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The Value of a Doctor - Final Research Paper – The Value of a Doctor In recent years, greater and greater emphasis has been placed on meeting the demands of the growing population. In regards to the American health care system, the nature of medicine is shifting from treating the individual to the management of many patients, resulting in physicians influenced to be more focused on curing the disease than healing the patient. In order to follow the expectations of the progressively mechanized medical system, these doctors are more and more pressured to limit the time with each patient to maximize efficiency....   [tags: Healthcare]
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The History of Graphic Design - ... Between 1941 to 1954, Paul Rand focused more on the creation of adverts and then since 1954, he decided to venture into the production of corporate graphic designs that actually formed a bulk of his last works. Paul Rand played a major role in terms of historical, social, and Cultural Revolution and influence. He is best known for championing of corporate social responsibility and professionalism by both the artists and the customers he worked for. He believed in giving his clients value for their money through his quality works and not exploiting his clients....   [tags: Paul Rand, advancement and revolution]
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Four Best Bikes in 2014 - 4 Best Bikes in 2014 Your good old favorite bike was your best pal. You ride with him every morning probably for your routine exercise or maybe witness your first heart break. But don’t you think it’s time to get a new one. Certainly, there number of trendy bikes out there designed with the latest technology and superior features. In fact, there are more than hundreds. Here, we have trimmed 4 best bikes for 2014. Cannondale CAAD10 5 105, the aluminum racing bike especially engineered with fabulous aluminum construction....   [tags: features, specifications, price] 883 words
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Finding Senior Care - Finding Senior Care Older individuals frequently require additional assistance with everyday tasks such as grocery shopping and preparing meals. An elderly individual’s family members might work full-time jobs while caring for children, making it impossible to provide adequate care. There are numerous options for excellent senior care at quality facilities with expert staff such as registered nurses in Denver. A facility such as a nursing home is designed for an older person to live with safety features such as wheelchair ramps and handrails....   [tags: additional assistance for the older adult] 554 words
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Embryonic Stem Cell Research - Advancements in medical technology has allowed for a new understanding of stem cells and further developments in research. The use of stem cells in regenerative medicine may hold significant benefits for those suffering from degenerative diseases. To avail such advancements in stem cell research could see the alleviation or complete cure of afflictions that take the lives of millions worldwide each year. (McLaren, 2001) A stem cell 1 is able differentiate into any somatic cell found in the human body, including those identical to itself....   [tags: use of stem cells in regenerative medicine]
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Sad Farmers in The River Warren - Sad Farmers in The River Warren As farmers and small farming communities become more and more distanced from the land and one another, a greater dissatisfaction results in the farmer's perception of his/her life. In Kent Meyers' novel, "The River Warren," Two-Speed Crandall becomes a victim of this trend. To understand why this dissatisfaction is becoming more prevalent, we must look at the decline of more traditional methods of farming in favor of contemporary agriculture. Also, we must explore the disintegration of community in the lives of rural farmers....   [tags: Warren] 1750 words
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Diagnostic Medical Sonography: A Sound Wave Away from Diagnosis - Diagnostic medical sonography is a profession where sonographers direct high-frequency sound waves into a patient’s body through the use of specific equipment to diagnose or monitor a patient’s medical condition. As described by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, this examination is referred to as an ultrasound, sonogram, or echocardiogram. The high-frequency sound waves emitted from the handheld device, called a transducer, bounce back creating an echo and therefore produce an image that can be viewed on the sonographers computer screen....   [tags: Career Issues]
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Is Private School Educationally Better than Public School? - Private School vs. Public School: Is Private School Educationally Better than Public School. The questions is: Is Private school educationally better than public schools. Unless proven in the near future, studies show that private school is not educationally better than public school. Many people assume that private school students outperformed public school students, but private schools seldom release test scores and do not necessarily use the same tests as the public schools. Different tests means different outcomes....   [tags: curriculum requirements, supervision] 1146 words
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I Want to Become a Mechanical Engineer - My interest in the field of Automobile goes back to my early years in high school which is when I decided to pursue a career in engineering. As a child I was always fascinated by the very concept of automobile. Further, my father’s constant involvement in the automotive industry as an insurance claims assessor further enhanced my interests in automobiles. He was the one responsible for showing me the correct path to pursue my career in automobile field. Hence, after having completed my primary education, I decided to delve straight into the world of mechanics and engineering and pursued a diploma in mechanical engineering followed by a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering....   [tags: career choices, statement of purpose] 718 words
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Technology Ethic: Stem Cells - Technology Ethic: Stem Cells Stem Cell: Stem cells can be thought of as blank slates or cells that have yet to become specialized. They can be transformed to become cells with special functions. History/Background of Stem Cells: In the mid 1960's, R. G. Edwards and colleagues at Cambridge University began studying differentiation of rabbit embryonic cells in an artificial environment. They manipulated these embryonic cells into specific types of form such as connective tissue and muscle neurons....   [tags: Research Science Biology Essays]
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Types of Animals According to Diet - Animals are a living organism that typically having specialized sense organs and nervous system and able to respond rapidly to stimuli (Animal, n.d.). Animals typically move, in one way or another and to feed on other living organisms (Animal, n.d.). In general, animal can be classified according to the type of food they eat, which is; carnivores, herbivores and omnivores (refer to Figure 1 in Appendix 1). The first type of animal according to the diet is a carnivore. Carnivores’ diets typically span the range of prey species they are able to kill and tend to be nested within one another (Justina, Kent, Robert, & Joel, 2005)....   [tags: carnivores, bears, herbivores, birds]
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Juvenile Drug Courts - Juvenile Drug Courts Drugs and our youth, the numbers are rising. More and more children today are using drugs without their parents knowing. What happens when they get caught. It all depends on who caught them. If it is the parents, usually a big punishment. If it is law enforcement they may have to appear in front of drug courts specialized to handle juvenile cases. Sometimes the parents may even turn them in, just for the treatment and help these special courts can offer. The juveniles are then referred to juvenile drug courts for help....   [tags: Papers] 1794 words
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Private Schools vs. Public Schools - Choosing between a public or a private school for one’s education is as important as deciding where to invest one’s hard-earned money—the consequences influence one’s life forever. In the United States, it is the law for every child to be educated. However, the decision as to where to go for one’s education is up to each individual. There is a great deal of debate as to which is the better option: for-profit private schools or one’s local public school. Ultimately, the decision is made regarding the individual student’s needs and capabilities; but if the opportunity is available, attending a private school is more beneficial....   [tags: Private Schools vs. Public Schools]
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Small Business and Outsourcing, Advantages - ADVANTAGES OF OUTSOURCING CORE COMPETENCY Most small businesses are stemmed from individual or individuals having expertise, knowledge, talent, or technical background in a skill set or trade. This is what is known as core competency. Hanfield and Nichols (2002) describe core competencies as the activity that is best suited for the individual or partners to perform. An example would be electricians that have electrical experience and they start their own electric company providing residential wiring, electrical hook-up, lighting, and fixtures to their customers....   [tags: business strategies, financial analysis]
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How to Become a Surgeon Research Paper - Surgeon Research Paper My career is a surgeon to become a surgeon you have to complete four years of college in the medical field from colleges like • Caribbean Medical University School of Medicine • Harvard Medical School • University of California San Francisco • Perelman School of Medicine ( University of Pennsylvania) • Johns Hopkins School of Medicine • UW School of Medicine • UNC School of Medicine • Stanford School of Medicine • Mayo Medical School • Pittsburgh School of Medicine Surgeons are doctors with highly specialized training they perform many different surgeries • Deformities and problems caused by injury or accidents and others like Neurosurgery that involves the...   [tags: medical, doctors, education]
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Jail Diversion Programs - Managing case assignments allows for the offender to have the best opportunities for reintegration into the community as well as for the criminal justice system to successfully supervise the offender. There exist 4 different case assignment models that are used most frequently to provide the offender with his or her most basic needs and services. The first caseload assignment model is the conventional model. The conventional model uses an unsystematic method to assign offenders to community supervision officers....   [tags: Criminal Justice] 1571 words
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Four Perspectives on Organizations - Four Perspectives on Organizations This note describes four images or metaphors on organizations that furnish distinctive lens or paradigms for thinking about behavior in organizations, understandings its causes, and developing programs for change. Note that each image or metaphor draws attention to a limited set of organizational properties and characteristics as critical for understanding, but pays scant attention to a host of other aspects that fall outside its purview. Thus, they concentrate attention and interest, but in a highly simplistic ways that obscures the richness of organizational phenomena....   [tags: Organizational Behavior Culture] 1260 words
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A Career in Film Production - My entire life I have been fascinated with film and commercials. As a kid, I would stop what I was doing to watch a commercial. This has not changed through the years. My goal in life is to work in the film industry and work with video. This may have developed from my brother’s short term love for the video arts. Like most little brothers I followed in his footsteps through a lot of things and most of them would not stick. As I grew older I developed my own different ideals and likes. But, video just stuck with me....   [tags: Film Production] 503 words
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Overview of The South Carolina School for the Deaf and the Blind (SCSDB) - The South Carolina School for the Deaf and the Blind (SCSDB) is the only specialized non-profit school in South Carolina for students who are deaf or blind. The main campus is located in Spartanburg, South Carolina, but the school serves students throughout the entire state of SC through its campus and outreach service programs. The SC School for the Deaf and the Blind was founded in 1849 by the Reverend Newton Pinckney Walker. The school was first started as a private school for students who were deaf....   [tags: Special needs, Enrollment] 2955 words
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Courts of Healing Justice: Juvenile, Family, and Drug Courts - Courts of healing justice are specialized courts that deal in specific types of offenders. The ones that will be covered here are juvenile courts, family courts, and drug courts. These courts keep these specific types of cases out of the general courts. Their goal is to try to heal the offender of what is causing them to offend instead of just locking them up. They are also referred to courts of second chance. These courts work with social services and law enforcement agencies to provide special attention to the offender’s problems (Kinsella, 2004)....   [tags: juvenile court, family court, criminal justice sy] 765 words
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Use and Misuse of Opioid Replacement Therapy in France - DISCUSSION A cohort from French National Healthcare Insurance Database named EGB allowed identifying patients with health care consumption related to ORT in 2006–2012. There are some limitations in the use of this medico-administrative cohort. Some categories such as students and civil servants benefit of specific healthcare insurances and are not included in the EGB cohort. Drug users are frequently in precarious situation and are automatically affiliated to a free complementary Universal Health Insurance (“CMU”) for delivery of ORT; therefore, they are probably overrepresented in EGB....   [tags: drug abuse, opioid addiction]
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Ethical and Beneficial Replacement for Embryonic Stem Cell Research - Cells, “the building blocks of life”, comprise the smallest bacterium to the largest creature on earth (Sadava 77). Cells hold great importance in maintaining each and every living being and animal (Hole 52). One human body alone contains an estimated 75 trillion cells that all work together like a complex machine (Hole 51). The intricate and unique design of the cell only begins to encompass its untapped potential to impact human lives through the assistance of medical research. Research involving cells of all types demands the attention of scientists in search of new discoveries in medicine, but embryonic stem cell research sparks a controversy that only an alternative solution can resolve...   [tags: genetic engineering, bioengineering]
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Homeschooling in the United States: Types, Pros and Cons - ... In the current liberal environment, there is a clear avoidance of religion in school. Parents do not want to follow the non-religious curriculum. Homeschooling allows the parent to teach their spiritual beliefs. Finally, the homeschoolers can focus on subjects that are relevant. There is no busywork. They can focus on subjects the child is interested in, encourage the child’s creativity, and take advantage of the resources available in the community (Taylor-Hough, 2010). Those opposed to homeschooling often belief the state is the best qualified to teach the children....   [tags: Education, Parents, Curriculum] 2003 words
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Careers in Healthcare - Healthcare has many different areas one can go into if interested in this field. I have chosen two that have always been an interest to me; Nursing (particularly registered nursing) and an EMT (Emergency Medical Technician). Both jobs are very demanding and extremely important. Both are respected jobs and require a tremendous amount of caring for others. There are three levels of nursing; certified Nurse Assistant (CNA), Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) or a Registered Nurse (RN). A registered nurse is the highest level of nursing....   [tags: Healthcare]
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Canyon Ranch: Premier Destination Health Resort and Spa - ... Independent trends and business information enabling business decision- support was also not available to the business leadership of the company due to inefficient data collection methods and metrics. From a staffing perspective the organizational structure of this growing company was fragmented too. Canyon Ranch had a high rate of employee turnover, upwards of 50 percent, especially in highly regarded jobs that required a lot of focused training. This training was done over a long period of time (up to six months or more to obtain proficiency) and ultimately was very costly due to the high turnover and inefficient mechanism for training and employee compensation....   [tags: business case study]
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Desert Dwelling Species: Yucca Plants and Their Moths - 40 Million Years of Friendship between the Yucca Plants and Their Moths Yucca plants (genus Yucca) and yucca moths (family Proxidae) are the classic example of desert dwelling species that rely on obligate mutualism to sustain each other. Using the mitochondrial DNA to do a phylogenetic reconstruction of the evolutionary history, they have been able to show that this unique relationship has been developing for an estimated 40 million years. This has led to a very complex relationship between the many species of Yuccasella and Proxidae....   [tags: butterflies, pollinators] 818 words
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Allied and Axis Power in World War II - Allied and Axis Powers World War II is one of the most well-known wars in today’s society. In this war, many countries separated into two power groups known as the axis and the allies. The axis power group consisted of seven countries; the major countries on the axis power side include Germany, Italy and Japan. The minor countries that were involved in the Axis powers are Bulgaria, Hungary, Romania, and Finland. The three most powerful countries of the axis power where ruled by dictators. Germany’s leader was the infamous Adolf Hitler....   [tags: churchill, roosevelt, charles de gaulle] 2173 words
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Special Education in the US and Denmark - The human right to have access to education is an international concern for people with disabilities. Countries have evolved from desegregation and separation to inclusive educational systems where students with disabilities. Denmark was one of the first countries for inclusion in school systems and special education within the regular school system has existed for 99 years, and special teacher training has a 66-year history (Egelund, 2000). The United States government has passed laws to include students in general education by mainstreaming them into public schools....   [tags: special needs, disabled, learning disabilities] 1501 words
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Re-institutionalization of a deinstitutionalized nation: Mental Illness - The fight for improved health care for those with mental illness has been an ongoing and important struggle for advocates in the United States who are aware of the difficulties faced by the mentally ill and those who take care of them. People unfortunate enough to be inflicted with the burden of having a severe mental illness experience dramatic changes in their behavior and go through psychotic episodes severe enough to the point where they are a burden to not only themselves but also to people in their society....   [tags: Improved Health Care, Mass Murder]
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Stem Cells Research: Revolutionizing the Medical Field - “Now science has presented us with a hope called stem research, which may provide our scientists with many answers that have for so long been beyond our grasp.” The words of former first lady Nancy Reagan unerringly illustrate the potential of stem cell research throughout the world. Throughout the existence of the human race, we have constantly uncovered the unknown. Learning everything there is to know about ourselves has led to a huge library of useful knowledge that continues to grow. By analyzing the human body, we have been able cure many injuries and illnesses, but not all of them....   [tags: science, organs, tissue, embryonic cells]
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Why I Want to Become a Surgeon - With so many jobs in the world it’s so hard to choose just one. Do you want to be an athlete or a doctor. You have to decide wisely because once you choose turning back is a difficult task. Being a surgeon is the job I want to have as an adult. Being a surgeon may be hard but in the long run it’s worth it. This career caught my attention as a kid. I would always watch these ER shows and see these crazy tasks that they would have to deal with, and through all that they’d be calm and collective. Seeing a surgeon save someone’s life inspires me to want to do the same thing....   [tags: salary, training,education, progression] 1306 words
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Health Care in Finland, Spain, and Kenya - Good health is a right for everyone. Everyone should be possible to get health care services, social services and different treatment. All people are entitled to get psychological, physical and social support. Around the world WHO (World Health Organization) is responsible for providing leadership on global health matter, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends....   [tags: standards, norms, support, research] 2037 words
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The Evolution and Effect of Video Games - The first video game console was invented by Ralph H Baer. He invented the brown box which featured seven games such as table tennis, volley ball, hand ball, soccer, golf, checkers and target shooting in 1968. It was later released in 1972 known as the odyssey gaming system. It costed just 100 dollars at that time. Advances in computing power, graphics technology has enabled significant advances in video gaming technology. Initially, several games were developed to run on the processing power of personal computers....   [tags: video gaming technology, behavioral analysis] 911 words
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Horizontal and Vertical Boundaries of the Firm - 1. What are the differences between horizontal and vertical boundaries of the firm. Integration determines the ownership and control of assets, and it is through ownership and control that firms are able to exploit contractual incompleteness. It determines who gets control resources, make decisions, and allocate profits when contracts are incomplete and trading partners disagree. Horizontal integration is the process of acquiring or merging with industry competitors (ex. acquisitions and mergers) to increase market share....   [tags: commercial and business concepts] 1199 words
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The Shortage of Physicians in Rural America - The United States is going through a huge shortage of physicians, which is composing a very severe supply and demand problem in this country. Citizens living in rural areas should be able to receive the same amount of quality care as those living in urban areas. The shortage of physicians in rural America calls for immediate attention and change because the shortage is affecting the quality of patient care. The life expectancy of people living in these areas is declining due to treatable conditions like diabetes, cancer, heart disease and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease....   [tags: healthcare reform law, scarcity] 985 words
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The Benefit of Liberal Arts Education - As the world becomes more specialized it raises the question, should undergraduate institutions change their curriculum requirements to better equip students. The goal of a liberal arts education is to enlighten individuals and prepare them for the complex and diverse world by requiring the study of literature, philosophy, mathematics, and sciences. As professional careers evolve into more specialized fields the argument that a liberal education is no longer needed rises. Some educators feel that future professionals would be better primed for the future by focusing specifically on subjects that deal with their intended field....   [tags: The Importance of Education] 888 words
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The Shadetree Mechanics vs Professional Repair - There was once a time when people would get up on a Saturday morning, go into the garage, and tinker with their car, everything from a basic oil change and a tune up, to replacing the cylinder heads, and everything in between. It was a rite of passage for young boys to follow dad into the garage and have some good quality father/ son time, or it was a few friends getting together for an afternoon of friendship and camaraderie. It was a simpler time and a simpler car. Today, times have changed. Modern cars are now so complex that a person needs specialized training and tools to do the repairs; however, the “Shadetree Mechanic” is not extinct yet....   [tags: modern cars, popular mechanic]
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Glycation and Mesenchymal Stem Cell Function - New cells are often produced in the body during growth and development. In addition, new cells also develop as the body repairs and remodels its tissues after an injury. These new cells come from mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs), which are considered as multipotent cells. MSCs are found in various parts of the body during growth and development, but in adults, they are present in the bone marrow, where they later differentiate, mature and migrate to become more specialized cells with unique functions....   [tags: msc, stem cells, advanced glycation]
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Using Stem Cells for Therapeutic Approaches - In Bauchi state Nigeria, Amina, a promising nineteen year old girl has just been diagnosed with Stage IV melanoma cancer. The doctors said there was little to no chances of her surviving, and there was nothing more they could do unless an embryonic stem cell transplant was possible. On the other hand, Amina’s parents, are strict religionists, whose mindsets are clouded with false superstitions and beliefs, hence are highly hesitant to try this approach. With respect being a number one policy in an African household, Amina has no option but to obey her parents and live with this life threatening condition that is detrimental to her health....   [tags: genetic engineering and medicine] 2281 words
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Why You Should Buy Starbucks’ Dip - Although there are several specialized coffee players in the market today, one cannot overlook the magnitude of success and grandeur that Starbucks has achieved over the past many years. Its fast-growing coffee house along with tea and sandwich restaurant chain now makes it a dazzling investment idea. More than just coffee The company’s founder and CEO, Howard Schultz, has been successful in creating Starbucks into something that we didn’t really know we needed until we had it. He has meticulously crafted a brand for the company that adds a psychological value to its offerings....   [tags: coffee, innovative, prices] 955 words
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Case Analysis: Chesapeake Bank - The organization selected for analysis in the semester long human resource management project is Chesapeake Bank (Chesapeake financial services & subsidiaries). The bank currently employs 180 people in various positions senior management to non-management positions. Chesapeake Bank offers a variety of financial services from basic personal checking to business loans. The 11 bank branches are located in the northern neck and middle peninsula of the Chesapeake Bay area while the main office is located in Kilmarnock, VA....   [tags: Human Resources]
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Homeless Problem: Stop the Insanity - Stop the Insanity “No vision haunts America’s conscience more then the sight of the street people….The irrationality and anguish that grip so many of these individuals leap out during any encounter, whether in Washington or Albuquerque.” - US Senator Pete Domenici, 1972-2009 People who live at poverty level and have mental disorders are more likely to become homeless. Unfortunately, police and emergency personnel are not always trained to evaluate mental illness. Hospitals do not treat homeless people for underlying conditions such as mental illness....   [tags: Homeless Shelter, Homelessness]
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Organizational Change At Xe Services - With time change is inevitable, but sometimes it must be forced ahead of a given schedule, either way it will not be without drawbacks and consequences. As well the attracting and developing, of a quality workforce, with qualified personnel that are the right fit for a particular job and organization should be considered a must. All of this is a monumental task for any given organization, where the most competent, diverse, and skilled of managers may have problems with accomplishing this function; even with the help of a human resources department this task may be no easier....   [tags: Human Resources]
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My Paths into Law Enforcement - My Paths into Law Enforcement There are many different career paths that make up the professional field of Law Enforcement in this country and around the world. It has been a dream of mine to be part something that is bigger than myself, that offers the opportunity to help the community I live in. To me, Law Enforcement offers me that chance. It is also the closest thing to the military that I believe will allow me to put to use what I have learned and experienced from my time in the U.S. Army....   [tags: Law Enforcement] 1966 words
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Krugman's Is Free Trade Passe? - Krugman writes that in the decade preceding his article “Is Free Trade Passé?” international trade theory underwent radical change from the traditions of constant returns and perfect competition to include new models emphasizing increasing returns and imperfect competition (1987, p. 131). Comparative advantage is no longer accepted as a means to explain in totality what actually happens in trade, and extraneous factors indicate that free trade may not be in the best interest of individual nations....   [tags: International Trade Theory, Free Trade]
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The Embryonic Stem Cell Conflict - Many of the criticisms directed towards the advent of stem cell research have centered on the source of the most scientifically useful types of stem cells—pre-implantation human embryos. Unfortunately, harvesting embryonic stem cells typically results in the destruction of the embryo from which they are harvested, which gives rise to a moral dilemma: is it ethically acceptable to destroy an embryo’s potential to life. Those who are against human embryonic stem cell research will answer you with an emphatic “no”; they usually argue much like pro-lifers—“…human embryos have an equal standing to all living persons… and destroying them is akin to murder” (Hyuu 71)....   [tags: disease research, regenerative medicine]
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Treatment of Skeletal Muscle Injury - Skeletal, smooth, and cardiac muscles play a vital role in the everyday processes that allow the human body to function. Without these muscles, everyday tasks and functions could not be conducted. Injury to these muscles could cause serious problems, however, these muscles have the ability to regenerate, repair, and fix multiple problems all by themselves. Repair and regeneration of a muscle are two similar, yet different things. Repair restores muscle continuity so that it can continue to function in the same way as before injury, but does not completely restore the pre-injury structure like regeneration (Huijbregts, 2001)....   [tags: Muscle Repair, Regeneration, and Healing]
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The Roman and U.S. Military - The Roman Republic military was one of the first well-organized military of all time. Because of this, most succeeding militaries follow their example by adopting and adapting some of the same characteristics. The Roman and U.S. military are from different eras, but still share similar characteristics as well as vast modernized differences that have established the U.S. military as efficient and organized. Separating a military into unique specialized forces increases efficiency and the Romans knew that....   [tags: soldiers, generic soldiers]
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Army: A Profession of Arms - ... Another feature of a professional soldier of is his subordination to politicians. He acts like an expert and skilled counselor. The decision is made by a politician, but the application of that decision is run by the officer staff. Professional soldiers are closely connected with service to the state. Every soldier of the Slovak Republic proclaims this statement by taking an oath, where he swears loyalty to the Slovak Republic, honesty, bravery and disciplined behavior, that he will follow Constitution, Constitution Laws, Laws and Army Regulations and he is ready to defend freedom, independence, sovereignty and territorial integrity of the Slovak Republic....   [tags: career choices and opportunities]
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SLS and FMD Manufacturing Processing - The manufacture industry has been developing since the industrial revolution, however with the evolution of some advanced technologies and the widespread of specialized Computed Aided Design (CAD) software, the traditional way of manufacturing products may be about to change. According to E. Sachs two needs, which are key to industrial productivity and competitiveness, are the reduction in time to market for new products and the flexible manufacture of products in small quantities [1]. A factor that contributes to the product design process is the development of prototypes, defined as a base model that can be tested and exhibits characteristics that can only be seen only when there is a phys...   [tags: design and prototyping processes] 1092 words
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Stem Cell Use and Research - ... The type of cells adult stem cells can differentiate into, might be limited based on their original tissue but there is evidence stating otherwise. As opposed to, embryonic stem cells that are found in four or five day old human embryos. Lacking the stimulation to differentiate they can just grow and divide rapidly into more stem cells that are able to become any type of cell in the body. Eventually you can stimulate them to become a specialized cell type. b. Notably, embryonic stem cells are harvested in a strange way....   [tags: Body, Organisms] 594 words
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Why Do I Want to Join the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Strategic Assessment (OASSA)? - The Office of the Assistant Secretary for Strategic Assessment (OASSA) is probably one of the government offices that can be labeled as an ‘elite institution’. The office being mainly concerned with international defense and security policies and engagements, one could expect that it is staffed by highly competent individuals with highly-specialized knowledge. In other words, the people at OASSA are unlikely to be found in any other government office. Every government office has lawyers in their legal division, accountants in their finance section, and HR practitioners in their personnel services....   [tags: career choices, government offices]
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