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The True Dangers of the H5N1 Virus

- The True Dangers of the Feared Pandemic Abstract The H5N1 strain of the avian flu is a virus. It has the potential to be very dangerous especially through its ways of transmission. The statistics of the current deaths and possible deaths also show the possible pandemic arising in the near future. However, this topic must be put into perspective and the common belief that it will eradicate our world is rather exaggerated. There is actually a higher chance that the avian flu will not become a deadly killer....   [tags: Bird Flu Avian Influenza Pandemic]

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The Dangers of Race Based Medicine

- The Dangers of Race-Based Medicine An analysis of new drug therapies specifically targeted towards African American populations with hypertension. I. Introduction to Contemporary Race-Based Therapeutics On November 11th, 2004, NitroMed, a Massachusetts based pharmaceutical company published a study on the effects of a new drug called BiDil in treating heart failure among African Americans in the New England Journal of Medicine (Taylor 2049). Since announcing the study, NitroMed’s research has sparked controversy surrounding the ethical implications and scientific evidence of race-based medicine....   [tags: Drug Therapies African American]

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The Dangers of Censorship in High School

- The Dangers of Censorship in High School Every day well meaning parents, concerned members of society, and Christian activist groups across the country fight to censor the literature that is being taught in high school classrooms. The word censorship carries all types of implications and angles; it involve s a denial of an author's right to guaranteed freedoms of expression. However, as it relates to education, this issue goes a great deal deeper than the standard First Amendment argument. In attempting to ban certain types of literature from the classroom, censors are taking away the rights of teachers to prepare students for a reality that their parents do not seem to think will ever aff...   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Argument Essays]

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The Dangers to Society of the Drug Ecstasy

- The Dangers to Society of the Drug Ecstasy The drug Ecstasy is dangerous for not only our people, but also a menace to society. With my own experiences in college and people I am closely bonded to, or used to be, I have seen this highly used club drug invade our campuses of America by leaps and bounds. I can tell you more than one story about young college friends that had 4.0 GPAs and promising careers ahead and now have nothing because of this drug. I remember a doctor telling me that 12 years ago this drug was not even known of and now it seems every other day we are reading in the paper of overdoses or reports on the cerebral damage it does....   [tags: Papers]

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The Dangers of Living with an Eating Disorder

- The Dangers of Living with an Eating Disorder Imagine waking up every morning, struggling to get out of bed. The room spins. Stumbling over to the mirror, you study and criticize every last inch of your body as the words “fat, ugly, worthless” echo in your head. You then stagger to the bathroom, using the wall to hold you up. You don’t remember the last time you ate a “normal” meal. Stepping on the scale will determine your mood for the day. If it has decreased since yesterday, you have succeeded; if it has stayed the same, or worse, gone up, those voices inside your head become stronger, telling you how useless you are....   [tags: Health Eating Disorders Essays]

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The Hidden Dangers of In Vitro Fertilization

- The Hidden Dangers of In Vitro Fertilization   In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)involves giving a woman drugs to induce ovulation and then harvesting (collecting) those mature eggs through a laparoscope. The man masturbates to collect the semen. Then, the semen and ova are mixed in a dish, where fertilization may occur. Then the tiny, new embryonic human(s) are put into the cavity of the woman's uterus with the hope that they will plant and grow. Other sophisticated techniques having the same purpose, employ a diversity of approaches to producing a pregnancy....   [tags: Exploratory Essays Research Papers]

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Dangers of the War on Terrorism

- Dangers of the War on Terrorism The President of the United State has used the phrases “War on Poverty”, “War on Drugs”, War on Illiteracy”, and the “War on Hunger,” when describing the problems Americans are facing. The term ‘war’ is used metaphorically to signify our willingness to devote vast resources, and immense amounts of time to a specified problem. No one seems to have a problem with these phrases as they do not signify our determination to die for the cause. The Civil War, World War II, and even the Vietnam War or Conflict designates our determination to give the lives of soldiers and spill the blood of the enemy to maintain our freedom....   [tags: President Bush's War on Terror]

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Dangers of Ephedrine Use in Sports

- What is excellence. Is it perfection, a goal, a feeling, a gift. To some athletes, it is an everyday challenge that comes easy; to others it might not be so easy. Whether it holds a psychological meaning or it’s just another goal to set, it shows a persons attitude and dedication towards a sport. To what extremes will people actually go to reach excellence. Some athletes strive so hard that they will try almost anything to reach their peak of excellence, the extremes that some go through to reach that peak may be either a safe or dangerous road to travel....   [tags: Drug Abuse, Substance Abuse]

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The Unknown Dangers of Cell Phones

- The Unknown Dangers of Cell Phones When I was sixteen years old, I wanted a cell phone more than anything. Not only did all my friends have them, but my parents did not allow me to talk to my boyfriend Jimmy. So I thought having a cell phone would be the instant solution to all my problems. Not only would I be able to talk to Jimmy whenever I wanted but having a cell phone would give me so much more independence. Not to mention the fact that they were extremely glamorous and simply the thing to have....   [tags: Health Communication Papers]

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The Unspoken Dangers of Tanning Beds

- The Unspoken Dangers of Tanning Beds Tanning beds are devices that emit ultraviolet radiation (UV rays) in order to darken one’s skin complexion. It is believed that approximately 28 million Americans are tanning indoors, in some 25,000 tanning salons nationwide (http://www.fda.gov/ cdrh/consumer/tanning.html ). The rising popularity of tanning beds came about a few decades ago when the media and society started emphasizing that bronzed skin was “in.” A variety of people use tanning beds, both men and women, and for a variety of reasons; some use them as a weekly (or even daily) routine, others use them seasonally (when it’s hard to get a tan in the winter) and then of course there a...   [tags: Expository Essays Research Papers]

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The Dangers of Fossil Fuel Use

- The Dangers of Fossil Fuel Use Merriam-Webster Collegiate Dictionary defines the term fossil fuel as “a fuel, as coal, oil, or natural gas, that is formed in the earth from plant or animal remains.” The major fossil fuels include coal, petroleum, and natural gases. Here in the United States, and all over the world, fossil fuel functions as an extremely beneficial resource. We use gas to fuel our cars and depend on electricity produced from coal and oil to heat and cool our homes. But, these positive aspects do not come without drawbacks....   [tags: Fossil Fuels Essays]

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Space Flight: The Dangers of Weightlessness

- Space Flight: The Dangers of Weightlessness In the awe-inspiring event of man experiencing interstellar travel many detrimental problems arise. Before 1970, the majority of biomedical studies on space flight were conducted immediately before and after flight. They examined the changes and readaptation processes for astronauts from a weightless to a gravitational environ-ment. After the successful Skylab space station projects from 1973-1974 and the Soviet Salyut missions from 1977-1982, biomedical research and experiments commenced in space....   [tags: Research Paper Essays]

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Dangers and Consequences of Genetic Engineering

- Dangers and Consequences of Genetic Engineering Genetic Engineering will be deadly. The harmful effects of this gene manipulation will not be discovered for years, and it will be too late to reverse the damage. The tools of genetic engineering are natural substances that control biochemical reactions that work like chemical scissors and glue, cutting and pasting DNA molecules and sticking them into the DNA of microbes. The microbes with these transplanted genes may be commercially useful because they can produce proteins that cannot be obtained economically from other sources, or scientists can just take advantage of nature's own genetic ability, using the microbes to...   [tags: Papers]

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Dangers of Totalitarianism in Orwell's 1984

- 1984 by George Orwell is an extremely negative outlook on a futuristic, seemingly utopian society. People inhabiting the land of Oceania are enslaved to the government, most without even realizing it. The Party uses its many members to enforce its methods of control on the population. While a bit extreme, Orwell was attempting to warn people about the dangers of totalitarianism. The story focuses largely on the tactics of the Party?s manipulation. The major aspects of the aforementioned control stratagem are the alterations of history as the wishes, the invention of Newspeak to eliminate any chance of rebellion, psychological and physical intimidation, and the use of technology to monitor...   [tags: essays research papers]

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Responsibility and The Dangers of Science in Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

- ... With all of these scientific discoveries and theories being discovered and hypothesized, there was a lot of concern about the responsibilities and the dangers of science. There were many people who were very cautious about what kind of areas they pried into, especially those that had not been charted by any other human being before. Some even chose not to go any deeper than the human race already had, for fear of what the consequences might be. Other scientists, like Darwin, had an immense affect on the world as we know it today....   [tags: victor, cloning, immortality]

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Ibn Battuta’s Early Life

- Ibn Battuta’s early life. Ibn Battuta known for his travels, the only medieval traveler known to have visited the lands of every Muslim ruler of his time. Ibn Battuta traveled for about 27 years. Ibn Battuta was born in February 25, 1304 In Tangier, Morocco. His religion was Islam, he was a Muslim. As a young man, he studied at a Sunni Malkili Madhihab, it was the dominant form of education in North Africa at that time. At a very young age, age of 21, Ibn Battuta set alone on a hajj, in other words pilgrimage to Mecca....   [tags: travel, mall, dangers]

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The Dangers of the Eyesight of Young Children Using Technologies

- According to Goessl, “children today are engrossed in technology. Everywhere they turn technology is a prominent part of their lives.” (2009, para.1) The content of this essay will give information on the impact of young children aged between 3 and 9 using television and computer games. It will then discuss the benefits of mental stimulation during young children’s developmental stages of using technology. Thirdly it will discuss the health dangers of a young child’s diet when it comes to using technology, and what this can lead to....   [tags: t.v. computer games, mental stimulation]

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Dangers of Electrical Shock and Safety Measures for Prevention

- ... Electrical shocks are caused by these leakage currents in the body. 1. Leakage current It is defined as loss of current from a line-powered device, usually resulting from breakage of wires. Or in other words leakage current is an unwanted current that leaks from a defective power cord because of some wear and tear or misuse. 2. Danger Usage of line-powered device could be dangerous. As leakage of AC current (i.e. 60 hertz) in the body if it is of sufficient amplitude and duration it can cause motor nerves depolarization thus induce involuntary tetanic like muscle contraction....   [tags: currents, damage, leakage]

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The Dangers of Genetic Engineering

- The Dangers of Genetic Engineering Science is defined as knowledge based on observed facts and tested truths arranged in an orderly system. It has had an extreme effect on technology, which covers production, transportation, and even entertainment. In the past, though, science has always remained distant. However, with the birth of genetic engineering, science has become something that will deeply affect lives. Advancements are being made daily with genetic engineering: the Human Genome Project is nearly done, gene replacement therapy lies within reach, and cloning is on the horizon....   [tags: Papers]

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Dangers of Advertisments in Jean Kilbourne' Killing Us Softly

- In a brilliant update of the Killing Us Softly series, Jean Kilbourne explains the dangers of advertisements and how they objectify women. Advertisements intelligently portray women in a sexual and distorted way in order to attract the consumers’ attention. Media sets a standard on how young women view themselves and puts them at risk for developing an eating disorder. Kilbourne’s research has led her to educate those who have fallen victim to achieving the “ideal beauty” that has evolved in today’s society....   [tags: objectifying, media, dieting]

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The Dangers of Genetic Engineering

-     Genetically manipulating genes to create certain traits in a human embryo is impossible at this point.  Perhaps it will never happen.  It is not inevitable in the long run, as some scientists pragmatically point out. (Embgen).  It is, however, something that dominates modern day discussion concerning genetics and therefore must be addressed with care and consideration.            There are many ways that gene manipulation could come about.  Advances in spermatogenesis as well as the field of assisted reproductive technology, as seen in In Vitro Fertilization clinics, point toward methods that could house the systematic alteration of genetic information in reproductive cells.  Transpl...   [tags: Genetic Manipulation Essays]

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The Dangers of Credit Cards

- The Dangers of Credit Cards Credit cards are an inevitable factor in growing up. Once you turn eighteen it all starts. You receive applications in the mail daily and commercials appear on television as well. This starts to spark an interest. So you say to yourself, "I think I'm responsible enough to get a credit card, I'll only use it for emergencies." Then you apply and it may take a couple times to finally be approved for one. This only makes it worse, of course, because you realize how long you have waited and now you get to buy anything you want, after all you don't have to pay it off for a month....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Topics]

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Dangers Involved with Internet Usage

- Dangers Involved with Internet Usage The Internet today is constantly advancing and expanding. Over the last several years it has changed the way that we learn, communicate, shop and conduct business. Although there are many advantages to the Internet, there are also many serious problems that occur with Internet use. Some of the problems of the Internet include, cyberstalking and identity theft and Internet addiction. Although the Internet cannot be blamed for the creation of these problems, using the Internet as a tool has made these problems bigger....   [tags: Computers]

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The Dangers of Carbon Dioxide

- The Dangers of Carbon Dioxide Thesis: As the environment encounters damage from increasing levels of carbon dioxide, actions on both governmental and individual levels need to be implemented in order to protect the welfare of future life. Introduction In an era of rising technology and increasing population, demands on the environment are continually being pushed to new levels. As a result, it becomes important for us to expand our knowledge about the environment and take appropriate actions to protect this element of most importance to human existence....   [tags: Environmental Gases Health Essays]

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The Dangers of Angina Pectoris

- The Dangers of Angina Pectoris 3 Introduction 4 The Human Heart 5 Symptoms of Coronary Heart Disease 5 Heart Attack 5 Sudden Death 5 Angina 6 Angina Pectoris 6 Signs and Symptoms 7 Different Forms of Angina 8 Causes of Angina 9 Atherosclerosis 9 Plaque 10 Lipoproteins 10 Lipoproteins and Atheroma 11 Risk Factors 11 Family History 11 Diabetes 11 Hypertension 11 Cholesterol 12 Smoking 12 Multiple Risk Factors 13 Diagnosis 14 Drug Treatment 14 Nitrates 14 Beta-blockers 15 Calcium antagonists 15 Other Medications 16 Surgery 16 Coronary Bypass Surgery 17 Angioplasty 18 Self-Help INTRODUCTION In today's society, people are gaining medical knowledge at quite a fast pace....   [tags: Health Coronary Heart Disease Medical Essays]

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The Dangers Of Diet Aids

- THE DANGERS OF DIET AIDS About a month ago, I stepped onto my bathroom scales. When I looked down at the numbers, my fears were confirmed: I had gained 5 pounds. Overcome with a desire to shed this unwanted extra weight, I decided to join millions of Americans just like me, and buy some sort of diet aid to help me along. I had no idea what to look for, what to avoid, and possible side effects, so I began to research the different types of diet aids, both chemical and herbal, and was hit with some very disturbing facts....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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The Dangers of Tanning Booths

- Imagine going to a tanning salon and asking information on the safety of indoor tanning. The employees tell you that it is safe, in fact, they encourage the use, saying it is good for you. Imagine six months later going to your doctor for a checkup and having your doctor tell you he is concerned about something you thought was a beauty mark. You come to find that you have malignant melanoma, a deadly form of skin cancer at the age of 27. After doing some research it was obvious that going to this tanning salon was the cause....   [tags: Health]

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The Dangers of Sleep Deprivation

- The Dangers of Sleep Deprivation Sleep deprivation consumes people all over the world on a regular basis. But what causes sleep deprivation. What are the consequences of being sleep deprived. And how can the poor tormented sleepy people all over the world get a good night’s rest. Let’s explore the exhausted world of sleep deprivation. There are many reasons a person can be sleep deprived. They may not be able to get sleep due to their particular situation or they may have a sleep disorder. An example of a situation that may cause a person to be sleep deprived is that they are too busy to sleep....   [tags: Papers]

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The Dangers of Eating Disorders

- The Dangers of Eating Disorders How a person perceives their body is influenced by what it looks like to them and what it looks like to others. Our society teaches us through media and social pressure that body image is important. Feeling attractive is an important part of self worth and for many, feeling attractive means matching a certain ideal appearance. Most of us will never be able to look like this ideal, but the message we get is that we risk social failure if we do not try hard enough....   [tags: Papers]

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The Dangers of the Government Controlling Thought Based on 1984

- ... The portrayal of only the positive events that are occurring in Oceania helps the citizens to exhibit a form of extreme patriotism. The Oceanic government concludes that the propaganda exhibited through the movies leads to less resistance to the government since the positive images prevent the citizens from plotting against the government. However the propaganda used in Oceania may not have an influence on some of the citizens since “Perceptions are not only unreliable; they are also insufficient evidence of anything external to themselves” (Dwan 3)....   [tags: propaganda, patriotism, authoritarian, control]

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Remembering the Radium Girls

- In 1917 a young female right out of high school started working at a radium factory in Orange, New Jersey. The job was mixing water, glue and radium powder for the task of painting watch dials, aircraft switches, and instrument dials. The paint is newly inventive and cool so without hesitation she paints her nails and lips with her friends all the while not knowing that this paint that is making them radiant, is slowly killing them. This was the life of Grace Fryer. Today there are trepidations on the topic of radiation from fears of nuclear fallout, meltdowns, or acts of terrorism....   [tags: awareness to the dangers of radiation]

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The Dangers of Factions Explained in James Madison's The Federalist No. 10

- ... Madison believes that factions are inherent to human nature, making it unavoidable that people are living under a state of liberty. Madison argues that "the most common and durable source of factions has been the various and unequal distribution of property" (Madison). I think what Madison is trying to state is that as long as people have different talents, economic statuses, and amounts of property, people will always continue to associate with others who have similar qualities as them. The difference between those who have and those who do not has always existed throughout human history, thus making it one of the most unavoidable causes of factions....   [tags: republic, tyranny, governement]

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The Dangers of Blindly Following in Shirley Jackson's The Lottery

- “In this village, where there were only about three hundred people, the whole lottery took less than two hours, so it could begin at ten o'clock in the morning and still be through in time to allow the villagers to get home for noon dinner” (Jackson). In life, many people are hesitant to change the way they do things, as a rule saying ‘We've always done it this way. Why change now?’ Defenders of the status quo have utilized this rationality down through the ages. In Shirley Jackson’s short story, “The Lottery,” the follow-the-crowd villagers are reluctant to reject antiquated customs that might be thought of by most people, disturbing and/or evil....   [tags: community, village, immortal]

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Dangers of Budget Cuts on Mental Health Care

- Continuing budget cuts on mental health care create negative and detrimental impacts on society due to increased improper care for mentally ill, public violence, and overcrowding in jails and emergency rooms. Origins, of mental health as people know it today, began in 1908. The movement initiated was known as “mental hygiene”, which was defined as referring to all things preserving mental health, including maintaining harmonious relation with others, and to participate in constructive changes in one’s social and physical environment (Bertolote 1)....   [tags: Mentally Ill, Public Violence, Overcrowding Jails]

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The Dangers Posed by Public Use of Assault Weapons

- ... Web. 4 Feb. 2014. <http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/04/17/assault-weapons-ban_n_3103120.html> 9. “S. 150: The Biggest Proposed Gun and Magazine Ban in American History” National Rifle Association, 5 Feb. 2013. Web. 5 Feb. 2014 http://home.nra.org/nraila 10. "United States Senator Dianne Feinstein." Assault Weapons -. N.p., n.d. Web. 05 Feb. 2014. <http://www.feinstein.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/assault-weapons> Work Cited 1. "Assault Weapons Ban Dropped from Senate Gun Control Bill." Fox News....   [tags: rifles, magazine, ban]

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Dangers of Beauty Pageants According to Hollandsworth and Kibourne

- Hollandsworth and Kilbourne both address gender issues, though each focuses on a different aspect of that problem. Hollandsworth and Kilbourne both talk about the exploitation of females in their articles, one being about the exploitation of little girls and pageants and the other about the exploitation of women in advertising. The articles find common ground talking about the exploitation of females in multiple situations. I believe that Hollandsworth is trying to show not the dark side per se, but the other side than all of the dangers of pageants....   [tags: pedophiles, violence]

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Dangers of Technology Exposed in Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

- Mary Shelley's Frankenstein was a literary piece that touched on many different issues, not only in her time, but also today. The creation of life in Frankenstein was Shelley’s symbolic warning to the new industrialized era. “It also [can] be seen to be warning about the dangers of uncontrolled application of technology and its use without proper morality” (Brachneos). The warning in Frankenstein applies today more than ever because of the creation of AI (Artificial Intelligence) and computers that “think for themselves” The two are connected in a sense....   [tags: Mary Shelley, Frankenstein]

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The Dangers of Cell Phone Use While Driving

- ... That reasons leaves them to use the cell phone on the road. For example: check the email is a top priority in US. The use of cell phone while driving makes drivers to have less control of the vehicle. First of all, it makes the driver to drive slower on the road particularly during the rush hours because they are more concentrates in only one task. Second, when people are talking they have to paid attention to both activities and sometimes are the principal cause of accident. The use of cell in a car is growing fast and becoming one of the top killers in United States....   [tags: ban, distraction, collisions]

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Antisocial Personality Disorder and its Potential Dangers

- Antisocial Personality Disorder is a personality disorder that is both easily diagnosed and can be potentially dangerous depending on severity. It is a disorder in which the person with the disorder does not feel empathy and can have the ability to manipulate others (Long, Philip W, 2011). Is this disorder treatable. Can it be diagnosed in children. What are the symptoms of this disorder. What are the dangers of this disorder. What causes one to develop this disorder. These are a few questions that I hope to address in this paper....   [tags: Psychology]

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The Dangers of Cell Phones in Society

- In today’s society, having a cell phone is almost a necessity to the average person. With the increase of modern technology, cell phones have become a handheld personal computer, with the ability to navigate, communicate, and store massive amounts of information. Although these tools are very useful, the question of whether the tools of the cell phone are safe or not are constantly raised. I believe that cell phones are dangerous, because of threat posed to safety, academic integrity, and communication skills in our society....   [tags: Privacy Invasion, Social Issues]

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The Dangers of Cell Phones and Driving

- Imagine, you are late for work and you have to be there as soon as possible. You do not have time to use the house phone to call work, so you get in your car and while you are driving down the road, you use your cell phone to call your boss. You look down for exactly 5 seconds, and you never look up again. Now tell me, are cell phones dangerous. Not only can cell phones be dangerous on the road, they are dangerous off the road. Many people do not understand how harmful they can be, which is what I am here to tell you....   [tags: texting, accidents, teenagers, harmful]

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The Dangers of Genetically Modified Foods

- Do you ever question what is really in the food you eat. Is a piece of steak really just a piece of steak from a cow’s body. Is a bowl of rice really a bowl of rice grown on a farm. If you answer no to any of these questions, don’t feel bad you’re just like 90 percent of other Americans. The multibillion dollar genetically modified food industries have evolved immensely over the past two decades, and it has secretly entered our lives today. We are not aware of the damage genetically modified organism can bring, by altering the natural traits of our foods not only impact our environment but it also impacted our abilities to functions as regular humans....   [tags: GMOs, Health Risks of GM Foods]

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The Dangers of Texting and Driving

- Texting and driving is known to the world as one of the most dangerous things to do while on the road.  Not only is it dangerous to the person driving, but also much more dangerous to the people and cars surrounding that particular individual.  According to many people texting and driving is similar if not identical to that of drunk driving.  For example texting and driving physically and mentally impairs you to drive straight down a road, without causing a danger to people.  As a whole population, we need to stop the use of texting and driving whether it’s putting laws in place or designing a program that shuts off the use of texting the moment you step foot in the car....   [tags: collision, safety, accidents]

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Dangers of Fear of Medical Procedures

- According to the Oxford Dictionary, a phobia is an extreme or irrational fear towards something. Phobias are normally compared to ‘fears’. Usually fear is a normal part of life, as there are many things in life that seem to cause persons a slight sense of irritability, such as, insects, thieves, or even having operations. It is theorized that most people have a certain level of ‘sensible’ anxiety when faced with the vision of a medical treatment, especially when it might be ‘invasive’. Most humans show a tendency to be squeamish at the sight of blood, for instance....   [tags: phobia, heath, diagnosing ]

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Creatine and its Dangers

- Creatine and its Dangers Creatine is a very controversial supplement on the market today. Many endorse the uses of creatine, but others are skeptical about the advantage a person receives from taking it and the dangers one inherits as a result of creatine consumption. The debate remains due to the short amount of time that creatine has been available. People base their opinions on preliminary studies that have been done but no one knows the long-term effects of creatine on the body. Many take the risk without vast knowledge, but others still remain skeptical based on preliminary evidence that discourages the intake of creatine....   [tags: Athletics Health Essays]

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Dangers of Fast Food

- It's quick, it's convenient, it's delicious. Fast food is the most popular quick-service nourishment. It plays an important roll in the lives that we humans so perfectly laid out for ourselves. Why try cooking when you can get food at a much faster rate. To most people, fast food is the answer to all of our problems. It is good in every possible way, or is it. Although some might deny the consequences, we all know there is a steep price to pay. So here by today, I am asking you to have a closer look at the hidden dangers....   [tags: Essays on Fast Food]

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Dangers Of Coal Mining

- What comes to mind when you think of coal mining. If you're like me, coal mining means living in darkness and a cold hearted industry. Other words that come to mind are poverty and oppression. Coal mining is not a job that you dream about or get a degree for. People who are coal miners do not chose a life full of danger and repression, they get stuck with it. There are many dangers that come along with coal mining, not only for the workers, but for the environment. Coal mining and the coal industry have caused irreversible damage to our environment and has killed innocent miners....   [tags: Profession Coal Coal Mining Mines]

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Dangers of Social Networking Sites

- Is the current craze of these ubiquitous social networking sites becoming too much to handle. Some say yes, others might disagree. Social networking was created to connect friends and family together. Now, many predators use sites such as Facebook or Myspace to find their prey. This is the source of what parents are stressing about to their children. While many who use social media are enjoying meeting new people, they are also becoming distant from contact with real people and they are involved in a very surprising and dangerous environment....   [tags: Social Networking]

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The Dangers of Distracted Drivers

- Did you know that most wrecks today are caused by distracted drivers. Although, using cell phones are banned while driving, people still use them illegally, causing many wrecks. There are many ways to be considered as a distracted driver, such as texting, using a cell phone, talking to others in the car, grooming, watching a video, adjusting car settings, eating and/or drinking, and reading maps or books. How has texting impacted the number of wrecks in the United States. “The government says that 3,092 people died in one year in “distractions- affected” crashes, a newly refined measurement meant to tally effect of texting, phoning or simply answering a cell while driving....   [tags: texting while driving]

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The Dangers of Road Life

- People think teenagers are the only horrid drivers. What they don’t think about is that there’s an age group of drivers who are far worse than teenagers. Statistics show that people over the age of seventy cause more accidents and are in more accidents than teenage drivers. In 2008, more than 5,500 elders were killed in car accidents, and more than 183,00 were injured in car accidents(Older Adult Drivers). There are many reasons why elderly drivers are more likely to get into accidents that teenagers....   [tags: elderly drivers and accidents]

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The Dangers of Cyber-Terrorism

- In the future, cyber crime will become the leading threat to the safety and security of the American people. Experts on cyber crime agree that cyber crime is an issue that needs to be focused on more in-depth because the wide-spread use of computers by the global economy has made the use of computers and internet vital to everyday life (Siegel, 2009; FBI, 2011). There are 3 major types of cyber crime which includes: cyber fraud, cyber vandalism, and cyber terrorism (Seigel, 2009; Thio, 2010). Cyber terrorism, the more dangerous of the 3, is defined as the use of digital equipment to bring down a country by tapping into its computer based programs and dismantling its infrastructure which incl...   [tags: Terrorism Without Borders]

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On-line Dangers

- On-line Dangers In this day and age of super high-speed networking and digital communications, just about anything on any subject can be found on the Internet. Some materials, such as online libraries are helpful, some, such as student’s personal homepages are fairly useless, and some sites, such as online medical references, can be lifesaving. All these sites have a right to be on the web. However, there are also sites that could be detrimental to people, such as pornography sites, pages detailing the manufacture of illegal drugs, and instructions on how to build high explosives and other illegal devices....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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The Dangers of Marijuana

- THC disrupts the nerve cells in the part of the brain where memories are formed. This makes it hard for the user to recall recent events (such as what happened a few minutes ago), and so it is hard to learn while high. A working short-term memory is required for learning and performing tasks that call for more than one or two steps. Some studies show that when people have smoked large amounts of marijuana for many years, the drug takes its toll on mental functions. Among a group of long-time heavy marijuana users in Costa Rica, researchers found that the people had great trouble when asked to recall a short list of words (a standard test of memory)....   [tags: Marijuana Should NOT Be Legal]

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The Dangers of Inhalants

- The use of inhalants is a growing problem among teenagers. Inhaling, also called “huffing,” can severely damage someone. Teenagers aren’t the only ones subject to its influence. Adult use is on the rise and younger kids are getting into it. These deadly substances are not something that you have to buy off the street. These are everyday products found in your home. The ease of accessibility is scary since things like paint, markers, and glue are used to get high. Inhalant use refers to breathing in the vapors a substance gives off....   [tags: Inhalants Essays]

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The Dangers of Chlamydia

- What is Chlamydia. It is the most common sexually transmitted bacterial infection in the U.S. Its full name is chlamydia trachomatis. It is a kind of bacteria that can infect the penis, vagina, cervix, anus, urethra, or eye. What does chlamydia cause. It causes PID (pelvic inflammatory disease), Sterility, and even death. Some common symptoms include: fever, fatigue, severe lower abdominal pain, lower abdominal tenderness, enlargement of the fallopian tubes, and vaginal discharge. There are many other things that Chlamydia can lead to....   [tags: Chlamydia Essays]

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Big City Dangers

- Big City Dangers Since the industrial revolution the world has witnessed the rapid expansion of its metropolises. For years humans have been flocking to these urban centers in search of jobs, commodities, entertainment and other phenomena that can commonly be found in cities. With this grand, not so new invention which most of us exploit, one must wonder what negative effects city living might have on our health. When populations of animals are clustered together certain dangers arise that threaten the well being of each organism....   [tags: Environmental Pollution Essays]

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The Dangers of Science in Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

- The Dangers of Science in Mary Shelley's Frankenstein Mary Shelley's novel Frankenstein cannot merely be read as a literary work of the early 19th century. It represents the workings of young Shelley's mind. Further, it represents the vast scientific discoveries of the time, combined with Mary Shelley's intuitive perception of science. She views science as a powerful entity, but also recognizes the dangers if uncontrolled. Shelley demonstrates this fear in the book as science drives Victor Frankenstein to create his monster....   [tags: Frankenstein essays]

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The Dangers Of Change in Things Fall Apart

- Turning and turning in the widening gyre. The falcon cannot hear the falconer; Things fall apart; the center cannot hold; Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world This is an excerpt from the Poem "The Second Coming", which is the basis for the novel "Things Fall Apart". This title is significant to the many themes that are explored throughout the story. I feel that the story is broken into three different themes in order to arrive at the main theme. The themes of tradition, social appearance and belonging, and fear and anger, are blended in such a way as to bring to light the main theme of the story....   [tags: Chinua Achebe]

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Pregnancy and the Psychological Dangers of Prenatal Surgery

- Pregnancy and the Psychological Dangers of Prenatal Surgery For hundreds of years, birth was regarded as a miracle. It was the beginning of a new life and it was difficult to control, predict, or affect. However, through the scientific developments of the last 100 years, the miracle of birth has been broken down into an exact science. The variables of labor have been accounted for, with a number of procedures designed to protect the mother and the child throughout the pregnancy and birth in case of an unexpected complication....   [tags: Papers]

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Educating the Drinker on the Dangers of Drunk Driving

- Educating the Drinker on the Dangers of Drunk Driving Alcohol is a drug, a very popular drug. Alcohol has been around for a long time, and people have always enjoyed its effects. Many people have passions for alcohol, some people have refrigerators filled with beer, and many others are wine connoisseurs. Alcohol always seems to liven up the party. But no matter what your preference is, alcohol can be very dangerous when combined with the operation of an automobile. If you can remember only a few things from this paper remember this: driving drunk is unsafe to you, and everyone else around you....   [tags: Papers, Alcohol, DUI]

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The Dangers of a Feminist Perspective of A Farewell to Arms

- The Dangers of a Feminist Perspective of A Farewell to Arms       Hemingway's portrayal of Catherine Barkley in A Farewell to Arms is a subject of many debates. I do not agree with Judith Fetterly that Catherine is "too idealistic, too selflessly loving and giving. Catherine's death was the most fitting end to the story. Hemingway's Catherine Barkley may be stereotypical on the surface, but is a much more knowledgeable and strong character underneath.   In the early encounter with Henry, Hemingway sets up Catherine's major faults....   [tags: Farewell Arms Essays]

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Biogenetics - The Dangers of Biogenetically Engineered Organisms

- Biogenetics - The Dangers of Biogenetically Engineered Organisms As I sit here at my desk in front of my computer contemplating what to write about, I look out of the window and watch the bees at work around the large bush that has flowered in front of my house.They busily go from one tiny flower to the next looking for nectar and exchanging pollen. Occasionally one will fly away presumably to inform other bees at the hive about the location and abundance of this bush.More bees arrive to help in the gathering of nectar while others leave to deliver their bounty....   [tags: Biology Environment Ecology Essays]

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Dangers Behavior Exposed in Death of a Salesman

- Dangers Behavior Exposed in Death of a Salesman      Everyone has personal problems that they must face. In the play, Death of a Salesman, the author, Arthur Miller, explores the ways in which some people deal with these problems. Miller reveals Willy Lowman’s tendency to ignore problems as long as possible.  Willy never really does anything to help his situation; he just uses flashbacks to escape into the past.   Through his flashbacks he returns to happier times when problems were scarce. He uses this escape mechanism as if it were a harmless drug that allowed him to cope with living....   [tags: Death Salesman essays]

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Television and Media Essay - Dangers of Censorship

- Dangers of Censorship Imagine yourself as a journalist today who is frozen and wakes up in the United States 100 years from now. The country has changed quite a bit from what you remember. Technology has definitely advanced, language seems to have evolved a bit, and nothing looks the same, except fashion. Due to a recent trend that brought back the 90's you are strangely up on the recent fashion trends. As you roam the streets, you try to gain a bearing on this advanced country so you pick up a newspaper....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Topics]

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Essay on Benefits and Dangers of Virtual Reality

- Benefits and Dangers of Virtual Reality Although still in its, infancy, virtual reality will have a substantial effect on our future way of life. Virtual reality already has made astounding progress in the world of commercial design, and it is predicted to have a tremendous impact on everyday life as well. Virtual reality, when more available, will have various uses ranging from recreation to basic communication. The applications of virtual reality into different fields of occupations and research will have both positive and negative effects on our society....   [tags: Exploratory Essays Research Papers]

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Sallie Baliunas and the Dangers of Think Tanks

- Sallie Baliunas and the Dangers of Think Tanks Public policy makers increasingly rely on the research of think tank scholars to guide their policy decisions. But who checks the accuracy of think tank scholar research. Unlike academic journal publishing, which follows a rigorous system of peer review and editorial oversight, think tanks publish opinion pieces without regard to the peer review process. Their policy publications are not based on pure academics, but on a complex interaction between academic, political, and economic interests....   [tags: Global Warming]

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The Dangers of Genetic Engineering in Food Products

- The Dangers of Genetic Engineering in Food Products A whooping 60% of what's on our supermarket shelves may contain genetically engineered soya. Some 3000 genetically engineered foods are lined up for approval. How should genetically engineered (GE) foods be regulated. Foremost, we must clarify what genetic engineering is-- laboratory technique used by scientists to change the DNA of living organisms. DNA is the blueprint for the individuality of an organism. The organism relies upon the information stored in its DNA for the management of every biochemical process....   [tags: Papers]

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Medicinal Validity of Cannabis

- Cannabis, commonly known as marijuana, is a hemp plant that originated from Asia. At first sight of the plant it looks quite bizarre and unusual. Cannabis can grow up to twenty feet tall with at least five leaflets that have sharp teeth like edges. Although the leaflets make the plant appear unappealing, the flower gives off a different message with its vibrant colors, ranging from light green to dark purple. Before any part of the cannabis can be absorbed into the human body it must first go through a process called “curing.” Curing is the process of drying out the leaves and flowers of the plant....   [tags: marijuana, drug, risks, dangers, illnesses]

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The Dangers of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO)

- Introduction Recently, there has been a huge uprise in reports from all over the world of new diseases that have affected much of the population today. Diseases such as obesity, Alzheimer’s, Celiac Disease, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), and so much more have been on the rise. Researchers have suspected the culprit of these diseases to be our food. Along with the diseases, Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO) has also been on the rise. The more poor food we eat, the greater the potential harm to our health....   [tags: Genetically Modified Organisms]

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Use of Media to Expose the Dangers of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs)

- What does a soybean, canola, cotton seed and corn all have in common. They are the most common genetically modified foods sold on the market today. The process of genetically modified foods starts by using one organism and inserting or modifying the DNA of another organism. Genetically altered foods need to be removed from everyday agriculture because of the threat of health implications that they cause. A You Tube documentary piece called Hidden dangers of GMO (Genetically Modified Organisms) is an Iconographic genre that touches on the controversial issues that the dangers GMO’s can have on our health and the health of animals....   [tags: Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs]

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Marx and Durkheim’s View on the Benefits and Dangers of Modern Capitalism

- Introduction Karl Marx (1818-1883) and Émile Durkheim (1858-1917) were sociologists who both existed throughout similar time periods of the 19th and early 20th centuries, resulting in both Marx, and Durkheim to be concerned about similar effects and impacts among society (Appelrouth and Edles: 20, 77). Marx’s main focus was on class distinctions among the bourgeoisie and proletariat, forces and relations of production, capital, surplus value, alienation, labour theory of value, exploitation and class consciousness (Appelrouth and Edles: 20)....   [tags: socioeconomic analysis]

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Excitement and Dangers of First Love in Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare

- Shakespeare shows both the excitement and the dangers of first love using a range of structure and language devices to show how each character feels. He uses a wide range of metaphors to describe Romeo’s thoughts of Juliet and structures the play full of opposites and contrasts to show the light of love and the darkness of death and violence. In Act 1 Scene 5, Romeo and Juliet first meet each other in the party. This is a significant scene in the play as this is the start of the event that ultimately leads to their demise....   [tags: Relationship, Tragedy]

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Dangers of RU486

- RU-486 is not the same as the “morning after” pill (postinor -2). RU-486 is the generic term for mifepristone, an artificial steroid that blocks progesterone, a vital nutrient hormone. It causes the vital nutrient lining of the mother’s uterus to disintegrate, and the embryo withers and dies. RU486 has had people under the illusion it is a inexpensive less traumatic option when compared to decide between it and surgery. However conversely, RU486 continues to shock people and destroy lives., it has been proven to be more traumatic and painful then surgical abortion....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Are the New Vehicles Comng out Theses Days, Safer than Before?

- Driving Dangers There are many new vehicles that are coming out these days, but are they safer than before. Like the new cars with self-parallel parking, are they safer than manually self-parking the car yourself. These cars could be dangerous and malfunction and cause accidents. Driving is becoming more dangerous than earlier times. Driving is becoming more dangerous because of the all these new gadgets or electronic devices that are coming out these days. In 2011, ten percent of the fatal crashes were from people being distracted while driving their vehicle (“Distracted Driving 2011”)....   [tags: driving dangers,texting and driving,car crashes]

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The Dangers of Hypertension

- Ms. Gm, my client, lived alone in the community housing corporation. On this faithful morning my patient woke-up complaining of severe headache, fatigue, inability to sleep, dyspnea and dizziness. Following this situation she was taken to the hospital by a neighbor and while she was in the emergency department she was seen by the physician where she was diagnosed with hypertension. Hypertension is deadly and it is a silent killer, if not detected on time, it can cause severe complications to major organs in the body....   [tags: Hypertension, medical, nursing,]

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The Dangers of Totalitarianism

- An unknown Russian once said: “Every culture has its distinctive and normal system of government. Yours is democracy, moderated by corruption. Ours is totalitarianism, moderated by assassination.” Although the totalitarian movement was greatly embraced in the early fifties, shortly after the Second World War. The term was initially proposed to label fascist and communist regimes. This dictatorship regime cannot acknowledge its goals and no country should be allowed to embrace this as the citizens’ encounter in the book 1984, written by Orwell....   [tags: Government]

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The Dangers of Conformity

- In Brave New World, Aldous Huxley warned of a person's need to conform and how it can lead to dismal future. Conformity has a large impact on the thoughts and behaviors of the people that live in the “World State” in the book, as well as people in our own contemporary society. It seems that a persons need to conform comes from his or her need to fit in. While it can allow people to be happy, it can have many harmful effects on people if taken too far. One of the best ways to explain conformity in context of Brave New World is to look at the drug soma....   [tags: Literary Analysis]

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The Dangers of Totalitarianism

- An unknown Russian once said, “Every culture has its distinctive and normal system of government. Yours are democracy, moderated by corruption. Ours are totalitarianism, moderated by assassination.” Although the authoritarian movement was greatly embraced in the early fifties, shortly after the Second, World War, the term was initially proposed to label fascist and communist regimes. This dictatorship regime cannot acknowledge its agendas additionally no country should be allowed to embrace this as the citizens meet in the book 1984, written by Orwell....   [tags: government]

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The Dangers of Alcoholism

- Alcohol drinkers, who drink excessively, should seek professional help to quit because of the many potential health risks. Three examples of these risks are liver cirrhosis, cancer of the mouth and throat, and pancreatitis. The first reason a heavy drinker of alcohol should quit is because of the risk of pancreatitis. Each year, about 210,000 people in the U.S. are admitted to a hospital with this condition. Pancreatitis occurs when the pancreas is irritated by digestive enzymes that attack and damage it....   [tags: Health]

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The Dangers of Tanning

- Tanning was one of my favorite summertime activities growing up in the Midwest; it was a great thaw after a long, cold winter. During that time, baby oil was the choice of tanners whose goal it was to achieve the deep, rich golden colors of summer. Sadly, skin damage was caused summer after summer as the integumentary system was barraged with UV rays, knocking its system out of homeostasis. Burns can range from first to third-degree with identifiable marking to each. Avid sun bathers have probably all experienced anything from a slight reddening to blistered skin....   [tags: Health ]

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