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Skin Cancer
Skin Cancer
Skin Cancer Every hour one American is killed by skin cancer and every thirty seconds one American gets skin cancer. Cancer is a deadly disease that alters the DNA of a skin cell and causes it to reproduce at a rapid pace. This overproduction of cells can be harmful and in many cases deadly. Out of these cancers the most common is Basal cell carcinoma. Many steps have been made in the treatment of Basal Cell Carcinoma, some have been very successful and some not.The cells that have the altered
Of all different kinds of cancer skin cancer is one of the most common
Of all different kinds of cancer skin cancer is one of the most common
Of all different kinds of cancer, skin cancer is one of the most commonly diagnosed cancers in the United States. Skin cancer is a disease which cancer cells are found on the outer layers of the skin. Your skin protects the body from heat, infection, light, injury and infection. It also stores fat, water, and vitamin D. The skin has two layers and several different kinds of cells. With a certain lifestyle these cells can become cancerous.(Prodigy Web Browser: An Introduction to skin Cancer {NET
I Attention We live in an age where depression runs rampant and suicid
I Attention We live in an age where depression runs rampant and suicid
I. Attention: We live in an age where depression runs rampant and suicide is on the rise, to what can we attribute the cause? What could possibly cause millions of people each year to give up hope? People give up because of loneliness and despair. Preview: But despite life's hardships there is someone who can give us hope through our despair and friendship in our loneliness. II. Need: According to the National Depressive and Manic Depressive Association, 10 % of all teenagers between 14 - 18 su
Std Prevention
Std Prevention
Std Prevention Abstinence And STD Prevention Today’s world is full of worries and problems which did not affect teens a generation ago. New problems keep appearing in today’s world, such as STDs, increased pregnancy rates, and other factors facing teens who choose to have sex. Emotionally and physically teens and getting less developed before having sex and are not prepared for the serious problems which come along with their decision to have sex. No longer is it a matter which will just go away
Attention Deficit Disorder
Attention Deficit Disorder
Attention Deficit Disorder English – 108 April 1, 2004 Five Pages # 1 Whether to treat a child suffering from Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is not questioned. The method of treatment and its consequences need to be considered a factor before administering chemical treatments. Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) is characterized by short attention spans, impulsiveness, and in the case of ADHD, hyperactivity. The research acknowledged in the follo
Congestive Heart Failure
Congestive Heart Failure
Congestive Heart Failure NS2: Aging 7 Long-term Care October 26, 2003 Congestive Heart Failure Congestive heart failure is a condition in which a weakened heart cannot pump enough blood to body organs resulting in the blood to backing up into body tissues. It is the most common cause of disability in the elderly. “More than 75 percent of patients with congestive heart failure are over the age of 65 years” (Porth, 2004, p. 337). The New York Heart Association classifies CHF into four categories.
Mental Health Legislation
Mental Health Legislation
Mental Health Legislation In 1997 when the current Government was elected into power one of their aims was to tackle the inequalities that existed within health and social care. Since then we have seen the publication of many policy documents which planned the way forward for health care, particularly in the way that care is delivered. Modern and Dependable (DOH, 1997), set out ways for national improvement in healthcare. Modernising Mental health Services (DOH, 1998a), set out the way on which
Mental Illness
Mental Illness
Mental Illness “. . . Justice systems are built on the notion of free will and thus require an examination of the state of mind of the accused. . . .” - M. E. Rice, et. al It is often argued that a person’s presence in a correctional facility, in itself, points to a level of social maladaption as to constitute a possible mental disorder. One study found that only 5% of penitentiary inmates did not have some sort of mental disorder. This study counted “. . . psychosis, a problem of substance abus
Generalized anxiety disorder
Generalized anxiety disorder
Generalized anxiety disorder Young people with an anxiety disorder typically are so afraid, worried, or uneasy that they cannot function normally. Anxiety disorders can be long-lasting and interfere greatly with a child's life. If not treated early, anxiety disorders can lead to: missed school days or an inability to finish school; impaired relations with peers; low self-esteem; alcohol or other drug use; problems adjusting to work situations; and anxiety disorder in adulthood. There are a numbe
Oppositional Defiant Disorder
Oppositional Defiant Disorder
Oppositional Defiant Disorder Children’s choices are heavily shaped by the context in which they live. All children are oppositional from time to time. The challenge is to distinguish between what is considered normal childhood behaviors and those that fall under the category of Oppositional Defiant Disorder. Oppositional Defiant Disorder is categorized as a disruptive behavior disorder by the American Psychiatric Association as documented in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual, Fourth Edition
Mental Health
Mental Health
Mental Health Introduction Definition of Problem Description of Preliminary Data Gathering, Collection, or Resource The Research Design Data Analysis and Interpretation Conclusion Slide 1 The mental health and substance abuse fields have had a growing awareness of the prevalence of co-occurring disorders and the challenges presented by this population. The lack of success within traditional treatment settings for individuals with co-occurring disorders is well documented. Estimates suggest that
Animal Cloning
Animal Cloning
Animal Cloning Each day thousands of lives are threatened and sometimes lost from food-borne illnesses, or waiting for organ donations. It is reported by the Center for Disease Control that each year there are approximately 76 million cases of people infected with food-borne illnesses. ( Food-borne Illnesses , 1) Another source, The Gift of Life Foundation, indicates that over eighty thousand patients are currently on waiting lists for transplants. ( Organ Donor Awareness , 1) Which makes me won
Does Lifestyle Affect the Development of Coronary Heart Disease
Does Lifestyle Affect the Development of Coronary Heart Disease
Does Lifestyle Affect the Development of Coronary Heart Disease? Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) is Britain’s biggest killer, accounting for 40% of premature deaths. CVD is an umbrella term for several afflictions. These include Coronary Heart Disease (CHD), atherosclerosis and arteriosclerosis, angina, coronary thrombosis and myocardial infarction and stroke. Most heart attacks are caused by atherosclerosis this is caused by the build up of cholesterol in the arteries to form atheromatous plaques.
The Government
The Government
The Government In 1997 when the current Government was elected into power one of their aims was to tackle the inequalities that existed within health and social care. Since then we have seen the publication of many policy documents which planned the way forward for health care, particularly in the way that care is delivered. Modern and Dependable (DOH, 1997), set out ways for national improvement in healthcare. Modernising Mental health Services (DOH, 1998a), set out the way on which mental heal
The Hoa Lo Prison Camp
The Hoa Lo Prison Camp
The Hoa Lo Prison Camp During the Vietnam war many U.S. soldiers became prisoners of war (POWs). Some of those prisoners ended up in prisons such as the Hoa Lo prison. The Hoa Lo prison, located in the middle of the city of Hanoi, was nicknamed the Hanoi Hilton. It got this nickname because the building was formally the old Hotel Metropole. The prison was North Vietnam’s main penitentiary, and the Administrative headquarters for the country’s entire prison system. There were approximately one hu
Teenage Alcohol Use
Teenage Alcohol Use
Teenage Alcohol Use Certain things harmoniously co-exist: peanut butter and jelly, gin and tonic, steak and eggs; alcohol and teenagers do not. We are faced with an epidemic of monstrous proportions, which, if left untreated, will jeopardize the future of America's youth. Only in the past few years have parents and teachers spoken openly about our national problem; they recognize the potential threat and hope to tame it as it continues to manifest. Unfortunately, the harm inflicted by Jack Danie
Tuskegee Syphilis Experiment
Tuskegee Syphilis Experiment
Tuskegee Syphilis Experiment Throughout the course of American history, many events have contributed to feelings of racism: slavery, the most obvious of these, Jim Crow Laws, and voting rights are among a few. One thing, however, is often overlooked. It was an event of unspeakable cruelty and racism. This event was the Tuskegee syphilis experiment. It entailed the involvement of blacks in a study which sought to bring an end to the disease syphilis. Upon closer examination, it became evident th
Hormones regulate various aspects of development growth and physiology
Hormones regulate various aspects of development growth and physiology
Hormones regulate various aspects of development, growth, and physiology of higher plants. One of the ways that hormones can influence plants is senescence (aging). Our experiment concentrated on the effects of the hormones auxin, cytokinin, and abscisic acid upon. Senescence was calculated by studying the fluctuation of chlorophyll in Triticum aestivum (wheat) leaves. We compared the chlorophyll concentration of the wheat leaves that were treated with the hormones to the concentration of untre
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
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
Drug Ads Boost Sales Enrage Doctors and There's No End in Sight
Drug Ads Boost Sales Enrage Doctors and There's No End in Sight
Drug Ads Boost Sales, Enrage Doctors, and There's No End in Sight In Lewisburg, Tenn., patients who never asked for a drug by name are suddenly demanding the cholesterol reducer Zocor from family doctor Clay Wilson. The allergic appeal to Los Angeles Dr. John Brodhead for Claritin. In Dallas, psychiatrist Madhukar Trivedi is fending off depressed patients who need Prozac. A surge in television drug ads has turned the airwaves into a virtual drug bazaar, with broadcasters squeezing in more squi
Autism
Autism
Autism December 7,1999 Human Lifespan Human Lifespan December 7, 1999 Autism According to Sternberg (1995), autism is a syndrome of childhood characterized by a lack of social relationship, a lack of communication abilities, and highly restricted range of interest. Autism is also known as pervasive development disorder (PDD). Children who are autistic also lack in intellectual development. Autism occurs in 0.04% of the population and it is also four times more likely to occur in boys as in girls
Transplants and Diabetes
Transplants and Diabetes
Transplants and Diabetes Three Toronto scientists have developed an organ transplant procedure that could, among its many benefits, reverse diabetes. The procedure was developed by Bernard Leibel, Julio Martin and Walter Zingg at the University of Toronto and the Hospital for Sick Children. The story of their work began in 1978, when they delved into research which had never before been tried. They wanted to determine if the success rate of organ transplants would increase if the recipient was i
The Bubonic Plague
The Bubonic Plague
The Bubonic Plague The Bubonic Plague is one of the most deadly diseases of all time as well as one of the most famous. Although it is not common these days to see it, it was widespread during the medieval times where millions had died. It was so widespread, it was said that there was not enough living to bury the dead. Rodents ran the unsanitary streets that carried the fleas that had the disease. This is how the Bubonic Plague was spread. It was believed at the time by the people that the gods
Domestic Violence
Domestic Violence
Domestic Violence Somewhere in America at this very moment, a woman is being abused. She will be left with bruises, cuts, broken bones, and scars. The scars that last forever are not physical; however, they are ones of mental anguish. Her abuser is not a stranger, rather her husband or boyfriend. In this country, domestic violence is almost as common as giving birth. There is, however, hope for these women; help is available. Domestic violence occurs way too often in American society. There are
The Life And Times Of Al Capone
The Life And Times Of Al Capone
The Life And Times Of Al Capone The Life and Times of Al Capone by Bill Rollindubeys Alphonse Capone was born in New York City by two parents Gabriel and Teresa Capone. Capone's parents immigrated to the United States in 1893 from Naples, Italy. Capone came from a large family and was the fourth oldest of nine children. (Kobler 10). As a child, Capone was very wise when it came to living on the streets of New York. He had a clever mind when it came to street smarts. As far as school goes, Capone
STD's
STD's
STD's I chose do my biology report on Sexually Transmitted Diseases because STDs are becoming a concern for Americans and especially American teens. There are two kinds of STDs, viral and bacterial. Viral Studs are incurable; the most common viral Studs are HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis B, herpes, and HPV. Bacterial STDs are curable. The most common bacterial STDs are gonorrhea, chlamydia, and syphilis. STDs, are also known as venereal diseases, is a term that refers to more than 50 diseases and syndromes
Alcohol Most Used and Abused Drug
Alcohol Most Used and Abused Drug
Alcohol: Most Used and Abused Drug Alcohol is the most used and abused drug in the world, for this reason there is no wonder why we have alcohol problems. The most common problem is alcoholism. Alcoholism is a chronic usually progressive disease that includes both a psychological and a physical addiction to alcohol. Alcoholics know what will happen to them when they drink but they are so addicted they can't stop drinking. Alcohol becomes the most important part of the person's life. It totally c
Angina Pectoris
Angina Pectoris
Angina Pectoris Angina pectoris is a medical condition that literally means a choked chest. The victim feels acute pain in his chest for a few seconds, and then it goes away. This occurs when myocardium cells, the muscle portion of your heart, are temporarily denied oxygen. At this stage they do not die, but maybe weakened. If left untreated and the disease continues, a serious condition known as myocardial infraction or commonly called a heart attack may occur. This can severely damage the hear
Anorexia And Bulimia
Anorexia And Bulimia
Anorexia And Bulimia Anorexia Nervosa: a condition characterized by intense fear of gaining weight or becoming obese, as well as a distorted body image, leading to an excessive weight loss from restricting food intake and excessive exercise. Bulimia: an eating disorder in which persistent overconcern with the body weight and shape leads to repeat episodes of binging (consuming large amounts of food in a short time) associated with induced vomiting. To support our definitions we interviewed Dr. D
Cancer
Cancer
Cancer INTRODUCTION In the American society, cancer is the disease most feared by the majority of people within the U.S. Cancer has been known and described throughout history. In the early 1990s nearly 6 million cancer cases and more than 4 million deaths have been reported worldwide, every year. The most fatal cancer in the world is lung cancer, which has grown drastically since the spread of cigarette smoking in growing countries. Stomach cancer is the second leading form of cancer in men, af
Hepatitis
Hepatitis
Hepatitis In modern society when a person gets sick with the flu or a cold they will usually go about their normal routine with the exception of a sneeze or a cough throughout the day. Sometimes things can be more than what they appear to be. The symptoms start out like the flu with coughing, fever, aches, and vomiting. However, the disease gradually worsens with symptoms of extreme weakness and excrushatating abdominal pain. By then it is usually too late when the person finds out that their li
Malaria
Malaria
Malaria Malaria is regarded as one of the world's deadliest tropical parasitic diseases. It claims more lives than any other communicable disease except tuberculosis. In Africa and other developing countries, it also accounts for millions of dollars in medical costs. Malaria, however, is a curable disease if promptly diagnosed and adequately treated. Malaria is a mosquito-borne disease caused by the parasite plasmodium. In recent years, most cases in the U.S. have been in people who have acquire
Wilsons Disease
Wilsons Disease
Wilsons Disease http://www.wilsonsdisease.org/ Wilson's Disease is a genetic disorder that is fatal unless detected and treated before serious illness develops from copper poisoning. Wilson's Disease affects one in thirty thousand people world wide. The genetic defect causes excessive copper accumulation. Small amounts of copper are essential as vitamins. Copper is present in most foods, and most people get much more than they need. Healthy people excrete copper they don't need, but Wilson's Dis
Child Abuse Saddest and Most Tragic Problem Today
Child Abuse Saddest and Most Tragic Problem Today
Child Abuse: Saddest and Most Tragic Problem Today Child abuse is one of the saddest and most tragic problems in America today. Each year an estimated one to two million American children are being beaten, neglected, or sexually abused by their parents or guardians. Infants only a few days old as well as teenagers are subject to child abuse. There are four types of child abuse: physical abuse, physical neglect, sexual abuse, and emotional abuse. Child abuse is a serious problem that plagues Amer
Abnormal Psychology Mental Disorders
Abnormal Psychology Mental Disorders
Abnormal Psychology: Mental Disorders Andrew Walters Schizophrenia http://www.mentalhealth.com/book/p40-sc02.html#Head_1 Schizophrenia is a disorder that can effect anyone. It is the greatest the greatest disorder that effects teenagers. When someone is effected by the disorder it is not just that one person that has to learn to deal with it, the families of the patients must also learn to deal with it. There are many possible causes for the disorder with many doctors believing that there is mor
Drug Abuse
Drug Abuse
Drug Abuse Drug Abuse: Its a common misconception among many people that the harm reduction approach to drug use encourages drug use and is not effective. The harm reduction approach maintains that drug abuse is here to stay and society needs to “accept the responsible use” of psychoactive substances. The U.S. drug policy should incorporate harm reduction for the benefits of heroin addicts. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- [Category]: Miscellaneous [Pa
Eating Disorders
Eating Disorders
Eating Disorders Eating Disorders: An eating disorder is a way of using food to work out emotional problems. These illnesses develop because of emotional and/or psychological problems. Eating disorders are the way some people deal with stress. In today’s society, teenagers are pressured into thinking that bring thin is the same thing as being happy. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- [Category]: Psychology [Paper Title]: Eating Disorders [Text]: An eatin