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Abortion Laws
Abortion Laws
Abortion Laws in the United States Mr. Bravo Business 306 April 20, 1999 Abortion Laws in the United States Abortion is the spontaneous or induced termination of pregnancy. Freely available, legal abortion in the United States is a relatively new vintage. Before 1960, abortion in virtually all circumstances was a crime in every state. Criminal statues outlawing abortion date from 1821. Legalized abortion was needed for population control, to promote maternal health, to reduce child abuse, to al
Due to the decrease of estrogen in postmenopausal women heart disease
Due to the decrease of estrogen in postmenopausal women heart disease
Due to the decrease of estrogen in postmenopausal women, heart disease is the leading cause of death in women sixty-five years of older. A primary focus of women’s health care over the last decade is the reversal hormone replacement therapy and change in lifestyle can have over this devastating disease. Hormone replacement therapy has been found, not only to prevent cardiovascular illness, but also aids in the fight of osteoporosis and epidermal changes. The ultimate decision of beginning a cyc
SYMBOLISM ON HARPER LEES
SYMBOLISM ON HARPER LEES
SYMBOLISM ON HARPER LEE’S TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD I'd rather you shoot at tin cans in the backyard, but I know you'll go after birds. Shoot all the bluejays you want, if you can hit 'em, but remember it's a sin to kill a mockingbird. This is what Atticus Finch tells his children after they are given air rifles for Christmas. Uniquely, the title of the classic novel by Harper Lee, To Kill A Mockingbird, was taken from this passage. At first glance, one may wonder why Harper Lee decided to name h
Lorenzo de' Medici 1449-1492
Lorenzo de' Medici 1449-1492
Lorenzo de' Medici (1449-1492) Ruler of Florence Unofficial ruler of republican Florence during the Renaissance period, who was a poet, diplomatist, and celebrated patron of the arts. Lorenzo de' Medici was born on January 1, 1449, in Florence, an independent Italian city-state republic famous then as now for its artistic and intellectual achievements during what scholars call the Italian Renaissance. After 1434, his grandfather Cosimo had established the Medici family's dominant position withi
Jack London fought his way up out of the factories and waterfront dive
Jack London fought his way up out of the factories and waterfront dive
Jack London fought his way up out of the factories and waterfront dives of West Oakland to become the highest paid, most popular novelist and short story writer of his day. He wrote passionately and prolifically about the great questions of life and death, the struggle to survive with dignity and integrity, and he wove these elemental ideas into stories of high adventure based on his own firsthand experiences at sea, or in Alaska, or in the fields and factories of California. As a result, his w
On February 24 1998 Finance Minster Paul Martin and the federal govern
On February 24 1998 Finance Minster Paul Martin and the federal govern
On February 24, 1998, Finance Minster Paul Martin and the federal government brought down their fifth budget announcing a balanced budget for the 1998/1999 fiscal year. This is the first non-deficit budget since 1969/1970. A year ago the government projected a deficit of $17 billion. This proved too conservative and it appears the current fiscal period will end with no deficit. Total public debt stands at $583.2 billion or approximately $19,500 for each Canadian. The budget projects revenue of
The like natural inducement hath brought men to know that it is no les
The like natural inducement hath brought men to know that it is no les
“The like natural inducement hath brought men to know that it is no less their duty to love others than themselves, for seeing those things which are equal, must needs all have one measure; if I cannot but wish to receive good, even as much at every man's hands, as any man can wish unto his own soul, how should I look to have any part of my desire herein satisfied, unless myself be careful to satisfy the like desire, which is undoubtedly in other men weak, being of one and the same nature: to h
Throughout history certain people have had a great impact on the world
Throughout history certain people have had a great impact on the world
Throughout history, certain people have had a great impact on the world around them, an impact that affects events hundreds of years in the future. Often, these people are remembered by their accomplishments and are praised for their unparalleled success. Two such people, Eleanor of Aquitaine and Hildegard of Bingen, were particularly significant during the Middle Ages. Eleanor of Aquitaine, granddaughter of William IX of Aquitaine, was greatly important to the people of her time. At a young ag
Rene Descartes was a French mathematician philosopher and scientist Hi
Rene Descartes was a French mathematician philosopher and scientist Hi
Rene Descartes was a French mathematician, philosopher, and scientist. His many contributions in the fields of science, mathematics, rational thought, scientific method, and astrononomy established him as one of the great minds in history. Many consider Descartes as the first of the modern school of mathematics. He is also often called the father of modern philosophy. He was one of the founders of coordinate geomoetry and algebraic notation, and his interest in astronomy led to many of his publ
NEW ATLANTIS
NEW ATLANTIS
NEW ATLANTIS WE sailed from Peru, where we had continued by the space of one whole year, for China and Japan, by the South Sea, taking with us victuals for twelve months; and had good winds from the east, though soft and weak, for five months' space and more. But then the wind came about, and settled in the west for many days, so as we could make little or no way, and were sometimes in purpose to turn back. But then again there arose strong and great winds from the south, with a point east; whi
Ring orosespocket full of posiesa tishoo a tishoowe all fall down a
Ring orosespocket full of posiesa tishoo a tishoowe all fall down a
“Ring o’roses...pocket full of posies...a tishoo, a tishoo...we all fall down”, a harmless children’s playground rhyming game. But this game, historians believe had it’s deadly beginnings in the Middle Ages. They believe that ring o’roses signified the red rash, pocket full of posies signified the carrying of flowers to ward off the disease, a tishoo...a tishoo described the unrelenting sneezing, and we all fall down was death. This deadly disease was the Bubonic Plague or otherwise known as th
Drug Abuse on Athletes
Drug Abuse on Athletes
Drug Abuse on Athletes How do you stop drug abuse? There are some athletes who are effected by this and need help. There can be a number of solutions to this problem and everyone seems to have a different opinion and point of view about it. One solution can be to actually reward the athletes with bonuses or benefits who do not abuse drugs. Another solution can be stricter punishments for athletes who are caught outside their playing field abusing drugs. A final solution would be for the profe
In the United States in 1995 alone 43063 died from breast cancer It is
In the United States in 1995 alone 43063 died from breast cancer It is
In the United States in 1995 alone, 43,063 died from breast cancer. It is the number two cancer killer and the number one cancer in females ages 15 to 54. On average if a woman gets this disease, their life expectancy drops nineteen and a half years. This cancer is within the top three cancers of all woman above the age of 15, and comprises 6% of all health care costs in the U.S. totaling an astounding 35 billion dollars a year. An average woman is said to have a one in thirty chance of getting
Mark Twain one of the most prolific writers in American history used h
Mark Twain one of the most prolific writers in American history used h
Mark Twain, one of the most prolific writers in American history, used his previous experiences as an inspiration for his most widely acclaimed literary works. By reading and studying his books, one learns many things about the type of life he led. In some novels, an individual reader can experience his childhood adventures first hand. In his later works there are portions about the importance of love in the family, but, of course, there is always the indomitable wisecrack. John Marshall Clemen
Theater between a Health Care Provider and a Patient
Theater between a Health Care Provider and a Patient
Theater between a Health Care Provider and a Patient There is a fine line between intimate and professional. An encounter between a health care provider and a patient should not have any actions, which may put the two on a non-professional level. For example the health care provider would cross this line if they were to watch a patient get undressed in front of them. Even something as simple as improper eye contact or a particular tone of voice may lead to someone crossing this line. Therefore
LYNDON JOHNSON
LYNDON JOHNSON
LYNDON JOHNSON Lyndon Johnson began his rule as president and ended it in sadness. He took over after John F. Kennedy's assassination, and ended in the middle of the Vietnam War. This war was one that tore the United States in half. Some people thought that it was good to defend democracy, and some people thought that our country had no business butting into the problems of another country. But Lyndon Johnson was good at getting what he wanted. He was called the greatest floor leader of our c
The topic of this term paper is that blood glucose monitoring proper d
The topic of this term paper is that blood glucose monitoring proper d
The topic of this term paper is that blood glucose monitoring, proper diet, insulin, and exercise have positive effects on diabetes. I am a diabetic myself and have had first hand experience on the subject. Diabetes is a very grave and serious disease involving many hardships, but I have seen, personally, that a good diet, exercise, and overall healthy habits can keep your diabetes under control which in-turn makes you feel better and avoid later complications. Diabetes is a disease in which th
Former Commander-in-Chief Harry S Truman was a very interesting and in
Former Commander-in-Chief Harry S Truman was a very interesting and in
Former Commander-in-Chief Harry S. Truman was a very interesting and influential man in our history. He was raised in Independence, Missouri, near Kansas City. His parents were farmers. Farmers are really down-to-earth, pragmatic, and simple people. As a result, Truman ended up having all of those qualities stamped in him. His personality changed throughout the years of his life and it reflected exactly what was going on with him in his life at those times. He was always very simple about every
91 President Nixon chief advisor for national security and later secre
91 President Nixon chief advisor for national security and later secre
91. President Nixon chief advisor for national security and later secretary of state, who was Nixon’s chief architect f foreign was 1) Spiro Agnew, 2) H.R. Haldeman, 3) John Dean, 4) Henry Kissinger, 5) John Mitchell. 92. Concerning President Nixon’s downfall due to the Watergate Scandal, which one of the following did not have to serve time in jail? 1) James McCord, 2) John Sirica, 3) John Erlichman, 4) John Mitchell 5) John Dean. 93. Which one of the following has nothing to do with President
Wellness centers health clubs gyms and spas are all dedicated to overa
Wellness centers health clubs gyms and spas are all dedicated to overa
Wellness centers, health clubs, gyms and spas are all dedicated to overall fitness and well being. Day in and day out, people across the country participate in workout routines, aerobics classes and various types of exercises in any one of these facilities. In the Lafayette area, three of the most popular fitness clubs to attend are Red Lerille’s, Shades for women, and Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center. For this assignment all three of these facilities were contacted for information r
Bill Gates
Bill Gates
Bill Gates There have been many successful and prosperous people in the twentieth century, who gathered vast and enormous fortunes over the course of their lifetimes. Not one, however, has ever come close of surpassing the wealth and abundance of a young baby-boomer by the name of William H. Gates III. This man gathered in less than two decades what the richest known men in history could not have accumulated in their entire lifetime. This man, commonly known as Bill Gates by over 85 percent of
Dear Sir or Madam
Dear Sir or Madam
Dear Sir or Madam, Over the past four years, I have grown into an exceptional writer. When I began my high school career, I was a decent writer. Throughout my first year of high school I learned about mechanics and sentence structure. This made my technical skills improve greatly. My sophomore year the quality of my writing skills expanded and I learned more about how to use words in a more professional way and many new ways of writing, including personal narratives, short stories, and poems. W
Gerontology is the study of old age stressing the social and behaviora
Gerontology is the study of old age stressing the social and behaviora
Gerontology is the study of old age, stressing the social and behavioral looks of aging. Although aging is a lifelong process and changes in its effects on individual people, old age has been generally stated as beginning at the age of 65. Since 1920 the number of people living to old age in society has increased greatly, (Encarta). Students completing the Minor in Gerontology or the Gerontology Certificate program use their background to work wither directly in the field of aging or in other p
Interest Groups
Interest Groups
Interest Groups Since the beginning, the American government has been trying to make itself better. From racial equality, to helmet laws, reforms are always being introduced to law. Just recently major reform has been going on in the democracy we live in. For reform that is big it takes support and help from many people, especially the interest groups and lobbyists. Major reform has been taking place in the health care industry and has to do with the president Clinton’s health care reform and t
The Cardiovascular Field
The Cardiovascular Field
The Cardiovascular Field The Cardiovascular field is a high-tech medical field where technologists and nurses assist cardiologists diagnose and treat heart disease. Within cardiovascular technology there are two specialties - invasive and noninvasive. Invasive cardiovascular technologists assist cardiologists and surgeons in such surgical areas as cardiac catheterization, angioplasty, pacemaker insertion, and open heart surgery. Cardiac catheterization is where small catheters are inserted thro
Title
Title
Title Imagine a typical day in your life: You wake up, throw back the covers and get out of bed. You don’t put on a robe because the heat is on and it’s warm in your room. After freshening up in the bathroom, you go to your closet to choose an outfit to wear. You grab a quick breakfast. Then your best friend gives you a lift to school. At the end of the day, your mother picks you up to go shopping. Later, after dinner, you do your homework, talk on the phone and watch TV with your brother and s
Who's Choice
Who's Choice
Who's Choice? We all must die. But if I can save someone from days of torture, that is what I fell is my great and ever new privilege. Pain is a more terrible lord of mankind than even death itself. Albert Schweitzer It's easy to imagine how best we would want to die: at home, at peace, tended by loving family members, and without pain. But for many Americans, the hard reality is that they die in the hospital, often isolated and in pain, while constrained to a frightening display of life supp
Welfare Reform
Welfare Reform
Welfare Reform From a historical overview, until the Social Security act of 1935, it was local governments, private charities, family and friends who took care of the poor. The start of aid to Families with Dependent Children, Social Security and other entitlement programs was the first time the federal government got into the business of running a program to finance the needy. Welfare, today in this country is of enormous debate. It is of great importance for citizens of this country to know h
I met Sue and Chris last summer at a campground in the
I met Sue and Chris last summer at a campground in the
I met Sue and Chris last summer at a campground in the eastern panhandle of West Virginia. They appeared to be just two ordinary campers. It was after some casual conversation that I learned they had been living in the campground for the past two weeks. Park authorities had informed them their time was up and they would have to move somewhere else. Sue, a young lady in her late twenties, told me they had no place else to go. Chris, a young man in his early thirties, had lost his job, had no mon
Representative Democracy if a far more efficient form of government th
Representative Democracy if a far more efficient form of government th
Representative Democracy if a far more efficient form of government than Direct Democracy. Direct democracy goes against all of playdoes beliefs, which turned out thorough history to be partially true. Although his ideas of a perfect government were a bit unrealistic, they had been molded over time into the best ways of government. Representative government allows us to put the important decisions that must be made into the hands of people whom we elect. These people include mayors, senators, r
SOCIAL WORK
SOCIAL WORK
SOCIAL WORK I. Introduction II. Definition of Social Work III. Purpose of Social Work IV. Duties of Social Workers V. Types of Social Workers VI. Requirements to Become a Social Worker VII. Location of Social Workers VIII. Environment A. people dealt with B. stress level IX. Conclusion SOCIAL WORK Social workers can do a variety of jobs. There are many careers in the field of social work. It is a very demanding career. To be a social worker certain qualities are best to have. It involves many t
Managed Health Care
Managed Health Care
Managed Health Care Of the approximately 257.8 million individuals currently living in the United States of America, every one of them has a need for effective, affordable and accessible health care coverage and services. Within the past thirty to forty years, the scope and cost of health care coverage and services has drastically changed, altering the manner in which health care was previously managed. There are several factors that have affected the cost of health care coverage over the cours
Alternative names
Alternative names
Alternative names: anemia - sickle cell Definition: An inherited, chronic blood disease in which the red blood cells become crescent shaped and function abnormally Causes, incidence, and risk factors: Sickle cell anemia, which is caused by an abnormal type of hemoglobin (oxygen carrying pigment) called hemoglobin S, is inherited as an autosomal recessive trait. It occurs in people who have inherited hemoglobin S from both parents. If hemoglobin S is inherited from one parent, the offspring will
Bill Clinton was born William Jefferson Blythe III on August 19 1946 i
Bill Clinton was born William Jefferson Blythe III on August 19 1946 i
Bill Clinton was born William Jefferson Blythe III on August 19, 1946, in the small town of Hope, Arkansas. He was named after his father, William Jefferson Blythe II, who had been killed in a car accident just three months before his son was born. Needing to find a way to support herself and her new child, Bill Clinton's mother, Virginia Cassidy Blythe, moved to New Orleans, Louisiana, to study nursing. Bill Clinton stayed with his mother's parents in Hope. There he was surrounded by many rela
Nutrition
Nutrition
Nutrition Dietary Guidelines for Americans · Eat a variety of foods. · Maintain healthy weight. · Choose a diet low in fat, saturated fat and cholesterol. · Choose a diet with plenty of vegetables, fruits and grain products. · Use sugars only in moderation. · Use salt and sodium only in moderation. · If you drink alcoholic beverages, do so in moderation. What's inside the Pyramid? Every food imaginable! The Pyramid encourages the basic principles of a healthful diet: variety, balance and modera
Have you ever imagined being an author in the 1800's What if your work
Have you ever imagined being an author in the 1800's What if your work
Have you ever imagined being an author in the 1800's? What if your works secretly disguised painful memories of your childhood? That is what the works of Charles Dickens was like. Now the question is who is Charles Dickens and what were his works. Charles Dickens was born in Landport, a suburb of Portsea, on February 7, 1812. Charles's parents, John and Elizabeth Dickens, treated his arrival with joy. Charles was their first child of eight siblings. Charles was a bright and active child. The be
The Career of Teaching
The Career of Teaching
The Career of Teaching Today, as we enter a new world of technology, and new discoveries, we must remember how we got where we are today. How did we learn how to do all these skills like reading, writing, and arithmetic? We got to where we are today because of teachers. Those special people, who taught us how to read, write our names, and gives us courage when we could not do that one hard arithmetic problem. As read on you will discover how these people got their jobs, and exactly just what it
James Cook was a British naval captain navigator and explorer who
James Cook was a British naval captain navigator and explorer who
James Cook was a British naval captain, navigator, and explorer, who explored the sea ways and coasts of Canada. He also conducted three expeditions to the Pacific Ocean, ranging from the Antarctic ice fields to the Bering Strait and from the coasts of North America to Australia and New Zealand. James Cook was the son of a farmhand migrant from Scotland. While he was still a child, his father became the foreman on a farm in a neighboring village. He showed signs of an inquiring and able mind an
The Truth About Chain Gangs and Convict Labor
The Truth About Chain Gangs and Convict Labor
The Truth About Chain Gangs and Convict Labor Outline Thesis: From the early chain gangs to the prison industries of today, prisoners have been used as labor in the United States. I. Definition A. Definition of convict labor B. Definition of chain gangs and prison industries II. Chain Gangs A. Early history B. Mid-history C. Decline D. Present E. Curtis Brown III. Convict Labor A. Statistics B. Reasons for C. Reasons against D. Other benefits E. Types of jobs IV. Main Points Restated A. Best ar
Gun control is a very controversial issue I firmly believe that the di
Gun control is a very controversial issue I firmly believe that the di
Gun control is a very controversial issue. I firmly believe that the distribution of guns should be controlled. There are over 20,000 murders per year and in approximately 62% of murders, guns were used in the commission of the crime (Sugermann 101) There is indeed a problem with gun violence and everyone must work together to prevent it. Statistics show that guns are the number one weapon used for murder and suicide. Guns are second only to auto accidents as the leading cause of death due to i
Chlamydia
Chlamydia
Chlamydia What is chlamydia? Chlamydia trachomatis is the most common bacterial sexually transmitted disease (STD) in the United States. Chlamydia affects approximately three million women nationally and 300,000 women in California. California also has the highest number of estimated cases of chlamydia in the nation among women 15-34 years of age. In addition, teenagers and young adults under 25 years of age have the highest rates of infection and complications attributed to the disease. Among
Napoleon's Conflict with Russia
Napoleon's Conflict with Russia
Napoleon's Conflict with Russia Napoleon was one of the greatest military leaders of all time. By 1812 Napoleon had expanded the territory of France all over Europe including Spain, Italy, Holland, and Switzerland. The countries that Napoleon did not directly control, he was usually allied with. The turning point of Napoleon's career also came in 1812 when war broke out between France and Russia because of Alexander I's refusal to enforce the continental. Even the French nation could not provid
Tourette Syndrome A Misunderstood Disorder
Tourette Syndrome A Misunderstood Disorder
Tourette Syndrome: A Misunderstood Disorder Tourette Syndrome (TS) is one of the most misunderstood neurological disorders. My first exposure to TS was, when I was quite young, seeing a man on the popular television show “L.A. Law” insult Vanna White. The media has continually portrayed people with TS as foul-mouthed comic relief. This is not the case. Tourette Syndrome is a very common and complicated disorder that effects children with it greatly. In 1885, a young French neurologist, Gilles d
AUTHORS POINT OF VIEW
AUTHORS POINT OF VIEW
AUTHOR’S POINT OF VIEW In Uncle Tom’s Cabin, Harriet Beecher Stowe’s point of view is to persuade people that slavery is wrong and immoral. It tells the story of a harsh slave trader who gets Uncle Tom from a debt to a kind plantation owner. Simon Legree, who owns an isolated plantation on the Red River, buys Tom. Legree is cruel and sadistic, and his plantation is a living hell for his slaves. They are worked so hard they have no time to think or feel, and Legree sets them against each other.
Unequal Opportunities in the Womens Workforce
Unequal Opportunities in the Womens Workforce
Unequal Opportunities in the Women’s Workforce Unequal opportunities in the workforce today are becoming more and more visual to society than in the past. Women’s participation in employment has increased substantially in most industrial nations during recent decades and have become more economically equal to men. “However, the labor market conditions of women still differ significantly from those of men e.g. with respect to hours of paid work, hours of home work, level of earnings, and the rat
Description of OccupationWork Performed
Description of OccupationWork Performed
Description of Occupation/Work Performed An Elementary School teacher teaches kindergarten and elementary school student's academic, social, and physical skills. They plan age appropriate activities including many hands-on exercises. A teacher will prepare lessons, assign homework, evaluate student performance, and maintain classroom discipline. She or he can use games, music, artwork, films, computers, and other technology to teach children basic skills. All teachers grade papers, prepare repo
Advertising Education or Condemnation
Advertising Education or Condemnation
Advertising Education or Condemnation Lets talk about images for example, most advertisements for clothing (i.e. bathing suits etc), show shapely thin women and men. This has led our country to think that fat is demeaning and not socially accepted. This type of advertising has caused everyone to want to look like the people in the ads. Diets of all sorts have been developed to try to meet these expectations. But when their goals are not reached it causes depression, low self-esteem that in turn
Constitutional law
Constitutional law
Constitutional law The Swedish Constitution consists of four separate documents: the Instrument of Government passed in 1974, the Act of Succession dating from 1810, the Freedom of the Press Act of 1949, and the Freedom of Expression Act of 1991. In addition, there is a Parliament Act of 1974, which occupies a position midway between constitutional and ordinary statute law. The Instrument of Government is the most important constitutional document. It went into effect in 1975, when it replaced
Definition of HealthToya
Definition of HealthToya
Definition of HealthToya Pierce ,University of Texas at Austin School of NursingHealth is defined as soundness of body or mind, freedom from disease or ailment. However, we believe that the definition of health goes beyond physical illness, which can be pain, discomfort or aching felt by the body. Health is a combination of eating healthy, exercising and reaching spiritual and emotional harmony. Only when a combination of the four aspects are attained, can a person be considered healthy. The
Daddys Little Girl
Daddys Little Girl
Daddy’s Little Girl: Torchbearer For Tobacco Study of Smoking Behavior: Predisposition, Prediction, and Consequences Abstract: The abatement of tobacco use was promising in the 70s and 80s. Teenagers were engaging in smoking in ever increasing less numbers. The 90’s came upon with numbers of adolescent users that increased as the years progressed. A record number demographic group has appeared through the smoke. An explosion of adolescent girls are accounting for this decade’s resurgence of tob