Planned Parenthood Federation Parental Consent
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Beginning Of The End Polio Vaccine
730 wordsBefore the development of the Salk and Sabin vaccines, polio was a serious infection that affected the central nervous system; however with proper vaccinations it can be eradicated in the United States today. There are different kinds of polio. They include spinal polio, non-paralytic form, and paralytic polio. Spinal polio is the most common form that occurs when polio viruses attack nerve cells and control the muscles of the legs, arms, trunk, diaphragm, abdomen, and pelvis. Stiffness in the n...
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Global Warming The Major Problem
1,811 wordsImagine you are placed into the future. The year is 2100. You begin to live in this new world. You hear about huge storms over much of the USA that cause severe damage and flooding. San Francisco, New York City, New Orleans, Seattle, and Miami all experience major flooding from the ocean level having risen so high. Thousands and thousands of people perish each summer across the USA alone hundreds die in Chicago as the temperature soars to 100 for 2 weeks straight. No, this isnt total fantasy. Th...
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Native Americans William Blake
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Ground Level Ozone Environmental Protection Agency
1,441 wordsAir pollution is a very big problem in the United States. A large part of air pollution comes from cars. The Environmental Protection Agency says, "The most polluting activity an average person does everyday is drive their car" (1 fact sheet OMS- 5). Most people probably aren't aware that they are polluting the environment. Maybe if everyone knew how serious this pollution problem is, they would find ways to reduce the pollution. Most pollution that is released by cars comes from the exhaust, ma...
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Important Information On Cervical Cancer
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Alternatives To Animal Animal Testing
1,807 wordsThe application of animals to test a large number of products from household compounds and cosmetics to Pharmaceutical products has been considered to be a normal strategy for many years. Laboratory animals are generally used in three primary fields: biomedical research, product security evaluation and education. (Animal Experiments) It has been estimated that approximately, 20 million animals are being used for testing and are killed annually; about 15 million of them are used to test for medic...
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Lawrence Erlbaum Associates Violent Scenes
744 wordsRunning head: MEDIA AND VIOLENCE Media and Violence April 16, 2009 Media and Violence Violent content in media has become the issue of the day. From the earliest days of the popular newspapers, magazines, journals, and TV programs there was widespread public concern about violent scenes and episodes. Although there is no direct proof to the assumption that violence in the media causes violence in real life, still, what has been a subject of controversy is whether the media have enough power to d...
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Race Relations In Howard Beach Ny
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Federal Funding For Stem Cell Research
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Commander In Chief Air Force
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Disease Control And Prevention Person To Person
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Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus Johns Hopkins
1,713 wordsPED 540 Prof. Diabetes John Mclaughlin PED 540 Prof. Hager 3 / 10 / 00 Pledge: DIABETES In the United States, an estimated 16 million people have diabetes. Diabetes is a serious lifelong condition. Half the 16 million people who have diabetes do not even realize the condition exists and are not receiving treatment. 798, 000 people each year are diagnosed with diabetes. It occurs most often in adults, but it is also one of the most chronic disorder in children. It is estimated that 123, 000 child...
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Low Self Esteem Fact Sheet
730 wordsEveryone thinks they have it tough. On a day to day basis the average person complains at least fifty times. But, most of the people who complain have it pretty well Nice homes, loving families, and nearly all they want. Now, imagine the stress of a teenager who has no home. It seems pretty hard to understand how these youths survive. Between school and home (wherever they call home), destitute children have unbelievably tough lives. School presents itself as a very hard place for homeless child...
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Bulimia Nervosa Eating Habits
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Death Penalty Capital Punishment
958 wordsEven though they are just kids, should they be tried as adults? The United States Supreme Court has ruled that the execution of children as young as sixteen is not cruel and unusual punishment. Out of thirty-eight states with the death penalty, thirteen have set the minimum age for death at eighteen; four states set the minimum at seventeen; nine set the minimum age at sixteen; twelve have no minimum age specified. In 1996, prosecutors in the state of Mississippi sought the death penalty for juv...
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Kurt Cobain Jerry Hopkins
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Latin America El Salvador
1,703 wordsDue to the incredible amounts of human rights violations committed by graduates of the School of the Americas as a direct effect of their training funded by U. S. tax dollars, the School of the Americas must be closed down. The school is a cold war dinosaur that needs to be brought to the attention of the American taxpaying public. The people of our nation need to be aware that every time they get a paycheck, they are contributing to the oppression and killing of the indigenous peoples of Latin ...
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Attention Deficit Disorder Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
1,641 wordsLearning Disability Women And Attention Deficit Learning Disability Women And Attention Deficit Disorder. What it feels like to have ADD? Imagine living in a fast-moving kaleidoscope, where sounds, images, and thoughts are constantly shifting. Feeling easily bored, yet helpless to keep your mind on tasks you need to complete. Distracted by unimportant sights and sounds, your mind drives you from one thought or activity to the next. Perhaps you are so wrapped up in a collage of thoughts and image...
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Common Side Effects Fact Sheet
1,048 wordsSteroids are hormonal Steroids 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 ster...
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