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The Bite Of The Mango

- The books, The Bite of the Mango by Mariatu Kamara with Susan McClelland and A Long Way Gone by Ishmael Beah, are memoirs about two young Sierra Leoneans lives before, during and after the Sierra Leone Civil War. The Sierra Leone Civil War was a conflict about governmental power in the country and it lasted many years. Both memoirs recount the way that the civil war affected their lives and determined their lives’ paths. Kamara and Beah, had similar experiences of living through the Sierra Leone Civil War yet their experiences were also different....   [tags: Sierra Leone, Sierra Leone Civil War, Freetown]

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Analysis Of The Movie ' Bite '

- [tabby title="Bite"] Body horror films are a type of flicks that do their hardest to gross you out, be it through teleportation mishaps (The Fly), to sex with a man who has sex with dead people (Contraction). Bite is a body horror film that succeeds at grossing out the viewer, providing plenty of outstanding practical effects. The film is not bad, but it is restrictive in with the plot, keeping the main character and story confined to one set (an apartment), with only a few people involved. Bite is a low-budget Canadian horror film being released in limited theaters, On Demand and Digital on May 6th from Scream Factory....   [tags: Horror film, Film, Halloween, Slasher film]

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Jaws: A Bite Out of Reality

- “I am a nice shark, not a mindless eating machine. If I am to change this image, I must first change myself. Fish are friends, not food (Finding Nemo).” This child's movie has some accuracy in the sense of a sharks image must be changed in order for the “mindless eating machine” label to be taken away. There is one movie that deserves all the blame for this inaccurate labeling of sharks, and that movie is “Jaws.” Released in 1975, Steven Spielberg directed a movie that changed the minds of ocean swimmers forever....   [tags: Animal Research ]

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The Bite that Changed America

- The Bite that Changed America Man can capture an elephant, train a lion, and totally obliterate a species from this earth. If man can do all that surely he will have dominion over something as small and meek as a mosquito. The Yellow Fever epidemic of 1793 proved this notion to be false as this disease, transmitted solely by the bite of a female mosquito, wiped out one tenth of Philadelphia’s population in four months. Some make the mistake of seeing this as an isolated event but this epidemic was as far-reaching as the disease itself since it forever changed America’s Government, public health system and African American community....   [tags: Health, The Yelow Fever Epidemic]

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Rat Bite Fever

- One of the main causes of the disease known as Rat Bite Fever is from infection by the bacteria Streptobacillus moniliformis. This bacterium is commonly the cause of the disease in North America (Elliot, 2007). This disease is typically difficult to diagnose, leading to a delay in treatment and unnecessary increase in the severity of its symptoms. Cases of rat bite fever are rather rare in North America, and those resulting in death are even less common, making the study of its pathogenesis difficult....   [tags: streptobacillus moniliformis, rna]

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A Long Way Gone and The Bite of the Mango

- No one knows what will happen in his or her life whether it is a trivial family dispute or a civil war. Ishmael Beah and Mariatu Kamara are both child victims of war with extremely different life stories. Both of them are authors who have written about their first-hand experience of the truth of the war in order to voice out to the world to be aware of what is happening. Beah wrote A Long Way Gone while Kamara wrote The Bite of the Mango. However, their autobiographies give different information to their readers because of different points of view....   [tags: Ishmael Beah, Mariatu Kamara]

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How Serious Can a Cat Bite Be?

- ... Without proper treatment this can progress and pain may involve the whole arm, with red streaks on the skin extending to the arm. Lymph nodes in the armpits may become swollen. You may lose sensation in the fingers or hand, as well as ability to move the hand or arm. Fever, chills, sweating and loss of energy may also occur. These symptoms should send you to the emergency room or to your doctor's office. More serious complications include meningitis (affecting the brain coverings) and sepsis (widespread or disseminated infection)....   [tags: infection, complications, antibiotic]

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The Bite of the Mango and A Long Way Gone

- Monday morning, Sally, a twelve-year-old American girl, is woken up by her father. As she gets ready to go to school, her mother hands her a backpack and lunch with a quick kiss goodbye. Meanwhile, Zarina, a twelve-year-old Sierra Leone girl, wakes herself up to get ready for work. Her aunt says good morning as they both head from their home to the cassava fields. Both of these girls have a traditional family setting. In America children in a traditional family grow up with both biological parents and any siblings they have....   [tags: Ishmael Beah, Mariatu Kamara]

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A Vegetarian Diet One Bite at a Time

- Living a life without meat is healthier, kinder to the environment and more humane than a diet with meat. I should know, I was shortening my life span by eating so much meat. I was literally killing myself, one bite at a time. After my diagnoses with high cholesterol I started researching ways to begin a healthier lifestyle. It was then that I found out about the many negative effects farmed animals have on the environment. Sufficed to say, I was ultimately mortified when I read about the cruel and inhumane lives these poor animals live until their death....   [tags: Healthy Lifestyle Essay]

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One Bite Won 't Hurt, Will It?

- One Bite Won’t Hurt, Will It. John Milton’s Paradise Lost is a great story on the creation of mankind and their ultimate downfall. It heavily depicts Satan’s fall from heaven, along with the other angels that revolted with him. The instance of Adam and Eve eating the apple from the tree of knowledge caused arguably one of the greatest shifts in human history in the fall of man. Milton also depicts a few phenomena that drastically changed after the aforementioned fall. The one thing that could be most heavily altered is the knowledge of mankind on their surroundings and what makes up the world....   [tags: Paradise Lost, Adam and Eve, Original sin]

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Analyzing Bacterial Strains of Bite Mark Victims

- Specific Aims: In the United States, it is estimated that 63% of cases are solved, however that leaves 37% that are left unsolved. In violent crimes alone, the U.S. suffered over 1 million cases, of which almost half were left cold (FBI, 2010). A number of unsolved cases remain that way because of the lack of evidence, such as DNA at the crime scene. I intend to use the bacterial strains found in bite marks of victims to match the marks to the biter by comparing the strains found in each location....   [tags: Criminal Justice]

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Considerations in Bite Block Placement with the Laryngeal Mask Airway

- Successful bite block placement with the laryngeal mask airway (LMA) may seem mundane, but without care and thoughtfulness on the part of the anesthetist, key variables can be missed. The consequences range from minor – the bite block not proficiently performing its designated task – to disastrous – severe pulmonary edema or needless dental or soft tissue damage. Case Report A 41-year-old Caucasian female presented for open-reduction, internal-fixation of a left tibial plateau fracture resulting from a direct blow by a cow six days prior to the surgery date....   [tags: anesthesiology, medical]

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Analysis of Strict Liability Rule in Dog Bite Cases

- Strict liability arises in the animal context when the animal at issue is either a wild animal or a domestic animal with a known vicious propensity. This principle is the origin of the well-known “one bite” rule for dogs. Strict liability, sometimes called absolute liability, is the legal responsibility for damages, or injury, even if the person found strictly liable was not at fault or negligent. Under a rule of strict liability, proof of causation is a necessary condition for liability. The early common law distinguished between wild and domesticated animals for purposes of imposing liability on their owners....   [tags: Case Review ]

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The Best Bite: The Stories of Army Hempel and Annie Beattie

- The Best Bite: The Stories of Amy Hempel and Anne Beattie An amuse-bouche is an hors d'oeuvre served to shock the taste buds. Chefs are meticulous in their choice of ingredients for an amuse-bouche, as this one bite proclaims who they are and what they create. The bite must be just right. The writing of Amy Hempel and Anne Beattie is a lot like an amuse-bouche. Their opening sentences are immediately engaging, a unique and deliberate diction allows for maximum intensity in a limited space, and their stories are about the moment, rather than a prolonged succession of cause and effect events....   [tags: short fiction, restraint, details, amuse-bouche]

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Books: A Long Way Gone and The Bite of the Mango

- Disability is a parent in disguised that nurtures and fosters a child through sometimes crippling but always meaningful pain. One's impairment guides him or her to independently to fend for life's basic necessities. Much like a parent, it is responsible for a person's physical, emotional, and mental development. The novels The Bite of the Mango and A long Way Gone narrate two different children's traumatic experiences during the Sierra Leone's Civil War and its aftermath. In the two books, disabilities are generally perceived as negative....   [tags: Literary Comparison, Autobiographies]

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Taking the Bite Out of Dangerous Dogs in Marion County

- Nationwide, approximately 50 percent of all children will be bitten by a dog before they reach the age of twelve (DeIorio, “Have a Dog-Bite-Free Summer”). In Marion County, Florida, aggressive and dangerous breads of dogs are a “serious issue” for the community according to Marion County Commissioner Jim Payton (Thompson, “County drops '1 free kill'”). Responsible dog owners seem to be unaware of the problem but area residents who have been victims of these attacks have turned to the Marion County Board of Commissioners for help....   [tags: Animal Control]

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Compare and Contrast A Long Way Gone and The Bite of the Mango

- There was a war in Sierra Leone, Africa, from 1991 to 2002 where a rebel army stormed through African villages amputating and raping citizens left and right (“Sierra Leone Profile”). Adebunmi Savage, a former citizen of Sierra Leone, describes the reality of this civil war: In 1996 the war in Sierra Leone was becoming a horrific catastrophe. Children were recruited to be soldiers, families were murdered, death came easily, and staying alive was a privilege. Torture became the favorite pastime of the Revolutionary United Front rebel movement, which was against the citizens who supported Sierra Leone’s president, Ahmad Tejan Kabbah....   [tags: Sierra Leone War]

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Independence in The Bite of the Mango and A Long Way Gone

- When growing up, family is always there for one another with unconditional love. They will do anything for each other, and throughout their lives they look to family for support and advice. This is not said for Ishmael Beah in A Long Way Gone. He was never in an idealistic “picture perfect” family because of his parents living in different villages through most of his life. The feeling of loneliness and independence was not new to him. Contrasting Beah, Mariatu Kamara, from A Bite of the Mango, has a very healthy and intimate relationship with everyone in her village....   [tags: Ishmael Beah, Mariatu Kamara]

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Taking A Bite Out Of Twilight By Carmen Siering

- Gender Inequality Gender inequality, in my definition, is the unequal and biased treatment between two sexes. Media plays an important role in providing a glimpse of what is going on around the world, providing entertainment, and reporting current events. People tend to believe what they continuously see in media, and with time they take it as the normal way of life, the way things should be. For the same reason I believe media plays a crucial role in creating and shaping gender role. In “Taking a Bite Out of Twilight” by Carmen Siering, she has presented a tale of romance that overcomes the struggles of an overbearing love triangle between the protagonist, Bella, and her two lovers....   [tags: Gender, Female, Male, Sex]

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Dog Bite Claim Against Chef Sofia

- Thank you for giving our firm the opportunity to assist you with the Connors ' dog bite claim against Chef Sofia. It is likely that a court will rule in favor of Chef Sofia in this matter. Under the Illinois Animal Control Act, “[i]f a dog or other animal, without provocation, attacks, attempts to attack, or injures any person who is peaceably conducting himself or herself in any place where he or she may lawfully be, the owner of such dog or other animal is liable in civil damages to such person for the full amount of the injury.” 510 Ill....   [tags: Property, Ownership, Pet, Health care]

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Judge First: Bite Last

- Judge First: Bite Last The soccer ball hit the grassy field with a minor thump, while screams centered attention near the goalie’s post. The child’s puny hands showing little resistance to the canine incisors planted deep within his pierced left arm. The Pit Bull only winced his eyes to squeeze the blood laden arm beyond the shattering point. The Pit Bull’s head shaking as a crocodile with morning’s breakfast, forced his meal to lifelessness on the soiled grass. The child’s lame arm dropped, signaling the lost battle....   [tags: social issues]

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frost bite

- Frostbite occurs when skin tissue and blood vessels are damaged from exposure to temperatures below 32 degrees fahrenheit. It mostly affects the toes, fingers, earlobes, chin, cheeks and nose, body parts which are often left uncovered in cold temperatures. Frostbite can occur rapidly or gradually, depending on the temperature conditions and how long it is exposed. Frostbite has three stages. They are frostnip, superficial frostbite, and deep frostbite. Frostnip occurs when you have this pins and needles sensation and the skin turning very white and soft....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Rebates Bite

- Rebates Bite You walk into a retail store with the intention of purchasing a desktop computer. You have compared shopped aplenty and are now ready to make a final decision. You are taken back now that you are noticing that a mail-in rebate is part of the equation for each of the computers you are interested in. Disappointed, you still decide to buy a computer from the retailer. A few weeks later, you receive a letter in the mail from the rebate center stating untrue and bogus information. You sent in copies of everything asked, UPC code and sent the information in a timely manner, but somehow there was not enough information given to the rebate center....   [tags: Mail Rebates Sales Customer Service]

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Rat Bite Fever : An Infectious Disease That Is Caused By Two Different Strands Of Bacteria

- Rat Bite Fever is an infectious disease that is caused by two different strands of bacteria. Streptobacillary Rate Bite Fever is caused by Streptobacillus moniliformis and is found primarily in the United States. Spirillary Rat Bite Fever is caused by Spirillum minus and is mostly found in Asia. Most people get Rat Bite Fever from infected rodents or contaminated food or water and if not treated, the infection can become very severe or fatal. In this paper, I will discuss the types of Rat Bite Fever, transmission of the infection, environmental factors, risk factors, clinical manifestations, treatment and prevention....   [tags: Bacteria, Infection, Infectious disease, Rodent]

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Toxic Animals: The world of Spiders

- TOXIC ANIMALS INTO THE WORLD OF SPIDERS INTRODUCTION Spiders are beautiful creatures that belong to the order Arachnida, their found in different environments all of the world even in damp marshes of the desertas long as there are arthropods to feed on (Preston-Mafham, 1993).All spiders are carnivores they hunt and feed on live insects, although some family of spiders specialize in hunting other spiders, the main thing is that they are all carnivores (Preston-Mafham, 1993). Some spiders hunt at night while others hunt during daylight time....   [tags: morphology, poison, bite]

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The Gail And Terry Richardson Center For The Child

- The Gail and Terry Richardson Center for the Child (RCC) is a year round child care facility located within Francis Marion University. The facility cares for children from early infant stages to 4 years of age who are: children of faculty, students, and local South Carolina families. With such a diverse group of children, the RCC strives to meet the challenges in serving as a state model in early childhood education, and intervention. The ABC Quality program administered by the Division of Early Care and Education of SC Department of Social Services, currently scores the RCC a B+....   [tags: Childhood, Infant, Bite]

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Cause And Effect Of Eating Habits

- A habit is an action a person must perform without even thinking about it. Bad habits have a tendency to be very hard to break and that is because a person has an involuntary response to do whatever the habit is. Many people carry around bad habits such as biting fingernails, smoking cigarettes, and drinking alcohol. Although a person that bites their fingernails will not have as much trouble as a person who is trying to quit smoking; it will still be difficult to break their habit. A person’s bad habits can be caused by any trigger which includes stress, being nervous and even for comfort....   [tags: Nicotine, Smoking, Tobacco, Bite]

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Domesticated Animals and Wild Animals

- From the reported bite reports, domesticated animals far outnumber wild animals in reported potential exposures to the rabies virus. About 95% of the bite reports resulted from companion animals, with dogs recorded as causing the most potential exposures. This is a clear observation that majority of the potential exposures resulted from human contact with cats and dogs. Unfortunately, the compliance with rabies vaccination requirements from pet owners is not on a satisfactory level to ensure that spill over does not occur and put people at risk of contracting rabies....   [tags: rabies virus, bite reports]

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An Unforgettable Bite

- Australia is a large island continent that holds some of the most diverse range of biogeography regions. It is the home to the endemic order of Marsupialia. These mammals are unique to the rest of the Mammalia class due to the fact that the female possesses a skin pouch. Some of the more well-known marsupials that exist today are the kangaroo, the wombat, and the koala (Thylacoleo Carnifex 2011). However, most individuals today are unaware of a species of carnivorous marsupials that once roamed Australia over 6,000 years ago....   [tags: Australian Mammals, Marsupial Lion]

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The King Cobra

- The King Cobra has a reputation as a very deadly snake; there are only a few places that have ant venom for King Cobras. You will need to understand, the King Cobra has a very long striking distance. In a matter of seconds they can strike several feet from where they're located. This leaves one of the reasons why people get bite. The other factor why one snake that has a rapid fire response. The King Cobra can bite and it can also spite into the predators eyes to blind them and get away. People should be more afraid of the King Cobra because they can spite venom up to six-feet in distance....   [tags: snakes, bite, spite]

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The Decrease of Sharks and Its Effects

- The Decrease of Sharks and Its Effects The more the better--- so true. If only people believed this worked for sharks. Ever since you’ve been a child, you’ve been told that sharks are impregnable. Not true. Sharks don’t like to attack unless they are forced to. Movies and other media, like Jaws, make us think sharks are monstrous killing machines. Actually, sharks are helpful. They keep the ocean in order, not letting the balance fall. At the head of the food chain, sharks are the strongest, most ferocious creatures in the ocean....   [tags: shark finning, shark-bite, hunting]

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A Bite of Surgery: The Vampire Facelift

- ... At this period, plastic surgery was new and had a high chance of progress. At the first world war, many jaw and deep wounds were treated which lead to new experience and improvements for reconstructive surgery. Then the second world war came by which dramatically increased the number of experienced plastic surgeons, more educational backgrounds on doctors, and more people that desire to go under this type of surgery (Kalantar). As history progresses, plastic surgery becomes part of society and education is improved....   [tags: injection, plasma, sugery]

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Review of Dog Aggression, Training, Causes, and Treatments

- There are many different dog breeds and they all have different temperaments, which is partly why many dog lovers are sometimes particular to one breed than to others. Although not all seemingly unique breed behaviors are actually breed specific, most importantly aggression. A recent study indicates that dog owners’ conduct, not the dog’s breed, could be key to predicting whether or not a dog will be aggressive. Research which could undeniably stop breed discrimination, and confront strict laws against certain breeds based on the premiss that they are inherently dangerous....   [tags: dog bite risk, dog breeds, dog walkers]

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A Long Way Gone and The Bite of the Mango

- Six billion people, six billion unique beings, yet so many of them are unfairly grouped together based off of unfair, arbitrarily selected parallels. In common mans’ terms, prejudice is an illogical, and disgusting aspect of the human syndrome. Ishmael Beah, and Mariatu Kamara, both child survivors of the Sierra Leone war, are familiar with prejudice on a very personal level. Beah, a young boy, and eventual soldier during the war, experiences wildly different prejudice than Mariatu, a young girl, and mother, during the country’s bloody conflict....   [tags: Beah, Kamara]

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The Most Famous Vampire: Dracula Written by Bram Stoker

- The vampire is probably the only creature of which this many different myths have been written. However, there is not a clear source that states where these myths have originated from. Over the years many myths have disappeared but the ones that are still discussed today often originated in early Romania, Serbia and Hungary. One of the biggest myths is the one where someone who has been bitten by a vampire becomes a vampire themselves. However there are some variations to this myth, some say that if a pregnant woman only looks at a vampire she would give birth to a vampire or if your baby was born with the amniotic sac still intact the mother were to become a vampire when she was about to di...   [tags: bite, habits]

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The Reason I Am So Fierce

- ... A spectacled white-blonde with pigeon toes, apparently muscle-free legs and a pot belly, Maeve was kind to all and friend to none, which, even then, I perceived as a fate more unfortunate than my own. In the hierarchy of daycare, Maeve and I were the serfs. We were the servants, the peons to whom Queen Sarah paid no mind and to whom King Kenny showed no mercy. I was determined to alter my fate. One rainy July morning, I made my move. “Cheel-dren, Meess Laura weel be here soon, so please come seet down,” Shodi called out....   [tags: bite, escape, prision, friends]

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A Veteran Banned From Military Housing

- Doberman Pinschers and German Shepherd dogs mark 100 years with the AKC. Both German Shepherds and Dobermans were the Devil Dogs in WWII (Mahood). Both dog breeds have given years of service to the military. Both dogs have been faithful loyal companions and incredibly intelligent. Both dogs are ranked in the top five for obedience and working intelligence (“Dog intelligence rankings”). Yet, the German Shepherd is currently the military police’s working dog and its veteran companion, the Doberman Pinscher, is currently banned from living in military bases....   [tags: U.S. Military]

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My Habit Of Biting My Lips

- The behavior that I have chosen to modify is my habit of biting my lips. I have a lot of bad habits but I noticed while thinking about a certain one that biting my lips was the main habit that I have and would like to end. I have a lot of stress in my life and when I am bored or worried I notice that I bite my lips quite often. I choose to modify this behavior because it is a very unhealthy habit and my lips are always dry and peeling because of it. I want to modify this behavior so I don’t have to constantly put on chap stick and worry about my dry, peeling lips....   [tags: Operant conditioning, Reward system, Extinction]

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The Legacy Of Apple 's Logo

- Apple’s logo is one of the most recognizable logos in the world. If asked to describe the picture on the back of an iPhone or a Mac, almost anyone would be able to easily explain the apple with a bite out of it. With genius men behind the brand and a 1984 themed first commercial, it only takes a moment to realize that there is probably a story behind the famous trademark. Indeed, there is was no meaning intended to be hidden within the apple, but even though no significance was predetermined, it has developed a life of its own full of hidden meanings and more obvious ones, all of which are completely coincidental....   [tags: Apple Inc., Brand, Logo, Computer]

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Signs of Bed Bugs

- Page: Identification of Bed Bugs How Do I Know If I Have Bed Bugs. There are several signs of an active infestation. Most commonly an individual (designated The Host) will be experiencing bites. The tell-tale bite marks can appear on the face, neck, arms, hands, or any other body parts while sleeping. More than one individual in a household may experience bites, some may not have as strong of a reaction to the bites as others. Bites may appear as red bumps on the skin. It may be difficult to tell if you’ve been bitten by a bed bug unless you find bed bugs or signs of infestation....   [tags: bites, infestation, preventative]

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Tarantella: Tarantism in Italian Society

- “Music is a resource for human relationships and identities, an “anchor” that serves as a foundation for activity; inexorably musical practices are social practices” (Blackstone 6). This quote directly describes the role of the tarantella and tarantism in Italian society. Tarantism is the oldest and most elaborate spider myth that is still recounted in modern times (Isbister 549-553). This myth is described as the effect that the bite of a tarantula would have on an individual, causing many negative symptoms....   [tags: Music ]

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Forensic Science: Forensic Odontology

- Statistics have proven that dentists have one of the highest suicide rates out of all of the other occupations in America. Dentists' jobs can be very repetitive. For the most part, they perform the same procedures in the same environment every day. Their patients can often be boring or hard to deal with, and worst of all they will deal with patients looking to sue for dental malpractice. If bad enough, this can put them out of business. As many people know, there are dental specialties such as; orthodontists, prosthodontists, pedodonists, periodontists, and oral and maxillofacial surgeons....   [tags: orthodontists, prosthodontists]

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What Forensic Dentistry Encompasses

- There are people in this world that do not fully comprehend the concept of what forensic dentistry is and what it encompasses. "Forensic Odontology or forensic dentistry is a branch of forensic science that deals with the handling, examination, and presentation of dental evidence in court." Forensic Odontology: A Closer Look | Forensic Science. (N.d.). Retrieved from Forensic dentistry deals with the identification of individuals from human remains....   [tags: court, dead, teeth]

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Forensic Analysis : Forensic And Dental Science

- Forensic Odontology or dentistry has been a very useful tool when it comes to identifying an unknown body. It has been used throughout history to give those thought lost back their identity and the families closure. To become a forensic odontologist one must first earn a DDS degree, then gain training in the field. Odontology can be done on the spot at a crime scene or at the autopsy. Bite mark analysis has made a huge impact in the incarceration of a criminal. Forensic Odontologist must earn a Doctor of Dental Science (DDS) degree to become a dentist....   [tags: Dentistry, Teeth, Oral and maxillofacial surgery]

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Analysis of Baz Luhmann's Adaptation of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet

- “Take him and cut him out in little stars, And he will make the face of heaven so fine That all the world will be in love with night” (3.2 22-24) This is an essay exploring Baz Luhrmann’s adaptation of Romeo and Juliet to examine how the effect of any modernisation, or updating, may impact on Shakespeare’s story. It will also consider the acting style and whether, how the verse is spoken and how actors engage with emotions through use of the text has any difference to the original play. The essay will also contemplate the effect of any elements of visual storytelling and the relevance/appropriateness of all of the above and whether it has any effect on Shakespeare’s text....   [tags: Baz Luhrmann’s adaptation, samson ]

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The Vampire: How the Genre has Morphed

- Myths of werewolves, witches, and fairies have swept across the world, each being shaped by a culture, time, and other bizarre occurrences that people could not explain. These mythical creatures have terrified and awed audiences from around the world throughout time. One of the most widely known, and changed myths that has ever been shaped by any culture is that of the vampire. The vampire has gone from a feared, practically all-powerful, foul creature, to a popularized icon of mystery, romance, and undeniable sex appeal....   [tags: Character Analysis]

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My Habit Of Lips Licking And Biting

- Initially, the behavior I want to eliminate in this assignment is my habit of lips licking and biting (chewing). When I heard about this assignment, I started to search for my bad habit. After a few days of observation, I found that I bite my lips a lot and lick my lips especially, while I am in a boring class or when I am in a boring situation. I do not remember how I learned this bad habit since it is not very recognizable because people around me never told me that I had a bad habit of licking and biting my lips....   [tags: Operant conditioning, Classical conditioning]

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Entrepreneurship Bug : Can Change Your Life?

- How the so-called “Entrepreneurship Bug" can change your life. Change is inevitable as well as necessary. It gives us a new perception to look at life. One sentence is enough to turn, twist and change your life completely. Entrepreneurship Bug, a rather new and exciting concept is just one of the many things that can change our life entirely. How. You may ask. Here 's why. 1. What is an Entrepreneurship bug. Starting a business, being the master of your own world, having to take orders from no one but yourself can be such an enticing idea that many get addicted to it....   [tags: Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneur, Idea, Concept]

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The Throne of T-Rex Gets Challenged

- In the late nineteenth century, a magnificent monster was discovered in North America. A decade later, in 1904, Henry Fairfield Osborn, an American geologist and paleontologist named this creature the Tyrannosaurus Rex. In Greek, Tyrannosaur means tyrant lizard, and Rex means the king in Latin. Like its name suggested, this creature was believed to be the biggest and most fearsome meat eater ever. It was the blood-thirsty villain and the absolute warlord of the earth in movies like the Lost World(1925), King Kong (1933), and Jurassic Park (1993)....   [tags: Paleontology ]

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Lyme disease: An Emerging Infectious Disease

- Disease and Pathology Lyme disease, or lyme borreliosis, is an emerging infectious disease transmitted by ticks. Lyme disease is considered an emerging infectious disease because it’s incidence has increased over the past 20 years, and it was not identified until 1975 in the United States (CITE). Lyme disease is the most commonly reported vector-borne disease in the United States. Lyme disease causes symptoms similar to that of influenza, and includes headache, chills, fever, lethargy, and muscle pain in the initial stages....   [tags: Disease, Pathology, Symptoms]

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Body Piercings

- Body piercings have been around since before Biblical times and even earlier. Body piercings have a very interesting and vast history. The piercing methods have been used for a very long time. There are many different types of bodily piercings that a person can get. The purpose of this paper is to inform the reader about the history of body piercings, popular types of body piercings, modern day piercing, and facts about body piercings. Body piercings originated in the Middle East around 4000 years ago....   [tags: social issues, india]

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Rabies Immune Globulin and The First Dose of Rabies Vaccine

- Rabies is the oldest infectious disease that is spread between species. Historical evidence of rabies dates from about 2300 BC. The first written record of rabies is in the Eshnunna code (ca.1930 BC), which states that owners of rabid dogs with symptoms of rabies should take preventative measures to keep their dog away from others. If a person were to be bitten and later become ill or die, the owner would be fined heavily. During this time and for many centuries to follow, it was commonplace to kill any animal or human who showed symptoms of the disease....   [tags: health, infectious disease]

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Human Blood Types and the Aedes Aegypti Mosquito's Reproductive Success

- This paper proposes to investigate the close relationship between human blood and the reproductive success of the mosquito Aedes Aegypti. We want to explore whether a particular type of human blood has a positive correlation with mosquito fertility and survival. Before we begin the experiment, it is important to know some vital background information about this insect. The A.Aegypti mosquito is a fascinating insect that has created vast interest among entomologists around the world to investigate its complex physiology that affects human lives detrimentally....   [tags: Science Experiment, Human Scents]

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The Results of Hostilities in Romeo and Juliet by Shakespeare

- ... Right after this encounter, Sampson and Abram decide to have fight through their “employer”. As Sampson and Abram prepare to fight, Gregory notices “(aside to SAMPSON) Say “better.” Here comes one of my master’s kinsmen. SAMPSON: (to ABRAM) Yes, better, sir ABRAM: You lie. SAMPSON: Draw, if you be men.—Gregory, remember thy washing blow. They fight” (Shakespeare 4) Sampson decides to fight and is notified by Gregory that a Capulet kinsman is approaching. Sampson uses this to his advantage so that it will look that Abram started the fight....   [tags: conflict, arguement, fights]

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Themes used in the tragedy of Romeo and Juliet

- The theme of the tragedy of Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare is entertainment. This is proven thought the play through use of comedy, drama, romance, and conflict. This style brought people of all ages, mindsets, and social classes to see the play since it used the mixture instead of just a single genre of entertainment. The result was Romeo and Juliet being very entertaining, profitable, and generally succeeding in its purpose. The use of comedy was usually through sexual puns and double entendre like “ ’Tis true, and therefore women, being the weaker vessels, are ever thrust to the wall....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Shakespeare]

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Health Implications Of The Western Malaria Mosquito Breeds

- Health Implications While many insects sting, mosquitoes bite, either to retrieve food as with the female Anopheles mosquito (pictured below) or as act of aggression (Burns, & Alcock, 2015). The Anopheles hermsi, also known in LA as the Western Malaria mosquito breeds most often in clear pools with matted and collected algae (Greater Los Angeles Vector Control District [GLVCD], 2014). [Anopheles hermsi mosquito feeding on human host (CDC, 2015)] In the process, of the female mosquito biting a mammal, the approach is a ‘pierce and sucking’ to capture the serum for her meal; referred to as a “bloodmeal”....   [tags: Mosquito, Aedes, Dengue fever, Aedes aegypti]

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Fear : The Prey Cycle For Our Dogs

- Fear is physical; for our dogs and many times for us as well. Fear is also intimately involved in the prey cycle for our dogs. Every step in the predatory sequence produces it 's own internal rewards via the production of hormones and endorphins. These chemicals create tension and pleasure seeking feelings in the dog so that the hunt continues long enough to gain the prize. Once the prey is killed the tension is release, the hormones, endocrines and endorphins are absorbed back into the body and the dog becomes calm....   [tags: Predation, Dog, Apex predator, Debut albums]

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History and Description of Pasteurella Multocida

- Pasteurella multocida was first isolated in 1880 by Louis Pasteur, and was described as the causative agent of fowl cholera.(1,2) During this time in history, microorganism isolated from livestock suffering from conditions such as haemorrhagic septicemia and atrophic rhinitis who demonstrated similar biochemical and morphological characteristics to that of Pasteurs’ microorganism where named Pasteurella septica.(1,3) It was not until the 1930s, when scientist recognised that the bacterium was associated with cat bits and was no longer classified as Pasteurella septica but as Pasteurella multocida....   [tags: fowl cholera, pasteurella multocida infection]

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Lyme Disease: A Tick-ing Time Bomb

- Lyme disease (LD) is the most frequently occurring vector-borne illness in the United States (Bratton, Edwards, Engle, Hovan, & Whiteside, 2008). The number of reported cases of LD has grown exponentially since its discovery in the 1970s. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported over 17,000 cases of LD in 2000. By 2009 that number had risen to 38,000 (Shapiro & Gerber, 2000). Along with the increasing number of cases reported, the geographic area of LD has also expanded. When LD was initially discovered, the disease was largely contained to the eastern states between Maine and Maryland, and the Midwest, mainly Minnesota and Wisconsin (Alao & Decker, 2012)....   [tags: vector-borne illness]

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Sharks And The Shark 's Dentition

- Sharks have several ways to dispatch their prey with surprise attacks, agility, and camouflaged sneak attacks. The shark’s dentition also tells the story of their diet as well as their method of attack. The Great White Shark, (Carcharodon carcharias), is the largest extant predatory shark on Earth and has large serrated teeth that tear through the flesh of its prey. Their teeth are 2.5-3 inches in height and have prominent serrations which allow them to tear large chunks out of prey including large fish, seals, sea lions, other sharks, carrion, dolphins, elephant seals, stingrays, and fish [8], [13]....   [tags: Shark, Great white shark, Lamniformes, Tiger shark]

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The Case Of Andrea Williams

- Questions Presented: By expressly inviting Nicholas Evans into their home to be babysat, did Andrea Williams imply Nicholas was allowed to enter the room that held the dog—Andrea owned—that injured Nicholas. Brief Answers: Probably no. Although Andrea owned the dog that bit Nicholas; Nicholas was trespassing by entering a room that he had not been expressly allowed to enter. The law does not distinguish between trespassing children and adults. Trespassers are barred from recovery in strict liability and landowner negligence suits....   [tags: Tort, Tort law, Property law, Law]

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Vector-Borne Illness: Lyme Disease

- Lyme disease (LD) is the most frequently occurring vector-borne illness in the United States (Bratton, Edwards, Engle, Hovan, & Whiteside, 2008). The number of reported cases of LD has grown exponentially since its discovery in the 1970’s. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported over 17,000 cases of LD in 2000 and by 2009 that number had risen to 38,000 (Shapiro & Gerber, 2000). Along with the increasing number of cases reported, the geographic area of LD has also expanded....   [tags: Prevention, Pathophysiology, Findings, Treatment]

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Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet

- ... At the Capulet’s party, Juliet is talking with the nurse when she asks “What’s he that follows there, / […] / Go ask his name” (I.V., 146-147). Juliet is asking the nurse to go get more information on Romeo, even though she has a fiancé. She is showing some interest in Romeo. One-way we know Romeo and Juliet fate is predetermined is shown through Shakespeare’s use of foreshadowing through out the play to let the ready know about their impending deaths. At the beginning of the play, the prologue says, “fearful passage of their death mark’d love […] is now the two hours’ traffic of our stage” (William Shakespeare, Prologue, 7)....   [tags: play analysis]

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Post Traumatic Secondary Defects

- Post traumatic secondary defects The inadequate availabilty of proper treatment for patients with facial trauma can create critical secondary defects in them. Skeletal butrress system could be impaired significantly from a trauma. Successful repair of skeletal traumas require the proper understanding of forceful impact of trauma on to the skeletal butrress. ORBITAL FRACTURES Orbital fractures are extremely chronic and may result from direct facial trauma, Le Fort fractures or as isolated fractures....   [tags: inadequate treatment for facial trauma]

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Control Water Borne Vectors in Georgia and the World

- Water Borne Vectors in Georgia: the Diseases They Cause and Methods of their Control Water borne vectors are insects that live and breed in water, which contains diseases caused by things like bacteria and chemicals. These insects then spread these diseases to other animals. The most deadly vector borne disease to humans is Malaria, which is responsible for an estimated 2000 deaths per day, most of which are African children under the age of five (World, 2002) (Sachs, 2002). Malaria is contracted from a bite by a water borne vector, specifically the mosquito....   [tags: mosquitos, insects, disease]

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Sea Snakes

- There are approximately 70 different species of sea snakes, and five major types, including Hydrophiids, Laticaudids, Acrochordids, Homalopsids, and the Natricids. They account for 86% of marine reptile species inhabiting the waters. (All the Sea, 2001). They are venomous reptiles that live most of their lives in the sea and are so adapted to that environment that few species of sea snakes can crawl on land. Their eyes are small with most having nostrils that are located dorsally. Most species of sea snakes grow between 120-150 cm as adults and the largest, Hydrophis spiralis reaching up to 9.8 feet....   [tags: Zoology]

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The Bubonic Plague Outbreak in Mandritsara

- 1. Location: Mandritsara (Madagascar) 2. Diseases listed: Malaria, Dengue, Plague 3. Details of the outbreak On 10 December 2013, BBC news/Africa reported a deadly outbreak of bubonic plague in a village near Mandritsarad in the north-western part of Madagascar. The outbreak that occurred a week earlier, was revealed after the death of 20 people in the village. Tests conducted on the bodies by The Pasteur Institute in Madagascar certified that the death was related to the bubonic plague. Since unhygienic conditions are the main cause for plague dissemination, a programme was implemented to exterminate rats, fleas and cockroaches to avoid spread and further outbreaks in areas of the country...   [tags: unhygienic, bacteria, infection]

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Taking a Look at Malaria

- Malaria is an extremely deadly parasitic disease transmitted by the bite of a mosquito called plasmodium. This pathogen was discovered a long time ago and since then, a profound study has been made. From the studies made, scientists discovered that plasmodium vivax, plasmodium malariae, plasmodium ovale and falciparum are the four types responsible of human malaria. However, plasmodium vivax and falciparum are the most common (CDC). Malaria has been an issue in many African countries, such as Angola, while in United States it was completely eradicated....   [tags: deadly parasitic diseases]

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Legislation Against Pit Bulls Should Not Be Enacted

- What words come to mind when one hears the words “pit bull?” How about aggressive, violent, or dangerous. In many cases, this isn’t actually true. Because of the negative media attention for attacks on humans and other dogs that pit bull breeds receive, many Americans place a stigma on pit bulls, tagging them as dangerous and vicious. This stigma typically applies to all pit bulls, not just the ones that are actually dangerous. To remedy the issue of dangerous dogs attacking other beings, the legislative act known as breed-specific legislation is being debated throughout the United States....   [tags: Breed-Specific Laws]

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Case Analysis : ' August 61902 ' From The Kitchen Of Delia Jones ' House

- On March 6,1902, Sykes Jones was found dead in the kitchen of Delia Jones’ house. The apparent cause of death was that of a fatal rattlesnake bite. When local authorities arrived, Delia was found on the premises of the murder scene. She was taken in for questioning immediately. She was later charged with involuntary man slaughter. Now, we the Jury; Gavin, Josiah, and Rebecca by unanimous consensus find the accused, Delia Jones not guilty of involuntary manslaughter on grounds of insufficient evidence indicating criminal intent....   [tags: Abuse, Physical abuse, Battered person syndrome]

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Analysis Of The Movie ' One Shot ' All 's Fair ' Love '

- One shot: All 's Fair in Love - Written 9/4/16 Summary: Stephanie Patrick is busy helping with Matthew Patrick (MatPat) with research for the latest Film Theory video they were producing. But when Matthew tells her about a possible challenge that they could do on the livestream, known as the Pocky Game, she 's intrigued. A/N: Based on this prompt ( from Your OTP playing the Pocky Game....   [tags: Chocolate, Types of chocolate, Breathing]

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Constructing the Characters in Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events

- A movie isn’t a movie without characters. Characters are used to tell us the story and get messages across to the audience, but how are characters constructed. In lemony Snicket's a series of unfortunate events, violet is constructed to be an emotionally strong inventor, Klaus is constructed to be a bookish intelligent teenager with intelligence well beyond his age, sunny is constructed to be a baby who loves to bite things whose name shows her intelligence and count Olaf is constructed to be a self-centred, evil man that is a very bad actor....   [tags: Movies, Film Analysis, Films, Movie Analysis]

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Why Dog Attacks Occur and Who Are the Main Culprits

- Have you ever been or seen someone attacked by a dog. Dog attacks are a growing problem in the U.S today, often resulting in the euthanasia of usually non-aggressive dogs. Instead of direct euthanasia, these are the three details we need to focus on; we need more compensation because aggressive behavior displayed by dogs is usually a form of communication not a direct act of violence. Statistics of dog attacks have been running since the 1980’s, keeping tabs on the amount of attacks based upon breeds....   [tags: compensation and euthanasia]

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How To Teach and Take Care of Your Dog

- We all know that a pet dog is to be spoiled in the family today. It is not only fun to keep house-efficient supporter for the theft that is "you" of people, especially the style of her dogs for a title is very cost-stately style guards. But do you want to get a four-legged friend really docile, promoting maximum use of them, not everyone knows how. Recently, when the economy is growing every family raising a dog is wrong in how to teach dogs. So I will tell you how to teach and take care of your dog....   [tags: Instructional Essay, Process Essay, How To Essay]

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What Would You Do If There Was A Bear?

- What would you do if there was a bear in your home. Your house is no longer a home, and your family is no longer safe. At the age of 13 my bravery and proclaimed love for my family was put to the test. Though most of us don’t get the horrifying experience of fighting an untamed beast, on this day I saved my little sister’s life from a Boxer... no— not a professional boxer. A breed of dogs who are said to be people dogs. But neither my little sister nor I were dog people after this tragic event. I was a 5’10 tall, skinny 13 year old with wrist bones the size of a branch....   [tags: Family, Sibling, Dog, Attack!]

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How Zombies Could Really Exist in Real Life

- ... This could develop into full post-mortem mobility. A dead host came from a drawback to an advantage, becoming a mobile platform for spore distribution. Zombie hunger drive may have originated from the spores distribution method. The development refinement of the fungal neural system, allowing for zombies to be more coordinated and to run at a full speed. This behavior may seem unlikely, in the animal world. Some species of parasitic wasps are able to reprogram behavioral patterns of their hosts (bees, and ants) creating new behaviors beneficial to the wasps and the detrimental of the host....   [tags: fungi, neurotoxins, nanobots]

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Greedy Owners Give Pit Bulls A Bad Reputation

- “Ignorant owners give pit bulls a bad reputation. “ In an editorial entitled, “Ignorant owners give pit bulls a bad reputation”, Becky Bennett argues that pit bull bans are not only questionable as far as lawfulness and usefulness, but would also prompt people whose interests in the breed are for “all the wrong reasons” to “find and misuse, and therefore negatively popularize, another powerful breed” (Bennett). Bennett suggests that instead of breed specific bans, communities would be better off supporting alternatives, such as; supporting local rescues in raising funds to help with educating communities, rehabilitating and finding homes for lost, abandoned, and abused dogs....   [tags: Dog, Dog breed, Neutering, Dog fighting]

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Breed Specific Legislation: Unfair to Pit Bulls

- Niko is a boxer mix from Kansas City, Kansas. Kansas City had a ban against owning a dog of the “pit bull” breed. Niko was taken from his home in 2007 by animal control, and wrongfully accused for the way he looked. He was held in a kennel at the pound during the entire eight month period it took for his owners to get him back. After multiple court hearings, Niko was finally released and sent home with his family (Campbell). Niko’s story is a great reference to the many controversial thoughts people have against the laws regarding breed bans for pit bulls....   [tags: Breed-Specific Laws]

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Physical And Physical Effects Of Physical Abuse

- I don 't think you understand some of what I 've said. >Didn 't I say that punching was an acceptable alternative to what Klaus actually did. Two people equally beating the shit out of each other isn 't abuse. And I cited the torture knife as a more equal exchange than the werewolf bite. There 's something called physical abuse. > Physical abuse is defined as the use of physical force that may result in bodily injury, physical pain, or impairment. Physical abuse may include but is not limited to such acts of violence as striking (with or without an object), hitting, beating, pushing, shoving, shaking, slapping, kicking, pinching, and burning....   [tags: Abuse, Physical abuse]

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Global Health Issues Have no Borders

- Global health issues have no borders. Communicable diseases are responsible for almost half of all deaths in low-income countries (Heyman, 2008). Most deaths occur due to six infectious processes; “diarrheal diseases, acute respiratory infections, malaria and measles among children and AIDS and turberculosis among adults” (Heyman, 2008, p. 19). The low-income populations are most at risk due to poverty and the lack of access to health services. Anti-infective medications and vaccines are available for some but not all diseases or populations....   [tags: communicable diseases, public health-care]

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