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Nitrate Contamination of Groundwater Poses a Serious Health Threat
Nitrate Contamination of Groundwater Poses a Serious Health Threat
Nitrate Contamination of Groundwater Poses a Serious Health Threat Nitrates contamination of the worlds underground water supply poses as a potentially serious health hazard to the human inhabitants on earth. High nitrate levels found in well water has been proven to be the cause for numerous health conditions across the globe. If we intend to provide for the future survival of man, and life on planet earth, we must take action now to assure the quality of one of our most precious resources, ou
The topic I have chosen for this term paper is Ex-Soviet Blocs Environ
The topic I have chosen for this term paper is Ex-Soviet Blocs Environ
The topic I have chosen for this term paper is “Ex-Soviet Bloc’s Environmental Crisis, Issue C. #2 Upgrading nuclear reactors to meet international standards. I have chosen this topic because nuclear power is not only an environmental issue but also a severe health issue for the citizens around the nuclear site and also for the rest of the country and world because of food products that could be grown there and used as market items. Nuclear radiation is in no way healthy to anyone. It is much m
Synopsis of A Clockwork Orange
Synopsis of A Clockwork Orange
Synopsis of A Clockwork Orange In A Clockwork Orange, the main character is that of a mildly young child of 15 who, along with his fellow friends, or Droogs, partake in evenings of Ultra-Violence. Ultra Violence consists of random beatings, theft, destruction, and rape. The main character, Alex, is the self-proclaimed leader of the pack, and makes judgment on their actions pending on his mood. His Droogs eventually find themselves under his direct rule, following his every word, and decide to
Cannabis
Cannabis
Cannabis Lately, cannabis use has been a highly controversial subject. Some talk about decriminalization, some are all for legalization, and others want harder laws altogether. Although there are currently laws prohibiting its use, cannabis still grows wild in many parts of the world. It is much like other plants such as the red poppy, a national Remembrance Day symbol, which is rich in a much more potent and dangerous drug, opium. Cannabis should be legalized. Its uses should be maximized, rang
Alcoholism
Alcoholism
Alcoholism Running Head: ALCOHOLISM Alcoholism: Causes, Effects, and Treatment Possibilities Alcoholism is a wide-ranging and complex disease that heavily plagues society, especially in the United States, today. The symptoms are many, as are the causes and the effects. Alcoholism may be defined as a pattern of drinking in which harmful consequences result for the drinker, though observers have not agreed upon one specific definition of the term. There are two types of drinkers. The first type, t
Chapter 11
Chapter 11
Chapter 11 Journal 4 2/22/04 o 4. (a) This is true, as stated in the textbook, “Any synthetic or natural chemical can be harmful if ingested in a large quantity.” Also some chemicals that are not toxic can be more dangerous then toxic chemicals. It all matters on the chemical concentration and on the amount of detection are found. (b) This statement is true in some part, small dosages or small exposures to toxic chemicals we should not worry about because our body can genetically adapt and clear
Parrots
Parrots
Parrots Introduction Parrots are very interesting birds the have colors like a rainbow and they mimic your talking like a young. Now do think that is interesting? I sure do. I chose to study parrots because how the talk (mimic), what endangers them, and their history. All of these facts are important because if we did not have parrots in the world it might have been different. Zinc and its Dangers to parrots Zinc poisoning (parrots society UK 3-15-04), The main use of zinc is to coat iron and st
Ducks
Ducks
Ducks When duck season is declared, hunters go to the wetlands and shoot down the ducks as they fly overhead. At the same time, us duck rescuers go out to the wetlands and pick up all the injured ducks. We do this, as an average of 50% of ducks that are shot at are not killed, but are only wounded. If we do not go into the wetlands, these ducks would be left behind by the duck shooters to slowly die as when a shooter fires his gun pellets spread and birds are often shot through their wings, eyes
There should have been a NO vote on Proposition 215
There should have been a NO vote on Proposition 215
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
Bubonic Plague
Bubonic Plague
Bubonic Plague Plague has been known for at least 3000 years. Epidemics have been recorded in China since 224 BC. The disease occurred in huge pandemics that destroyed the entire populations of cities throughout the Middle Ages; they have occurred sporadically since that time. The last great pandemic began in China in 1894 and spread to Africa, the Pacific islands, Australia, and the Americas, reaching San Francisco in 1900. Plague still occurs in Asia, Africa, South America, and Australia, but
The Legalization of Marijuana for All Purposes
The Legalization of Marijuana for All Purposes
The Legalization of Marijuana for All Purposes Drugs are major problem in our society today. Although the Canadian government has taken measures against drugs, in stiffening laws concerning the cultivation and trafficking of drugs and various media awareness programs, the problem continues to get worse. The government is exercising many options to control the problem or even solve the problem. It seems as if the war on drugs is a futile war or at least next to impossible to win. The governmen
Marilyn Monroe Suicide or Murder
Marilyn Monroe Suicide or Murder
Marilyn Monroe: Suicide or Murder Marilyn Monroe, was it a suicide or a murder? The mystery continues. Marilyn was a sex goddess of the 1950’s and early 1960’s shortly before her death in 1962. Marilyn was a strong willed and very unique woman, who had a lifetime full of fame ahead of her. Why would she do something so weak as to commit suicide? Or did she? Dazzling, seductive, extraordinary, Marilyn Monroe was the All-American Sex Goddess, a superstar legend with magnetic energy so strong she
Marijuana is derived from the hemp plant which is a tall Asiatic plant
Marijuana is derived from the hemp plant which is a tall Asiatic plant
Marijuana is derived from the hemp plant which is a tall Asiatic plant having a tough fiber. The fiber can be used to make rope and sailcloth, while marijuana is made from its leaves and flowers. Many names such as, hemp, hashish, pot, grass, and locoweed have known marijuana. There are sexually distinct male and female marijuana plants that produce intoxicating hashish resin. The male plants however produce less resin and more flowers than the female. The substance in the resin that produces e
The Peregrine Falcon is one of natures swiftest birds of prey It is no
The Peregrine Falcon is one of natures swiftest birds of prey It is no
The Peregrine Falcon is one of natures’ swiftest birds of prey. It is noted for it’s speed, grace, and aerial skills. The name comes from the Latin word Peregrines, meaning Foreigner or Traveler. Peregrine falcons are medium-sized hawks with long pointed wings. Adults have slate blue-gray wings and pale under sides; white faces, and large dark eyes. They have a wing span of 40 in. The females are normally larger then the males. Peregrine Falcons live in all the continents except Antarctica, but
TYPHOID
TYPHOID
TYPHOID Typhoid fever is a serious disease that is now relatively rare in the US and other developed countries. Enteric fever or Typhoid is an acute, highly communiable disease. Typhoid is caused by the organism salmonella typhosa. This bacterium is also known as salmonella typhi. When contaminated foods and liquids are eaten and ingested, the bacteria enters the lymph system through the intestines. There the bacteria multiplies to cause the disease. It is sometimes regarded as a tropical disea
Lysergic Acid Diethylamide
Lysergic Acid Diethylamide
Lysergic Acid Diethylamide (LSD) First invented by Albert Hoffman in 1938. He was a Swiss chemist seeking to synthesize a new drug for the treatment of headaches. He obtained lysergic acid from ergot, a parasitic fungus that grows on the rye plant. From this he synthesized LSD. He tested it in laboratory animals for its analgesic (painkilling) properties using standard procedures. He stored it on a shelf for 5 years because it seemed inactive. Little did Hoffman know, he had just synthesize
Creatine Miracle Supplement or Dangerous Drug
Creatine Miracle Supplement or Dangerous Drug
Creatine: Miracle Supplement or Dangerous Drug Shawn, an 18 year old football player, is looking though a Sports Illustrated at next year’s college recruiting list, hoping that he might see his name in one of the top spots. He is turning the pages when he sees a picture of Brady Anderson, shirtless. Shawn was thinking if he could grow muscles that big, he would be a top recruit for sure. If only there was some kind of pill he could take to make him that big, he would have no more worries. There
Animal Cruelty
Animal Cruelty
Animal Cruelty Animal testing has been going on since the late nineteenth century. Over the years, billions of animals have been killed from experiments, but the amount of animals tested on “has fallen 50% since 1968” (Davis 22). With that much of a decline, I can’t imagine how many animals were once used and for what purposes. Even with the 50% decline, “the number of animals sacrificed for medical and biomedical ends in the United States each year is unknown, but certainly exceeds 60 million
E Coli
E Coli
E. Coli Escherichia coli is usually defined as a symbiotic bacteria which lives in the intestines of warm- blooded animals, helping to break down the ingested food into usable nutrients. Lately, this simple organism has turned into a killer disease. A new kind of mutation, a slight change in its D.N.A strand, and E. coli has been harming people everywhere. But, how do we contract it? And, how can we stop it from hurting more people? These are the questions that led the professionals to research
Sewage is a category encompassing human waste garbage and water used f
Sewage is a category encompassing human waste garbage and water used f
Sewage is a category encompassing human waste, garbage, and water used for laundering and bathing. About 80% of our sewage goes through treatment plans which remove nitrogenous and phosphorous compounds, as well as other solids. About 10% passes through septic tanks before being filtered and seeping into the ground. The remaining 10% remains untreated and passes directly into the water system. The three basic types of water contaminants are microbes, chemicals, and byproducts of decontamination
Algae are simple photosynthetic plants with unicellular organs of repr
Algae are simple photosynthetic plants with unicellular organs of repr
Algae are simple photosynthetic plants with unicellular organs of reproduction. Algae are found everywhere. They may be aquatic living in marine or freshwater or dwell in damp situations living in damp walls, tree trunks, or in soil. There are many forms of toxic algae, which either cause disease or ill effects in human beings as well as animals. The main ways in which algae invade the body are by ingestion by way of food and drink including wine, fruits, milk, fish, and animals with on or in t
Cocaine
Cocaine
Cocaine Cocaine use, even a single experiment, can cost a person their life. It can cause sudden heart irregularities, convulsions, and heart attacks in otherwise young people. This addicting drug originated in the slopes of the Andes from a plant called the coca plant. Cocaine delivers a feeling of power and control better than any drug. Cocaine comes from a plant called the coca plant. It is grown now in Peru, Colombia, and Bolivia where it is refined and sent to the US 1300 years ago the lea
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
Millions of Americans start the day off with a cup of coffee However c
Millions of Americans start the day off with a cup of coffee However c
Millions of Americans start the day off with a cup of coffee. However, caffeine its active ingredient is a drug that can be harmful and even fatal if used in excess. Does this make Juan Valdez and his trusty donkey drug traffickers? It all depends on how the stimulant is used. Some athletes use illegal drugs such as steroids, human growth hormone, and cocaine to enhance their performance. Nevertheless, is it wrong to use legal drugs, such as stimulants, for the same reason? Caffeine does enhance
I Statement of the proposition Animal testing for the purposes of drug
I Statement of the proposition Animal testing for the purposes of drug
I. Statement of the proposition: Animal testing for the purposes of drugs and cosmetics should be banned. II. Introduction. A. The use of animal testing should be allowed to be used when testing for drugs and cosmetics for two major reasons. 1. Animal testing has helped bring us to the modern era, where we enjoy longer life spans, and better health in general 2. Now more than ever we need animal testing to help find the answers to terminal diseases such as cancer and AIDS. B. Animal testing has
Fertilizers Lab Report
Fertilizers Lab Report
Fertilizers Lab Report Purpose: The reason we conducted this experiment is to find out if adding nitrates and phosphates to the ground like with fertilizers would grow more algae and deplete the water of oxygen. My hypothesis is that the nitrate and phosphate mix would grow more algae. (Writers Note: not reading the article on the subject.) The reason I thought this was that the nitrates and phosphates would slow down the growth if they were added to the water by them selves. So I thought that m
Aldous Huxley and his Impossible Utopia
Aldous Huxley and his Impossible Utopia
Aldous Huxley and his Impossible Utopia Jim Everland Everland 1 Mr. Mahoney College English IV 8 October 1999 Novelist and essayist Aldous Leonard Huxley was born on July 26, 1894 in Godalming, in the county of Surrey, England which included his father , Leonard Huxley, a prominent literary man and his grandfather was T.H. Huxley , a biologist who led the battle on behalf of the Darwinian evolutionary hypothesis. He once almost quit school because of a eye disease but Aldous went and studied at
Fluoride
Fluoride
Fluoride Fluoride Fluoride is a mineral that occurs naturally in almost all foods and water supplies. The fluoride ion comes from the element fluorine. Fluorine, the 13th most abundant element in the earth's crust, is never encountered in its free state in nature. It exists only in combination with other elements as a fluoride compound. Fluoride is effective in preventing and reversing the early signs of tooth decay. Researchers have shown that there are several ways through which fluoride achie
Lsd lysergic Acid Dyethilamide
Lsd lysergic Acid Dyethilamide
Lsd (lysergic Acid Dyethilamide) A Swiss chemist named Dr. Albert Hoffman first produced lysergic acid Diethylmide –or best known as LSD in 1938 (Dye, 1992, p. 2). Hoffman discovered the drug while trying to synthesize a new drug for the treatment of headaches. He obtained the lysergic acid from the parasitic fungus that grows on rye plants known as ergot. From the lysergic acid, he synthesized the compound LSD. He used the compound to test for its pain killing properties on laboratory animals
Marijuana Necessary Or Not
Marijuana Necessary Or Not
Marijuana, Necessary Or Not? S/A Its shocking to some, but not to others! Marijuana is a substance that has become very much a part of American culture, nearly 65 million Americans have either used it occasionally or regularly. The use of marijuana hit mainstream America about thirty years ago and it has been accepted by a large segment of society ever since. The debate on whether this substance should be legalized or not remains a very hot topic today. Despite government efforts to isolate and
Lysergic Acid Diethlamide LSD
Lysergic Acid Diethlamide LSD
Lysergic Acid Diethlamide (LSD) LSD or lysergic acid diethlamide is a commonly used drug of teens. LSD is a hallucinogenic drug which effects the nervous system. The drug is ingested in many different ways, absorbed through the skin, taken orally or absorbed through the eye or ear. This drug was originally developed by the government of the United States as a treatment for psychological conditions such as alcoholism and drug addiction. In Canada, where experimentation is not heavily restricted,
Anabolic Steroids
Anabolic Steroids
Anabolic Steroids Description: Anabolic steroids are performance enhancing drugs. They are a synthetic form of the chemical testosterone that is normally found in the body. By taking anabolic steroids, a person's testosterone level can be raised up to a hundred times more than the usual amount of 2.5 to 10 mg. Per day. The increase in testosterone increases anabolic activity, which results in greater muscle bulk. It also increases protein synthesis and androgenic activity (enhanced secondary sex
Alcohol and Driving While Intoxicated
Alcohol and Driving While Intoxicated
Alcohol and Driving While Intoxicated Alcohol is a drug, a very popular drug. Alcohol has been around for a long time, and people have always enjoyed it's effects. Many people have passions for alcohol, some people have refrigerators filled with beer, many others are wine connoisseurs. Alcohol always seems to liven up the party. But no madder what your preference is, alcohol can be very dangerous when combined with the operation of an automobile. If you can remember only a few things from this r
Fear and loathing in las vegas
Fear and loathing in las vegas
fear and loathing in las vegas Finding the American Dream in Sin City: What I got out of Fear and Loathing Where do I start ? This book left me with so many questions and so many things to think about. Was this journey real? Was Hunter S. Thompson drawing off real life experinces to create this strange and insightful journey? If this was stricly a fictional story this is obivoiusly written by a man who had alot of experince with drugs and there effects. I don not want to focus on the drugs becau
Anabolic Steroids
Anabolic Steroids
Anabolic Steroids Description: Anabolic steroids are performance enhancing drugs. They are a synthetic form of the chemical testosterone that is normally found in the body. By taking anabolic steroids, a person's testosterone level can be raised up to a hundred times more than the usual amount of 2.5 to 10 mg. Per day. The increase in testosterone increases anabolic activity, which results in greater muscle bulk. It also increases protein synthesis and androgenic activity (enhanced secondary sex
The Effects of Antibiotics on Bacterial Growth
The Effects of Antibiotics on Bacterial Growth
The Effects of Antibiotics on Bacterial Growth Biology II 1996 Bacteria are the most common and ancient microorganisms on earth. Most bacteria are microscopic, measuring 1 micron in length. However, colonies of bacteria grown in a laboratory petri dish can be seen with the unaided eye. There are many divisions and classifications of bacteria that assist in identifying them. The first two types of bacteria are archaebacteria and eubacteria. Both groups have common ancestors dating to more than 3
Clinical Chemistry Tests In Medicine
Clinical Chemistry Tests In Medicine
Clinical Chemistry Tests In Medicine Of the diagnostic methods available to veterinarians, the clinical chemistry test has developed into a valuable aid for localizing pathologic conditions. This test is actually a collection of specially selected individual tests. With just a small amount of whole blood or serum, many body systems can be analyzed. Some of the more common screenings give information about the function of the kidneys, liver, and pancreas and about muscle and bone disease. There a
The Dog
The Dog
The Dog Domestic dog, carnivorous mammal, generally considered the first domesticated animal. The domesticated dog has coexisted with human beings as a working partner and household pet in all eras and cultures since the days of the cave dwellers. It is generally believed that the direct ancestor of the domestic dog is the wolf, originally found throughout Europe, Asia, and North America. Remains of a dog, estimated to be 10,500 years old, have been found in Idaho. TAXONOMY Kingdom: Animalia Phy
Mercury
Mercury
Mercury Mercury is a metallic element that is a liquid at room temperature, it is one of the transition elements. Mercury's atomic number is 80. It is superconductive when cooled to within a few degrees of absolute zero. Mercury was once known as liquid silver or quicksilver which was studied by the alchemists. Mercury was first distinguished as an element by the French chemist Antoine Laurent Lavoisier in his experiment on the composition of air. At room temperature mercury is a shining, moving
Oxygen
Oxygen
Oxygen Oxygen and its compounds play a key role in many of the important processes of life and industry. Oxygen in the biosphere is essential in the processes of respiration and metabolism, the means by which animals derive the energy needed to sustain life. Furthermore, oxygen is the most abundant element at the surface of the Earth. In combined form it is found in ores, earths, rocks, and gemstones, as well as in all living organisms. Oxygen is a gaseous chemical element in Group VA of the per
Diabetes Mellitus
Diabetes Mellitus
Diabetes Mellitus DIABETES MELLITUS In the United States, about 16 million people suffer from diabetes mellitus, although only half of these individuals are diagnosed. Every year, about 650,000 people learn they have the disease. Diabetes mellitus is the seventh leading cause of all deaths and the sixth leading cause of all deaths caused by disease. Diabetes is the most common in adults over 45 years of age; in people who are overweight or physically inactive; in individuals who have an immediat
Lithium
Lithium
Lithium In 1817, an aging Swedish chemist was pouring over his work on a late afternoon in Stockholm, Sweden. He was analyzing a strange ore named Petalite that had been procured from an island off the coast of Sweden called Utö. The ore Petalite (which is now recognized to be LiAl(Si2O5)2) had been discovered by a Brazilian scientist, José Bonifácio de Andrada e Silva towards the end of the 18th century on a visit to Sweden. This Swedish scientist, Johann August Arfvedson, detected traces of an
Hallucinogen
Hallucinogen
Hallucinogen While many drugs speed up or depress the central nervous system, there is a class of drugs that distorts how we feel, hear, see, smell, taste, and think. Called hallucinogens because users often hallucinate, or experience nonexistent sensations, these drugs are also known as psychedelic, or mind-bending, drugs. Some hallucinogens come from natural sources; others are made in laboratories. Examples of natural hallucinogens are mescaline, psilocybin, DMT, and marijuana. Mescaline, whi
Jerry Garcia and The Grateful Dead
Jerry Garcia and The Grateful Dead
Jerry Garcia and The Grateful Dead Jerome John Garcia was born in 1942, in San Francisco's Mission District. His father, a spanish immigrant named Jose Joe Garcia, had been a jazz clarinetist and Dixieland bandleader in the thirties, and he named his new son after his favorite Broadway composer, Jerome Kern. In the spring of 1948, while on a fishing trip, Garcia saw his father swept to his death by a California river. After his father's death, Garcia spent a few years living with his mother's
Nightclubs' Role In Our Drug Problem
Nightclubs' Role In Our Drug Problem
Nightclubs' Role In Our Drug Problem Cultural beliefs, expectations, and ideals - how they contribute to drug use. Why they cause certain anti-drug efforts to fail The extermination of illegal drugs has always been one of our most important, worldwide issues. Ending the existence of drugs is one of the toughest and most complicated goals we face. Despite our constant battle against them, illegal substances continue to exist and thrive in our culture. With all the effort we put into the war again
Life Threatening Interaction Between Protease Inhibitors And The Illic
Life Threatening Interaction Between Protease Inhibitors And The Illic
Life Threatening Interaction Between Protease Inhibitors And The Illicit Drug MDMA Life-Threatening Interactions between Hiv-1 Protease Inhibitors and MDMA and -Hydroxybutrate (GHB) Introduction Purpose The goal of this assignment, is to read the health journal and with an unbiased appraisal, decide whether the information is conclusive enough based on solely the information given to possibly change one's health practices. Why Topic Selected In today’s college society, with the ever-growing numb
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
Chinese Medicine
Chinese Medicine
Chinese Medicine Chinese Medicine Traditional medicine of China has a long historical and cultural background dating back about 2500 years. The ancient Chinese people were able to reach a level of social stability that included the ability to treat disease of emotional, physical, and spiritual origins. Although a belief in spirits as the cause of disease has remained in China even to the present day, the view that the body obeyed a natural order struck a chord in the intellectual elite of ancien