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A Critical Step Of The Risk Management Process

- Risk identification is the first critical step of the risk management process. It is the process of determining risks that could potentially prevent the program from achieving its objectives. In this step the risk related to the project are laid down and what is their effect on the project. 1. Due to the layout of the backyard, it is possible that Homeowner’s Association do not provide approval on the outlay, which could result in making changes in the design of the recreation area. 2. Due to the construction of the backyard, it is possible that the neighbors do not like loud noise as they are not briefed about the project, which could result in delay in the project....   [tags: Risk management, Project management, Construction]

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Vaccinations Should Be Required For Kids

- Inoculation techniques have been used to prevent massive outbreaks of devastating diseases and even eradicate diseases, such as smallpox and polio. Improvements in vaccines have been made and their use has been included as a requirement in parts of our society, such as school and work. When it comes to vaccinations, many will agree that vaccines have played a beneficial role in society; where this agreement ends, however, is on the question of whether or not vaccinations should be required for kids....   [tags: Vaccine, Immune system, Vaccination, Influenza]

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The Effect Of Parents Have On Their Kids

- The Impact Incarcerated Parents have on their Kids Every year the rate of incarcerated parents are rising. Many of these kids are facing emotional turmoil and difficult living situations, which they are at high risk for developmental, behavioral, emotional and psychological problems. Children, parents and caregivers are also affected by incarceration, which provides an overview of their circumstances through financial resources or lack off. There are many juveniles within the criminal justice system, is this from their parents being incarcerated, could a positive relationship be maintain by both parents and their kids....   [tags: Family, Psychology, Emotion, Recidivism]

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We Blessed With Four Kids

- I am by name Ruben Majok Aleer Aguer husband to Achol Kuir Deng. We blessed with four kids namely Aguer 5 yrs, Aluel 3 yrs, Apajok 2 yrs and Aleer 4 months. I have been married for almost 6 years. The reason we are here today is very surprised for the fact that we had no single argument since we married due to the respect we share from each other. I have never raised my voice on my wife and quarrelling to each other. My wife was being influencing by someone I help on the street call Deng Chiluel Atem....   [tags: Family, Marriage, Mother, Punk rock]

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Kids and Social Networking: Danger at Their Fingertips?

- ... Also, little social networking websites such as Ask.fm, can have people post ANY question they want (www.today.com). This means that a person can post anything referring to sex, pornography. inappropriate intentions, and more. Speaking of pressures, about 51% of girls and 24% of boys are pressured by friends or someone they don’t know to post a “sexy” message or image (www.besecure.com). Imagine that type of percent and 28,250 people who use the Internet or social networking to look up pornography....   [tags: cyberbullying, danger, suicide]

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Kids and Social Networking: Pros and Cons

- In 2010, 57% of kids used the internet at home, and 85% had access to a computer at home (Child Trends, 2012). In 2012, the National Consumers League reported that 32% of children ages 8-10 and 69% of 11 and 12 year olds had their own cell phone. Of these, almost 50% could access the internet through their phone. In addition, children have access to everything on the internet at the touch of a button through newer technology, such as the iPad, iPad mini, mp3 players, and iPod Touch. And with devices like the iPod, parents may only think about it as a music device and not realize that they are opening the whole internet to their child....   [tags: Facebook and Preteens]

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Psychological Stresses Of Kids On The Foster Care System

- PSYCHOLOGICAL STRESSES OF KIDS IN THE FOSTER CARE SYSTEM Is the foster care system so bad. Why is it always portrayed in movies and books to be a horrible system. Foster care was designed to keep children safe, and help children get back to their parents. Sure, it can’t be all rainbows and glitter; but why is it that the first thing you might think of when someone mentions “foster care” is most likely, “Oh, that’s so sad”. Why is it, though, that every time it’s mentioned in movies or books that it is portrayed terribly....   [tags: Foster care, Child protection, Child abuse]

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College Mentors For Kids Program My Freshman Year

- I am currently in my junior year here at Purdue and I joined the College Mentors for Kids program my freshman year. I have had a little buddy each year in the program and have enjoyed every bit of it. I can truly see a change in my little buddies, having watched them learn and grow. This makes me very happy and helps me make the positive impact that I want to make on these children’s lives. My experiences have been positive and I would not change it one bit, even during some times where there may have been challenges....   [tags: Management, Want, Help me, Musical notation]

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Bullying : It 's Not Just Kids Being Kids

- Bullying: It’s not just kids being kids Bullying is a very common type of conflict that occurs in high school. It is not uncommon for a student to be teased, taunted, or bumping into during the school day. “Every year in the United States, twelve million children are bullied” (Mansbacher, 2012). By definition, bullying is the “unwanted, aggressive behavior among school aged children that involves a real or perceived power imbalance. The behavior is repeated, or has the potential to be repeated, over time” (McCallion & Feder, 2013)....   [tags: Bullying, Abuse, Aggression]

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Article Review : Kids Are Kids Before They Commit Crimes

- Also, in Marjie Lundstrom’s brief article entitled, Kids Are Kids-Until They Commit Crimes, she centers on the case of twelve year old Lionel Tate and his punishment for committing murder. For instance, Lundstrom states how Tate at the age of twelve savagely beat to death a young girl while he was trying to mimic one of his ‘World Wrestling Heroes” which he saw on television and at the age of fourteen became convicted as an adult of first degree murder (Lundstrom). At the time he was only twelve when he committed the crime and still to this day is getting punished for a heinous crime he committed at such a young age....   [tags: United States, United States Constitution]

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Obesity : The Risk Of When Developing Obesity

- There is not only the health aspect that kids run the risk of when developing obesity, they are also more prone to psychological risk factors. This could range form feeling bad about them selves that they are overweight or developing an eating disorder from it later on as adolescents. A child who gets teased with names that has a bad connotation with regards of being overweight, usually do not end up liking that aspect of them and either end up wanting to change it or think about how much they do not like that about themselves....   [tags: Nutrition, Obesity, Health, Cancer]

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Kids Baseball, A Great American Tradition

- Kids Baseball, A Great American Tradition Kids’ baseball is a really great American tradition. Fathers can relate to their kids who play Little League because male adults remember the experience as something vital that taught them life-skills and socialization during their youth. Little League is as American as apple pie and now the rest of the world is finally wonderfully acclimated to enjoying everything American including baseball. Even an institution as wonderful as Little League has its critics....   [tags: Art]

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Kids Are Motivated, But Not For The Right Thing

- The truth is, most kids are motivated, but not for the right thing. As a parent, we know it is very difficult to motivate kids to complete homework, go outside, clean, etc. but with a positive attitude towards the kids you can get them to do anything. Sitting down to talk with them one on one is better than letting the situation go completely. Parents always want their kids to do their best and to accomplish a lot in life, but in todays society the only way they get inspired is to play video games, or watch T.V....   [tags: Motivation, Maslow's hierarchy of needs]

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The Effects of Bullying on Kids and Teens

- According to statistics reported by ABC News, nearly 30 percent of students are either bullies or victims of bullying, and 160,000 kids stay home from school every day because of fear of bullying. Bullying is when a person is picked on over and over again by an individual or group with more power, either in terms of physical or social standing (Young). For example, bullying can be physical: punching, beating, kicking, or punching; verbal: teasing,calling names, or insulting another person with physical harm, or spreading rumors or untrue statements about another person; rational: refusing to talk to someone or making them feel left out....   [tags: psychology, behavior, emotional health]

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The Article ' Kids ' By Eric Schlosser

- In the article “Kids Kustomers” by Eric Schlosser, Schlosser talks about the big idea of kids and advertisements. Ads for children have a great influence because they are everything to a child and eye catching. Schlosser has points that focus on how children get what they want when they see an ad or even a toy on the shelf. As he states the pester power or even just using one the seven kinds of naggings He also touches on the subject that when parents are occupied from their busy schedules they have that sense of guilt towards a child, since they have little to no time they shower them with toys or what they want....   [tags: Family, Sibling, Need, Want]

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Parents Who Will Not Die For Their Kids

- There are parents who will not die for their kids. It’s shocking when some parents say that they would not sacrifice their life for their kids when it comes to that situation according to “Dads: Would You Take a Bullet for Your Kids?”, “Most dads I know would give their own life to save the life of their child. This sentiment was recently reiterated by a dad I met during a coaching session. He confidently told me, “I’d take a bullet for my child.” As dads, we rise to the occasion, right. We were made to protect and provide....   [tags: Brave New World, The World State, Sacrifice]

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Religion Is Good For Families And Kids

- “The Latest Social Science is Wrong. Religion is good for families and kids. ” is an Article in the Washington Post written by W. Bradford Wilcox. The purpose of this article is to counter the belief that religion is inherently bad in our culture. The author presents a couple of key arguments made by many anti religious social scientists, such as Sam Harris. Many social scientists and people around the world make the claim that religion extremism is the “greatest problem confronting our civilization”, Harris goes a step further and questions whether religion is vital for moral development....   [tags: Sociology, Anomie, Religion, Émile Durkheim]

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Violent Media Is Good For Kids

- Violent Media Is Good For Kids (Con) Violent media has been proven to cause a child to become aggressive. Media such as video games, television and internet all contain violence that is shown to the public for entertainment. Younger children have cartoons on television that contain explosions and they look up to these animations wishing they can duplicate the cartoons actions. Older children have a tendency to want to play video games and most of these are full of violent media. The most popular games are fighting and shooting games....   [tags: Violence, Video game controversy]

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Kids : A Parent Home

- Coming from a single parent home, kids are less fortunate than those staying in a two parent household. Children in a single parent home do not have as many options as the children do in a two parent household. The reason I say that is because they are less fortunate, and their options on things are low because there isn’t a stable income. Choosing this topic was a good pick for me because I can relate more to the situation and the struggle of being raised with just my mom doing everything. Single parents work twice as hard to make sure everything paid before their children can receive anything nice or new to wear....   [tags: Family, Mother, Father, Parent]

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Exercise And Obesity For Kids

- The topic I choose is Exercise and Obesity for kids. The reason I choice this is because growing up I was able to have recess and after school activities that helped me burn energy and helped me focus more in school. With kids now the recess and gym time has changed for the worse in some school districts were they don’t have it at all. I feel this is bad because kids can’t focus and they don’t burn off energy and they also can lead to overweight. Outside of the schooling they don’t seem to get the physical activity that they need on a daily bases with technology and lack of trying or wanting to do things outside....   [tags: Obesity, Overweight, Physical exercise, Nutrition]

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Advocating For Kids And Children

- Advocating for Kids “An estimated 905,000 children were victims of child abuse or neglect in 2006” (“What Is”). This appalling statistic only reinforces the idea that children are being abused in ways that parents don’t realize are abuse, and Child Protective Services isn’t doing enough to help save the innocent children being harmed. To note, there are many types of abuse and ways that parents raise and discipline their children that may be considered abuse. For example, “Strict or authoritarian parents teach their children through obedience and punishment....   [tags: Child abuse, Domestic violence, Abuse]

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Eating Nutritious Food For Kids

- American philosophy thus far has been to educate children once they have entered into the school system. From cute cartoon vegetables, to flashy internet games, hoping to convey the importance of eating nutritious food to kids, there have been many attempts to influence what American children are eating. According to a 2007 USA TODAY article by Martha Mendozab who is an Associated Press writer and has won a Pulitzer Prize for her work in investigative journalism, the Associated Press reviewed 57 government programs dedicated to nutrition education....   [tags: Nutrition, Health, Health insurance]

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Kids and Gun Control

- In the cartoon it shows a little boy knocking on the door of the National Rifle Association, the man at the door hands the little boy two–twenty three caliber guns, as he smiles. The man has wrapped the guns in what is supposed to be the 2nd amendment. This paper will focus on gun control and kids. I would hope that nobody would just hand a child a firearm. I know growing up; it was common for the boys to go hunting with the men. The boys were never alone with the hunting rifles, and were taught to respect firearms....   [tags: Argumentative Essays, Persuasive Essays]

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Reasons Kids Do Drugs

- Dating Tips for the Druggie When you here the word ‘drugs,’ what’s the first thing that comes to mind. Is it ‘those are illegal!’ Or is it more along the lines of ‘Yes, please.’ It’s no secret that as the years go on, teenagers of every generation have been getting involved with drugs, to their frantic parent’s dismay. And according to Students Against Destructive Decisions, 50% of teens have reported using an illicit drug by the time they graduate high school. So why have teenagers still been doing drugs when they’ve been proven to be more harmful then helpful....   [tags: drug use, teen drug use ]

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All Kids Should Take `` Poverty 101 `` Critical Analysis

- All Kids Should Take “Poverty 101” Critical Analysis There are many views on poverty and how we can prevent it. One in particular I found both intriguing and controversial is the idea presented by Donna Beegle in her writing “All Kids Should Take ‘Poverty 101’”. She puts out the thought of having a class for students geared solely towards making students aware of the tragedies behind poverty, how people live in poverty and their lifestyle, how they perceive learning, and how to prevent it. Teaching students about poverty is a wonderful idea as long as it is not mandatory or done at a time in school where the students are mature enough to take it as a learning and not fuel to tease less fort...   [tags: Poverty, Education, Oprah Winfrey, Mind]

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Adolescent Crime Risk Factors By Mantis Technologies

- Adolescents might be correct; Adults truly can 't comprehend them. This demonstrates a battle between the adolescent and the grown-ups that perhaps is ceaseless. Grown-ups make presumptions about children, in light of the way they dress, which pushes kids further and assist away. In the article, "Adolescent Crime Risk Factors" by Mantis Technologies (2016), the creator underlines the convictions that grown-ups started the possibility of youth distance from more established social orders and the youngsters keep it that way....   [tags: Youth, Childhood, Young, Ageism]

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Why do Kids Cheat on School

- They are preparing for a test the day before, but she is not focusing. Instead, she is on the Internet, not paying attention and not learning the material, even though she does not know them. The only part she did pay attention to is that they get to use a note card. As she walks out of the room, the teacher is not looking, and she grabs the test with all of the questions and answers on it. She moves quickly, but not too quickly as to get caught, but just enough so she can get to her locker to stash the papers....   [tags: students, teaching, school exams ]

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The Young And The Pregnant : Are Your Kids Protected?

-   The Young and the Pregnant: Are Your Kids Protected. She was a small town girl from a country town in Nowhere, USA. A straight “A” honor student that loved school and dreamed of one day becoming a nurse or a genetic engineer. When she reached high school, her family moved to a slightly larger town, and her life changed forever. Unfortunately, her mother never actually talked to her about “the birds and the bees.” The only information her mother or the church ever taught, was that sex should be something held sacred between a husband and wife....   [tags: Teenage pregnancy, Sex education]

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Technology Is It Making Kids Anti Social

- Technology in the 21st century has altered the way people live on this planet. Not only does it take people’s life more convenient, it also changes people’s way of communicating. As social media has slowly dominated every aspect of our life, some argue that technology generates many problems that we had never encountered before. One particular issue is that technology is making the rising generation anti-social. In the article “Technology, is it making kids anti-social” by Morgan Hampton, published in Universe by Design, the author discusses the disadvantages of technology in discouraging adolescents’ personal relationships, increasing risk for obesity and lowering self-esteem....   [tags: Nonverbal communication, Communication]

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Should Bullying Be A Safe Place For Kids?

- Everybody goes to school for an education. Of course, one would like to assume that the schools are a safe place for kids. However, bullying remains a significant issue in schools that affects a large quantity of students. Bullying can take a serious toll on the victim’s physical and mental health. Yet, a significant amount of students continue to be bullied in school, even after seeking help from a teacher. A number of teachers are unsure of how to resolve issues cause by bullying. Some teachers propose different methods on a “trial and error” basis, while others punish the student responsible for the bullying....   [tags: Bullying, Abuse, Victimisation, Victim]

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Innocence at Risk

- Innocence at Risk Beauty pageants have been around since the 1920’s and child beauty pageants began in the 1960’s. There are different age divisions which are from 0-18 years old. Children are encouraged by their parents to participate in these competitions that are supposed to increase self-esteem, public speaking skills, and confidence. In reality these competitions cause great harm to these innocent children and do the exact opposite. Parents don’t realize that their risking their child’s health....   [tags: Psychology]

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Kids With Lesbian Parents Do Fine

- “At the end of the day, the most overwhelming key to a child 's success is the positive involvement of parents.” Jane D. Hull. In this day and age many parents have lacked involvement in schools. Parents are the first teachers and it has truly become a lack of participation because of jobs, timing, and other family situations. There are many different looks from family contribution in schools and this is what will be discussed in this paper. The first article that I read was “Kids with Lesbian Parents Do Fine”....   [tags: Parenting styles, Childhood, Parenting, Parent]

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Healthy Kids Hunger Free Act

- Do you remember your favorite “School Lunch”. I do, I essentially had two favorites; pizza and hamburgers with fries. Think back, wasn’t there at least one school lunch that the lunch ladies made that everyone was so excited to eat. Kids that habitually brought their super hero lunch box with thermos would leave it at home and be in line for pizza or burgers and fries. We could also go back for “seconds”, it was the best meal of the week including what was served at home. The federal government has been involved in the NSLP (National School Lunch Program) since 1946 with the implementation of the National School Lunch Act....   [tags: Nutrition, School, High school]

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Ethnographic Methods Utilized By Finkelstein In With No Direction Home

- With No Direction Home: Homeless Youth on the Road and in the Streets is an ethnography which describes the lives of youths living on the streets of New York City. The author attempts to conduct her own research in order to dispute the false impressions that many previous researches have formed about the youths living on the street. The ethnographic method she uses aids her study of the “street kids” in acknowledging the facts behind their choice of lifestyle and their experiences while on the street....   [tags: new york, homeless youth, street kids]

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Personal Statement : ' Flight Risk '

- “Flight Risk” I grew up in an upper-middle class household in a nice area, with an older brother who I made it my mission to drive crazy. My parents were high school sweethearts, my mom was a stay at home mom, our house was the hang out for all the neighborhood kids and I always had the latest and greatest gadgets - my childhood, on the outside to everyone looking in was picture perfect. We were in essence the Jones’ that everyone was trying to keep up with. What people didn’t see was what went out behind the closed doors, when we weren’t faking happiness and perfection....   [tags: Family, Mother, Parent, Father]

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Is Diabetes A Dangerous Health Risk?

- Diabetes has slowly become a very dangerous health risk among almost all American citizens. There are three types of diabetes, type 1, type 2, and gestational. All are very serious but with the right amount of dedication and perseverance you can overcome them. If not treated early you can have diabetes for the rest of your life and even die from it. With the emergence of technology over the past 15 years people have to do less and less work to complete simple tasks. Alongside technology is the rise in the fast food industry....   [tags: Diabetes mellitus, Insulin, Blood sugar]

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Should Smoking Be A Health Risk?

- Research Paper Have people told you smoking is bad for you or bad for the environment but just left you there and did not explain why. Cigarettes have been a major problem ever since they were created and have caused harm to everywhere the wind takes it. The smoke from that cigarette can cause very bad damage to personal objects like walls or electronics over time. That little white stick of tobacco has caused billions of dollars in damage and health costs which does not help the state 's debt....   [tags: Passive smoking, Smoking, Tobacco, Lung cancer]

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Personal Note On Risk Management

- Introduction Personal risk management is about being aware of the risks in my home and in my life, and then prepare myself how to manage those risks. Insurance plays a big part in risk management. A lot of people don’t like to pay insurance premiums, but when an accident occurs and the insurance pays them for a covered expense, they thank God they had it. Importance of risk management By recognizing and managing risk, I save myself and my family from a possible financial failure. A risk management will allow me to live a life free of worrying about how to handle a sudden loss....   [tags: Insurance, Life insurance, Health insurance]

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Underage Drinking Is A Risk

- Underage drinking is a well know thing everywhere, I’m sure any teenage can say that they participated in binge drinking or even got drunk before. Even though it is also a bad trend to start at a young age many kids tend to not care and just join the crowd. By the age of 15, thirty-three percent of teenagers said that they had at least one alcoholic drink. A reason why a 15-year-old would try to drink is peer pressure, they want to fit in or they think that there cooler because they drink now. Once they see their friends drink they feel like they should do it to just like the saying monkey see monkey do, they feel the need to do the same as their friends....   [tags: Alcoholic beverage, Alcoholism, Drinking culture]

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Substance Abuse And Behavioral Risk

- Adolescence is a crucial developmental period, and often times it is associated with the emergence of substance abuse and behavioral risk-taking (Wetherill & Tapert, 2013). Risky behaviors tend to escalate sharply during adolescence peaking at about age 17 and lasting until about early adulthood, where it tends to drop off (Broderick & Blewitt, 2015, p. 389). According to Wetherill and Tapert, over a third of 8th graders and 71% of high school seniors have consumed alcohol, and 21% and 48% of 8th and 12th graders have at least tried illicit drugs (2013)....   [tags: Adolescence, Drug addiction, High school]

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The Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance

- Have you ever opened your Facebook, only to see someone’s negative or nasty comment below you picture or your post. Or maybe a message in your inbox that made you feel inadequate or threatened. In 2013 Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance Survey found that 15% of high school students were bullied over electronic devices in one year. In the study from 2010-2011 School Crime Supplement (National Center for Education Statistics and Bureau of Justice Statistics) says that 9% of student’s grades 6-12 had experienced cyber bullying (What is Cyberbullying?)....   [tags: Abuse, Bullying, High school, MySpace]

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TRAILS Program for At-Risk Students

- Trails Carolina A child skips school, gets drunk, and does not come home until he wants to. When he does go to school he is disrespectful to teachers, apathetic toward schoolwork, and has thoughts about dropping out. It is not uncommon for adolescents to struggle in their learning environment. Students may struggle in school for a variety of reasons, some of which include the immense stimuli in a classroom which leave many children distracted, emotionally distressing events which set a child on course for self-destruction, and peer groups which influence an adolescent to be unconcerned with school work....   [tags: mental health, responsibility, education]

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The Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance

- The 2013 Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance Survey finds that 15% of high school students (grades 9-12) were electronically bullied in the past year. Cyber-bullying may appear to be harmless since there isn 't any physical contact, however essentially it will hurt even more than the actual issue. Behind those monitors are real individuals with real feelings; some are driven to depression, some are driven to physical bullying, and some are driven to suicide. Cyberbullying is a more preferred method chosen by bullies....   [tags: Bullying, Abuse, Victim, Suicide]

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Fast Food and Fat Kids

- In the adolescent and school health section of the cdc.gov website, it states that "Childhood obesity has doubled in children and tripled in adolescents in the past thirty years" (par. 1). In 2010, more than one third of children and adolescents are overweight or obese. Overweight is  having excess bodyweight for a certain height from fat, muscle, bone, or water. Obese is having excess body fat.     "Obese youth are more likely to have risk factors for cardiovascular disease, such as high cholesterol or high blood pressure" (par....   [tags: Essays on Child Obesity]

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Why Humans Take Risk

- Why Humans Take Risk In life many of us will come to a fork in the road, finding ourselves having to make a choice that consist of staying on the safe route or taking the more risky path. Of course there is always the fear of failure and what ifs, but there is also the chance of achieving our dreams and so much more. Chris McCandless and Ben Saunders life were anything but ordinary. Both individuals had this strong desire to take risk and often found themselves in difficult situations. However what we have to ask ourselves is if these risk are justified....   [tags: Into the Wild, Christopher McCandless]

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why kids turn to drugs

- Why Kids Turn to Drugs There is no simple answer to why a young person might begin using alcohol or other drugs. Many times, it is a combination of several factors, including society, family and peers. They may turn to drugs to escape stress or loneliness or to overcome shyness in social situations. They may want to be seen as grown up or as a risk taker. Or, they may simply be curious. Teens often want to be like their role models as well. So, if their favorite music group, older sibling, parents or a "cool" peer at school uses drugs or alcohol, they may also use drugs or alcohol to emulate their role model(s)....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Criminological Theories Explaining Behaviors of The Cocaine Kids

- The Cocaine Kids: The Inside Story of a Teenage Drug Ring is an intriguing narrative of the experiences Terry Williams witnessed first hand while observing the lives of “The Kids” and their involvement in the cocaine trade. Throughout this piece, there are numerous behaviors displayed by the drug dealers that are each examples of and can be attributed to well-defined criminological theories. This paper will explore how such criminological theories are associated with how and why individuals are introduced into the world of drug selling, as well as, why they leave it....   [tags: The Inside Stry of a Teenage Drug Ring]

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Feeding Hungry Kids : America Should Be A Top Priority

- Feeding hungry kids in America should be a top priority. How does it feel to go without food all day and perhaps every day. Eaten well and healthy is one of the most fundamental needs of humans, and good nutrition, especially in the early-age is crucial to lay down a good foundation that can help child’s physical and mental health. Some people have that opportunity, but it is not the case for many children in the world, even in America which is the wealthiest and power country in the world. Hunger is affecting many children around the world while billions of pound of foods are being wasted....   [tags: Nutrition, Health, Malnutrition, Food]

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The Success Of Our New Release, Tumble Ipad For Kids

- Here at Apple, education is a part of our DNA.(apple.com, 2016) It is the foundation for why we will continue our work to strengthen our relationships with our education collaborators, which combines innovative technology with a wealth of creative learning possibilities. We are excited about the prospect that our many collaborative efforts will play a major role in the success of our new release, Tumble iPad for Kids. Together with Pearson Education, which is the world’s largest learning company, we are able to offer PowerSchool which is a web-based student information system that offers a full range of features needed by school administrators on both the district as well as the school level...   [tags: Education, Educational psychology]

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Movie Review : When Kids Get Life

- The following paper is written based on the video “When Kids Get Life”. The video explains three major cases that hit the news across the country. The writer expresses the views of why the United States has an inflated number of juveniles sentence to life. The writer looks at the Colorado justice system and how it has become harsh against juveniles in the past years and why. The juvenile justice system was improved however; it only benefitted the victim’s and prosecution when it comes to trial and the transfer of the case to adult court....   [tags: Crime, Criminology, Life imprisonment, Murder]

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How Divorce Effects Kids

-      If two people love each other enough to get married, and together choose to form a lifelong commitment, why are so many of these marriages ending. What does marriage mean to people nowadays and why do people decide to get married. Records show us that people have been getting married for as long as the earliest recorded history. There are many benefits for couples who have a successful marriage. When a marriage begins to fail it is usually due to a couple's inability to communicate, lack of a common goal, or a trust vs....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Teaching At-Risk Youth

- 1. One of the main reasons we need to be concerned with at-risk youth is that if we do not try to help these students they, frankly, will become a drain to society. When they dropout they increase their risk to becoming drug dependent, unemployed, adjudicated end up in jail, and they increase their risk of teen pregnancy. In addition, they will need social services such as welfare and healthcare, both of which are currently over taxed already. We discussed in class that states such as California are using reading scores to anticipate how many new jails they need to build rather than reinvesting that money into the education of those at-risk students....   [tags: Education]

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Killing Kids

- Killing Kids M is nine years old(1). At this young age she has already beaten and tortured a 4 year old girl to death. She presents with absolutely no remorse about the incident. Any regret that she does exhibit is due to the fact that she understands that she is expected to feel apologetic about the incident, not because she intuitively feels remorse. D is ten years old (1). He has already killed a four year old girl because she "was annoying" him. He slapped her so hard that she fell to the ground and consequently died....   [tags: Biology Essays Research Papers]

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High Risk With Obtaining An Infectious Disease

- As a third-world country, Haiti is definitely one of the few countries that is at high risk with obtaining an infectious disease. Their health is dependent on how much access they have to education, employment, and welfare. They do not have the proper equipment to live a normal life. Haiti has a population of 10 million people, but lack the resources to sustain a proper lifestyle due to lack of healthcare. 1 out of 4000 people in Haiti become doctors and this leads to a shortage of doctors which hinders healthcare development (Follo, 2012)....   [tags: Infectious disease, Disease, Epidemiology]

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Performance Enhancing Drugs Are not Worth The Risk

- There is perhaps no area of life more black and white than the athletic arena. For every game, there is a winner and a loser. For every race, there is a first place finisher, and then there is everyone else. The difference between winning and losing is often a razor thin margin with mere microseconds separating first place immortality from second place obscurity. In this outcome driven, competitive world of sports, athletes are looking for an edge, any edge, to insure success. Sadly, many from junior high to professional athletes have bought in to the mirage of seemingly risk-free success offered by anabolic steroids and other all too easily acquired performance enhancing drugs....   [tags: athletic arena, loser, drugs]

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Some Risk Factors About Teaching

- There have always been a few risk factors about teaching. When I think of the world today I think about how many school shootings happen in all different places around the world. A couple other things I tend to think about,that has to do with teaching, is all of the actual work I would have to put into teaching including things such as students parents, standardized testing, and lots of grading. Some more thoughts that cross my mind about being a teacher are the organization skills required and the pay....   [tags: Education, Teacher, School, Teaching]

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Should Parents Allow Kids For Play Violent Video Games?

- Should Parents Allow Kids to Play Violent Video Games. Are you tired of seeing your kids stuck on video games where they are killing people and taking pride for it, instead of playing outside with friends. Growing up with an extremely poor family I grew up with one game system, and I was only allowed to play when it was a rainy day when I couldn 't go outside. My mom only allowed to me play the Crash Bandicoot games and that’s a kids game that 's enjoyable to anybody. More than 90% of kids these days are playing games, and 90% of them are E10+ related games which contain violence....   [tags: Game, Play, Video game controversy, Video game]

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The Effects Of Starting School On Kids Grades And Attitudes Towards School

- In an attempt to help students to be well rested for the whole school day, High Schools around the country have been testing pushing back the start time to 8:30. Recent studies show that starting school later has a positive impact on kids grades and attitudes towards school. Though there are some downsides to starting school later, for example school sports that start at two, High Schools should push back the start time to 8:30. Pushing back the start time of school just one hour benefits everyone, not just the students....   [tags: High school, Adolescence, College, Middle school]

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Is Athletics Provide And Develop Kids With Invaluable Skills Such As Teamwork And Determination

- Athletics provide and develop kids with invaluable skills such as teamwork and determination. However, with some of those benefits comes the potential of a serious injury. Recently, concussions have been a major topic of discussion in the sports world. Many retired players of contact sports, including but not limited to, the National Football League (NFL) and the National Hockey League (NHL), have reported experiencing changes in their lifestyle both physically and psychologically. Concussions are a serious injury as they not only impact one’s life immediately but can also impact his or her future....   [tags: Concussion, Traumatic brain injury]

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Rape Awareness : Tools For Keeping Our Kids Safe From Rapes

- Rape awareness: Tools to keeping our kids safe from rapes in college A growing concern in today’s society is rape on college campuses. This is a grotesque action that is happening way to often on college campuses. I’ve decided to research and write about this topic due to the fact that soon I will have nieces and nephew’s going off to college. The rise in sexual assault accusation and cases have risen in the media in the past year, it seems as if more and more we are finding out about assaults that are being reported on college campuses....   [tags: Rape, Sexual intercourse, Human sexual behavior]

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Electronic Cigarettes And Electronic Cigarette Related Accidents Among Kids And Teens

- calls to U.S poison Centers related to electronic cigarette related accidents among kids and teens (Christensen and Netto). Often parents do not view their child smoking an electronic cigarette the same negative way as a parent sees their adolescent son or daughter smoking a cigarette because they may perceive that e-cigs lack the health risks like a normal cigarette. The availability and use of electronic cigarettes is very worrisome for many parents because of the unforeseen health risks. Electronic cigarettes have become more socially acceptable due to the fact that people can now smoke them in public places where originally one would not be able to smoke a normal cigarette (Opposing V...   [tags: Nicotine, Smoking, Tobacco, Cigarette]

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Healthier Lunches Healthier Lifestyle : Your Child 's Life Could Be At Risk At School

- Liliana Padilla Eng. 102 Calhoon-Dillahunt Nov. 11, 2016 Healthier Lunches Healthier Lifestyle Your child 's life could be at risk at school. Kids today who are obese or even just overweight are more likely to experience other chronic illnesses. Child obesity has been increasing throughout the years as much as 7 percent in the United States (Center for Disease Control and Prevention). The children who are currently obese are more likely to be obese in their adulthood. If obesity within adults is already severely terrible now image how worst it may be for a young child....   [tags: Nutrition, Obesity, Hypertension, Childhood]

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The Effects Of Obesity On Children 's Risk For Becoming Obese

- The obesity rates in children have been climbing higher and higher each year since approximately 1980 and have only just now begun to level off. In fact Childhood obesity has more than doubled in children in the last 30 years. In 1980 only 7% of children 6-11 years of age were obese and in 2012 the number rose to 18% of all children were obese (Physical). We have decided to help the town of Lancaster, Ohio to slow and hopefully reverse this issue. We have developed a program that would target the youth of this town ages 6-11 and have a high impact, increasing their health....   [tags: Obesity, Hypertension, Nutrition]

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Reducing The Risk Of Food Insufficiency By Supporting Programs

- We can mitigate the fact that families are facing poverty by focusing on the environmental, interpersonal/social, and individual factors. Interpersonal and social risk factors associated with poverty is “food insufficiency, unstable housing, and lack of basic healthcare, low self-esteem, a decreased sense of control over one’s life, and feeling of helplessness, which in turn adversely affects child upbringing” (Jenson & Fraser, 2016, pg. 28). In the community level, we can focus on reducing the risk of food insufficiency by supporting programs such as TANF, WIC and SNAP which can assist many families that are below the poverty line....   [tags: Poverty, Unemployment]

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Obesity : A Major Contributing Risk Factor For Health Complications

- Public Health Problem Obesity is a major contributing risk factor for health complications, regardless of any individual’s age. While obesity is determined by an individual’s weight at a particular height, it constantly changes throughout some person’s life as they age. All three factors play an important role in determining the means of obesity. With children, age is a more sensitive factor for a predicted ideal weight. When height and weight are combined with a professionally designed chart, it provides an estimated ideal weight based on age for a given child....   [tags: Obesity, Nutrition, Childhood obesity]

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Sports Can Help Many At- Risk Youths

- Sports can help many at- risk youths. In order to participate in sports you need to be committed and willing to work hard. You also have to learn to respect others and accept that winning isn’t the only measure of success. Losing can build character as well. When youth participate in a sports they enjoy, they are less likely to engage in behaviors that are harmful or dangerous to themselves and others. It is for these reasons schools should strive to maintain athletic programs for their students....   [tags: High school, Crime, Education, Sport]

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Media Violence Increases The Risk Of Aggressive Behavior Children

- The Academy of Pediatrics says, “significant exposure to media violence increases the risk of aggressive behavior children; it desensitizes them to violence, crime and makes them believe that the world is a ‘meaner and scarier’ place than it is”. On October 9th 2013, a nine year old boy stowed away on an airplane, stole a car, and went for a joy ride. His reason, he thought that he was playing the popular video game Grand Theft Auto V. We are never more vulnerable than when we are in our youth. Growing up movies and television shows have come to play major roles in society....   [tags: Violence, Media violence research, Aggression]

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Ways to Minimize the Risk of Child Kidnapping in Malaysia

- According to statistic provided with Council for Anti-Trafficking Persons and Anti-Smuggling of Migrants (MAPO), 118 cases of child kidnapping were reported on February 2008 and 0ctober 2010 in Malaysia. This report shown that child kidnapping had widespread. Parents should always play their role and implement some ways to keep the children’s safety. There is three ways to minimize the risk of child kidnapping, which is educate their children stay away from strangers (Zuraneeza Zulkifli, 2013; Murphy,2014; Johnston, J.R,2001) ; educate their children to protect themselves (Canadian Centre for Child Protection,2011; Georgia K....   [tags: child smuggling and self protection]

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Parked Cars Can Be Death Traps for Kids

- Parked Cars Can Be Death Traps for Kids Imagine sitting in a hospital waiting room anticipating the results of the tests being run on your only child. You were lucky though; at least he is alive. You had no idea that he was in your car. You can not imagine how traumatic it could have been for him to be trapped in his own car. Finally the doctors come to tell you the news. He has brain damage, and he will never fully recover. He may never walk again and he will never live the life of a normal child....   [tags: Safety Death Children Essays]

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Should Kids Be Organized Athletics?

- Since the beginning of time sports has always been dangerous. The list of dangerous sports goes on and on ranging from boxing,mma, basketball,football and etc. Since the risk of injury is great in these sports, there has been rising concerns whether parents should allow their children to participate in these activities. People shouldn’t allow the fear of injury to stop them from participating in a sport they love. If parents allow fear to control them they can limit their child’s full potential....   [tags: Learning, Education, Play, Sport]

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Adolescents : Adolescents And Adolescents

- Cynthia Sanchez Article Critique #1 9/22/15 Research has found that adolescents are more likely than adults to engage in risky behavior. Adolescents, or "young adults" are expected to act more mature than children yet expected to more than likely engage in risky behaviors. Our frontal lobe is not fully developed until our mid 20 's, sometimes late 30 's which could explain the maturity levels at a given age. By mid-teens, kids should be able to fully distinguish between right and wrong....   [tags: Risk, Decision making, Decision theory]

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American Culture's Infatuation with Fast Food

- Near the core of American culture that dearly loves liberty, lies its love for fast food and all that it offers. The fast food industry was initially created as a moneymaking enterprise that marketed itself as a time effective source of food, but over the years it has strayed from its marketing promise to save Americans’ time. Many Americans are regulars at one, or more, of the numerous fast food restaurants in the United States, because they want to save valuable time that otherwise would be squandered in the kitchen....   [tags: American Culture, Health Risk, Marketing]

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Kids Having Kids

-      Linnie, from one of the poorest areas of Washington, D.C., started having sex when she was only eleven. Girls from disadvantaged homes are three to four times more likely to have children. By the time Linnie was fifteen, she was pregnant. As soon as she found out, her boyfriend of five years left her. This is very common when it comes to teenage pregnancy. More teens are having sex and getting pregnant then ever before. These girls must decide what to do about their child, and that is a very hard decision....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Should Kids Eat Healthy?

- According to the dictionary, Freshman 15 is defined as “the average amount of weight gained by students during their first year of college”. It is important that incoming college students, eat healthy because this helps overall with their academic conduct. Eating properly helps to prevent obesity, being at risk of chronic diseases, and promote a healthy mental health.This can also alleviate the stress encountered during classes. The Freshman 15 can be avoided by drinking water and exercising , getting the appropriate amount of rest, managing your stress and eating everything in moderation....   [tags: Nutrition, Obesity, Eating, Dieting]

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We Don 't Act Now, More Kids Will Die ' Written By Susie O ' Brien

- 'If We Don 't Act Now, More Kids will die ' written by Susie O 'Brien, it was published on Tuesday March 24th 2015 in the Herald Sun newspaper. This text is an opinion piece and the writers contention is to inform parents that they should vaccinate their babies otherwise they are at a greater risk of illness or death. The target audience is any person who is about to be a parent or about to adopt a baby or a parent who already has a child and is on the fence about the vaccinations and weather they should or shouldn 't....   [tags: Vaccine, Vaccination]

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Effect of Divorce on Children: What About The Kids? by Judith S. Wallerstein and Sandra Blakeslee

- While divorce gives parents a novel opportunity to begin a new life, it leads to an unfortunate twist in lifestyle for the children. In “What About The Kids. Raising Your Children Before, During, and After Divorce” Judith S. Wallerstein, Ph.D., a psychologist who spent 25 years of her life studying the effects of divorce on children, and Sandra Blakeslee, a scientist writer who has spent nearly all of her profession writing for New York Times, wrote, “Each decision to divorce begins a long journey that holds surprising, unexpected turns.”....   [tags: slipt in two, divorce]

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Learning-Style Responsive Approaches for Teaching Typically Performing and At-Risk Adolescents

- Learning-style responsive approaches for teaching typically performing and at-risk adolescents. Summary: Chalk and talk lectures are hurting at-risk students achievement potential. Many at-risk students are not performing on standardized tests when they are taught using traditional teaching methods of lectures, note taking, and assigned reading and questioning. Furthermore, at-risk students usually struggle, lose interest and motivation and often become embarrassed or depressed by failure when taught under these methods....   [tags: Education, math, teachers, teaching]

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Influenza Vaccination At A High School : Implications For Outbreak Risk And Herd Immunity

- Annotated Bibliography Barclay, Victoria C, et al. "Positive Network Assortativity Of Influenza Vaccination At A High School: Implications For Outbreak Risk And Herd Immunity." Plos One 9.2 (2014): e87042. MEDLINE. Web. 14 Oct. 2015 Victoria C Barclay’s “Positive Network Assortativity Of Influenza Vaccination At A High School: Implications For Outbreak Risk And Herd Immunity” is a study done on a group of students and teachers from an unnamed high school. The study focused on the relationship between the spread of influenza among vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals in a school setting....   [tags: Vaccination, Vaccine, Smallpox, Immune system]

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Childhood Obesity : A Major Risk Factor For Developing Major Cardiovascular Issues

- Childhood obesity is on the rise around the world, especially in American children because children spend too much time watching television, playing gaming consoles, and eating junk food. Children who are diagnosed with obesity are over 30 body mass index (BMI). “Childhood obesity has reached epidemic proportions when compared with just 20 years ago.”(medicinenet) Obesity is caused by excessive calorie intake, inactivity, video games, and watching television, all of these combine cause a huge problem....   [tags: Obesity, Nutrition, Weight loss]

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The Effect Of Maternal Stress During Pregnancy On The Risk For Preterm Birth

- Effect of Maternal Stress During Pregnancy on the Risk for Preterm Birth Today, there are many different reasons that contribute to preterm births. “Multiple pregnancies, vaginal bleeding during pregnancy, and polyhydramnios or oligohydramnios are all associated with an increased in premature delivery” (Lilliecreutz, Laren, Sydsjo, & Josefsson, 2016, p. 2). Typically, these factors are related to preterm pregnancies. In addition, factors such as having high levels of stress during pregnancy can also lead to having preterm births....   [tags: Childbirth, Preterm birth, Pregnancy, Cervix]

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