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  • Bloods And Blood Gangs

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    We live in a society that has a lot of gang related activity. There are hundreds of gangs across the country, some have grew too powerful to keep under control. The bloods are a gang that originated in Los Angeles in the 1972 as a response to the street violence imposed by the Crips. Although over time they continued to grow, they were still heavily outnumbered by the crips. Between 1982 – 1984 the violence between the two groups skyrocketed. It was during this time crack hit Los Angeles. Crack or

  • Blood Falls

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    hesitation he plunged the knife deep into his chest and pierced his heart. Mira and Mordin both stood their in holding each other for comfort as they watch their brother fall to his knee's has his soul left his body. His blood stained the water as the rain caused the little bit of blood that collected on the rock to fall into the river turning the water from crystal clear to crimson red. Mira and Mordin collected his body and buried it at the top of the river. As Rannoch drifted further away from the

  • Blood and Blood Product Safety and the Role of Government

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    aware that they are infected. About 8,000 hemophiliacs in the 1980s where infected with HIV and Hepatitis due to contaminated blood supplies. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the Center for Disease Control (CDC), the government, the National Hemophilia Foundation (NHF), and the companies distributing the medicine used to control the clotting of a hemophiliac’s blood knew that the factor was contaminated and sold it anyway for the money they would gain due to the high prices that these products

  • The Blood Type Of Blood

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    of such piece of information is a blood type. First blood groups were discovered by Karl Landsteiner in 1901. Landsteiner was researching the fact that some blood transfusions were successful and other could be potentially lethal. He made a research where he demonstrated that the serum from one people lead to agglutination of blood cells from other in some cases, but in others agglutination did not occur. In his experiments he discovered first three types of blood A, B and O. Later Landsteiner and

  • The Importance Of Blood Transfusion

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    behind this project is to identify the unknown blood types of the synthetic samples. Synthetic blood is used for blood transfusions and is important because if someone was given the incompatible blood type, you could become very sick and possibly die. Blood transfusions are very helpful for saving lives but negative outcomes will occur if the blood is not compatible. This background research paper will discuss different blood types and the importance of blood transfusions. Proteins are any of a large

  • Blood Grouping Essay

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    Blood grouping is a test to determine blood group of a person. Before blood transfusion or if you plan to donate blood, the test is important. Blood A cannot mix with blood B or blood AB so blood group is important to be known.A dangerous immune response will occur if receive blood that is not compatible with own blood type. The human immune system will destroy the incompatible blood type. It is easy to determine the blood group by determining the types of antigen on the surface of the red blood

  • The Heart and Blood Circulation

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    The Heart and Blood Circulation The heart is a four chambered muscular pump around the size of a fist. It beats about 100,000 times a day pumping around 2,000 gallons of blood through about 100,000 miles of organic tubing. The heart is a big muscle with four valves connected together to make a two-stage pump. The heart gets its energy by oxidizing blood sugars. This released energy, contracts the heart’s many muscle cells, and the four chambers squeeze blood out into the arteries. The

  • Hemophilia: A Blood Disorder

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    Hemophilia is a problem with the blood in a person that causes them to bleed not any faster than normal, but they often bleed for a longer period. Their blood is missing the clotting factor (a protein in the bloodstream that works to control bleeding). Hemophilia is quite rare; roughly 1 in every 10,000 persons are born with it. Rarely, hemophilia can be an acquired disease which just means a person is not born with it, but will develop it during their lifetime. This rarity occurs when a person's

  • Macbeth Blood Will Have Blood

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    Blood will Have Blood “These deeds must not be thought / After these ways; so, it will make us mad';(II, ii, 32-33) Translation today: A guilty conscience can make a man go crazy. In the play Macbeth, this is a recurring theme throughout one of Shakespeare’s most famous tragedies. There are many different images that help contribute to this theme such as sleep/sleeplessness, water, & children, but the most significant image would probably that of blood. Throughout the story, the characters’

  • The Human Blood Transfusion

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    The Mayo Clinic defines a blood transfusion as “a routine medical procedure in which donated blood is provided to you through a narrow tube placed within a vein in your arm”. The first human blood transfusion on record was conducted by Dr. Jean-Baptiste Denys, a French physician during the late 1600’s. Although Denys’ transfusions weren’t sound proof and often written off as unorthodox, he unknowingly ushered in a new era of medicine and laid the foundation for modern advances in Hematology. I choose