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How Harper Lee Was Influenced by The Times

- Throughout history, there has been an overarching theme that writers write about. Great authors write about what they know. They write about what they see. They write about what they hear. They write about personal experiences and incorporate details from their lives into their literature. Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird is a classical work that reflects the Civil Rights and Women’s Movement of the 1950’s-1960’s through her depiction of the relationship between blacks and whites and her portrayal of female characters....   [tags: Authors]

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Tortilla Curtain

- Tortilla Curtain The chapter starts with Delaney hitting an unidentified man on the highway while going through Topanga Canyon. Delaney hits Candido, one of the other main characters in the play. After Delaney hits him with his car, he then immediately asks himself if his car is all right. He gets over that, and realizes that he just hit a human being. The next paragraph is Delaney searching for the body and yelling "hello." He finally can hear some grimacing that comes from some nearby bushes....   [tags: Tortilla Curtain Immigration Literature Essays]

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Short Story : No, Thank You

- ... “How could we not?” Breanna said, laughing far louder than I would have liked her to. I had no interest in being Emily 's friend, but there was no need to make her feel badly. Luckily, I don 't think Emily heard us, but it is also possible that she was just too shy to raise her head to look at us. “Yea, she smells like a can of butt”, Daniel added, laughing at his own joke. Most of us joined in on the amusement. However, Candice did not carry on with us. “Okay guys, we get it. She smells bad”, Candice interjected, raising her hand and ending our discussion....   [tags: Odor, Olfaction, Friendship, The Look]

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The Lecture Notes On Sexually Transmitted Diseases

- ... ELISA’s have an intermediate sensitivity (60-70%) but a relatively high specificity (80-90%) (Rogstad, 2011). Neisseria gonorrhoeae is a Gram negative diplococci, which is thought to be an obligate aerobe (Galbraith, 2015). I diagnosed the patient using the Gram negative cocci/coccobacilli table (table 5) in the lab guide (Fitzgerald, 2015). The Gram negative colony I found was oxidase and catalase positive and was isolated from a vaginal sample which lead me to Neisseria gonorrhoeae. I grew the sample on blood and chocolate agar, aerobically and anaerobically as I was expecting to see one organism grow on the blood agar plates and one organism to grow on the chocolate agar plates....   [tags: Bacteria, Agar plate, Microbiology]

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My Life - Original Writing

- ... So the hell was I going to put on to look sexy but nice. I grad a nude, V-neck t-shit that showed a little skin, with dark blue, skinny jeans that were tight on my hips and butt. I put my hair down, and I had put on some makeup but not much. For the first time I was scare to go out. “How do I look, punk?” I ask. “Why are you wear makeup for, we are just going bowling.” Papo said with look of happiest that he was excited for me to be happy to be meeting someone new. I look at him and said “Shut up and let’s go before I change my mind” I was so scare that I wanted to say never mind that you can go by yourself, but I didn’t, I want to get to know Erik....   [tags: 2007 singles, English-language films, Debut albums]

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Microbial Flora And Microbial Pathogenicity

- ... Bacteria are commonly found to inhabit the skin and mucosal surfaces on several parts of the body. Most bacteria are present in the gut. Archaea are found in the gut as well but in much more limited numbers compared to bacteria. Fungi can be found in the gut as well as on the skin. The endogenous gastrointestinal microbial flora have vital roles in preventing epithelial cell injury, stimulating intestinal angiogenesis and regulating the fat storage of the human host among other functions. In the gut, the bacterial flora aid in digestion, vitamin production and the production of which are not produced by the human body....   [tags: Bacteria, Immune system, Microbiology]

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Racism in The Tortilla Curtain by T.C.Boyle

- Is wanting a better life a crime. Does everyone not deserve the right for a better life and to be considered a human being despite the means that they used to try and get it. In this novel The Tortilla Curtain, by T.C.Boyle he brings up the theme of racism that is constant towards those who are struggling for a better life even if it’s through illegal means. He shows this by using main character Delaney Mossbacher a Caucasian self-proclaimed liberal humanist, Candido Rincon a Mexican illegal immigrant and their families (Boyle 3)....   [tags: illegal immigrants, ethnicity]

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Americans Are the Heaviest in the World

- Death. The number one killer. America is considered the heaviest nation in the world, and that’s a problem that can be easily fixed. By simply eating healthier, and one way to start that is by eating a healthy breakfast. Anna Hodgekiss states that “people who eat a healthy breakfast with eggs, toast, O.J, and things with a high nutrition content, have lost more weight throughout a year period, than those who don’t eat or eat an unhealthy sugary breakfast. Certain foods that are considered a necessity in today’s society are unhealthy to consumers because they contain large amounts of sugar and calories leading to health problems....   [tags: obesity, healthy, nutrition]

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Symptoms And Treatment Of Invasive Cervical Cancer

- ... It can occur as part of acute HIV infection or can result from chronic HIV infection. Its exact cause is unknown but it is thought to be related to infection of the brain with HIV and the resulting inflammation. Herpes simplex (HSV): chronic ulcer(s) (greater than one month 's duration); or bronchitis, pneumonitis, or esophagitis Herpes simplex virus (HSV) is a very common virus that for most people never causes any major problems. HSV is usually acquired sexually or from an infected mother during birth....   [tags: AIDS, HIV, Pneumonia, Tuberculosis]

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Analysis Of The Movie ' The Earth '

- ... “Calvin Candie: Well, good. They 're spending the night. Go open the guest bedrooms and get two ready. Stephen: [mortified] He gawn stay in the Big House. Calvin Candie: Stephen. He 's a slaver. It 's different. Stephen: In the Big House. Calvin Candie: Well, you got a problem with that. Stephen: Aw, naw, naw. I ain 't got no problem with it. If you ain 't got no problem with burnin ' the bed, the sheets, the pillowcase, and everything else when this black-ass motherfucker 's gone!” (Django, Unchained)....   [tags: Slavery, White people, Black people]

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Tortilla Curtain

- Tortilla Curtain: Jack Jardine Jack Jardine is a very interesting character in the story Tortilla Curtain. He has a very strong influence on Delany Mossbacher, one of the central characters in the story. His influences, along with the tragic string of events concerning Delany and Candido, produce a complete turn around in the ideals of Delany by the end of the story. At the start of the story Delany is a 'liberal humanist';, albeit a hypocritical one, but by the end of the story Delany is carrying a gun looking for Candido....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Home Remedies for Yeast Allergy

- Home Remedies for Yeast Allergy The prime use of yeast is to ferment food items. Some food items that contain yeast include bread, cheese, wine, beer, cheese, vinegar, mushrooms, and dried fruits. Yeast belongs to the fungi family and is a microorganism that is found in the body and many food items that we eat everyday. Yeast is not harmful when taken in smaller amount and does not cause any kind of imbalance. When the amount of yeast in the body increases, the body may develop some allergic symptoms....   [tags: Health]

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20th Century Latin American Literature

- 20th Century Latin American Literature Global literatures in English have always played a key role in developing international understanding and appreciation for the social realities and cultural developments beyond Western lifestyles and familiarity. For anthropologists seeking to perceive the social realities of 20th century Latin America, the work of popular authors and novelists of this century is invaluable. Popular authors are the modern mouthpieces of the people and societies who read and love them, and thus, novelists can serve as reliable representatives of the social climate from which they draw material and compose their works....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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Evaluation of Antimicrobial Ability of Mushrooms

- Various mushrooms that have been widely used in Korea, China and Japan as health booster and ancient herbal medicine. A variety of mushrooms have been used traditionally in different cultures for the maintenance of health and in the prevention and treatment of various diseases [1]. Medicinal mushroom is used as a folk medicine in Western Ghats of India. Mushroom metabolites or other related compounds could be used to develop neutraceuticals or drugs effective against pathogenic microorganisms resistant to conventional treatments....   [tags: medicine, bacteria, research]

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Intake This Man By Brando Skyhorse

- InTake this Man, written by Brando Skyhorse, Brando portrays himself as a child who is in an awful environment where a berserk mother raised him. After being told that his biological father abandoned him, Brando was emulating his other father figures that unexpectedly came in his life because he was seeking a role model for admiration. Eventually, readers discover that these “fathers” were lacking the beneficial characteristics of what a father should provide to his offspring. However, most readers would acknowledge that Frank was the best father that came in Brando’s life....   [tags: Mother, Father, Family]

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Hitler's Escape To South America

- For years, society has been led to believe that Hitler died in his Berlin bunker, but did he actually escape to South America. It has been proven that many other high ranking Nazis have escaped to countries in South America, such as Argentina and Brazil, so it is no surprise that Hitler too could have escaped. Many know only the accepted cause of Hitler’s death, and they are not aware of the evidence that hints he could have escaped to South America. However, there are other theories that hint towards a different outcome of Hitler’s life, theories that have more evidence....   [tags: Catholic Church supports anticommunists]

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Human- Immunodeficiency Virus

- Background There are many types of viruses. Those viruses, which have their genetic material in RNA, are called retro viruses. These retro viruses are responsible for most of the diseases in all plants and animals. The HIV or Human- Immunodeficiency Virus is also a kind of a retro virus. The HIV virus leads to AIDS or Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, which is a deadly pandemic, affecting every nook and corner of the globe. It is an acquired disease from external means. 31.3 million adults and 2.1million children in the world are HIV positive with several HIV symptoms, and 2millions deaths are witnessed every year due to the same reason....   [tags: Disease ]

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Eberconazole, an Antifungal

- Summary I chose to summarize an article about a new antifungal called eberconazole. Twenty to twenty-five percent of the world’s population is affected by a dermatophytic infection. This is a parasitic skin infection caused by a fungus. The most common species of fungi to cause dermatophytosis are Trichophyton, Epidermophyton, and Microsporum. It is caused by parasitic organisms attaching to the keratin on the skin. They feed on the keratin and form colonies. These infections are only limited to the superficial layers of the skin so topical antifungal agents are a great treatment....   [tags: Dermatophytic Infection, Parasitic Skin Infection]

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Key Skills That Companies Look For Managers And Explain Which Might Be Most Needed For The Camp Bow Wow

- ... 2. Which activities at Camp Bow Wow require high efficiency. Which activities require high effectiveness. Efficiency refers to the amount of resources used to achieve the organization’s goals. Effectiveness is a broader term, meaning the degree to which an organization achieves its goals. A high performance organization is one that achieves goals to the maximum extent possible (effectiveness) while making the best use of limited resources (efficiency). According to the owner dog care tasks at Camp Bow Wow require high efficiency so that everything gets done on time....   [tags: Management, Leadership, Skills management]

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The Effects Of Dose Response On Alcohol Exposure And Childhood Behavior At Age 6

- ... About 501 testing was open to parents and their children. The results for low levels of alcohol were 63.8% and a high use of alcohol of woman who were pregnant was 13%. Lower birth weight, drug use and other alcohol exposure was associated at the time the woman were pregnant. Key Variables. The independent variable in the study that was conducted was to get sufficient data based on adverse effects of prenatal alcohol exposure. The mothers that were involved in the study were required to be interviewed about the types of alcohol that were consumed....   [tags: Pregnancy, Fetal alcohol syndrome]

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A Historical Review of I Heard It Through The Grapevine, by Marvin Gaye

- Trials come with all great things, right. This must be true because “I Heard it Through the Grapevine” was recorded numerous times before Marvin Gaye released the famous version that is still popular today (Carlos). The song was first recorded by Smokey Robinson & the Miracles, but Motown’s owner refused to release it. The version by Glady’s Knight & the Pips received some success. However, Marvin Gaye’s version is the one that is in the history books (Carlos). Today, “I Heard it Through the Grapevine” is one of the most popular songs for covers....   [tags: Musical History, Culturally Significant]

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Analysis Of ' Inherit The Wind And A Dolls House '

- ... I was always afraid of what I might think—so it seemed safer not to think at all. But now I know. A thought is like a child inside our body. It has to be born. If it dies inside you, part of you dies too”(Lawrence and Lee 124). Rachel goes through a transformation and only until she splits from her controlling father does she start to find herself and formulate her own beliefs. Candice Mancini is in agreement when she says “Rachel’s journey from unthinking acceptance of her father’s literal interpretation of Genesis to understanding that she bears the responsibility for developing her own opinions is the voyage to self-consciousness that is only possible with freedom of thought”(Mancini...   [tags: Thought, Critical thinking, Mind, Ayumi Hamasaki]

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Pathfinders: A Global History of Exploration by Felipe Fernandez-Armesto

- ... Pathfinders tells a story of the explorers of the globe with much different, less noble motivations. Fernández-Armesto begins his exposition of global exploration's history with a description of the miniscule and forgettable existence of human beings against such a vast backdrop as the universe. "Enmeshed in our own history," we fail to see how small we really are in the larger picture of time and space. Human's tendency is to centralize and aggrandize their own existence, in exploration, history and imagery....   [tags: human exploration, history, conquistadors]

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In Support of the American Nuclear Arsenal

- In Support of the American Nuclear Arsenal August 5, 1945. A day that the entire world will remember, as it was the day that the first of two nuclear strikes against Japan ended World War Two. Although at the time “Fat Man” and “Little Boy” were the lesser of two evils, they started an arms race like the world has never seen. The Soviet Union, America, Great Britain, France, and later China, all started to produce nuclear weapons. The arsenals of these countries would soon number in the tens of thousands....   [tags: Nuclear Weapons, World Conflict, Defense]

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America 's Oldest And Largest Wallpaper Manufacturer

- ... The salesforce secure sales by initiating a contract for sample book collections at each location; which eventually leads to the sale of product. Examples of more notable customers within this target market would be Menards, Sherwin-Williams, Lowes, True Value, Ace Hardware, etc. The other portion of this market is the independent interior design stores; many of which are small proprietorships and LLC’s. So even within this specific target market, there seems to be a bit of segmentation; the big box home improvement stores, and the smaller interior design stores....   [tags: Marketing, Sales, Retailing, Sales management]

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MADD, A Driving Force for Change

- M.A.D.D. is a political interest group for all mothers against drunk driving. It was specifically created for mothers of kids who have fallen victim to drunk drivers, whether it be in injury or in death. Founded on September 5th 1980, M.A.D.D. has made a huge impact on the government today and an even bigger impact on society. The idea of M.A.D.D. was first introduced by a mother, Candice Lightner, who lost her thirteen year old daughter in a car accident killed by an intoxicated driver. She took action and initiative after the loss of her daughter to help prevent drunk driving accidents so other parents wouldn’t have to go through the grief of the loss of a loved one, especially their son...   [tags: Activism]

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Economic Imperialism: Direct and Indirect Control

- During the 19th century to the early 20th century all of Europe was taking land left and right. They weren’t taking full control of the land either they were doing it through six distinct forms of imperialism, Colony, Protectorate, Sphere of Influence, Economic Imperialism. Direct Control, Indirect Control. These six forms of imperialism led Europe to completely dominate the world for over century. One of the first continents to suffer from imperialism was Africa. Britain, had set roots on the continent by 1815 in South Africa (Goucher)....   [tags: africa, brtish empire, colony]

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The Not-So-Sexist Master of Fantasy

- Many call him the master of fantasy. Throughout his career, he wrote hundreds of poems and stories. J.R.R. Tolkien was a pioneer of fantasy literature during the mid-1900’s and continues to be one of the most famous writers to this day. As a young boy, Tolkien loved to learn about words and languages. As he grew older, he came to enjoy not only learning about words but also writing them. Before Tolkien became famous as a writer, he helped work on The New English Dictionary where he researched the history and origins of words starting with the letter W....   [tags: Authors, argumentative, persuasive]

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Capitalism on Wages and Income

- Introduction Capitalism is an economic system in which industry, trade and factor and means of production are controlled by private investors or owners with an aim of making profit in a market economy. It affects the rate of capital accumulation, labor wage and the control of competitive market. This usually affects the economy of different societies since the government has no control over the economy. The forces of capitalism greatly affect the societies in that the poor continues to be poorer while the reach society continues to accumulate wealthy and become richer....   [tags: economic system, profit, economy, exploitation]

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How to Create Successful Research

- Contents Introduction 2 How can one measure variables 2 Indicate the difference between reliability and validity in research 3 Discuss various data collection methods 4 Indicate the role of statistics in research 4 Discuss the difference between qualitative and quantitative data analysis 4 Conclusion 4 Bibliography 5 Introduction In this document there will be a presentation of the basic terms of helping a researcher to create successful research papers .as it is always said every successful thing that being accomplished there has to be some sort of procedures to follow thru, and understanding terms that a researcher will need to understand before they can go thru w...   [tags: Measure Variables, Reliability, Validity, Research]

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Skills to Effective Coaching

- Interpersonal skills are one of the things everyone should have a good grasp of, regardless of whether they are into business or not. These kinds of skills make you a better person in everyday life, not only in the workplace. Interpersonal skills are those skills which you use when interacting with other people around you. They are those personality traits that make you a little different from everyone else. Everyone has their own set of skills but we all should strive to be good at all of them....   [tags: listening, assertiveness, negogiation]

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Analysis Of The Movie ' Django Unchained '

- ... (1) Tarantino stated “If you 're going to make a movie about slavery and are taking a 21st-century viewer and putting them in that time period," Tarantino said, "you 're going to hear some things that are going to be ugly, and you 're going see some things that are going be ugly. That 's just part and parcel of dealing truthfully with this story, with this environment, with this land." In order for Tarantino to make this type of movie he had to go all the way. He could not just skip over the brutal images, and realties....   [tags: Slavery in the United States, Slavery, Film]

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Autism: A Disorder of Conflicting Causes and Treatments

- Autism: A Disorder of Conflicting Causes and Treatments Despite its 50 year-old diagnosis, autism is still one of the mostly commonly contracted and rarely treated childhood diseases. Studies suggest that as many as 1 in 500 children may display autistic symptoms. Manifestations of this disability include the stereotypical physical contortions and hand-flapping motions commonly associated with autism, as well as inability to relate to the outside world, limited social skills, lack of concentration, and hypersensitivity to certain stimuli-particularly noise (1)....   [tags: Biology Essays Research Papers]

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Analysis on Django Unchained

- ... Where Dr.Schultz explains that the sheriff is in fact a criminal with a bounty. It is ironic how Django was release from where he came from to come and pursuit the three brothers that has made him suffer so much. Django finds them and kills them. After, he pretty much got revenge from those who caused pain to him. He met this brilliant person that taught him well, and found where his wife’s held location. If it wasn’t for King he would have never found where his wife was, and both be free Americans....   [tags: fantasy film analysis]

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Critical Analysis of George Bernard Shaw’s Play, Arms and the Man

- George Bernard Shaw produced Arms and the Man in 1894 which was later published in 1898 as part of his Plays Pleasant volume, which also included Candida, You Never Can Tell, and The Man of Destiny.The play was created in the era of the Victorian society, when most plays were comedies and lighter drama, nevertheless it was one of Shaw's first commercial successes. As Moliere once said satire is "biting exposure of human folly which criticizes human conduct, and aims to correct it", and in his play Arms and the Man, Shaw presents his great ability of writing satire by showing the reader a world full of misunderstandings, romance, materialism and the absurdity of life, while decrying the para...   [tags: literary analysis, literary criticism]

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Calmodulin- a multigene family promoting multitudes of cellular activities

- Summary The importance of calcium as a second messenger probably can’t be emphasized enough. Ca2+-signalling through Ca2+-sensors such as calmodulin regulates a variety of vital functions in cells in response to stimuli. Calmodulin is a small evolutionally conserved Ca2+-binding pro-tein of the EF-hand superfamily that participates in many different cellular pathways through regulation of a diverse group of targets. Its function has shown to depend hugely on the way it is distributed throughout the cell and pools probably allow for CaM to be activated at the right time and place....   [tags: calcium, second messenger, vital functions]

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The Struggle of Women for Equality in the Workplace

- Women were viewed as an object to their husband back in the 18 and 19th century, and they could not take on a job because they would break American society’s expectations. A job is essential for survival in any part of the world because prices have increased for everything. Now times have changed and women have the potential and ability to work or access any career of their choice. They do not have to take on any typical feminine job such as a teacher, but they can choose to take on masculine jobs such as becoming a scientist or even a mechanic....   [tags: history of gender equality]

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Upamanyu Chatterjee: A Study of his Image and Symbols

- ... How worthless one’s upbringing’s been when it’s come to facing one’s own country . Ah well.’ ”20 The chapter ‘EFFICIENCY BAR’ also portrays Chatterjee’s visions and voices. Agastya’s day to day life has been hinted out here also through the minute description and the linguistic efficacy for which Chatterjee is well known. The chapter started with the month October and Agastya’s camp-office has been ‘showed vividly’:– “The following October. Early in his career, while examining the junk in the official pen tray on one of the desks, Agastya had come across an ear-cleaning pen....   [tags: semiology, literary analysis]

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Contaminates on ATM Machines, Motorcycle Helmets, and Public Toilets

- ... ATM machine should be cleaned properly, as they are operated by all sections of people frequently. If these are not cleaned properly, they become source of potentially pathogenic microorganisms in people (Reynolds, 2005). Research has shown that public toilets are vital components in creating sustainable, accessible, inclusive cities but they are breeding places for disease-causing bacteria (Greed, 2006). Sanitary conditions in public places have always been a major problem, especially rest rooms....   [tags: bacteria, ecosystems, health]

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Gastroesophageal Reflux is Normal for Infants, Children, and Adults

- ... It is estimated that 30%-90% of asmatics have GERD. Barrett's oesophagus, which affects fewer than 1% of adults is commonly associated with GERD. (Cash, 2011, pp. 200). Predisposing Factors to GERD include: a) Obesity b) Consuming large meals c) Pregnancy d) Emotional stress e) Immature sphincter in newbornincreased abdominal pressure from tight clothes, staining to lift or defecate or swallowing air f) Ingesting drugs and foods that promote LES relaxation: • Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents (NSAIDS) • Benzodiazepines • Calcium channel blockers • Theophylline • Nitrates • Anticholinergics • Alcohol • Chocolate and peppermint h) Smoking: increases stomach acid and LES pressure...   [tags: esophagus, heartburn, symptoms]

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Stem Cell Therapy Opens New Hope for Modern Treatment

- In order to discover the ways for the remedy of diseases, studies in therapeutic approaches have been doing widely and kept increasing at accelerated pace. A lot of research areas had emerged for that purpose including one of the most fascinating and highly active areas at present, stem cells therapies. Due to self-renewal property and differentiation capability of stem cell, it becomes a new hope in modern treatment. The first successful case of stem cell therapy in human was reported in 1959. Bone marrow restorations were observed in leukemia patients who received total body irradiation subsequent by intravenous injection of their twins’ bone marrow (Thomas et al, 1957)....   [tags: bone marrow, transplant, patients]

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Drug Safety in Pregnant Women and Their Babies

- Introduction Every woman when pregnant has a 3-5% chance of having a baby born with a birth defect and these chances increase when the developing fetus/embryo is exposed to teratogens whether it’s intentional or unintentional (Bethesda (MD), 2006). Teratogens may cause severe birth defects, malformations, or terminate the pregnancy altogether (Jancárková, & Gregor, 2000). The placenta is known to be an effective barrier from any harmful pathogen that may potentially harm the fetus. The timing of exposure of any teratogen is critical to the impact of prenatal development (Bethesda (MD), 2006)....   [tags: fetus, embryo, safety]

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RECRUITMENT AND SELECTION PROCEDURE OF RJ CORP LTD

- INTRODUCTION COMPANY PROFILE RJ Corp. is a well-diversified Indian MNC, with business interests in soft beverages, breweries, real estate, hospitality, healthcare, education, dairy, food service and retail, with an annual turnover of over 15 billion rupees. The first signs of economic liberalization signalled the entry of Pepsi into India in 1991 and with it started the journey of partnering Pepsi in their beverages business in India. In 1993 Devyani Beverages Ltd was set up to take the Pepsi bottling operations forward....   [tags: ]

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Immediate Diagnosis of Spinal Epidural Abscess is Necessary

- INTRODUCTION Spinal epidural abscess is a rare and debilitating illness that requires prompt recognition to prevent unfavorable outcomes. Despite increased awareness of the disease and improved imaging methods, spinal epidural abscess remains a diagnostic and therapeutic challenge; as a result, morbidity and mortality remain high. Optimal management for spinal epidural abscess requires early intervention and coordination with a multidisciplinary team involving emergency medicine physicians, internists, infectious disease specialists, radiologists, and spinal surgeons....   [tags: surgeon, pathogenesis, bacteria]

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The Functional Significance of Protein Sequence Signatures

- Adenosine triphosphate (ATP) binding cassette (ABC) transporters are transmembrane proteins which function to transport many substrates across membranes and ensure the fidelity of transcription and translation in an ATP dependent manner (Jones & George, 2004). These transporters can carry out their functions as there are information contained within molecular sequences that define their roles. Such information are usually in the form of motifs and are located at certain regions of their respective molecular sequences known as domains....   [tags: Nucleotide Binding Domains, ATP Binding Cassette]

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Teratogens and Their Effects on Fetus Development

- Every woman when pregnant has a 3-5% chance of having a baby born with a birth defect, and these chances increase when the developing fetus/ embryos are exposed to teratogens, whether it’s intentional or unintentional (Bethesda (MD), 2006). Teratogens can cause severe birth defects, malformations, or terminate the pregnancy altogether (Jancárková, & Gregor, 2000). The placenta is known as an effective barrier from any detrimental pathogen that can potentially hurt the fetus. The timing of exposure of any teratogen is critical to the impact of prenatal development (Bethesda (MD), 2006)....   [tags: Pregnancy, Fetus]

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Roland David Smith : An Amazing Artist

- ... Shortly after, in the beginning of 1938, Smith was able to introduce his very first solo showing. He showcased a myriad of welded sculptures and drawings that dated back from 1935-1938. This first exhibition was presented at the Marian Willard’s East River Gallery in New York City (David Smith, Phaidon). From 1939 -1940, Smith started to create arc-welded sculptures for the very first time. All of which he showcased in a group show called “American Art Today” at the New York World’s Fair (David Smith, Phaidon)....   [tags: Sculpture, Art, Abstract expressionism]

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Infection Is The Establishment Of A Pathogen

- ... Pseudomonas: The germs live in soil, water and on the skin, and are rare. But cause problem for people who have weak immune systems or who are in hospital for some time. Clostridium difficile: This infection is most common in people who are already on antibiotics. Certain bacteria can live normally in the bowel in just the right numbers to keep it healthy. Escherichia coli: (E. coli) infections also affect the gut causing diarrhea and fever Listeria monocytogenes: The infection is caused by eating contaminated food....   [tags: Bacteria, Immune system, Common cold, Infection]

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Fibromyalgia - Causes, Symptoms and Diagnosis

- What Is Fibromyalgia. Fibromyalgia (FM) is a “musculoskeletal disorder” with extreme sensitization of central nervous system (connecting brain and spinal cord) which sends amplified pain signals to the body. People with Fibromyalgia have over sensitized central nervous system affecting all the senses of the body. Harsh light, loud sounds, eating spicy foods, inhaling heavy perfumes or vapors, or even a light touch of hand can be extremely painful. The pain is at its highest or severe upon waking in morning and gradually reduces as the day progresses....   [tags: Medicine]

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Preventing Infections in a Hospital Environment

- The responsibility of preventing hospital acquired infections does not solely rest upon the feet of the nursing staff. The effort must be a team effort that includes all of the personnel at a facility. During clinical rotations at Bartow Regional Hospital, Galen students noted on multiple occasions while rotating through the Emergency Department that the rooms were not cleaned by Environmental Services, but the nurses and/or technicians that work in the ER. The staff wiped down the beds and changed the sheets, so the rooms would be ready for the next round of patients who cycled through....   [tags: nurse, clean, facility]

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The Physicochemical Properties of Miconazole Nitrate

- The aims of this study were to measure the physicochemical properties of miconazole nitrate (MCZ : a brand-name (MCZ-A) and three generic (MCZ-B, -C, and -D)) creams, to conduct human sensory testing of those creams. The flattening, viscoelasticity, and water content of each cream were measured and each cream was subjected to near-infrared (NIR) absorption spectroscopy and sensory testing. The yield value was calculated based on measured flattening and was 734.8 dynes/cm2 for MCZ-A, 1198.9 dynes/cm2 for MCZ-B, 461.3 dynes/cm2 for MCZ-C, and 3112.3 dynes/cm2 for MCZ-D....   [tags: creams, viscosity, sensory]

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The Management of Wound Healing

- The management of wound healing in various health care settings can vary according to what treatment is performed, in our scenario a patient has come to us in regards to a complication that has occurred after a resurfacing procedure. This essay will discuss the procedure that has occurred and the issues and implications surrounding the procedure in terms of infection control. How the wound was created and what should have occurred during the repair process and what isn’t expected to occur. Possible causes of delayed wound healing will also be looked at and how we expect to manage in this situation, we will also discuss how we could prevent this from reoccurring....   [tags: Health, Treatment]

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The Increase of Drug-Resistant Microbes

- The increase of drug-resistant microbes in the last two decades is fighting against current efforts to battle infectious diseases. By being more resistive to current medication, sicknesses which used to be considered under control are becoming new threats which also make other incurable diseases far more dangerous: TB, pneumonia, malaria, cholera and HIV. Even though antibiotic resistance affects both industrialized and developing countries, its effect is far worse on developing countries. The problem is that the price gap between cheap first line medications and second line medication is vast which means that a large part of the population don’t have access to original medications....   [tags: Diseases, SuperBugs]

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Under The Influence

- In the first volume of the trilogy, Celestine, there were many positive and negative influences in the life of Celestine. The Indian Department discouraged Celestine in many ways. Father Victor Gaudet also played an important role in her life. Lastly, Celestine faced struggles with her family at home. Some of the positive and negative influences in Celestine's life were the discouragement of the Indian Department, Father Victor Gaudet, and her struggles at home. Celestine had many conflicts at the Laing Center....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Healthy Mouth, Happy Mouth

- The oral cavity is home to a great variety of primitive organisms. It is the gateway to two of the most imperative body systems, the gastrointestinal and the respiratory systems. The oral cavity is the drainage to secretory glands called the salivary glands of which there is between 600-1000 small glands located throughout the mouth. They are exocrine glands that release their secretions through tiny ducts that open into the mouth. There are three major pairs of salivary glands however that contribute the most to the oral secretion and these are; the parotid gland, which is the largest and it is located at the back of the jaw, the submandibular gland, located in the lower jaw, and the sublin...   [tags: oral cavity, saliva, medicine, dental health]

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Epididymitis: A Real Pain

- Introduction The medical condition epididymitis is the inflammation of the epididymis, the tube that connects the testicle with the vas deferens (Dugdale). The epididymis carries sperm from the testis and stores mature sperm (Roiger). An inflamed epididymis is an acutely painful condition. “Epididymitis is most common in young men ages 19 - 35. It is a major cause of hospital admissions in the military” (Dugdale). Disease Process and Etiology Epididymitis is typically caused by the spread of a bacterial infection from the urethra, prostate, or bladder (Dugdale)....   [tags: health, infections, uretra]

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Colloidal Silver Nutritional Supplements

- ... Other representations provided are of users feeling less fatigued, having more energy, and of experiencing relief from allergies. There are references made in the literature to antibiotic resistant bacteria that have adapted to such that they are unable to be treated with standard antibiotics, advocates of colloidal silver make the case that silver treatments can be an effective response to this problem. Contraindications The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine in their backgrounder on the use of colloidal silver found that there are no indications for the use of colloidal silver....   [tags: medicinal use, treatment, nervous disorder]

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lighthod Light and Dark in Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness

- Light and Dark in Heart of Darkness        Joseph Conrad's repeated use of darkness in his novel Heart of Darkness has been widely interpreted. Readers have arrived at many different conclusions about the use of darkness throughout the novel. The critics themselves cannot agree what the darkness means.         The critics draw different conclusions about the use of darkness. For some critics, the use of darkness is seen as an intentional literary device. For example, Gary Adelman and Michael Levenson discuss the use of darkness and comment upon Conrad's purpose....   [tags: Heart Darkness essays]

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Theme of Colonialism and Imperialism in Conrad's Heart of Darkness

- The Theme of Imperialism in Heart of Darkness     Of the themes in Conrad's Heart of Darkness, imperialism and colonialism are probably the most important. While Heart of Darkness is actually set on the Thames River, the events Marlow describes are set on the Congo River. "The Congo is the river that brought about the partition of Africa that occurred from 1880 to 1890" (McLynn 13). This event marked the beginning of the colonization of Africa. In 1884, European nations held a conference and decided that every European country should have free access to the interior of Africa....   [tags: Heart Darkness essays]

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Stem Cell Therapy

- In order to discover the ways for the remedy of diseases, studies in therapeutic approaches have been doing widely and kept increasing at accelerated pace. A lot of research areas had emerged for that purpose including one of the most fascinating and highly active areas at present, stem cells therapies. Due to self-renewal property and differentiation capability of stem cell, it becomes a new hope in modern treatment. The first successful case of stem cell therapy in human was reported in 1959. Bone marrow restorations were observed in leukemia patients who received total body irradiation subsequent by intravenous injection of their twins’ bone marrow (Thomas et al, 1957)....   [tags: Stem Cell Research, Argumentative, Scientific]

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Insomnia: The Sleeplessness

- Insomnia – The Sleeplessness It has been observed that many of us suffer from sleeping problems and the number could be as high as 30% of the entire population. Are sleeping pills reliable. Drugs in most of the cases do not necessarily help you in getting sleep. There are many other options. Some portion of this article might give you helpful insight to the problems related to sleeplessness and frequently waking up from the sleep. At times it is amusing to see many of us resorting to various options to get sleep, instead we should be focussing primarily at simple steps like going to bed when our mind and body are really tired, and if sleeplessness is a regular phenomenon, then we must stay...   [tags: sleep, pills, food, self-control]

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Speech: Spay Your Cat

- Speech: Spay Your Cat 1. Did you know that every un-spayed female cat and her offspring might produce up to 420,000 kittens over a seven-year period. 2. Today, you will realize the effect un-spayed cats can have on increasing the number of the stray feline population. 3. Almost everyone has a stray cat roaming the neighborhood, and should be concerned. Stray cats can spread diseases, and are a menace to society. In order to keep our neighborhoods clean and safe; everyone needs to address this issue....   [tags: Papers]

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Mary Tyler Moore

- Who can turn the world on with her smile. One person stands out. A TV legend and an American icon: Mary Tyler Moore. Mary was born in Flatbush on December 29, 1973 to Irish-Catholic parents. Mary's family was neither rich nor poor. As a child, she attended St. Rose de Lima Parochial School. Her family moved to Los Angeles when she was only ten years old. When she became older, she became a popular actress. Through the years, Mary Tyler Moore has remained as popular as ever. With recent movies such as "Flirting With Disaster" and "Payback"....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Life in the Plantations: The Runaways and the Underground Railroad

- ... They were domestic slaves (house slaves/servants) and they enjoyed better living and work conditions due to they usually dwelled in their owner’s house and worked few hours (at least less than the field workers). Cora (Dana Michelle Gourrier) and Broomhilda Von Shaft (Kerry Washington) exemplify this class of slaves. Another sort of slaves were the slaves drivers, who were conceived by the master to manage the slaves. Consequently, the rest of the slaves hated them because they were doing the owner’s job ....   [tags: slave, plantations, workers, free, rights]

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Analysis Of The Movie ' Django Unchained '

- Intro: For this particular assignment I have chosen the movie Django Unchained, which is a fantastic movie and I recommend it to anyone who has not yet seen it. I chose the movie Django Unchained because I believe that it exhibits the sociological theories we have covered in many different ways; and I believe that every person would apply these specific sociological theories in their own ways. The two sociological theories that I plan to apply to the movie Djano Unchained are, social conflict theory and symbolic interaction theory....   [tags: Slavery in the United States, Slavery, Racism]

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Population Growth Of Yeast And Effects Of Various Substrates On This Population Growth

- Population Growth Of Yeast And Effects Of Various Substrates On This Population Growth Plan: 1. Introduction; Yeast is a unicellular fungus which reproduces asexually by budding or division, as in the case of the genus Saccharomyces, which is important in fermentation in food (walker, 1998). Yeasts are widely distributed in nature. Like bacteria and moulds, they can have beneficial and non-beneficial properties in food production. The most well known examples of yeast fermentation are in the production of alcoholic drinks and the leavening of bread....   [tags: Papers]

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The Rape of Proserpina and Eve's Fall in Milton's Paradise Lost

- The Rape of Proserpina and Eve's Fall in Milton's Paradise Lost "She pluck'd, she eat" (PL IX.781). With these four monosyllables, Milton succinctly announces the Fall of Eve in Paradise Lost. Eve's Fall, however, is far more complex than a simple act of eating, for her disobedience represents a much greater loss of chastity. Indeed, Milton implies that the Fall is a violation not only of God's sole commandment but also of Eve herself, for Milton implicitly equates Dis's ravishment of Proserpina with Satan's seduction of Eve....   [tags: Paradise Lost Essays]

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Animal Images in Taming of the Shrew

- Animal Images in The Taming of the Shrew Many authors, from Orwell in his famous satirical novel Animal Farm to Shaw in his play Candida, have used images of animals to convey character's or, perhaps more accurately, man's internal ideas, aspirations, goals, and actions. In the same way, William Shakespeare, in his comedy The Taming of the Shrew, uses animal references and images to, mostly, provide insight into the complicated balance created in and through the relationship of Petruccio and Katherine....   [tags: Taming of the Shrew Essays]

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The Effect of Food on Humans

- The Effect of Food on Humans 'You are what you eat.'[1] The food we consume determines our physical and psychological health. The muscles in the body, and the blood flowing through the veins, are all supplied by the food that we consume. These foods also have an effect on the way the brain functions, and an effect on the body's performance. People might say they are hungry and genuinely believe it when in fact they are feeling sad. This is due to the lack of neuro- chemicals in the brain which carry messages and control nerve impulses....   [tags: Papers]

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Incongruent Historical Films: Inglourious Basterds

- Often a film's worth goes beyond what it explicitly discusses, as a films' narrative's nuances and subtleties can communicate more value to the audience than what his clearly stated. This is especially pertinent in historically inaccurate films. Quentin Tarantino's latest two films, Inglourious Basterds (2009) and Django Unchained (2012), are set in a historical time period, but despite this background these are not history films. Both films are brimming with anachronisms and historical inaccuracies, as many similar films are....   [tags: quentin tarino, django unchained]

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Fashion: Following the Coolest Trends

- ... For example, shorts fit best in the summer and spring. Leggings would fit best in the fall and winter. There are many types of leggings. Multicolored leggings are like printed, with flowers and any other kind of design. One strange fact about jeans is that it even has a birthday it’s on May 20th. Skinny pants and sweatpants are in fashion right now, as you can see I wear skinny jeans almost everyday. Pajamas are the softest, don’t you agree. In my opinion pajamas are the best type of pants to wear....   [tags: change, style, clothing, accessories, shoes]

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Canada between the Wars 1919-1939

- Canada between the Wars 1919-1939 I. The British Commonwealth of Nations- The period between the wars brought: Culmination of Canada's growth to independent nationhood within the British Commonwealth. Prime Minister Borden - Included in the Imperial War Cabinet in London. He piloted- the dominions "should be recognized as autonomous nations of an imperial commonwealth." At the end of 1919 the Canadian government acquired A. Decades of discord Issues: Social labor history, national politics and relations in the empire....   [tags: Canada History Canadian]

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Photography: Analyzing Lesser, Mann and More

- Wendy Lesser’s “Mulberry Street Café” portrays a young girl that is believably judging the mature men situated on all sides of her (Atwan 240). At Caffe Bella Napoli, an Italian style eatery, the young girl signifies the only adolescent and female in the photo. She has situated herself on the side of the café and seems to be examining all of the activities happening in and around her. With her arm to her mouth as if she is biting her nails, she is seemingly non-existent to the crowd. For instance, she seems to be dejected, wondering to herself, “Am I stuck here forever?” seeing as she is the only female and youngling around (Atwan 240)....   [tags: Art]

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Pop Culture Icons

- Pop Culture Icons Have you ever looked at pop culture icons and wondered why certain celebrities appear in ads. Especially when the person has no apparent relationship with the product being sold in the ad. It seems like there is some mysterious force that attracts companies to recruit these stars to be in their ads. What most people do not realize is that these ads try to entice younger viewers into looking at them by displaying pop figures who are popular and controversial. These companies look to get any celebrity that is popular and notorious for controversy into their advertisements just so that young people will recognize it....   [tags: Papers]

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George Brenard Shaw

- On the night of July 26th, 1856 one of the greatest playwrights in history, George Bernard Shaw, was born. George’s mother, Lucinda Elizabeth Gurly, was an aristocrat, while his father, George Gurly, was a poor alcoholic. Shaw had two sisters, Elinour Agness, who died of tuberculosis at age 20, and Lucinda Frances who died of starvation at age 40. Both were spinsters and had no children. In Dublin the theatre was the only thing that actually interested, and had something to offer to Shaw. George also went to many schools while living in Dublin, including the Wesleyan Connexional School, but said he learned little from schools and was self-educated....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Cruda Amarilli

- Cruda Amarilli      The madrigal is a distinctive type of secular song that originated in Italy. It was an aristocratic form of poetry and music that flourished at small Italian courts. In the piece, Cruda Amarilli, Monteverdi uses many musical devices that are typical of a madrigal. The lyrics in this song are repeated, the music accompanies the text in interesting ways, and there is a wide range of vocal notes. After listening to the piece just once you can immediately feel the unrequited love Monteverdi is displaying through his words and music....   [tags: Monteverdi Renaissance essays research papers]

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Photograph From The Dockweiler 's Personal Family Photo

- ... This stood out to me the most because of the nature of the photo. Most, if not all the other photos were staged with the subject facing the camera. In this photo, all the subjects were free to do what they wanted in the water and the camera happened to capture this candid moment. This photographer captured a side of the family that doesn’t seem as morose as the other photographs. However, there is a real possibility that the photo was staged. The photo captures the landscape perfectly, with the horizon directly in the middle of the photograph and the subjects just under the horizon, but still completely centered....   [tags: Photography, Photograph, Camera, Subject]

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Computer-Based Training

- Computer-Based Training Computer-based training can be found in almost all segments of business and education today. "Virtually every major corporation has turned to computer-based training for teaching employees everything from company regulations, to compliance, to factory operations (Rothfeder 1998) Candice Harp (1998) adds that "Corporate spending for training has risen to over $40 billion each year and a recent survey of Fortune 500 companies found that in some industries, companies dedicate as much as 5 percent of their information system budgets to training" (Harp, Taylor et al....   [tags: Business Essays]

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Grunge Culture

- Grunge Culture Skaters. They are the typical representation of the grunge culture of the ‘90s. Extremely wide pants, pockets that go to the back of their knees, extravagant piercings, intricate tattoos, and twenty-fourth century hair dos are just part of the looks that these so called “grungy people” are made of. Or at least they were when the grunge phenomenon started. With the death of Kurt Cobain, lead singer of Nirvana, the grunge movement seems to have slowed down and even—as some say—disappeared from the main stream pop culture....   [tags: Cultural Skater Grungy Essays]

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Postpartum Depression

- “Postpartum depression (PPD) is a major form of depression and is less common than postpartum blues. PPD includes all the symptoms of depression but occurs only following childbirth.” stated by William Beardslee, MD is the Academic Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry at Children’s Hospital in Boston and Gardner Monks Professor of Child Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. After reviewing and seeing what many mothers and young teenage mothers go through on what seems like an everyday basis one starts to wonder what really goes on behind closed doors with these mothers....   [tags: smoking, teen mother]

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