's body with so meaningless purpose. Now I don't think there are excuses to justify so drastic a way of art, but analyzing the points of view ...
  • The Use Of Marijuana For Medicinal Purposes
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    Marijuana is illegal because of its classification as an illicit drug, but there are some issues that have been established saying that this illicit drug has improved the treatment for suffering patients. Marijuana has lots of beneficial effects when used in medicinal settings for the treatment of pain; but it should be an administered drug for patients who can benefit from the use of this drug. Marijuana has had analysis for its use as a medicine and the results showed improvements in the patie...
  • Performance Enhancing Drugs And Their Effects
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    Matthew Cheever Professor Meagan Rodgers Engl. 4014/25/2004 Performance Enhancing Drugs and their Effects Sports are America's number one source of entertainment. We often love to see game-winning home runs, hail mary's, eighty yard runs, and records being broken. We want OUR athletes to be at their best. We do not care at whose expense this entertainment comes, we just want our money's worth. How do these athletes perform at such high levels day in and day out? Most of them go to the gym and hi...
  • United States Marijuana Drug People
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    Weed, pot, reefer, grass, dope, hash, herb, Mary Jane, ganja, skunk, boom, kif, gangster; these are all common names for the drug marijuana. Marijuana is the most widely used illicit drug in the United States, which makes it a problem. Certain officials believe that legalizing this potentially harmful drug will solve the problems that are associated with it. But that is not true. In fact, legalizing marijuana would only make the situation much worse. Although many people argue both sides, it se...
  • Ocd Mental Health
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    Factsheet IndexNMHA Homepage Affiliate Network Adult Mental Health/C. A. R. E. Anxiety Disorders Campaign for America's Mental Health Clinical Depression Children and Families Consumer Advocacy/Rights Consumer Supporter TA Center Information Center News RoomPreventionFederal Government Affairs State Government Affairs Healthcare ReformNMHA Tribute Dinner Event Calendar Support NMHA NMHA JumplistMay is Mental Health Month More About NMHASpecial Events Contact Us Search NMHA Web site Anxiety Diso...
  • The Best Treatment For Add Paper
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    The Best Treatment for ADD Attention Deficit Disorder, also known as ADD, ADHD, or simply hyperactivity, can be displayed among children, adolescents and even adults. "Doctors and educators often use the term 'attention-deficit disorder' (ADD) to describe the way certain children act in the classroom" (NIMH "A Treatment Study"). In loose terms, these children squirm in their seats, fiddle with their papers, fidget with their hands, and move around to the point that they disturb other children...
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder And The Use Of Ritalin
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    As I began to think about what I wanted to write my paper about, I thought of all the topics in education that I would like to know more about. I finally choose ADD/ADHD and the use of Ritalin as my subject matter. Not being a parent or an experienced educator as of yet, I see America's propensity to over medicate reaching our youngest population. I think the statement by Dr. Breggin is quite profound, "When we drug millions of children to make them more compliant and easier to manage at home an...
  • Alzheimers Disease Alzheimer Person Symptoms
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    WithAlzheimer's Disease Alzheimer's Disease With all of the advanced technology that the medical field possesses today, there is still suffering that occurs from incurable diseases. Alzheimer's Disease is one of those incurable diseases that take the lives of many today. This paper will examine this disease thoroughly by looking at its definition, and discussing general information, facts, and figures. The cause of Alzheimer's Disease, and the much thought about question of if it is genetic or n...
  • Smoking Marijuana Medical Drug Advocates
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    Argument Against The Legalization Of Marijuna Essay, Argument Against The Legalization Of Marijuna Argument against the legalization of marijuna The legalization of marijuana is one of the most highly debated about subjects facing Canadians and Americans today. Advocates of legalization use two major arguments in their effort to have marijuana legalized. First, which is by far the biggest argument is that marijuana has a significant medical use. The second argument is that marijuana does not cau...
  • Teens And Smoking Behavior Parents Cigarette
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    Teens and Smoking Abstract Cigarette smoking is of interest to the National Institute on Drug Abuse both because of the public health problems associated with this form of substance abuse and because this behavior represents a prototypic dependence process. In the past few years the government has made every effort to reach the masses, in an attempt to curb the exploitation of tobacco use, and its acceptance among Americas Youngsters. However, cigarette smoking among adolescents is on the rise. ...