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  • Private Long Term Care Insurance
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    ... 's retirement system. This predicament, of course, will also mean an increase in the need for long-term care service. At the present time, Medicare covers only sixty percent of long-term care costs. A recent AARP report indicated that today's Medicare recipients spend more than 1/3 of their yearly income for health expenses not covered by Medicare. Many baby boomers who are financially secure now may find themselves in the same situation when they reach retirement age (Committee on Aging 7)....
  • Long Term Use Of Steroids
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    Introduction Steroids are hormonal substances, naturally produced in the body by the adrenal glands above the kidney and by reproductive organs. There are many different types of steroids and they all have different effects on the body. Some types of steroids have been found to help destroy some types of cancer cells, and can make more effective. This fact sheet describes steroids, how they are given and some of the side effects that may occur. Common types of steroids that are used in cancer tr...
  • Long Term Memory In The First Place
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    Forgetting, as defined by the Webster dictionary, means to be unable or fail to remember. There are many theories as to why people forget. Some of which include encoding failure, decay theory, interference, consolidation failure, motivated forgetting, and prospective forgetting. Encoding failure happens when the information was not stored in long-term memory in the first place. If information did not transfer from short-term memory to long-term memory, most likely the information will not be ret...
  • Long Term Care Insurance
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    Long Term Care LTC Introduction The product I selected is Long Term Care Insurance (LTC). Long-term care insurance is for the protection of individual and family investments. Customers always assume insurance is going to be expensive when it come to protecting your financial security. In this case it's worth the investment once you know what you can loose. LTC insurance is marketed to individuals as a planning tool. It's the type of insurance you hope you never have to use. This insurance is sim...
  • Physical Properties Of Lipids And Proteins
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    The task of learning and remembering all the different physical properties of lipids and proteins in Organic Chemistry can be an extremely challenging duty. Being an athletic-training major here at the University of Iowa, it is one of my many obligations to understand and be able to recall such properties very quickly. By using mnemonic strategies, memory aid techniques that use vivid imagery and organization devices, I am able to defeat the challenge in my Organic Chemistry class of getting all...
  • Patient's Requirements For Health Care
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    America has a highly developed health care system, which is available to all people. Although it can be very complex and frustrating at times it has come a long way from the health care organizations of yesterday. Previously most health care facilities were a place where the sick were housed and cared for until death. Physicians rarely practiced in hospitals and only those who were fortunate could afford proper care at home or in private clinics. Today the level of health care has excelled treme...
  • Long Term Effects Of Marijuana
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    People have been using Marijuana as a medicine for thousands of years, beginning in China, India, and the Middle East. The plant's therapeutic potential became known in Western countries during the nineteenth century. From 1840 to 1900, more than a hundred articles on cannabis appeared in European and American medical journals, recommending it as an appetite stimulant, muscle relaxant, painkiller, sedative, and anti-convulsions. The use of Marijuana should be legalized in Canada for the benefits...
  • Effects Of Long Term Ecstasy Use
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    Ecstasy is one of the street names for MDMA (the chemical name is N-Methyl-3, 4-). MDMA is an amphetamine like drug with hallucinogenic properties. People taking the drug get a sense of increased energy, euphoria and a curious feeling of empathy. While we know something about the short-term effects of ecstasy use, we do not have a very good understanding of the long-term effects. The short-term effects of the drug are related to the amount taken. If the dose used is relatively high, there is a d...
  • Long Term Care Insurance O Where
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    web Where we Stand? Personal Retirement Accounts: The Opportunity to Choose and Control our Future: February 2001 working ratio 2: 1 by 2030 web for it. htm Long Term Health Care Are you likely to need long-term care? This year about seven million men and women over the age of 65 will need long-term care. By the year 2005, the number will increase to nine million. By the year 2020, 12 million older Americans will need long-term care. Most will be cared for at home; family members and friends are...
  • Our Objectives The Four Functions Of Management
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    Four Functions of Management Management: Theory, Practice and Application August 13, 2005 Abstract Managers tend to one of two basic problem-solving styles: systematic or intuitive. Systematic thinkers are logical and rational. They prefer narrow and focused problems, step by step processes, rules to be followed, and computer programs that grind to a recommendation. Intuitive thinkers are more comfortable with solutions that just 'came to' them. Compared with systematic thinkers, for the intuiti...
  • Child Abuse And Neglect Abuse Of Children
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    Child Abuse and Neglect Abuse of children has become a major social problem and a main cause of many people's suffering and personal problems. Neglect, physical abuse, and sexual abuse have an immediate and long-term effects on a child's development. The long-term effects of abuse and neglect of a child can be seen in psychiatric disorders, increased rates of substance abuse, and relationship difficulties. Child abuse and neglect is a huge problem. People that abuse are people who have been abus...
  • Short Term Effects On The Victim
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    DOMESTIC VIOLENCE Surprisingly enough, domestic violence affects more than just the immediate victim. Domestic violence is a growing, widespread social problem in America. In the majority of all cases, the victim is spousal or intimate. Children that live in a household where domestic violence is prevalent are also affected. Domestic violence not only has short-term effects on the victim, it also has long-term effects. The long-term effect of this violent abuse is usually physical, psychological...
  • Short Term Memory Into Long Term Memory
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    Are All-nighters Really Worth It This article basically talks about the importance of sleep, specifically REM sleep, to transfer short-term memory to long-term memory. Researchers at Harvard University suggest that getting good sleep is necessary to convert short-term memory into long term memory. They have found that pulling all-nighters is probably not the best idea. They claim it takes at least two nights of good sleep to compensate for the lack of sleep on that night. In addition they have d...
  • Long Term Care Insurance
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    The following statement was released today by Donald Young, M.D., Interim President of the Health Insurance Association of America (HIAA): For America's 77 million baby boomers, paying future long-term care costs remains as their largest looming expense. According to the Bureau of the Census, in 2020, one out of every six Americans will be age 65 or older roughly 20 million more seniors than today. Furthermore, by 2020, the number of Americans 85 and older the people most likely to use long-term...
  • Third Type Of Memory Information
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    The Human Memory The human body itself is a very wondrous and astonishing compound that has the ability to perform actions that can only be described amazing. One of these actions that I find to be the most intriguing is the bodies ability to retain and then later retrieve information; otherwise known as memory. Memory is such ac important part of the humankind because of the fact that it helps people remember, sometimes very vividly, events orations in one's lifetime. Although memory is a very ...
  • Long Term Use Of Marijuana
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    Cannabis Sativa Marijuana is available anywhere in the world, as the black market is widespread and thriving very well. It has even started to be widespread in local malls where all kinds of hemp (marijuana) products for everyday use are becoming available. Marijuana goes under many names like Pot, Grass, Hash, Reefer, MaryJane, Weed and there are also names that depict the potency and place of origin like Bingo the Egyptian weed, Ganja the Jamaican weed, and Be the French weed. Hemp products co...
  • Long Term Use Of Marijuana
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    Marijuana Marijuana is an illegal narcotic drug and is a green or gray mixture of dried, shredded flowers and leaves from the hemp plant Cannabis sativa. It is also known by its many slang names like pot, weed, Mary Jane, dope and chronic. The main active chemical in marijuana is THC (delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol). The THC causes a series of cellular reactions with protein in certain nerve cells that lead to the high the user experiences. Most of the marijuana used in the United States is brough...
  • Long Term Capital Through The Gse
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    There is a growing concern within the financial sector about companies using short-term funds to finance long-term projects instead of raising long-term capital through the GSE. A classic example is the case of Astek industries, producers of In su mineral water and Refresh fruit drink, which is in financial distress such that its assets are being auctioned to offset its indebtedness to a merchant bank. Its total debt is 14 billion and most of these debts are short-term funds which were used to f...
  • Their Money From Ge's Long Term Bond
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    The article I chose was one out of The Wall Street Journal, which covers the topic of how GE Capital, GE's financial unit plans to sell $50 billion in bonds, just days after investors bought $11 billion in new bonds which is the largest in the U.S. ever. This raises some eyebrows because GE may not be dealing honestly with investors. This may become a bigger deal than most might think considering the company that is taking on GE, one of the biggest players in the corporate-bond market, is the wo...
  • Learning And Memory
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    The hippocampus is often nicknamed the "seat of the memory" due to the importance of the hippocampus in memory and learning. The hippocampus seems to play a large role in the acquisition of episodic memory and in assimilating contextual information. The importance of the hippocampus in learning and memory becomes especially apparent when patients are examined after injury to the hippocampus. Animals studies have also suggested that the hippocampus is one of the main areas of the brain that affec...

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