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    with cancer patients who smoked. "The underlying assumption is, you were a smoker and you caused this, therefore you're not going to get my sympathy," said Tom Labrecque Jr., who started a foundation to raise awareness after his nonsmoker father died several years ago of the disease. No one "deserves" lung cancer, doctors say. But nonsmokers do have one silver lining: They respond better to the newest targeted cancer drugs like Iressa and Tarceva. That's because people who get lung cancer early

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    Improving Quality of Life for a Cancer Victim

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    The diagnosis of cancer is devastating news to anyone. It is common for people with such a life-threatening illness to have feelings of fear, disbelief, anxiety and depression. The cancer victim’s family, friends and community act as a net of support to lessen the negative impact of the disease and its treatment. These non-medical support systems, executed primarily by family, not only act as medical advocates, they also are the main caretakers of the patient, and they are the ones who bring much

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    Rap

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    of an eon long apocolypse, only to wake up and find i was revolving in it... Once i shed my body, its residue will vaporize into cumulonimbus stormclouds... While i study obelist physics, and calculate diabolical arithmetics... Im sicker then cancer victims spittin up tumorous appendiges, then lighting a cigarette.. My aesthetics are acrobatic, the accepted eclectic with savage epileptic habits.. I feed your asses mass laxatives, as to extract gastric acids when the gas passes... Flash flasks of

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    Tobacco Stuff

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    died a horribly painful death from cancer. The defendant in the case was Philip Morris. Philip Morris’ council argued that it was the woman’s choice to smoke. This woman had even testified that she had gone to church every Sunday to pray that she would not get lung cancer. She knew the risks involved with smoking and chose to continue smoking. Philip Morris won the case. (Byrne, 189-190). For years the tobacco industry won case after case involving cancer victims that had smoked. Even today, much

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    pain in a common way. Either they don't feel enough pain to tell them that something is wrong, as in the cases of lepers and some diabetics, or they have too much pain, as in the cases of some diabetics, people with phantom limb pain, cancer victims, stroke victims, and other diseases of the brain or spinal cord (Casey, 1996). The effects of pain on these people is in many cases debilitating; their normal lives are likely gone or, at best, on hiatus. These reasons are incentive enough for scientists

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    The HPV Vaccination

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    male HPV vaccinations. This story makes clear the benefits that would come from vaccinating males, including a statement from the Center for Disease Control that, “The HPV vaccine will afford protection against certain HPV-related conditions and cancers in males, and vaccination of males with HPV may also provide indirect protection of women by reducing transmission of HPV”(Roberts). Although these vaccinations will save lives, many people still disagree with this action. In the Fox news story

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    Alpha Chi Omega, helps and promotes awareness for a cause that is not talked about in society but is becoming a propionate issue. This issue is domestic violence awareness. Although, some may believe that there are bigger issues in the world such as cancer, diabetes, etc., domestic violence has an impact on today’s generation and generations to come. According to Safe Horizon, an accredited charity, domestic violence is “Domestic Violence is a pattern of behavior used to establish power and control

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    hundreds of thousands of kids are being beaten and sexually assaulted, however many people do not understand just how many kids are going home, if they even have a home, afraid for their life. One out of every five girls are a victim of abuse, and one in every eight boys are a victim of abuse (David Finkelhor). Abuse does not just stop at the bruise of the child, the pain on the surface is what we can see and is all we think the child is going through. However fear can last months, years, or even a life

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    of political, academic, and public debate. In particular, the media today is more focused on victims than it has ever been before. Through media representations of the ‘ideal victim’, this essay will subsequently show how the media are able to construct and re-affirm pre-existing traditional ideologies within the public realm. In effect, this assignment will critically assess the concept of an ‘ideal victim’ and show how the media have used this when describing crime. In reference to the media’s role

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    lost the court case. He was accused of harboring the gene for prostate cancer, and after a simple genetic test, the accusation was confirmed. Her husband had twenty-four hours to move into a quarantined house, located in an abandoned section of the city. He would live there indefinitely with other potential prostate cancer victims. By isolating all people predisposed to prostate cancer, officials hope to eliminate prostate cancer from the gene pool. The wife is purely devastated that reality is manifesting

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    privileges, any particular right, even if not mentioned specifically in the Constitution, cannot be taken away from the American people. Yet, the chosen lifestyles of one particular group of people are violated almost every day: marijuana smokers. Victims of social stigmatization and harsh penalties, marijuana smokers must suffer because of the innumerable falsities and fallacies held by many people, including lawmakers, concerning marijuana. However, when an educated mind disregards the misconceptions

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    film American Beauty dubbed, "...look closer." The film begins with a nameless narrator (Edward Norton), a corporate pencil-pusher who suffers from insomnia. A doctor tells Norton to quit complaining and stop by a support group for prostate cancer victims. He begins to attend this and other support groups, which helps Norton regain his ability to sleep and act as an outlet to release his emotions through crying. However, when Marla Singer (Helen Bonhem-Carter), another "faker," begins attending

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    America Today Still Has Slavery

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    trafficking endangers the lives of millions of people around the world, and it is a crime that knows no borders” (Obama). Not many people realize the significant number of people human trafficked within the U.S. People forced into human trafficking are victims of modern day slavery because they are forced into trafficking by physical and emotional abuse, they are tricked by false opportunities, and they are often unprotected by the law. Human trafficking is a problem found all around the world, even in

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    Female Rape Victims

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    child to the address. The woman awoke the next day in an empty house, naked covered in semen with many condoms thrown around the room. What is worse is that she had no recollection of what had occurred the night before. (“Example 2.” Rapist Luring Victims with Crying Baby). To those who are easily influenced on issues without definite proof of the legitimacy of the issue, this Facebook chain message would be viewed as factual. In all actuality, this message is false (Snopes). The article in all its

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    oneself, these pressures determine a person’s decisions and their behaviour. The plots of Cat’s Eye by Margaret Atwood and The Shape of a Girl by Joan MacLeod both focus on the bullying of a girl and the effects of these actions on those involved. The victims in both pieces of literature are singled out because they do not fit into societal norms. In The Shape of a Girl and Cat’s Eye, the stress caused by attempting to conform to society’s expectations causes the characters mental distress and keeps them

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    Bullying and cyber-bullying have increased tremendously in past six years. With the increased popularity of Facebook, bullies are finding a new way of tormenting victims. Suicide is the third leading cause of death in teens, with bullying being one of the leading causes. Legal standings on who is accountable have not been clear and when cases are brought forth the infrequent use of laws holding parents and schools responsible is glaring. It is time to make bigger strides on holding parents and school

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    Criminal Profiling, A Powerful Tool

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    autopsy on one of the victims. To better understand the serial killer Dr. Bond reconstructed the murders and gave a profile to authorities. Though Jack the Ripper was never found Dr. Bond became the first offender profiler. In order to accurately profile in a case you must gather up as much information as possible. There is certain information that can be rather useful to the capture of the suspect, such as the time or type of crime, the weapon used, and even to the victim. Knowing this information

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    The Worse Act Shown

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    “At some point its gotta stop being random. You know?” “No, I don’t.” “Look man, I’ve been picked eight times in what? The past two years. You on the other hand; not even once!” “Ah, that’s just luck of the draw my friend.” “You know, it gets hard on you sometimes man. Last time I couldn’t sleep for a week almost. I mean, I know they deserve it, but still, it doesn’t make it any easier.” “Yeah man, I’ll bet. Just… just try not to let it bother you too much, okay?” They continued walking down

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    ‘Restorative justice empowers victims and challenges offenders.’ To what extent do you agree? One of the key issues of our contemporary society is that we have to start to be aware that ‘the social relationship’ is one of the main elements of our lives. Society as a whole is a more complex structure, so we must cease to perceive life only in terms of the individual. However, most of our laws continue to believe that only the individual matter; this is seen most obviously in how the law treats interpersonal

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    Hate Crimes

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    seek out the victim in a school or neighborhood. Targets of the attack are very interchangeable anybody who is identified as a member of a particular group or a particular way of life is subject to an attack. This does not mean don’t support what you believe or to hide your sexual orientation, it means if you truly believe in something you need to take the risks and support them. As well as making it known. Hate crimes are acts of verbal and physical abuse when an abuser targets a victim because of

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