Fetal Development - 1,281 words
... can be starving for food and that can impact the brain of the fetus and cause malformations. Smoking or drinking during pregnancy can form defects in the fetus and cause it to be The fetus is growing in size and has been training for his entrance into the real world. He has been moving around for quite awhile, since about the eighth week. When the fetus moves inside the uterus he is not just playing he is helping to build muscle and strengthen his bones at the same time. At this time the fetus is also starting to run out of room in the uterus. Now the fetus can't do somersaults like it used to earlier in development. Sometimes the fetus can get hiccups, the mother feels these as small je ...
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Adding Up - 912 words
Weight loss can be a battle between mind and body brought on by societys pressure to be lean and beautiful. In every magazine, TV shows, commercials, and on billboards are beautiful thin women. This puts great pressure on young girls and women to be thin and beautiful. Also in many magazine and commercials there are ads for weight loss programs. Many come in pill form such as Meridia. These miracle pills are not all they seem to be. An advertisement for Meridia, a hunger suppressant, attracts attention by showing a small quantity of food that would be left over after each meal. The slogan it would really add up expresses the idea that with the help of Meridia you will leave behind portions o ...
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Should We Use Nutrasweet And Other Artificial Sweeteners - 1,998 words
Should We Use NutraSweet & Other Artificial Sweeteners? Over the years there has been a huge "food fight" concerning the safety of NutraSweet and other artificial sweeteners. In the eyes of the consumer the safety of such products is questionable. In my opinion it isn't safe to use products like this. Though many scientists and other health professionals claim it to be safe I still don't trust these products. In 1981 the little blue packets of NutraSweet appeared on our restaurant tables, and by 1983 NutraSweet was being widely used in diet sodas. But as soon as this wonder of nutritional science appeared on the scene, there was great controversy over its safety. A component in NutraSweet, a ...
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The Fight For Creatine - 1,254 words
Creatine is an amino acid that is produced in the pancreas, liver, and kidneys. The natural creatine that is produced in the body replenishes adenosine triphosphate, which fuels muscle use. Creatine helps to add in extra repetitions during a lifting program. When adding in extra repetitions there are better chances of building muscle bulk. Many people feel creatine should be banned just like anabolic steroids because of long-term side effects. However, creatine is not as dangerous as some think and it should not be banned. Creatine is not only produced naturally but can also be bought as a supplement. Whether you buy it in powder or pill form it seems to have the same effect. Within the past ...
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Depo Provera - 598 words
In this essay I will adress four questions. Question one, What is a Clitorectomy. Question two, describe the problems with circumcision. Question three, Describe the procedure in a RU 486 abortion. Question four, Describe Depo Provera and its side effects. A clitoridectomy, also referred to as excision, consists of the removal of the entire clitoris, both prepuce and glans, and the removal of the adjacent labia. The problems associated with circumcision are as follows. Your baby doesnt urinate normally within 4 to 6 hours after the circumcision. There is persistent bleeding. There is redness around the tip of the penis that will seems to be getting worse after 3 to 5 days. It may have a litt ...
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Having A Child While Still A Child - 760 words
On May 1, 1997, 17 year old Audrey Iacona unexpectedly gave birth to her son in the basement of her parents' home (Lipowski). Audrey swears that she never knew that she was pregnant. Periods came regularly and morning sickness and weight gain never appeared until Audrey stayed home from school with an "upset stomach." Feeling better around lunchtime, Audrey decided to raid the freezer for some food in the basement. As she approached the bottom steps, the pain returned like a thousand knives to her stomach. As she stumbled over her brother's weight bench, a baby started to emerge from between her legs. She caught the baby and stared at it in shock. Because she thought the baby was dead, she w ...
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Asd - 1,597 words
Introduction Description A depressive disorder is a whole-body illness, involving your body, mood, and thoughts. It affects the way you eat and sleep, the way you feel about yourself, and the way you think about things. A depressive disorder is not the same as a passing blue mood. It is not a sign of personal weakness or a condition that can be willed or wished away. People with a depressive illness cannot merely "pull themselves together" and get better. Without treatment, symptoms can last for weeks, months, or years. The appropriate treatment, however, can help most people who suffer from depression. Types Of Depression Depressive disorders come in different forms. The three most prevalen ...
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Teanage Pregnancy Why Or Why Not - 1,256 words
why or Teaching about Teenage Pregnancy why not? What is sex education, Planned Parenthood of America defines sex education as a learning responsibility and the ethical behavior stressing the importance of understanding sexuality in all its aspects, humane growth, sexual development, social development, and decision making, as well as information on the biology of the reproduction system. (1.p.24) Do our children today need to be aware of what sex education is and how teen pregnancy can affect their lives and others? Supporters of formal sex education believe that sex is too compound to be taught by parents. Most parents are in denial that there children are not sexually active, when it is j ...
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To Buy Or Not To Buy - 1,129 words
Men and women half-naked in some magazine articles. Words in ads such as easy as one, two, three, and it is tradition is some technique of advertising. Advertisers use subliminal messages to sell the product and give the illusion that if you buy their product then this will happen to you. Keeping that in mind, advertising has negative effects on teens, it changes their perspective on what is or is not. While reading through Cosmo magazine, I found an advertisement promoting the liquor Bacardi. Bacardi is a liquor that can be mixed with anything to add an alcoholic flavor. This ad has young adults dressed in Hawaiian shirts, plain white shirts, spaghetti strap t-shirts, and cut off shorts. Th ...
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Seasonal Affective Disorder - 1,078 words
Everyone recognizes spring fever, the giddiness that lifts the spirits as the short, dark days of winter become the longer, sunnier days of spring. But, have you ever noticed the decrease of energy during the fall and winter month? Doctors first noticed this opposite, annual winter depression, 150 years ago, but the condition remained a theory until the early 1980s, when researchers began linking the darkening of peoples winter moods to the lack of sunlight from November through March. Today, this condition is known as Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). Seasonal Affective Disorder is a form of depression brought about by shortened days and decreased sunlight during the winter season. The sym ...
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Obesity In America - 688 words
Although it has nothing to do with international boundaries or population size, it is the people of America who are expanding at the waistline. In the United States thirty three percent of the adult population are obese. One is considered obese if one is more then twenty percent over ideal The main cause of obesity in humans is the calorie. A calorie is a unit used to measure the energy value of food and the energy used by the body to maintain normal functions. When the calories from food intake equal the calories of energy the body uses, weight remains constant. When more calories are eaten than the body needs, the body stores the additional calories as fat, which causes subsequent weight g ...
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Lupus - 1,084 words
... leven criteria are closely related to the symptoms discussed above. Some patients suspected of having systemic lupus may never develop enough criteria for a definite diagnosis. Other patients accumulate enough criteria only after months or years of observation. When a person has four or more of these criteria, the diagnosis of systemic lupus erythematosus is suggested. The eleven criteria used for diagnosing systemic lupus erythematosus are: malar (over the cheeks of the face) "butterfly" rash discoid skin rash: patchy redness that can cause scarring photosensitivity: skin rash in reaction to sunlight exposure mucus membrane ulcers: ulceration of the lining of the mouth, nose or throat a ...
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Steroids - 353 words
Steroids are groups of natural chemicals, which include fat and all the things fat can break down in the bodys system. From this break down, the body then can be boosted and a human being can do things that most people consider physically impossible. Steroids also affects the mind. What is found in Steroids are certain alcohols (or sterols), bile acids, many important hormones, some natural drugs, and the poisons found in the skin of some toads Almost all types of steroids affects humans in a bad way. Steroids affects the male hormone- testosterone, and the female hormone- estrogen. Women take synthetic steroids for their hormones, which are birth control pills. Other kinds of synthetic ster ...
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Seasonal Affective Disorder B - 1,041 words
Scientists Shed Light on the Winter Blues When a case of the winter blues feels more like depression, you may be suffering from SAD. SAD stands for Seasonal Affective Disorder. SAD is a seasonal disruption of mood that occurs during the winter months and ceases with the beginning of spring. Symptoms usually begin in September when days begin to shorten, and last through the winter into March when the days begin to lengthen again. The symptoms of SAD usually include episodes of depression, hypersomnia, increased appetite, and weight gain. Light plays a big part in its origin and in its treatment. To better understand winter depression, think of it as four months of jet lag. The human body has ...
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Human Sexuality - 1,046 words
... hrough the vagina. Problems that occur from the procedure, which are rare but serious, are blockage of the pulmonary artery, bleeding, infection, and tubal pregnancy. A type of microscopic organism that is not bacteria, viruses, or fungi. However, it is similar to bacteria in that it can be eliminated with certain antibiotics. It is responsible for several human diseases. 1. Symptoms: yellowish vaginal discharge, painful urination, lower abdominal pain, spotting after sex or between periods. 2. Causes: It is spread through sexual contact 3. Treatment: 10 day course of antibiotics. 4. Prevention: Abstain from sex, have a monogamous relationship, use a condom during sexual activity. An inf ...
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Hemingway - 1,311 words
An Analysis of the Presence of Alcohol in Ernest Hemingways Short Stories Alcohol and Desperation: An Analysis of the Presence of Alcohol in Ernest Hemingways Short Stories Throughout the short stories of Ernest Hemingway, alcohol inevitably lends its company to situations in which desperation already resides. In an examination of his earlier works, such as In Our Time, a comparison to later collections reveals the constant presence of alcohol where hopelessness prevails. The nature of the hopelessness, the desperation, changes from his earlier works to his later pieces, but its source remains the same: potential, or promise of the future causes a great deal of trepidation and lament through ...
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Recidivism Of Sex Offenders - 1,181 words
... imply notifying the public does not remove the responsibility of the legal system from keeping sex offenders from committing another offense. If the correctional system releases a convicted offender and places him or her on parole they must be supervision. A study found in the Journal of Criminal Justice and Behavior, by R. Hanson and Andrew Harris, looked at possible behavioral indicators predicting the recidivism of a sex offender. They found recidivists generally have poor supports, attitudes tolerant of sexual assault, antisocial lifestyles, poor self-management strategies, and difficulties cooperating with supervision. Most importantly, recidivists showed increased anger and distres ...
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Bulimia - 1,122 words
Eating disorders are devastating behavioral maladies brought on by a complex interplay of factors, which may include emotional and personality disorders, family pressure, a possible genetic or biologic susceptibility, and a culture in which there is an overabundance of food and an obsession with thinness. Eating disorder also may be defined, as self-abuse. Two of these disorders, anorexia and bulimia, result from the fear or overeating and of gaining weight. This paper talks about what bulimia means, its causes, symptoms, medical consequences, and treatment. Bulimia is an eating disorder characterized by binge eating followed by self-induced vomiting, the use of laxatives or diuretics, stric ...
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Thyroid Disorders - 1,364 words
... be pulled upwards, and when the patient looks down the upperlids are slow to follow the eyeballs. Thus the eyes develop a staring quality and they may tend to bulge outwards (Korte 1994). This appearance is due to changes in the nervous control of the upper eyelid and usually disappears as the hyperthyroidism is controlled (Epps 1995). These changes may occur in hyperthyroidism due to any cause, and is not specific to Graves disease (Foley 1993). There are three main methods in treating hyperthyroidism. These are (1) antithyroid drugs which suppress the ability of the thyroid gland to make T4 and T3, (2) surgical removal of most of the thyroid gland and (3) radio-iodine treatments which ...
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Snuff - 1,130 words
Tobacco is a substance consisting of the dried leaves and stems of the plant Nicotinia tabacum, which contains the drug nicotine. The plant is native to North America, but now is grown around the world. Nicotine is a powerful nerve stimulant and is extremely toxic. Two to three drops of pure nicotine, if taken all at once, are enough to kill the average person. Nicotine has been classified as the most addictive drug in existence. There are three principal ways to consume tobacco: smoking, chewing and dipping, and snuffing. All three ways produce approximately equal blood nicotine levels in tobacco users. SMOKING has been identified as the single most preventable cause of death and disease in ...
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