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  • Risk Factors For Cervical Cancer
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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...
  • Stocks Of Pacific Salmon
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    A number of recent studies shown the fact that many stocks of Pacific salmon are threatened with extinction. For example, the Wilderness Society estimates that naturally reproducing Pacific salmon are mostly extinct or imperiled in 56% of their historic range in the pacific Northwest and California. (Francis, Mantua, Hare) because of this fact, many scientists are trying to determine the areas of risk for North Pacific salmon population and find the ways to reduce the risk in these areas. May be...
  • Increased Risk Of Erectile Dysfunction
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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...
  • Risk For Gallbladder Attacks
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    RESEARCH PAPER The Causes of Gallbladder AttacksOutlineI. Introduction: It is estimated that approximately 10 to 20 percent of the population in the United States and Western Europe are currently being affected by Gallbladder attacks. Thesis statement: These attacks are mainly caused by the development of gallstones in the gallbladder. II. Definition. A. Gallbladder. Gallstones. Causes. A. Obesity B. Estrogen C. Ethnicity D. Age and gender IV. Symptoms. A. Chronic indigestion B. Sudden, steady a...
  • Vitamin D And Calcium
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    Osteoporosis Osteoporosis is a disease characterized by low bone mass and structural deterioration of bone tissue, leading to fragile bones and an increased chance of fracturing the hip, spine and wrist bones. Osteoporosis affects not only woman but men also. One out of every two women and one in four men over fifty will experience an osteoporosis-related fracture in their lifetime. Forty-four million Americans suffer from osteoporosis; sixty-eight percent of that number are women. A couple risk...
  • Risks And Possible Failure
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    Corrosion of CharacterFlexibilityFlexibility in the economy can be defined in numerous ways. According to Sennett to be flexible is to be able to adapt to changing circumstances and not to be broken by them. This idea of being able to adapt to changing circumstances can be applied quite easily to the economy and how we as a society or individual have to be accommodating and willing to change and roll with the punches. A few elements pertaining to flexibility are drifting, taking risks and possib...
  • Approaches Used To Assess Community
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    Running head: COMMUNITY ASSESSMENT A Community Assessment of Erie County Volunteer Firefighters and Blood Donation Department of Nursing Table of Contents I. Background Information on Affiliating Agency... II. Definition of Community... Approaches Used to Assess Community... IV. Description of Survey... V. Assessment of Community... A. People... 1. Age and Gender Distribution... 2. Ethnicity... 3. Educational Levels... 4. Language... 5. Religion... 6. Income... 7. Occupations... 8. Housing... B....
  • Different Types Of Voluntary Risk
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    Since Beck (1992) claimed that we are now living in a "risk society" there has been an abundance of sociological research surrounding the subject. Most recently the idea of voluntary risk taking has been brought to the fore front of sociological debate. It is clear that in a society where people spend a great deal of time avoiding risks there are also people actively seeking to take part in risks. Why is this the case, and are there certain groups within society more prone to this type of risk-t...
  • Higher Risk For Tia And Stroke
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    Table of Contents Definition Page 2 General Information Page 2 Signs and Symptoms of TIA Page 3 Risk Factors Page 4 Preventive Measures Page 5 General Measures Page 6 Treatment Page 7 Expected Outcome Page 8 TRANSIENT ISCHEMIC ATTACKDefinitionA Transient Ischemic Attack, generally referred to as a TIA, is a type of stroke that only last a few minutes. They are sometimes called! SS mini-strokes. !" The term transient is used to describe a condition that lasts only a short amount of time. Ischemic...
  • Resilient Factors In The Life Of Pauline
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    (1) The following study discusses the risk & resilient factors in the life of Pauline, a 16 year old NZ European / Maori teenager. These factors involve her family life and its importance to her: the value of education and the consequences of leaving school without qualifications; how activities such as church participation can be helpful and the problems involved with having nothing to do; the effects of substance abuse; early sexual involvement and its risks; the risk of suicide, suicide attem...
  • Baby With A Neural Tube Defect
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    Many individuals are born with defects due to genetic factors. Some such defects occur because the child inherits a defective gene, or genes from the parents. Others are caused through mutations- spontaneous changes that occur to a gene or chromosome. Environmental factors affecting the foetus during the uterine development may also cause defects. If, during pregnancy, a woman smokes, consumes alcohol or other drugs, or suffers dietary deficiencies, the developing foetus may be adversely affecte...
  • Most Important Risk Factor Concerning Eating Disorder
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    Lisa looks at herself in the mirror. She turns around and takes a good look at herself. She is thinking: " How can everyone else be so skinny while I am so fat? ". In fact Lisa is a high school student. Lately her situation has been worsening. Not only does she feel guilty when she eats, but she also purges it up when she is finished. This can be the beginning of an eating disorder called Bulimia nervosa. Eating disorders are amongst the most common psychiatric syndromes, and leads to most treat...

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