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Personality - 457 words
Working with computers is a great pleasure for anyone who ever has really discovered how they work. Maintaining computers can broken into a very broad range of duties or jobs. Two of my favorite, Programming and Network Administration, present me with the greatest interest. Computer programmers and network administrators are given great job opportunities in this technology world. Both require time, patience, high levels of college, and training. Programmers are required to have a bachelors degree in computer science and in mathematics. Programmers must study vigorously to have a strong logical knowledge in order to perform the difficult task of writing complex software. Network administratio ...
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Diabetes - 1,103 words
Diabetes mellitus is a group of diseases characterized by high levels of blood glucose resulting from defects in insulin secretion, insulin action, or both. Diabetes can be associated with serious complications and premature death, but persons with diabetes can take measures to reduce the likelihood of such occurrences. 15.7 million people -- 5.9% of the population -- have diabetes. But only 10.3 million people are diagnosed so that leaves 5.4 million people not diagnosed. Studies have found death rates to be twice as high among middle-aged people with diabetes as among middle-aged people without diabetes. Based on death certificate data, diabetes contributed to 193,140 deaths in 1996. Diabe ...
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Ergonomics - 1,468 words
Do you dread sitting at your desk all day? Does your body ache after work? If so, you are not alone. Every year thousands of computer users complain about pain in their necks, backs, legs, shoulders, elbows, and wrists. As more people use the computer for work, education and recreation-, the number of computer-related injuries increases. A broad name for the majority of these computer-related injuries is Cumulative Trauma Disorder (CTD) also known as Repetitive Stress Injury (RSI). According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Repetitive Stress Injuries account for more than half of all work-related injuries (Graps). You can prevent CTD or RSI if you know the symptoms and causes of these ...
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Shop Online Or At The Malls - 371 words
Radiation, sore eyes, fatigue carpal tunnel syndrome and characteristics of a hermit. These are the common sickness people get when working with computers too long. Shopping is one of the largest industries in the world. For the people who decide to shop on the Internet, have to face many disadvantages. Many people prefer to shop in malls because they are able to see and feel the texture of the things that they want before they purchase it. Usually when purchasing a product online through the net, people do not know what they are really getting. Maybe the picture or the way the product is described on the Internet could be imprecise and incorrect. When shopping at the malls, consumers are ab ...
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Health Benefits Of Ergonomics - 1,110 words
Ergonomics involves designing workplaces and work tools to be used easily, efficiently and effectively by people. The overall goal is to promote health and productivity in the workplace. Where ergonomic principles are not applied, chronic musculoskeletal disorders such as tendinitis of the arm and hand, eyestrain injury and back injuries may be common. Most people are concerned when they cannot use parts of the body like they know they should be able to use them. People are often unaware of ways to prevent injury, and ergonomics will introduce methods that will help reduce those injuries. Chiropractors recommend using ergonomics in a professional environment as well as at home. Following sim ...
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Discovering Books - 706 words
ter> Richard Selzer / Discuss how reading books changes my life Richard Wright, in his essay Discovering Books, explains how reading books changed his outlook on life and eventually his life itself. The first book that widened his horizons was an overtly controversial book by H. L. Mencken. I have a story not so dissimilar from his. Coming out of High School, I had in my possession the perspective that I knew everything. So I started, straight off the bat, working in a variety of menial jobs, which would have lead me to a dead end, for as the good jobs in todays society required college degrees. So, after working for two years with a white-collar full of frustration, I decided it was time t ...
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Company Status Of Apple Computers - 1,316 words
During the time of this case Apple Computers status was not looking too good. It was the close of fiscal fourth quarter of 1997 and Apples revenues were $1.6 billion, a 30% decrease from the year before. The companys net loss for the quarter was $161 million compared to a net profit of $25 million the previous year. To get a better understanding of the companys 1997 financial position with respect to the previous year see Exhibit 1 Apples Financial Ratio Analysis. Steven Jobs was once again in charge but only as acting CEO while Apple as in search of a new CEO. Prince Aliweed owned 5% of Apple and they were looking for suitors to by Apple and fix it. The decline in demand, resulting in losse ...
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Acupuncture As An Alternative Medicine In Western Society - 1,631 words
Alternative medicine is a very general term whose definition can be very controversial. Basically, it is many holistic techniques for preventing and treating illnesses. Acupuncture, and many other therapies, have long been a part of Asian cultures and have recently been integrated into the Western culture. Since Acupuncture is such an important tradition in China, it has gained much respect from other cultures. Acupuncture is a strong component in China, and can be traced to their health care system for at least 2,500 years. The procedure involves inserting hair-thin steel surgical needles into specific points in the body which are supposed to make you feel better, and be healthier. This is ...
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Vitamin B6 And Vitamin B6 Deficiency - 347 words
A vitamin is any of various fat-soluble or water-soluble organic substances essential in small amounts for normal growth and activity of the body and obtained naturally from plant and animal foods. A mineral is naturally occurring inorganic solid substance having a definite chemical composition and characteristic crystalline structure, color, and hardness which is also necessary for growth and activity of the human body. Vitamin B6 is also called pyridoxine. Vitamin B6 can be helpful in certain patients with nerve conditions, such as carpal tunnel syndrome. Vitamin B6 is essential in cell replication and for the production of red blood cells and the cells of the immune system. It is crucial ...
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Genetic Testing - 592 words
What is genetic testing? Genetic testing is widely used by the modern medicine to find out whether the person has a genetic precondition of disease or whether he is likely to get such a disease. Genetic issues are often related to the themes of bioethics, human decision making and moral and legal issues. Genetic issues are often discussed in relation to ethical aspects, which seem to be mutually contradictory. Is society justified in insisting that people submit to genetic screening, counseling of prenatal diagnosis? Are organizations justified in submitting their employees to genetic testing without informing them? Lets dwell on the subject and answer these questions, basing on BNSP experie ...
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Neurosurgeons - 672 words
Disorders of the brain, spine and nerves commonly treated by neurosurgeons include: Carotid Artery Disease, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Cervical Spine Disorders, Chronic Pain, Craniosynostosis, Epilepsy, Head Injury, Herniated Disk, Hydrocephalus, Intracranial Aneurysm, Lumbar Spinal, Stenosis, Meningomyelocele, Parkinson's Disease, Spina Bifida, Spinal Cord Injury, Stroke (Brain Attack), Trigeminal Neuralgia, Tumors. After four years of medical school and an internship program, the doctor enters a neurosurgical residency program of five to seven years. While in the program, neurosurgical residents are trained in all aspects of neurosurgery, including cerebrovascular, pediatrics, spine, trauma a ...
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