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Manipulating and Deceiving Viewers with Sound Bites and Images

- Manipulating and Deceiving Viewers with Sound Bites and Images In Duguid and Brown’s article ‘The Social Life of Documents’, the authors make mention of how documents usually tend to raise more debate than suppress it. This is true, as there can be an innumerable amount of possible interpretations for one document alone. However, while there is no ‘right’ interpretation of a document, there has to be a set of standards to abide by to judge all of these competing ideologies. This is where the use of sound bites and images used in news media tend to be a source of debate....   [tags: Journalism ]

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Another One Bites The Dust

- Another One Bites the “Dust” Sweet Diamond Dust, written by Rosario Ferre, focuses on modernization and how it’s impacted the country of Puerto Rico and it’s people. This book discusses the struggles and hardships of managing sugar mills and the influential changes the Americans brought to Puerto Rico in the early 1900’s. The Americans triumph over the local landowners and their sugar mills, was not all from their own doings. Their successes is in part of the town’s own greed. Through manipulation, persuasion, and cunnings, Diamond Dust was able to survive through the toughest of hardships, and still manage to be the only competitor (in Puerto Rico) to the northerners....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Reality Bites Back: Guilty Pleasure Analysis

- Reality Bites Back, Guilty Pleasure Analysis Human beings require their pleasures for a daily need be filled, whether it be a guilty one or not, the pleasure is there. In Jennifer Pozner’s Reality Bites Back: The Troubling Truth About Guilty Pleasure TV we step through where reality TV has taken our guilty pleasure on another level. TV is one of every Americans center of attention at some point during the day or week, which provide us with the visualization of what we watch to become a consumption of our life and views....   [tags: human, pleasure, reality, tv, watch, trends]

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The Culture of Thin Bites Fiji by Ellen Goodman

- Rhetorical Analysis In the essay “The Culture of Thin Bites Fiji,” the author Ellen Goodman claims that because of the influence of media, women in the Fiji islands have suffered eating disorders. As Goodman points out, before 1995, people believed their culture that big meant beautiful and bigger meant more beautiful in Fiji. And the Fijians were a reverse image of American culture. But after 1995, while American television came to the island, and it gradually entered their lives....   [tags: rhetorical analysis, eating disorders]

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snake bites

- snake bites Bob was walking in the woods one day when his life was put in great danger. He had just stepped over a log when he felt a sharp sting on the back of his leg. He looked down and saw two small puncture wounds on his leg. The stinging sensation instantly went throughout his body and that was when he saw a snake still laying beside the log he had just stepped over. Bob had many questions running through his head. He didn’t know what to do. He didn’t know if the snake was poisonous. Bob began to panic....   [tags: essays papers]

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A Review of Dog Aggression, Causes, Training and Treatments

- There are many different dog breeds and they all have different temperaments, which is partly why many dog lovers are sometimes more particular to one breed than to others. Although not all seemingly unique breed behaviors are breed specific, most importantly aggression. By definition aggression can mean a wide range of behaviors that occur for a large number of reasons under many different circumstances. Just about all wild animals are aggressive when guarding their territories, protecting their offspring and themselves....   [tags: bites, non-play bites, breeds, environment]

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Overview of Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever

- Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever is becoming a major disease in many countries, but especially in Montenegro. Montenegro may not seem like a big concern, but they are in dire need of your assistance. The Organization for the Prevention of Diseases among Developing Countries would be the perfect charitable organization to help me raise awareness and help me to fight to suppress the Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever in Montenegro. Before I explain to you my proposal for treatment and prevention of Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever, I would like you to better understand this disease....   [tags: Ribavirin, Tick Bites, Montenegro]

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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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Another One Bites the Dust

- In William Shakespeare’s The Tragedy Of Julius Caesar, Julius Caesar falls from good fortune to misfortune. He starts as an indomitable dictator, but ends up being assassinated. Brutus feared Caesar would end up as the king. The Romans abhorred the idea of the monarchic system of government. Therefore, Brutus’s only option to kill Caesar. Caesar is can be considered as a tragic hero because his arrogance leads to his own demise. Caesar ignores the ominous signs given to him by the soothsayer, Calpurnia, nature, priests, and Artemidorus....   [tags: Character Analysis]

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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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Law Office Of William Sayegh

- 1) Law Office of William Sayegh is a  personal injury law firm out of San Dimas, California.  The firm specializes in premise liabilities, car accidents, motorcycle accidents, pedestrian accidents, dog bites, construction site accidents, and wrongful deaths. The business also handles cases involving… The firm services San Dimas, California and surrounding areas. Established in 1991. 2) Law Offices of Aman Shah is a  personal injury law firm out of Brea, California.  The firm specializes in premise liabilities, car accidents, motorcycle accidents, pedestrian accidents, dog bites, construction site accidents, and wrongful deaths....   [tags: Law, Lawyer, Bar association, Commercial law]

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A Little Female Mosquito Of Aedes Species Can Be Responsible For Giving Small Babies

- A little female mosquito of Aedes species can be responsible for giving small babies microcephaly. Zika virus, discovered first in 1947 in the forest of Uganda called Zika Forest. After 5 years in 1952, this virus in humans was detected. From there on, outbreaks of Zika were occurring in many different ecosystems including, tropical Africa, Southeast Asia, and Pacific Islands. Since, symptoms of Zika are very mild in adults, and also very similar to many other diseases, every case of Zika might not be reported....   [tags: Mosquito, Insect repellent, Aedes, Dengue fever]

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Preparing for a Public Briefing or Press Conference

- This week’s reading lead to some interesting topics, of which this short paper will attempt to discuss. Some of the focuses that the reading went over are: preparing for a public briefing or press conference, what are techniques to use, must air message, developing sound bites, developing pre-printed information, techniques to use in dealing with a hostile press, the importance of body language, recover from a press incident, and can an organization use social media to their advantage. A major challenge in any crisis is preparing for a public briefing or press conference....   [tags: crisis management]

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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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Active Duty Military And Their Families

- Problem: Active duty military and their families, and single Airmen living off base at their current duty station are having to leave their dogs behind prior to being stationed on a base that requires the family to live on base due to current Air Force restrictions on base housing policies. Current Air Force Instructions 32-6001 (AFI 32-6001) and AFI 32-6007, limit the breeds of dogs that can reside in family housing. These same AFIs ban dogs for what the Air Force has deemed aggressive behavior....   [tags: Dog, Dog breed, Pit Bull]

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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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Sounds of Silence by Gordon Hampton

- In our busy lives we often forget to stop and listen to the wonderful sounds our ancestors heard everyday. Our lives are now filled with the constant hum of a car going by or the constant drum of airplanes overhead among other noises. In the video package “Sounds of Silence” Gordon Hampton encourages people to experience nature and all of its magnificent sounds. Hampton shows though, that even where he wishes his square inch of silence is, he can’t escape the sounds of an industrialized nation. The package begins with quick detailed shots showing scenes of a city....   [tags: video package]

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Lyme Disease Article

- Imagine not being able to think correctly or having headaches all the time. Lyme disease is a disease that does this. Lyme disease is a bacterial infection that you get when a black legged tick or a deer tick bites you. This disease was named after Lyme, Connecticut, the town where it was first diagnosed in 1975. The effects of this disease can be long-term. Lyme disease is not deadly if you treat correctly, but it does affect you in many different ways. Lyme disease is caused by a bacteria called borrelia burgdorferi....   [tags: health, medicine]

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Perception Of Language Over Thought

- Perception in Relation to Language Julianne Fritz, Carlos Herrera, Mo McDonald, Erick Ramirez San Diego Mesa College Abstract The influence of language over thought has been largely disputed over time. If language does have an effect over cognition, would polyglots be able to perceive a single idea through multiple lenses. And if so, does the lens of perception change every time one changes the language being spoken. The Spanish and English language greatly differ in the way nouns are conjugated in the everyday dialogue....   [tags: English language, Spanish language]

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Small Red Bumps On Skin

- Small red bumps on your skin can occur for many reasons. Most respond to home treatments, but some may require medical attention. You need to determine the cause of your bumps before doing anything to eliminate them. Why Do I Have Small Red Bumps on My Skin That Itch. What Do I Do About Small Red Bumps on Skin. Red bumps and itchy skin Although you may not think of it as such, your skin is the largest organ in your body. It has several functions, one of which is protection against external pollution, trauma, organisms such as insects, and chemicals....   [tags: Allergy, Eczema, Keratosis pilaris, Skin]

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Banning Breed Specific Legislation

- Racial profiling had existed since biblical times, and is still present in today’s society. Recently in history we had the tragic terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. It did not take long for the fear of anyone from the Middle East to ripple through America. Wearing a turban in public would get people falsely accused of being a violent terrorist. Over and over again people foolishly stereotype and judge individuals based on their race or appearance. One of the most recent victims of profiling is the pit bull....   [tags: Animal Research ]

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Dog Breed Bans

- Pets have been a part of the American life for forever. It comes to no surprise that the most popular pet in the United States is the dog. There are over 68 million dogs owned with a range of 130 dog breeds. Over the past ten years, it has become clear that the rate of dog bites has steadily been rising. There are over 4.7 million reported cases of dog bites each year in the United States alone. State officials have been hounding the dog world for years over this issue. Instead of blaming certain dog breeds for violence, people should instead be looking at the owners themselves (Pet-Owner Liability)....   [tags: pets, german sheperds, violence]

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Tropical Diseases: Onchocerciasis

- Introduction Domain Animalia Kingdom Nematoda Phylum Rhabditea Class Spirurida Order Filariodea Family Onchocercidae Genus Onchocerca Species Volvulus Tropical Diseases are diseases that are found widely spread in tropical and subtropical regions all around the world. The most common disease carriers are mosquitos and flies as they may carry a parasite, bacterium or virus that is infectious to humans and animals. Onchocerciasis, found in Ethiopia, is transmitted by the Simulium blackfly (Figure 2) which is bred in fast flowing streams and rivers....   [tags: mosquitos, flies, african continent]

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Euthanizing Pit Bulls

- The of Euthanizing Pit Bulls Americans have been debating the morality of euthanizing animals for decades, including an impassioned argument about the quickness to kill the Pit Bull breed. Advocates that support euthanization of pit bulls use their aggression and danger to justify the killings. The perception of danger is not based in reality, but rather comes from media exposure. Most pit bulls do not exhibit aggressive behavior and those that do are trained to do so by irresponsible owners....   [tags: Pit Bull, American Pit Bull Terrier]

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Pit Bulls: Are They Really the Monsters They're Made out to Be?

- ... Judy Cohen and John Richardson authors of “Pit Bull Panic” have been researching how pit bulls are portrayed in the media. They are looking at several aspects of the story; Cohen and Richardson are looking at whether pit bulls are more violent toward people than other dog breeds and the issue of dog fighting. If the dog is bred to fight, it is aggressive towards people. Between 1987 and 2000, they looked at 72 stories that the New York Times published on pit bulls. Cohen and Richardson found that 26 of those stories covered attacks on people, and 22 covered legislation restricting ownership, and 9 described owners of pit bulls, that are considered the “dregs of society”....   [tags: banned dog breeds]

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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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It is Still Killing: The Contunued Prevalence of Malaria

- “It is still killing,” These are the words of Dr. Margaret Chan, the head of the World Health Organization; The wing of the United Nations tasked with directing and coordinating on international health work. - Dr. Chan made this comment during a recent televised trip to the east African country of Ethiopia where there has been an increase in the Malaria infection rate. It is estimated that 300 million people are affected by malaria, and also less than one percent of the 300 million affected people die, there are still an estimated 1.5 million deaths recorded per year....   [tags: infection, parasites, mosquito]

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The Meaning Of Life And Other Lies

- The Meaning of Life & Other Lies No well-minded senior in high school claims to have discovered any indisputable meaning of life. To do so would bring an end to all questions. Mankind has entered and exited hundreds upon thousands of eras throughout human history wondering and creating their own meanings in life. The first section of Viktor Frankl’s “Man’s Search For Meaning” in essence focuses on how only the concentration camp prisoners who felt they had a purpose to their lives, a goal or future to live for, survived....   [tags: Meaning of life, Life, Philosophy of life]

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The Prompt Spread Of The Zika Virus

- What is the Zika virus. According to Donald McNeil, “The Zika virus is a mosquito-transmitted infection related to dengue, yellow fever, and West Nile virus.” The Zika virus originated out of the Zika forest which is located in Uganda (“Zika virus”). This virus is considered to be perilous; however, this pertains mostly to pregnant women. The virus began ascending in 1947 and it is most common in the African and Asian areas (McNeil). However, 2015 is the year the disease began to disperse rapidly to the Western Hemisphere....   [tags: Mosquito, Aedes, Dengue fever, Yellow fever]

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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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Survival Knowledge: Learning from the Wildlife

- Coyotes are curious, clever, and stealthlike animals. They quickly learn to take advantage of any newly discovered food source. They tend to be pests and it is not uncommon to hear them howl between dawn and dusk. If you encounter an aggressive coyote, the best way to scare them off is to make loud noises such as banging a pot, yell, wave your hands or objects like sticks, or throw small stones at it. If you are harassed by a pack of coyotes, locate a large tree or rock and stand against it so you can fend them off at the front....   [tags: coyote, snake, mosquitos]

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History of Braces and Orthodontics

- It is said that "33% of the world's population has undergone orthodontic treatment at some point in their life" (Evans). This means one third of the people in the world have used some type of tooth-correcting method to better the smiles of the world. When first reading this one would assume metal braces have been used, but that is not always the case. So what are other orthodontic treatments that can be used. What orthodontic treatments are the most effective. Although the most useful orthodontic treatment is tradition braces, Invisalign, veneers, laser treatments, orthodontic surgery, dental bonding, and extracting or implanting can also enhance the appearance of teeth without the hassle of...   [tags: Invisalig, braces]

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Malaria is a Deadly Disease

- Malaria is a Deadly Disease Malaria is a disease and deadly infection that is most common in hot and tropical areas of the world. It can also happen in temperate climates, specially in the stagnant water in the canals where the mosquitoes can stay. Malaria is an ancient organisms and has infected humans since the beginning of human race (Davis). The term name “mal aria” as in meaning “bad air” in Italian and was first used in 1740 in English by Walpole (Davis). This was combined to “malaria” in 1880 and the parasite was first identified in human blood (Davis)....   [tags: Infection, Temperate Climates, Disease]

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Wintergirls by Laurie Halse Anderson

- Wintergirls is a book related to eating disorders. The author’s purpose of writing this book is to inform readers what a person with an eating disorder. It depicts the inner and outer conflicts that characters like Lia and Cassie face with disorder. It all began with a competition between two characters of who can be the skinniest. Cassie dies in the attempt of winning the game. Lia, the main character in this novel, always keeps track of her food consumption. For example, one breakfast morning, Lia said she didn’t want “a muffin (410),…orange (75),…toast (87),…waffles (180)” (Anderson 5)....   [tags: eating disorders]

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Mary Reilly : Critical Reception

- Mary Reilly: Critical Reception According to Addie Lee, She gives credit to Valerie Martin for the creation of the characters and the details give the novel a historical likelihood. Mary Reilly is a trustworthy servant that writes in her diary which leads to a tragic tale about Dr. Jekyll. Mary symbolizes goodness and honesty where Jekyll double, Mr. Hyde, represents the opposite, which he has two sides of his personality which is very complex (256). For example, Mr. Hyde has a sexual drive towards Mary when he bites her on the neck and then parts her lips with his bleeding fingers....   [tags: Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde]

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My Childhood Encounter With Nature

- After my horrible performance in class with the presentation about my childhood encounter with nature, I was nervous, trying to clam myself. However, thought rushed into my mind as the next speaker was speaking to everyone about her childhood story. I felt something weighed on my feet, but I was not interested, I figured it was one of my classmates stepping on my feet. I thought I could have done better with my presentation; I was not ready to present my childhood story at that moment. Suddenly, I grasp back into conversation in class while everyone was clapping, I followed everyone clapping then something hit me....   [tags: Thought, Mind, Human, Psychology]

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The Call Of The Wild

- Have you ever found yourself in an extremely tough and difficult situation and wanted to give up. What about a life threatening situation. Well, The Call of the Wild, Of Mice and Men, and The Color Purple all feature these situations. The characters are faced with arduous decisions to make, whether to give in or not. They all end up persisting and standing firm. The Call of the Wild by Jack London, Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck, and The Color Purple by Alice Walker, use the different rhetorical devices of personification, similes, and tone to achieve the same purpose of showing the struggle, discrimination, and poor treatment of animals, migrant farmhands, and African American women to s...   [tags: Of Mice and Men, John Steinbeck, Great Depression]

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Case Study of the 4 D's of Negligence

- A dentist fits several children with braces. The children are regular patients of the dentist. The results for some of the patients turn out to be unacceptable and damaging. There are children who have developed gum infections due to improperly tightened braces. Some mistakenly had their permanent teeth removed, while others have misaligned bites. A local attorney becomes aware of these incidences, looks further into it, and realizes the dentist has not been properly trained and holds no legal license to practice dentistry or orthodontics....   [tags: duty, dereliction, cause, damage]

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Speech Recognition Fundamentals Current and Future

- Speech Recognition Fundamentals Current and Future Human centric computing branches out into many areas. One of the most important one is speech recognition since this is the primary way for human beings to communicate. Therefore, it is only natural to use speech as the primary method to input information into a computational device or object needing manual input. The goal of human centric computing is to make technology as user friendly as possible and to integrate it completely into human life by adapting to humans’ specifications....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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Malaria Vaccine Development

- Malaria is a disease caused by a parasite that lives both in mosquitoes and humans; Wikipedia defines malaria as a mosquito-borne infectious disease caused by a eukaryotic protist of the genus Plasmodium. It is widespread in tropical and subtropical regions, including parts of the Americas, Asia, and Africa. However malaria to me is a nightmare, it is scary as hell, very frustrating and intimidating disease that puts you down. In my village malaria is a disease that is common during rainy season due to presence of stagnant water which is a breeding ground for mosquitoes....   [tags: Symptoms, History, Illness]

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Informative Essay: Plagues

- Infectious diseases also called as communicable diseases are caused by pathogenic microorganisms (such as bacteria, viruses, parasites or fungi), can be spread directly or indirectly from one person to another. Plague is a deadly infectious disease (ZOONOTIC DISEASE) caused by a gram negative bacterium Yersinia pestis. Plague is a disease that affects humans and other mammals. The bacteria are mainly found in rats and in the fleas that feed on them. Plague is transmitted to humans or other animals from rats and fleas bite that is carrying the plague bacterium, scratches from infected animals, inhalation of aerosols or consumption of food contaminated with the plague bacterium...   [tags: Informative Essays]

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Rattlesnakes of the Southwest

- Rattlesnakes of the Southwest Rattlesnakes are very common in North America; they mainly range from Arkansas to Southern California. Rattlesnakes as most people known use a rattle, located at the ends of their tail, to warn people of their location. Rattlesnakes are from the Pit Viper family of snakes. They use pits located in their head to sense heat from prey or predators. Some rattlesnakes can sense heat from a mouse from as far as twelve feet away. Some common rattlers of the southwest are the Western Diamondback, Mohave, Sidewinder, and Prairie Rattlesnakes....   [tags: essays papers]

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Satire Comparing Mosquitos to Telemarketers

- Just Like Mosquitoes      Mosquitoes have three purposes in the world. The first is to suck blood from multiple diseased animals and spread various infections to humans. The second is to bug, annoy, and make as many people mad as possible. The third is to reproduce and make as many babies as they can to carry on the family tradition. To make a parallel to this topic would like discussing telemarketers. Nearly every aspect of a mosquito has a direct connection to telemarketers such as their nearly countless numbers and their drive to topple the American will....   [tags: Mosquito Telemarketing]

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Physical Abuse : A Description Of The Possible Signs, Symptoms, Indicators And Behavior That May Cause Concern

- 4.1: A description of the possible signs, symptoms, indicators and behaviour that may cause concern in the context of safeguarding. There are four typed of abuse: • Physical Abuse • Emotional Abuse • Sexual Abuse • Neglect “Abuse is defined as any action that intentionally harms or injures another person” Physical abuse is when injury is inflicted upon a child and young person or does not prevent the injury to a child; harm can also be caused when parents invents symptoms or deliberately cause ill health to children....   [tags: Child abuse, Abuse, Childhood, Human behavior]

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Simply Accept the Changes of Life and Move on: Joyce Cary's "Growing Up"

- Joyce Cary was a famous Irish novelist and he studied in Oxford. The short story Growing up is part of his collection ‘Spring Song and other Short Stories ’.The short story ‘Growing Up’ deals with the idea that how time brings about many changes and how one has to consequently move on and grow up by simply accepting the changes time had heralded and ushered along ; This idea is clearly seen all through the story and is reflected in the characters of Mr. Quick and his daughters. This short story is about a father coming home from a business trip to his family....   [tags: Joyce Cary, Growing Up, change, ]

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The Issue Of Bully Breeds And Whether They Are Acceptable Or Safe Dogs

- There are plenty controversial issues about bully breeds and whether they are acceptable or safe dogs to own. In July a woman was mauled in her yard and killed by a dog in Montreal. Due to this unfortunate incident the mayor Denis Coderre created a bill called BSL (Breed-Specific Legislation) which was approved by the legislation. This bill states that determined by their breed or pitbull features “American Pitbull Terriers, Staffordshire Bull Terriers, American Staffordshire Terriers, American Bulldogs or any dog with strains of these breeds” will be unadoptable; they must wear a muzzle in public as well as a leash that’s 4 feet long and in most cases they will be euthanized due to their br...   [tags: Staffordshire Bull Terrier]

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Medicine in Ancient Egypt as seen by the Archaeological Evidence of Papyrus

- The Ancient Egyptian civilization’s development centered around the luxurious, green and fertile Nile river. Astonishingly, they accurately predicted Nile floods to produce surplus crops and allow the growth of society and culture. In the North of Africa, Egyptians flourished until 525 BC. The lands were ruled by powerful pharaohs who provided dominance and control to their people. The Egyptians every day lives centered around an elaborate system of religious and spiritual beliefs. In tribute to their religious beliefs, pharaohs and gods, the Egyptians built breath taking monuments that often included decoration and hieroglyphs that were symbolizations of their spirituality....   [tags: Ancient History, Egyptian Civilization]

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Pathogenesis and Treatment of Chronic Symptoms with Emphasis on Chyluria and Elephantiasis

- Elephantiasis is a condition in which a limb or other part of the body becomes grossly enlarged due to obstruction of the lymphatic system, typically by the nematode parasites that cause Filariasis. Filariasis is a tropical disease caused by the presence of filarial worm, if a person contracts the disease, this one can later develop elephantiasis. Another term of elephantiasis is Lymphatic Filariasis, which is a parasitic disease caused by the African eye worm, a microscopic thread-like worm: thread worms are small, thin and white, they infect the human intestines; more common in children but anyone of any age can be affected by it....   [tags: mosquitos, filariasis, Podoconoisis]

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Developing Countries Healthcare Issues and Charitable Organizations that Address Their Needs

- Here in America, having the privilege to go to the doctors even when you are not ill is taken for granted. While you’ve been comfortably impatient waiting in a doctors office, have you ever taken the time to think about the millions of people around the world who die merely because they do not have the medicine, the care, and the knowledge to even help themselves prevent these easily preventable diseases and illnesses. Every sixty seconds, malaria claims life of another precious child. Maybe this is news to you or maybe this is your opportunity to let this problem resonate, while taking into account the health issues others around the world face on a daily basis....   [tags: International politics, developing countries]

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An Analysis Of Donna Haraway 's ' When Species Meet '

- Donna Haraway’s (2008) ‘When Species Meet’ is a post human analysis of the categorisation of the world into human and non-human, questioning the divisions that define contemporary Western society. Chapter twelve, ‘Parting Bites’ summarises her work, a critical evaluation of the dichotomy between animals seen as companion animals and pets, and animals that aren’t. She focuses on the ‘technocultural’ climate of today, proposing the notion of ‘companion species,’ a coming together of more than just humans and animals; technologies, organisms and landscapes are among those that she argues ‘break bread’ together with humans (Haraway 2008:95)....   [tags: Human, Mammal, Chimpanzee, Humans]

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Should The City Of Austin Develop A Special Ordinance Concerning Pits?

- Submission One In today’s society Pit bulls are categorized as vicious, unloving and fighting dogs, back then this was not the case. At one point in time Pit Bulls were the closest thing to a national dog that the United States had. Could dogs be vicious. Yes, but any breed can be vicious. In today’s times, people have had concerns and have put certain ordinances in effect to better their community about pit bulls. In the last couple of years, there have been organizations forming in Austin to prevent or to help such ordinances to go into effect....   [tags: Pit Bull, American Pit Bull Terrier]

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The Effects Of Chikungunya Fever And The Asian Tiger Mosquito

- Chikungunya fever is an alphavirus that is transmitted through mosquitoes, more specifically by the yellow fever mosquito and the Asian tiger mosquito It is also known as Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus (NIH, 2011). The first discovery of this virus was known in the country of Tanzania in 1952. Over time it has become an outbreak in the Indian Ocean regions and in India. In 2014, there has been 1 million suspected cases, mostly in the Caribbean, and Central and South America (WHO, 2016). Although it is not a national notifiable disease, there has also been some known cases common in the Americas and taking precautions now could help prevent the spread of the virus....   [tags: Mosquito, Aedes, Aedes aegypti, Yellow fever]

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A Comparison of "Last Man Standing" and "Street Fight"

- In a world where the strong survive and the weak plunder, running for public office can be a more daunting task then holding the actual office itself. The films, Last Man Standing and Street Fight, depict two separate elections in two separate states as fierce battles. The films provide contrasting views of the struggle to reach public office, and the tactics used to get there. Though the films paint the similar process of brutal campaigning and numbing elections, these films have clearly different stories....   [tags: Cinema]

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The Distortion of Image in America's Top Model

- ... In Cycle 14, producers featured the girls within the standard and ideal heights of the modeling industry (5 ft. & 7 in. and taller). One of the contestants named Tatiana Kern, who was 5 ft. 10 in. tall, was being judged by how her legs looked very amazing, but her eyes were too bland to stand out. As a result, Tyra Banks and the other judges eliminated her because they thought that she could have had the prettiest pictures in the competition and she had the potential; however she did not know how to get that skill of being beautiful yet (“Smile and Pose”)....   [tags: reality televison essay]

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Diseases in Dogs, Domestic Cattle and Mountain Chickens

- Contents Introduction 3 Diseases in Dogs (Canis lupus familiaris) 3 Parvovirus 3 Anaemia 3 Mange 4 Diseases in Domestic Cattle (Bos Tauris) 4 Bovine Tuberculosis 4 Lyme Disease 4 Parasitic Gastroenteritis 5 Diseases of the Mountain Chicken (Leptodactylus fallax) 5 Chytrid Fungus 5 Metabolic Bone Disease 6 Diseases of the Superb Starling (Lamprotornis superbus) 6 Avian Salmonellosis 6 Hyperkeratosis 7 Conclusion 7 References 8 Introduction This assessment will cover a range of diseases that affect dogs, cows, The Superb Starling and The Mountain Chicken....   [tags: animal health]

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The Importance Of Teacher 's Role On Children

- There is a multitude of reasons why I want to teach children. After a while of thinking about this, I came up with three characteristics that would expiry me as a teacher. The first one that I choose was patient. I have always been a patient person and usually am not easily angered. The second one I choose is caring, I have a nurturing, caring nature, which allows me to show love to others. Lastly I have a love for learning, I enjoy having my knowledge being challenged I view myself as an individual who has a high need for cognition as well as someone who monitors there self to regulate the tasks that need to be done....   [tags: Learning, Education, Teacher, Play]

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The Long Term Effects Of Neglect / Abuse

- Research paper The way we rise our kids have a great impact on their lives. Parent and the community socialize kids, which mean we teach them how to act, how to speak, how to be a girl or boy, we teach them what is right and wrong, and how to obey the law. They come out knowing nothing and we teach them everything. So what happen when something goes wrong with socializing them. What happen when the parents ignore their child or abuse them. What effect does this have on the child emotional and physical when their parent fail to socialize them....   [tags: Child abuse, Neglect]

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Liability Claim Against The Property Owner 's Failure

- When you or your loved one walks into a business or is invited onto private property , you expect to be walking into a safe environment. Business are responsible for taking certain measures to ensure the safety of you and your loved one. If you become injured because of a property owner 's failure to keep their property free from hazards, hidden or known, you may have a legal claim against the property owner. This is a premise liability case. Below are some frequently asked questions and answers regarding premise liability claims....   [tags: Tort law, Tort, Trespasser, Property]

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Clinical Features, Diagnosis, Treatment And Prognosis Of Eoe

- Eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) is a chronic inflammatory condition of the esophagus represented by intense eosinophilic infiltration of the esophageal epithelium that is not responsive to proton-pump inhibitor (PPI) therapy. The increasing diagnosis of EoE, both in children and adults, over the last decade is potentially due to both recognition and increase in incidence. This has resulted in a dramatic increase in the medical literature surrounding this condition. This article will provide a practical overview of epidemiology, clinical features, diagnosis, treatment and prognosis of EoE....   [tags: Allergy, Immune system, Asthma]

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President Obamacare Is The Worst Thing Since Slavery

- Some Americans have positively responded to his statements. A recent Iowa survey has shown that people agree with his extremities. In the Iowa Poll, conducted by The Des Moines Register and Bloomberg Politics, interviewers contacted about 3,000 randomly selected active voters from the Iowa secretary of state’s voter registration list by telephone (Jacobs). The results revealed Carson had advanced in the polls by receiving 28 percent, which was 9 percent more than previous front-runner Donald Trump....   [tags: President of the United States, Republican Party]

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Analysis Of The Book ' The Rye '

- S.W. then picks up the napkin to wipe her mouth. Then S.W. screams, “Me” for more milk. S.W. then picks up the cheese and is holding it for about 5 seconds with her left hand. She then eats the cheese slowly piece by piece. S.W. has now picked up one piece of the bread and is eating it. S.W. is now talking to the student on her left. Now, she has switched back to talking to the student on her right. S.W. is finished eating the bread and turns her head to the side. S.W. then eats the other bun and holds it in her left hand in a twisted sort of way....   [tags: Left-handedness, Left-wing politics]

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Analysis Of `` Sunshine `` By Lynn Freed

- Violent acts in literature function as more than just physical action in that they often tell the audience something. For example, the motives and desires of the perpetrator are generally revealed during the fight. Truly great works use these violent acts to indicate a theme. One such example is “Sunshine” by Lynn Freed. In this short story, Julian de Jong, a man whose wealth allows him to evade punishment for raping children, finds a young girl in a pile of leaves. This man tames the girl with the help of his maids and earns her trust only to force himself on her at the end....   [tags: Rape, War rape, Nigel de Jong, Sexual slavery]

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Fast And Furious : The Yersinia Pestis Bacterium

- Fast and Furious: The Yersinia pestis Bacterium In 2014, Italy auctioned off Poveglia, one of its islands near Venice, for about $700,000 in order to help pay off some of the country’s national debt and conform to the European Union’s budgeting guidelines (Landini & Trogni, 2014). To most people, the thought of an Italian island near Venice may evoke charm, romance, and exoticness. Unfortunately, Poveglia is not that island. With its sordid past, Poveglia has been a deserted island for over 40 years – with locals and tourists both being barred from even visiting (Poveglia Island, n.d.)....   [tags: Black Death, Yersinia pestis, Bubonic plague]

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The Causes of Malaria and Treatment Options

- Did you know that every 30 seconds a child who is infected with Malaria dies. (Malaria, World Health Organization) Over 20% of the world population is at risk at getting Malaria each day. If you want a better idea on what 20% of the world population is, it’s over 1.3 billion people. Hundreds of millions of people are infected with Malaria right now, and it can lead to millions of deaths each year. (Malaria: Past and Present) However you cannot get this disease in certain places. Some of the countries such as Australia and North America are some of the areas you cannot get Malaria in, unless you travel to areas that have Malaria and come back infected....   [tags: medical]

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Discussion on the Importance of Presidential Debate

- Introduction Since the first televised debate between Vice President Richard Nixon (R-Calif.) and Senator John Kennedy (D-Mass.), the election process has never been the same. Despite the seemingly important democratic aspect of presidential debates, the actual impact of debates on voters’ perceptions of potential candidates is highly doubted by many scholars. Potential candidates, journalists, and a few scholars have expressed, however, the importance of presidential debates in directing voters’ attitudes (White, 1982; Asher, 1988; Reagan, 1990)....   [tags: United States, Presidents, Candidates]

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A Thousand Splendid Suns, by Khaled Hosseini

- This passage from pp 173-174- from Khalid Hosseini's novel, A Thousand Splendid Suns is significant because Hosseini displays many different literary devices, such as symbolism, imagery, and allusion which describes the social issues in the novel Laila faces, and describes how Laila and the citizens in Afghanistan live during the Soviets violation in Afghanistan, as this was a major part in this novel. Moreover, this passage is also important because it allows the reader to understand how hard it is to live in an area where war is developing and explains how the action one takes, surrounded by war....   [tags: literary analysis]

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Do We Have A Soul Inside Ourselves?

- Do we have a soul inside ourselves. Does this “soul” make us who we are. Can the “soul” change. There are arguments between philosophers debating each side. Some believe that there is a soul, while others do not. Some believe that the soul can change, while others do not. There is no scientific evidence siding with either side. However, there are many studies that have been conducted in order to attempt to prove one side right. These attempts have not been successful. There have also been cases where individuals claim that they had a soul and lost it....   [tags: Mind, Philosophy of mind, Soul, Consciousness]

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Visceral Leishmaniasis : An Aggregate Of Diseases

- Visceral Leishmaniasis The Leishmaniases are an aggregate of diseases named for their causative organisms: protozoan parasites from more than twenty Leishmania species. Leishmania are transmitted through the bites of infected female phlebotomine sandflies (Phlebotomus spp.). Numerous animal species, including humans, have been found as reservoir hosts of Leishmania parasites (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention [CDC], 2013). There are three main forms of the disease: cutaneous, mucocutaneous and visceral....   [tags: Leishmaniasis, Leishmania, Visceral leishmaniasis]

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Watermelon On A Hot Summer Day

- The gorgeousness of summertime is best enjoyed with a juicy watermelon. Nothing can quite capture the spirit of this season. It is a time when most cherish every hour and every day. The season comes and goes faster then any other, and a new school year is followed shortly after. In this poem, the author uses adjectives to explain the significance of both the season and the luscious fruit that is being enjoyed. In a less clear way, the happiness associated with being young is also expressed. Clearly the focus is on the carefree nature of the season itself....   [tags: Poetic Themes]

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The Cause of The Bubonic Plague

- A germ identified as Yersinia pestis, also known as the plague bacteria, causes the bubonic plague. Yersinia pestis are Gram-negative bacteria found in some parts of the world, mainly Africa, Asia and South America. The bacteria caused around 1000 to 3000 plague cases each year, however only about 10 to 20 of these cases are in the United States. Yersinia pestis is found most commonly in rats, however it is occasionally found in other animals. Some of the other animals known to carry the bacteria are: - Mice - Fleas - Lice - Prairie dogs - Cats - Dogs - Squirrels - Wood rats - And Chipmunks....   [tags: yops, yersinia pestis, bacteria]

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The Bloody Chamber by Angela Carter

- ... The Countess makes attempts to ensure the girl dies; representing her desperation not to be seen as ‘an older model’. She also realises that the rose bites “”It bites!” She said.” Carter (1995, page 62); that the price of being a man's object is the pain of unrealistic levels of beauty and a loss of her personal identity. Carter is clearly pointing out the objectification and subjugation of women through the theme of pornography. In "The Snow Child," the girl is a mere pornographic image, a mental embodiment of naked attractiveness desired by the Count....   [tags: bluebeard, interpretation, transformation]

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Different Types of Dogs: A Shepherd

- ... Soon later the man did buy the dog, soon after renamed the dog Horand. This German shepherd later was named a declared the first ever German Shepherd. He ended up being the father of 84 puppies. These type of dogs used to be much different back in the day, they used to be rough haired with short tails many changed have appeared since then. These dogs mostly became important after World War 1 ended. These doggies used to be called Alsatians; many people in other countries still continue to call the German Shepherds, as we know them Alsatians....   [tags: intelligent animals, breeds]

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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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Dieting : Dieting And Eating Healthy

- Mirna Luwis ESL 119 11/29/2015 Dieting and Eating Healthy Most of us as human beings like to have a beautiful body but yet, we still want to eat as much as we can....   [tags: Obesity, Weight loss, Nutrition, Health]

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Pit Bulls Be A Dangerous Dog

- There has been a battle between Pit Bulls being a dangerous dog and their dangerous more because of the owner. Some people just say that Pit Bulls are born dangerous, because of the breed. Some people claim that Pit Bulls are dangerous, because the owner didn’t raise their dog correctly. In many cities they have banned breeds such as Pit Bulls. Others see Pit Bulls as a very friendly dog when it is trained to be well behaved, and actually like to rescue them for that reason. There has been tests done and facts stated to prove that Pit Bulls aren’t the problem the owners are....   [tags: American Pit Bull Terrier, Pit Bull, Dog breed]

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Infectious Diseases ( Infectious Disease )

- Infectious diseases are the disorders caused by organisms such as bacteria, viruses, fungi or parasite who live both inside and outside our bodies and are normally helpful but can cause infectious diseases to the human (body) system under certain conditions. And for a disease to be infectious, there is what is called ‘’chain of infection’’ that takes place before. And this can be seen in the below diagram: Chain of Infection Diagram 1. This chain of infection develops when each link connects to the other....   [tags: Infectious disease, Epidemiology, Infection]

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Heinz The Original Pure Food Company

- HEINZ’S MISSION RELATED TO SUSTAINABILITY “A trusted leader Nutrition and wellness, Heinz the original Pure Food Company as a sustainable health-dedicated people, plant, and our company." It is clear to see how important the sustainability, on the company 's mission statement. Heinz they follow their reviews of the five values, and he played in the company. Team building and collaboration. This is the value for which they have chosen to embrace the big ideas from everywhere, all the respect for all individuals....   [tags: Corporate governance, Board of directors]

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A Week Discussion : Bug Affairs

- Fourth week discussion: Bug Affairs 1. I believe Pennington is trying to convey a message as to how American culture has evolved and how we are much to blame for the recent bedbugs grow that now we plan to eradicate. Moreover, such bugs are deemed as “harmless” by the author. 2. The description of a bedbugs feeding process allows the reader to get a clear picture of how disgusting this bugs are, and it also helps the reader understand the behavior of the bug. 3. The resurgence of bedbugs in major U.S cities is a testament of the increase in international travel and increase sale of second-hand furniture which highlights the progress we have made in moving from one place...   [tags: Antibiotic resistance, Bacteria, The Reader]

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It's Raining Cats and Dogs

- Shelters all across the United States are filled with yapping, meowing, and barking animals. If these animals are not adopted in time to make room for more unwanted animals, they are euthanized. Animals are breeding quickly, causing fluctuation in the animal population. It is almost literally raining cats and dogs. An effective way to combat this problem is the spay and neuter the animals to ensure they do not reproduce. Spaying and neutering animals will decrease the animal population and prevent many animals from being put into crowded shelters and euthanized....   [tags: Animals, Euthanasia, Shelter]

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Signs and Symptoms of Malaria

- Malaria Introduction to Malaria Malaria is a deadly disease, responsible for 300,000,000 malaria-infected people and over a million deaths annually. It is caused by malaria parasites that have infected mosquitoes, so the disease is transferred into a person’s blood when the mosquito bites us. Malaria-diseased people experience fevers and chills that lingers every few days. The diagnosis of malaria is identified in their blood along with the symptoms. Malaria requires different treatment for mild cases or more severe ones, like mild circumstances usually need an oral medication, but serious conditions need a hospital visit....   [tags: Disease, Deaths]

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