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Guns, Germs, And Steel : The Fate Of Human Societies By Jared Diamond

- The evolution of mankind began on earth in Australia/New Guinea over 30,000-40,000 years ago. This time presence allowed humans to adapt to the environment of the several countries, deal with the new lifestyle in a new country, and the hunt for survival/animals begins. The book, Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fate of Human Societies, by Jared Diamond allows readers to understand the theme of how the modern world we live in today was formed including how humans learned to survive during that time, the message of how certain things improved and why humans are slightly more cautious with what they do on an everyday basis then they had done over 40,000 years ago, and to understand why the message i...   [tags: Global warming, Natural environment, Human]

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Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?, by Joyce Carol Oates

- Woven into the twisted short story by Joyce Carol Oates “Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?” stands a figure of demonic proportions; a man whose mere presence develops into an ominous fear, bringing with him a thickness of anxiety and an eerie sense of premature death. While her parents are away on a Sunday afternoon, Connie is approached by a strange man named Arnold Friend who is determined to seduce her and steal her away. Rather than use force, Arnold Friend insinuates his way into Connie’s mind and subdues her vulnerable and emerging sexuality....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Devil Representation]

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Peyton Farquhar in An Occurence at Owl Creek Bridge by Bierce Ambrose

- The Federal soldiers execute orders in “An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge”, which Ambrose Bierce (Ambrose 551) characterizes Peyton Farquhar’s impending demise as he encounter delusions, exemplifies profound keen senses, and experiences a perplexing fight-or-flight mental cognizance in an escape toward a perceived freedom, and nonetheless, remains a “standing civilian and a student in a hanging” (554). As Peyton Farquhar marches in the center of the line of federate executioners, subsequently, he stands on a plank with a noose around his neck, while the sun shone, the owls screech above, and single piece of driftwood floats by below....   [tags: freedom, hanging, demise]

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The Anatomy and Physiology of Respiratory System and the Diagnosis of Asthma

- Respiration consists mainly of two processes.Respiration Internal or cellular respiration is the process by which glucose or other small molecules are oxidized to produce energy: this requires oxygen and generates carbon dioxide. External respiration (breathing) involves simply the stage of taking oxygen from the air and returning carbon dioxide to it. “Anatomy and Functions of Respiratory System and its Components” The respiratory tract, where external respiration occurs, starts at the nose and mouth....   [tags: respiration, asthma, oxygen]

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Experiment on the Differences in Recovery Heart Rates in Athletes and Non-Athletes

- ... The whole area of HRR and its clinical implications is a subject of current investigation, but it is well established that HRR is a strong predictor of both cardiovascular-related and all-cause mortality in healthy adults. Citations: 1. http://www.livestrong.com/article/346286-athletes-heart-rate-recovery/ 2. http://pediatrics.about.com/od/pediatricadvice/a/Normal-Pulse-Rates-For-Kids.htm 3. http://www.webmd.com/fitness-exercise/healthtool-target-heart-rate-calculator 4. http://www.endurancecorner.com/Larry_Creswell/heart_rate_recovery 5. http://www.topendsports.com/testing/heart-rate-measure.htm Variables: • Independent: o I will have two groups both containing 5 people, in total 1...   [tags: variables, treadmill, controls]

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The Experience I Will Reflect On Occurred During The Second Clinical Shift

- The experience I will reflect on occurred during my fourth clinical shift. I was assigned a 32-year-old woman who was gravida 1, para 0 (nulliparous) and the fetus was at a gestational stage of 38 weeks and 2 days. Her husband was at the bedside, always supporting her throughout the whole process. Her estimated due date was on March 27, 2016, but she came into antepartum with more frequent and longer contractions on March 16, 2016. Her membranes ruptured around 0400 the next morning, with no noted blood or meconium....   [tags: Pregnancy, Childbirth, Infant, Obstetrics]

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Analysis Of The Book ' Trifle ' And Susan Glaspell 's Trifle

- In Brian Sutton’s article, it summarizes the similarities in Marie de France “Laustic” and Susan Glaspell “Trifle.” “Laustic” derived from medieval literature around the twelfth century. This story mostly seen in the Norton Anthology of Western Literature. The short play “Trifle,” is birthed around the twentieth-century during the women’s right movement. Although both works come from different parts of literature, their theme reflects each other. When comparing their works, they both depict that wives have been oppressed and devalued by their husbands....   [tags: Woman, Wife, Marriage, Husband]

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Beyond the Homosexual Connection:An Analysis of Thomas Mann´s Death in Venice

- Thomas Mann´s ¨Death in Venice¨ presents a provocative love story between an older man and a young boy. It captures the life of an elderly German writer named Gustave von Aschenbach who, while on vacation, in Venice falls passionately in love with a young Polish boy named Tadzio. However, Aschenbach´s love is unreciprocated and no real relationship is born. Although the romantic involvement between the characters is one sided, the novel has stilled managed to generate diverse and often controversial interpretations....   [tags: Literary Analysis ]

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What is Abortion and How Does it Affect our Society?

- Abortion is a controversial topic in today's society. Some people believe that abortions are safe and that it isn’t murder because life doesn't start until birth. However, abortion opponents claim that life starts at the moment of conception. What is abortion and how does it affect our society. The abortion movement was fueled by the Supreme Court ruling in the Roe vs Wade case. In this case, a pregnant woman, a doctor, and a married couple argued that the ban on abortions was in violation of the constitution....   [tags: partial birth, caesarean section, killing]

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The Destructive Nature of Racism in To Kill a Mockingbird

- Harper Lee grew up in the small town of Monroeville, Alabama where she lived with her parents Amasa Coleman and Frances Finch Lee. After graduating high school Lee attended Huntingdon College and The University of Alabama before she eventually quit school to pursue a writing career in New York City (Altman n.p.). The time frame in Lee’s novel To Kill a Mockingbird is very important in helping the reader full understand racism and discrimination. “Racism permeates every idea and inch of this book from the loss of the Robinson trial, the discrimination against Atticus, and the contempt of Jem and Scout” (Satyasi n.p.)....   [tags: Harper Lee, literary analysis]

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Strokes: A Most Frequent Health Problem in the US Today

- STROKE 6 STROKE 2 Stroke Brain cell function requires a continuous delivery of oxygen and glucose from the bloodstream. A stroke is a rapid death of brain tissue due to a disturbance in blood supply.. Blood flow can be compromised in a variety of ways. Stroke is also referred to as cerebrovascular accident (CVA). Watch for these signs and symptoms if you think you or someone else may be having a stroke. Note when your signs and symptoms begin, because the length of time they have been present may guide your treatment decisions: • Trouble with walking....   [tags: radiologic technology]

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Understanding The Growth Patterns Of Serratia Marcescens And Micrococcus Luteus

- Introduction Contamination is the introduction of an unwanted organism or organisms into a culture, environmental space, other organism or ourselves. There are 2 main source of contamination. the first source is the environment because we are surrounded by microorganisms. There are billions of bacteria on most environmental surfaces. a second source of contamination is what is referred to as cross contamination. This occurs when organisms from one culture are introduced into another. Aseptic technique is used to prevent contamination....   [tags: Bacteria, Microbiology, Immune system]

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Summary Of ' The Rime Of The Ancient Mariner '

- Shame On You, Mariner. In The Rime of the Ancient Mariner by Samuel Coleridge, there is a Mariner who kills an almighty Albatross. It just so happens to be that the creature is extraordinary. It symbolizes all of Nature and everything that comes with its glory. However, the Mariner did not think of his actions, and shot the bird killing it without motive. The events that happened thereafter, were unthinkable. The Mariner would remain the rest of the story tortured continuously causing guilt....   [tags: Samuel Taylor Coleridge]

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Analysis Of The Book ' The Hyena Fell Silent '

- One of the most interesting parts of the book so far is when the powerful Richard Parker killed the hyena. In chapter 53 (page 150) “the hyena fell silent. My heart stopped and then beat triple speed. I turned. “Jesus, Mary, Muhammad and Vishnu!” This scene captures just how dangerous tigers and wild animals are. Pi has to live with this tiger for the rest of the time being until they either get rescued or die. If I was in Pi’s shoes I would not know what to do, I would be thinking that I am next, which Pi writes later on page 150....   [tags: Thought, KILL, Food, Mind]

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Analysis Of The Poem ' City Of Y ' S

- City below For years the city of Y’s was on a path to destruction, the king and the citizens watched as a little girl destroyed the beloved city that they had built below the sea. King Gradlon a most powerful and noble ruler returned from war in the north with a beautiful woman, Malgven of the faeries. Upon returning Malgven tries to give birth but dies while in labor, the god of the sea sees what has happened and takes the child and gives birth to her from the sea. The king names this child Dahut, he loves her with all his heart and gives her everything she asks for....   [tags: English-language films, Black-and-white films]

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Analysis Of The Movie ' Nosferatu ' The Vampire '

- “Nosferatu the Vampire” depicts the tragic interaction between Jonathan and Lucy Harper with the vampire Dracula. In this film, we follow Jonathan Harper to the castle of Dracula, witness the two’s interactions, follow the pair’s return to Wismar, observe Dracula’s havoc rot on the town, and finally, witness Dracula’s eventual fall, death, and rebirth. In this artful reimagining of the classic vampire story, Werner Herzog employs various cinematic techniques to build up to a dramatic shift in the plot and supporting characters....   [tags: Vampire, Dracula, Nosferatu]

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The Origin, Influence, and Musical Technicalities of The Saxophone.

- Although I have just embarked on the journey of learning to play the saxophone,I am very intrigued by it’s history and musical origin. The saxophone is simply an amazing instrument with so many different kinds and variations of it, and so many musical genres it is able to play. The saxophone can produce soft angelic tones, or hard hitting jazz numbers, basically anything you want to hear the saxophone, and it’s player are able to provide you with. Upon such a versatile instrument there are so many endless possibilities and I am here to share with you some of the most amazing and chalenging things about the Saxophone....   [tags: Brass Instrument, Jazz Musicians]

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An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge by Ambrose Bierce

- Reading and understanding literature is not as easy as it sounds. Being able to dissect each piece of information and connect it to the overall theme of the story takes lots of rereading and critical thinking. Reading the story “An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge” takes lots of critical thinking and understanding the literature in a different point of view than the average reader would. The theme of this particular story quickly came to mind after initially concluding the reading, the author is trying to convey that nobody can escape death and how thoughts in the mind are so substantial in the consciousness that it can take over the reality....   [tags: literary analysis, symbolism]

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The Origin, Influence and Music Technicalities of the Saxophone

- Although I have just embarked on the journey of learning to play the saxophone. I am very intrigued by it’s history and musical origin. The saxophone is simply an amazing instrument with so many different kinds and variations of it, and so many musical genres it is able to play. The saxophone can produce soft angelic tones, or hard hitting jazz numbers, basically anything you want to hear the saxophone, and it’s player are able to provide you with. Upon such a versatile instrument there are so many endless possibilities and I am here to share with you some of the most amazing and changeling things about the Saxophone....   [tags: brass musical instruments]

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The Importance Of Thyroid Cancer, And Is It Dangerous?

- What is thyroid cancer, and is it dangerous. To answer this one must first know the function of the thyroid. A thyroid is a gland at the front of the neck right under the sound box, which secretes hormones that affect heart rate, body temperature and weight. It also makes calcitonin, which keeps a healthy level of calcium in the body. Thyroids are made up of tissue, when the cells that make up the tissue of the thyroid gland start to form unnecessarily, and cells that are damaged are not killed, tumors called nodules form on the thyroid thus resulting in cancer....   [tags: Oncology, Cancer, Thyroid, Thyroid disease]

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Down Syndrome : The Most Common Chromosomal Condition Diagnosed

- For ages, Down Syndrome has been alluded to in art, literature and science. Now, down syndrome is the most common chromosomal condition diagnosed in the united states. According to the CDC each year about 6,000 babies are born with Down Syndrome that results in about 1 out of every 700 children are now being born with Down Syndrome. In 1866 the British Physician John Langdon Down, for whom the syndrome is now named after was the first to define and describe Down Syndrome as “Monogolism”. It however took up until the early 1970’s to actually for the term Down Syndrome to be widely accepted in the medical community....   [tags: Down syndrome, Chromosome]

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Analysis Of The Movie ' Waiting For Godot '

- To be honest, I could not see how this play could have an impact on society in the sense of portraying the aftermath of World War II specifically with the rebuilding of France. However, as any liberal arts students would do, we research and it amazes me all of the symbols that were in this play. What I found was that Waiting for Godot is part of the absurdist theatre, which is when a writer creates a script that shows a “meaningless” world that is overshadowing the people who are lost and confused of what to make of their lives/future....   [tags: Waiting for Godot, Lucky, Pozzo, Estragon]

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Summary Of ' The ' Of The Hunter '

- All of us were hoping that Harley would never have to see Hunter’s face again, so when the DA called and said they wanted her to testify, I wasn’t happy. But, if it put him away fast and for longer then I knew she would do it. Even though his life span would be very short once he went to prison. I was still staying at her parents place with her, every morning I would go to my shop and work until dark then go back to their place. The week before the trial she met me at the door, “I want to go stay at your place.” “Are you sure....   [tags: Debut albums, Love, Columbia Records albums, Want]

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Plastic Surgery Techniques And State Of The Art Equipment

- As a board-certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon, Dr. John Michael Thomassen is dedicated to providing the residents of South Florida, including Fort Lauderdale, with the most innovative plastic surgery techniques and state-of-the-art equipment available. In addition, at his office in Fort Lauderdale he provides his patients with the expertise and skill necessary to help them attain the look they have always desired. Dr. Thomassen concentrates on cosmetic plastic surgery procedures of the breast, face and body, he also provides women who have had a Mastectomy with natural-looking breasts through reconstructive plastic surgery....   [tags: Plastic surgery, Breast, Breast reconstruction]

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Symbolism In 'The River, May's Life, By Emily, Lily'

- Symbolism is a recurring theme in this novel, the river and fish symbols both contribute to the overall growth to the protagonist, Lily, and to the storyline as a whole. “The river has done its best, I was sure, to give her a peaceful ride out of this life. You can die in a river, but maybe you could be reborn in it too” (Kidd 229). The river as a symbol represents life and death, Lily mentions how it brought May’s death but also brings life too, for example, a baptism is sometimes done in river with symbolizes rebirth....   [tags: African American, The Secret Life of Bees, Fiction]

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Intelligent Design is a Fact, Not a Theory

- There are things in the universe and on the planet that point to an intelligent design and that God is that Intelligent Designer. There are many unique items within animals, plants, and human beings. These items are just too unique and complex to have just happened. The intelligent design of these items points to an Intelligent Designer not just chance. Intelligent design is the study of patterns in nature, animals, and human beings that are best explained as the result of intelligence....   [tags: Intelligent Design is a Fact]

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Book Report on Head Case by Sarah Aronson

- I read the book Head Case by Sarah Aronson. Characters Frank Marder: Frank is the main character of the book. When he is seventeen, Frank makes a poor decision to drink and drive after a party. He crashes his car and kills two people and is paralyzed from the neck down. The struggle of dealing with his paralysis is a reminder of the accident that he must learn to cope with every day. At the end of the book, Frank learns to accept his condition and becomes grateful for what he still is able to do....   [tags: characters, plot, theme, setting, conflict]

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Variations to Resting Heart Rate Based on Age

- Have you ever checked your pulse before. You can check your pulse on you wrist or on your neck. Your heart is like a mega pump because it is shaped like an upside down pear, and is one of the most important organs in your body. When a person rests, the heart rate slows down, but when they are exercising the heart rate increases. For my hypothesis, I predicted that aged people would have a lower resting heart rate than the youthful people would. The heart is an interesting and important organ....   [tags: elderly, pulse, stress]

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The Dangerous Life of a Squirrel in Autumn

- ... Usually my kind are very good about avoiding the streets. We keep to the tops of trees and light posts and hurry across their branches. However, there are times when we have to use the ground, and it is there that we find danger. I am very good at avoiding danger. I am small and usually quite lithe with thick bark gray fur that allows me to blend into the trunks of trees. With my excellent senses of sight, hearing, and smell I can detect the dangers that may surround me. However, as winter quickly approaches I am no longer the thin and quick young squirrel I had been in the summer days....   [tags: personal narrative]

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How to Spot a Fake Polo Ralph Lauren

- I will demonstrate with images how to distinguish between a genuine polo and a fake one. But of course, I wouldn’t start without a short story. Recently, one of my customers visited the store and couldn’t hide his excitement on his recent vacation in Dubai and how he had discovered a “cheap source” for the popular Polo by Ralph Lauren polos, t-shirts and shirts. He also mentioned that he had also made arrangements for periodic deliveries to Abuja from this Dubai based retailer. I was silent for a while....   [tags: stitching, label, pony]

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The Mental Image of a Nurse: Nurse Uniform

- The mental image most people think a nurse wears is a white long dress, white stocking and shoes with a white hat. People ask ,what makes a nurse look the way they do. It all started in (1850-1900) the early days of nursing the uniform were based off the habits of religious orders. Uniforms were introduced in the Adelaide Hospital in 1898. When nurses were in training they wore the color blue that also wore a veil (folded square of starched muslin) to protect themselves.The way they knew what kind of trainee they were by color....   [tags: aprons, spanish flu pandemic]

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Alex Mckinnon Should Sue The National Rugby League

- The question today is whether Alex McKinnon should sue the National Rugby League for the injuries he sustained in a game last year. Well today learned colleagues, I will argue that he should not sue the NRL on the basis of negligence. First and foremost, on behalf of the National Rugby League and myself, we would like to extend our condolences for such a horrendous situation and we wish him all the best. Representing the defence, the nature of this case regards clams that the NRL was negligent in relation to Alex’s three way tackle in a game between the Newcastle Knights and the Melbourne Storm....   [tags: Tort law, Tort, National Rugby League, Negligence]

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Analysis Of The Book ' The Night '

- As Callie climbed into bed, Tom removed his glasses and placed both the glasses and the book he was reading on the nightstand. Callie was snuggling down into the blankets as Tom rolled over her, smiling, before gifting her with a long, sensual kiss. His tongue gently sought entry into her mouth, which she willingly gave. He hummed in pleasure to her warm response, and she pulled him closer in their embrace. When the kiss ended, he rested his forehead on hers, his breathing labored. “Do you know how much I love you?” He whispered, opening his aquamarine eyes....   [tags: Debut albums, 2007 singles]

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Analysis Of Ticketmaster 's Move Toward Greater Transparency

- #1) How did Ticketmaster’s move toward greater transparency help its standing with customers. In what ways might transparency be potentially detrimental. When Nathan Hubbard, the CEO of Ticketmaster took over the company, he immediately noticed that there was a negative press regarding Ticketmaster and how the company was conducting business. Mr. Hubbard noticed that the main problem with the company was that the customers as well as the artists were unhappy. Mr. Hubbard directed his main focus on customer satisfaction in order to be able to keep its customers....   [tags: Customer service, Customer, Sales]

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Why Plastic Cosmetic Surgery Is Right For You

- 5 Reasons Plastic or Cosmetic Surgery is Right for You You are generally happy with how you look and feel, your self-esteem is positive, and you have a healthy outlook on life. Yet, with a small change in your appearance you know that you could look and feel even better. If this sounds like the way you would describe yourself, then you are the perfect candidate for cosmetic or plastic surgery. Plastic and cosmetic surgery can take years off your appearance, make positive changes in your physique, and even help improve your overall feeling of wellness....   [tags: Plastic surgery, Surgery, Reconstructive surgery]

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Analyzing The Other Night I Had A Dream

- ANALYZING MY DREAM The other night I had a dream. My dream had thematic structure to it. There was a knock at my door. I walked down my hallway to open the door. The hallway in my dream was much longer then it truly is. As I opened the door, I realized I was naked. The man seemed familiar as if he were my friend, but his face was nobody I know. He stood at least 50 feet away from the door, waving. It was icy out but I decided to stand there, naked. I asked him what he wanted and he told me I needed to make "Thanksgiving Thankful Cards." I thanked him and came inside to make coffee....   [tags: Sigmund Freud, Psychoanalysis, Unconscious mind]

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Vertigo Is The Most Common Form Of Vertigo

- Vertigo is the feeling that you or your surroundings are moving when they are not. Benign positional vertigo is the most common form of vertigo. Benign means that the cause of your condition is not serious, and positional means that your condition is triggered by certain head movements and positions. This condition can be dangerous if you are doing something that could endanger yourself or others when you experience vertigo, such as driving. CAUSES In many cases, the cause of this condition is not known....   [tags: Health care, Health care provider, Ear, Medicine]

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Symptoms And Symptoms Of A Doctor Or Dentist

- Throughout my life I have avoided serious illnesses, however, I have endured various physical ailments. First off, I have broken my legs twice, once as a two year old and also after getting hit by a car at eight years old. Secondly, 2 years ago I had a pinched nerve in my neck from weightlifting that limited my physical activity for 2 months. In terms of illness, I always have a few colds throughout the year, the occasional fever, and I had asthma. All in all, I have been fortunate to not have suffered from frequent illnesses throughout my life, but, sometimes I still feel the effects of my leg and neck injuries from time to time.
 As a young child, I would always be taken to the Docto...   [tags: Health care, Health, High school, Family]

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Nutrition Screening Is A Part Of Inpatient Admission

- NUTRITION In the United States, nutrition screening is a part of inpatient admission. The Joint Commission requires a nutritional screening to be completed within 24 hours of inpatient admission (Treas & Willkinson, 2014). Proper nutrition is important for staying healthy and is particularly vital for the elderly. For the purpose of this week discussion this learner will concentrate on explaining the health status of a 81 year old patient who presented at the primary care for a routine visit. We observed the patient height is around 72 inches and weight is 135 ponds....   [tags: Nutrition, Obesity, Health, Health care]

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Is Tension the True Cause of Pain?

- The concept that pain means injury or damage is deeply embedded in the American consciousness. “I have never seen a patient with pain in the neck, shoulders, back or buttocks who didn’t believe that the pain was due to an injury, a “hurt” brought on by some physical activity.” Says Dr. John E. Sarno, M.D. “The pain started after I lifted my little girl” or “Ten years ago I was involved in a hit- from- behind auto accident and I have had recurrent back pain ever since.” Of course, if the pain starts while one is engaged in a physical activity it’s difficult not to attribute the pain to the activity....   [tags: Health]

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Bacterial Meningitis: Pathogenesis, Assessment Findings, and Treatments

- Meningitis is described as the infection/inflammation of the meninges, which is the layer that covers the brain and the spinal cord in the central nervous system (“What is Meningitis?” n.d.). Several types of meningitis can occur. Of these are bacterial, fungal, viral, parasitic, or toxic (Huether, McCance, 2008). Most people who contract viral meningitis are said to make a full recovery and fungal meningitis generally occurs in people with an impaired immune system (“What is Meningitis?” n.d.)....   [tags: brain, spinal cord, nervous system]

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NFL Safety Development for Players and Officals

- American football in the past several years have really developed, not only from the fans perspective but also from the players and the official heads. Safety is the most important topic talked about in all sports but it is a must in football, especially because of the way the game is played with all of the tackles and hits. It is really important not only for the players to be safe but also the officials to keep it safe. Both players and officials play a key role in making the game of football safe and interesting to watch for the fans and a great experience for the players as well....   [tags: rules, penaities, equipment, play]

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The Physics and Science of the Violoncello

- ... The top and back parts of the cello are usually hand-carved. The sides are formed by heating up the wood and bending them. The body of the cello has two wide bouts at the top and bottom, and two C bouts at the middle. A bridge and two f-holes are in place below the middle part. The top and back parts of the cello has purfling- a decorative border inlay. However, purfling is not just decoration; it is used to protect the instrument from cracks. Because of playing, traveling, and/or the weather, the cello may form cracks around the rim, but the pufling helps the crack spreading further to the top or the back....   [tags: cello, string, instrument, construction]

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Awareness of Body Image Across the Ages

- Habitually it seem as if only young girls are affected most flagrantly by the media in the United States. This is perpetuated by a fixation with youth and good looks. However, all age groups are effected by theses visual projections including women and men. Awareness of body image and what is considered good-looking has been molded throughout the ages. Culture is momentous as to what that image appears to be and what is sought after. For illustration study the feet binding that used to occur throughout China....   [tags: media, good looks, desirable]

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The Atomic Bomb Of The United States

- In the early 1940’s America developed the atomic bomb. Soon after, in the late 1940’s the Soviet Union developed their own atomic bomb. This discovery, struck fear into the government and the citizens of the United States. The government knew that they had to prepare safety measures in the event that an atomic bomb were to hit us. They portrayed the dangers and effects of the atomic bomb as minor threats which lead many Americans to not fully understand the real dangers. The government told America that there were only three worries if an atomic bomb were to hit the United States, heat, blast, and radiation....   [tags: Nuclear weapon, Nuclear fallout]

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Religion And Gender Roles At First I

- For this paper, we have to interview two people who are close to us about religion and gender roles. At first I wasn’t too happy with this assignment, the personal belief paper was one that came too close to me and I almost felt violated with my own words. I was not sure how I could ask people questions about things I consider private. Luckily, my neighbor convinced me that she actually enjoyed talking about this. Once over this hurdle, my curiosity took over and it was time to discover how religious people in America’s midwest grow up, and how this differs from my background....   [tags: Christianity, Religion, Ten Commandments, Jesus]

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How Do Concussions Affect The Human Brain?

- How do concussions affect the human brain. In order to know what affects the concussions does to the brain, we must first know what exactly a concussion is. A concussion a concussion is described as a complex pathophysiological process that affects the brain in the act of severe head trauma. Think of the brain as the yoke inside an egg, if the egg is shaken, the yoke will be obscured. This is exactly what a concussion is like. A concussion affects the brain in several ways, including physical, emotional, and cognitive....   [tags: Brain, Concussion, Psychology]

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Symptoms And Treatment Of The Thyroid Gland

- Graves’ disease is considered an auto immune disorder. It is also a hyperthyroid disorder that leads to the over activity of the thyroid gland. Graves’ disease is a condition that occurs when the immune system mistakenly attacks healthy tissue. Many people suffer from symptoms. This paper will talk about the causes of the disease, research that has been conducted and how it can be treated. The Thyroid Gland The thyroid gland plays a major role in the endocrine, thyroxine, triiodothyronine and metabolism system....   [tags: Thyroid, Hyperthyroidism, Triiodothyronine]

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Biblical Language Of The Handmaid 's Tale

- In the Handmaid’s Tale Margaret Atwood uses Biblical language to demonstrate that religion has the power to control people’s thoughts and actions. Through the religion of Christianity and its virtues, they controlled over the people of the Republic of Gilead. The Republic of Gilead made many changes that benefited the government to have complete control over their people. How the Bible is being used in the book similarly to other religious books in reality. Over one billion people are members of the religion, Christianity, which are scattered all around the world....   [tags: Bible, Christianity, Religious text]

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Description Of Activity ( What Happened )

- a. Description of activity (what happened) The field instructor received a phone call from a family case manager requesting for her to go to a client’s home immediately as the client’s mother had called the family case manager reporting that the client’s boyfriend has physically abused her. Upon arriving at a client’s home with my field instructor the client opened the door and immediately we observed that the client had a black eye and her lip appeared to be swollen. When the field instructor asked her what had happened she softly stated that she had been in a car accident, but everything was fine....   [tags: Physical abuse, Abuse, Child abuse]

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The Effect Of Digital Technology On Manufacturing

- The use of Digital Manufacturing technologies such as CNC machines and Computer Aided Design (CAD) is becoming increasingly important in both Guitar making and furniture making. With the use of examples including Ercol, Peter Wood, Alex Bishop Guitars and Gibson, as well as references to other guitar and furniture making companies throughout, I am going to investigate how these advances in technology have had an effect on manufacturing for both a traditional guitar maker, and a traditional Windsor chair....   [tags: Guitar, Electric guitar, Lute, Orville Gibson]

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What Is Evidence By Natasha Trethewey Analysis

- Natasha Trethewey uses descriptive imagery of bodies to describe personal and historical unjustifiable acts, specifically through racism and abuse. In the poem “What Is Evidence”, Tretheway depicts her mother’s brutal injuries in order to demonstrate the injustice of her mother’s abusive relationship. Trethewey's mother hides her “fleeting bruises” and her “splintered clavicle, pierced temporal,” so her daughter will not carry the burden of her own abuse by her husband. Specifically choosing to hide the wounds, Trethewey shows her mother’s attempt to protect her daughter from experiencing any of the pain, physical and emotional, that she constantly feels....   [tags: Africa, Racism, Colonialism]

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Charles Darwin's Life and Revolutionary Work

- Charles Darwin by far, revolutionized biology as known to modern society. He is responsible for the theory of evolution that people of today still go by. He was born on February 12, 1809 in England as the fifth child into the family of Dr. Robert and Susannah Darwin. He had three older sisters and one older brother. Because of his father’s success as a physician, and his mother coming from the Wedgewood family fortune, the Darwin family was considered well-off. Robert Darwin worked many great hours while Susannah stayed home to take care of the children....   [tags: Charles Darwin, evolution, ]

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Brain Aneuryms; New and Improved Treatments

- What is a brain aneurysm. A brain aneurysm is an enlarged part of a blood vessel that is in the brain. Technology has provided surgeons a way to find better ways to treat these aneurysms. New and improved brain aneurysms are saving lives. Though most people who have a brain aneurysm do not know about it, there are a few symptoms that on should look out for. Vision changes, seizures, facial pains, nausea, neck pain, dilated pupils and loss of sensation are several different signs that may mean that one has a ruptured aneurysm....   [tags: Neurology]

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Capital Punishment In The United States

- Capital punishment is defined as the use of the death penalty to punish wrongdoers for certain crimes. The death penalty and capital punishment has been used as a form of punishment since the beginning of the newly formed Republic, The United States of America. Because of the details and severity of this as a form of punishment, there have been several occurrences when the constitutionality of it has been brought up and argued by proponents and opponents. There include several different forms of capital punishment....   [tags: Capital Punishment, Death Penalty]

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Are the Drugs Worth the Risk?

- In 1993, Ron and Iris had a baby boy named Jacob and until the age 3, Jacob did not show any signs of a mental disorder. Due to what the teacher referred to as problematic behavior, Jacob was kicked out of mommy and me and at the age of 4, Jacob’s pre-school teacher suggested that he be put on medication for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, commonly referred to as ADHD, for his lack of impulse control. After several more teachers suggested the same thing, Ron and Iris stopped resisting and took Jacob to a psychiatrist....   [tags: Medical Research]

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Physical Assessment of a Hospital Patient

- A physical assessment of the patient was performed on the afternoon of January 28, 2014. The following details were recorded. GENERAL P.S. is a well-developed, Hispanic male. He is moderately obese, with a significant portion of his body fat in his abdomen. He appears to be his stated age of 65, is appropriately groomed, and appears non-toxic. He was very pleasant and appeared to be in no apparent distress. He was alert and oriented to person, place, time, and location. His face and body appear to be symmetric with the exception of ptosis of his right eyelid....   [tags: Analysis, Results, Physical]

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The History of Gatsby's Gold Coast

- Throughout history Long Island has become an important part of New York’s impactful past. From the creation of the Long Island Railroad to the post-war development of Levittown, Long Island has flourished into a truly remarkable place. Long Island has been referenced in many ways, but Long Island is most known for it’s setting in F. Scott Fitzgerald’s, The Great Gatsby. Fitzgerald depicted New York City and Long Island, also known as “The Gold Coast”, as extremely vivid and lively in the 1920’s....   [tags: Long Island, F. Schott Fitzgerald]

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An Unfortunate Accident: The Family Betrayal

- My trembling hands clutch the crinkled bed sheets. They tighten their grasp as I slowly lift my eyelids and bring myself back to reality. A haze shields my vision. As I attempt to raise my head, a chain suffocates me, dragging my body back onto the hospital bed. My fingers swiftly crawl up my chest, recklessly clinging to my neck, trying to identify the restraint. A neck brace. Now that I take a look at my broken body, I see a several layers of bandaged tapes, with crimson marks seeping through, covering my injured arms and bruised legs....   [tags: family, betrayal, car accident]

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Pathology, Presentation, and Treatment of Meningitis

- Meningitis by definition is the inflammation of the meninges, the three layered protective membrane that surrounds the central nervous system. The meninges are comprised of the Dura mater, the Arachnoid mater, and the innermost Pia mater. It is of utmost importance to determine if bacteria, virus, fungus, toxins, or parasites, caused the inflammation, and treat the microorganism quickly and efficiently to give the best prognosis. It is of utmost importance to determine the cause of inflammation (i.e....   [tags: meningitis, infection, symptoms, treatment]

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He Hit Me: A Short Story

- ... As soon as our eyes met he knew I had told, at first he had an angry scared face, then his eyes slowly softened. It was very quiet; it seemed that it had been forever, when a girl came through the door. She looked startled to see Sam; she quickly left without a word. Once again it was silent. “Sam you can’t be in here……” “Too late now” “Sam?” Micah’s voice was a surprise to him; he had never heard her talk. “ummm ya?” I could tell it was hard for Sam to see her like this; he did have a crush on her....   [tags: abuse, scream, tears, smack]

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Symptoms and Diagnosis of Ullrich-Turner Syndrome

- Turner’s syndrome (TS) also known as Ullrich- Turner syndrome, is a genetic chromosomal disorder that affects roughly about 1 in 2,000 live born female infants. This disorder is caused by the absence genetic material from one of the sex chromosomes during fetal development, other developmental problems occurs after birth. Sex chromosomes are: X and Y, which are responsible for developing either (XY) male or (XX) female. A male fetus inherits the X chromosome from his mother and the Y chromosome from the father....   [tags: sex chromosomes, treatments, hormones]

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Susan Glaspell 's `` Trifles ``

- In any form of writing, various literary elements come together to compose a thorough and multifaceted work of literature. All the elements serve a distinct purpose; symbolism, for one, is imperative in a literary work because it aids the reader in the overall comprehension of the particular theme or multiple themes that a story is trying to convey. In Susan Glaspell 's, "Trifles," she meticulously incorporates significant symbols that help the reader recognize and construe the depth of the ambiguous significance of the jar of fruit preserves, quilt, bird, and the bird cage....   [tags: Woman, Anxiety, Evidence, Blackcurrant]

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An Occurence At Owl Creek Bridge

-   Many war stories today have happy, romantic, and cliche ending; many authors skip the sad, groosom, and realistic part of the story. W. D. Howell’s story, Editha and Ambrose Bierce’s story, An Occurence at Owl Creek Bridge both undercut the romantic plots and unrealistic conclusions brought on by many stories today. Both stories start out leading the reader to believe it is just another tpyical love-war senario, but what makes them different is the one-hundred and eighty degrees plot twist at the end of each story....   [tags: An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge, Ambrose Bierce]

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`` Dracula `` By Bram Stoker

- Society today is more accepting of promiscuity than it was during the Victorian age. Religious and social customs have become more lenient since then. During this time period, these customs and traditions were enforced on the population harshly, as they were frowned upon and even punishable in some instances. Throughout Bram Stoker’s masterpiece, Dracula, it is clear that he sided with the social norm of waiting until marriage to pursue sexuality. He felt that going against the word of God was an evil practice....   [tags: Dracula, Vampire, Dracula, Nosferatu]

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The Animal Of Giant Southerner Lizard

- Giganotosaurus means “giant southerner lizard.” These huge dinosaurs were meat eaters. They ate cretaceous dinosaurs. They lived 97 million years ago during the late cretaceous period. The Giganotosaurus is the largest meat eating dinosaur found so far. They are larger than T. Rex but not as large as the Spinosaurus. They are very large, but their brain was small. They are classified as a Saurischis dinosaur. They were 40 feet long and weighed 13 tons. It is believed these large dinosaurs preyed on large plant eaters like the Titanosaur....   [tags: Dinosaur, Cretaceous, Pterosaur, Plesiosaur]

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The Culture Of Culture And Culture

- Exposure Being part of a world where you are exposed to many cultures is interesting. Every country has its own traditions that may be viewed as abnormal in other countries. For instance, in a specific country there is a tradition where beauty is seen through the numbers of rings a women wears around their neck. The rings women wear around their neck cause their neck to stretch. For some people who follow this tradition women with longer necks are perceived as beautiful....   [tags: Culture, The Culture, Multiculturalism]

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Good Vs Evil By Bram Stoker

- In the Gothic Novel Dracula by Bram Stoker, Stoker establishes a theme of good versus evil. Through the use of journal entries, newspaper clippings, and telegrams within the novel, the reader is able to see the battle between good and evil from multiple character perspectives that illustrate the battle that occurs between the living and the undead. This quote is written in Jonathan Harker’s journal dated the eighth of May. The quote is taken from the scene where Jonathan cuts himself while shaving....   [tags: Dracula, Bram Stoker, Good and evil, Dracula]

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The City Of Y ' S

- For years the city of Y’s was on a path to destruction, the king, and the citizens watched as a little girl destroyed the beloved city that they had built below the sea level. King Gradlon a most powerful and noble ruler returned from the war in the north with a beautiful woman, Malgven queen of the faeries. Upon returning Malgven tries to give birth but dies while in labor, the god of the sea sees what has happened and takes the child and gives birth to her from the sea. The king names this child Dahut, he loves her with all his heart and gives her everything she asks for....   [tags: English-language films, Black-and-white films]

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Anthropology And The World Is Wrong

- Anthropology is a subject that should be taught when students are in elementary school, so children do not grow up to be biased. When people first hear about Anthropology, they assume it is just the study of past humans, apes, and monkeys. The misconception that anthropologists are not as helpful to the world is wrong. Anthropologists take their time to study the past and the present to understand how the world has adapted to be where it is now. There are many reasons to believe that anthropology is just as important and interesting as any other subjects that are taught in school....   [tags: Culture, Anthropology, Human, Human evolution]

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Heroes in Sir Gawain and the Green Knight by Joseph Campbell

- Heroes in Sir Gawain and the Green Knight by Joseph Campbell Many would agree that although there are many stories about heroes, they all seem similar in some way. Joseph Campbell wrote many books about this theory of a "hero cycle" that every hero story follows. In Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, this pattern is clearly exemplified and it shows the numerous steps in Joseph Campbell's idea of the hero cycle. The first step in Campbell's hero cycle is "the call." This is when the hero of the story is drawn into some type of journey, challenge, or adventure....   [tags: Papers]

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Gawain's Encounter with the Green Knight in the Green Chapel

- Gawain's Encounter with the Green Knight in the Green Chapel Even though little is known about the author of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, it is considered to be one of the greatest romances of all time. The poem tells the story of one of Arthur's noblest and most courageous knights, Sir Gawain, who is in search of the Green Chapel: "Sir Gawain ingeniously combines two plots, common in folklore and romance, although not found together elsewhere: the beheading contest, in which two parties agree to an exchange of blows with a sword or an ax, and the temptation, an attempted seduction of the hero by a lady" (Norton 200)....   [tags: Sir Gawain and the Green Knight]

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Use of Symbolism in The Rime of the Ancient Mariner

- Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s use of symbolism in The Rime of the Ancient Mariner lends the work to adults as a complex web of representation, rather than a simple story about a sailor. The author uses the story of a sailor and his adventures to reveal aspects of life. This tale follows the Mariner and his crew as they travel between the equator and the South Pole, and then back to England. Without the symbols, The Rime of the Ancient Mariner would be simply a poem about an old mariner who is telling a story about killing a bird to a guest at a wedding....   [tags: Samuel Taylor Coleridge essays research papers]

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Physics of the Electric Guitar and Amp

- A guitar is an instrument made out of wood or other wood like materials. Many things could affect the instrument's qualities, such as the types of lacquer used or what kind of strings are used. The guitar amp is an instrument in itself just as a guitar, not all amps are created equally. An amplifier allows the guitarist to express his playing to the world. Some amplifiers are made using really simple vacuum tube circuits, and others are made from really complex solid state circuitry. Not any two similar guitars will sound alike, just as how any two similar people are not exactly identical....   [tags: physics guitar amplifier]

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Dystonia Will Not Control My Life

- Dystonia Will Not Control My Life Have you ever wondered what life would be like with an uncontrollable muscle spasm. How would it change your life. One type of muscle spasm is called Dystonia, which causes a twitching with a group of muscles moving involuntarily. Understanding what Dystonia is can help the victim's and everyone who knows them. People with Dystonia are different then people without it because thay are sometimes not able to do the same physical activities. For example a "normal" person can drive a car, a person with spasmodic torticollis, a form of dystonia that affects the neck and shoulders, might have dystonia so badly that they can't watch the road long enough to...   [tags: Personal Narrative Essay Example]

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Interview with a Massage Practitioner

- Many people pass this concrete stucco looking office on the strip mall. Most people who pass by may go to the bar next door to Dr. Mason’s chiropractic office. No one pays much attention to a place where all the windows are low tinted dark with a door that has the word doctor on it. People only look for doctors when they are injured or sick. I’m sure the lighted Budlight sign flashing and smell of food attract more people. It was different than what I expected from a doctor’s office. Surprisingly the roof was flat not pointed like most offices and not a very tall building....   [tags: Interview Essay]

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Pre-Hospital Immobilization of Trauma Patients

- It is appreciated that the given case study contains other factors such as psychological trauma and the impact of blood loss. However this essay is going to explore the efficacy of pre hospital immobilisation utilising cervical collars and extrication/ orthopaedic stretchers, reflecting on an account from the paramedic’s practice. A modified framework of Gibbs Reflective cycle (1988) will be used. Including Description, Feelings, Evaluation, Conclusion and Action Plan. This essay is supported throughout using relevant evidence and seminal work....   [tags: Nursing Education]

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Analysis of Basal Cell Carcinoma

- Basal Cell Carcinoma often abbreviated as (BCC) is the most frequently appearing form of skin cancer. They are also referred to as Basal Cell Cancer. It was discovered along the way as skin cancer was being treated as different types with no specific period. The BCCs’ are uncontrolled growths that normally arise in the skin’s basal cells. These cells lie in the deepest layer of the epidermis which is the outermost layer of the skin. BCC’s are normally caused by a combination of two things; one is cumulative UV exposure and the other is intense occasional UV exposure....   [tags: scaly lesion, skin cancer, uv exposure]

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The Media and Body Image

- ... Among 11-16 year olds, eight in 10 say they shave or wax their legs, more than six in 10 wear make-up to school, and four in 10 say they wax their bikini line and/or wear a padded bra. Nearly two-thirds of 7-11 year olds use nail polish, half wear makeup, and one in three wears high heels.” In an article The Media Lies by Our Bodies, Ourselves, a Health Resource Centre, a girl, with the request to remain unnamed, wrote that “As a teenager, I was obsessed with achieving the “white girl” look: slim hips, perky breasts, flat stomach....   [tags: media, pop culture, women's bodies, health]

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Evolution of the Electric Guitar

- Innovations are put forth everyday but few leave a lasting effect on their field. Whether it is the combustion engine in transportation, television in entertainment or the electric guitar in music. It is difficult to turn on the radio or any music player and avoid the ubiquity of the guitar. It has had a continuous reign on the music industry for the past century and is becoming even more popular with the addition of endless overdrive effects. The origin of this amazing instrument can be traced back hundreds of years and countless miles....   [tags: Music History]

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