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For several decades, smoking remains one of the most common problems in the world even though people are aware of the health risks involved in smoking. Smoking causes harmful effects in the body. There have been numerous reports linking cigarette smoking to diseases such as cancers of the lung, mouth, heart attacks, and other ailments. Moreover, smoking in public areas is an unhealthy habit because it harms not just the smokers, but also others who breathe the smoker’s cigarette smoke, that called secondhand smoke or passive smoke. Most studies of the effects of smoking focus on the public health aspects. However, smoking also negatively impacts on society through environmental...
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3. The number of smokers around the world is ever increasing, in spite of the dangers involved. Think about the ways that would be possible for a smoker to stop this habit and then write a process essay to describe the ways that would help him quit smoking.
Ways to help quit smoking
* Make an honest list of things one likes about smoking
* Switch up diet routine
* Exercise more than usual
* Put up pictures of the insides of a smokers organs to gross one’s self out in order to get “motivation”
* Nicotine patches
* Keep hands and mind busy
* Drink more water
* Find an oral...
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Certain decisions can be difficult to make, but if it’s for the greater good of yourself or others, then it may be worth the ramifications. I have had to make a difficult decision that fits this criterion; it involves a group of friends in high school.
All the way from freshmen year of high school, I had a group of friends that I spent a lot of time with. This group includes very close friends that I still keep in good touch with today. However, in my senior year of high school it got to the point where some of my friends in this group began to do some illegal things. For example, a couple of them smoked marijuana frequently, and constantly tried to pressure me into doing it as well....
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Lately, the health hazards connected with "passive smoking" or "second-hand smoke" - also known as "environmental tobacco smoke”, have been gradually getting increased recognition. The majority of people in modern society are aware that smoking can cause health problems not only in smokers but in people nearby. In recent years many cities, districts and whole states have cracked down on smoking in public. As of October 2009, nearly 60 percent of the U.S. population, or more than 175 million people, live in areas that have passed strong smoke-free laws covering restaurants and bars – a figure that has nearly doubled...
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Who is the most vulnerable to the cigarette marketing ads? Kids and teens are by far the most vulnerable. Especially vulnerable are those children who have low self-esteem, low academic achievement, no goals and low social status. Kids with these problems are more likely to be prone to give in to the pressures of siblings, peers and the media. To try to discourage teens from beginning the habit, most states have raised the taxes on cigarettes. Some, such as the District of Columbia have raised it to a high of 25 cents per pack.5 On the other hand, the states where smoking is a major cash crop such as Kentucky and Tennessee, only have a tax of 2.5 cents per pack, so they don t discourage kids...
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Teenage Smoking in Florida
Smoking is a common demeanor in many individuals in the country. However, teenagers in Florida have developed the habit of smoking that raises a lot of concern. The teenage smoking frequently commences in schools with the majority of the cases being in the high schools. Also, important to note is the fact the residential nature of the teenagers also inflicts the habit of smoking in them. Teenage smoking has adverse effects on those who engage in this harmful behavior. Smoking results in various health complications in the teenagers. Research evinces that people who smoke consume close to 400 toxic chemicals including; cyanide,...
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The Dangers of Smoking Cigarettes
In today’s society smoking tobacco is considered to be very popular, even though it is really dangerous for your health. Tobacco contains a substance called nicotine, which is a highly addictive drug that can cause habits that are extremely difficult to break. People today look pass the risk that are attributed to smoking and only focus on the pleasure they obtain, which in the end can be deadly. Smoking leads to bad breath, cancer, and is a gateway drug that can lead to even more harmful addictions.
The chemicals that are found in cigarettes cause bad breath. The tar and nicotine from cigarettes are deposited into your mouth. The chemicals build up in...
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Currently in the UK, the government has used fiscal measures on cigarettes such as high tax – on a typical pack of 20 premium cigarettes, the total tax burden of £6.17 accounts for 77% of the recommended retail price of £7.98, the government over the years have been trying to lower the rate of smokers in the UK and according to ASH statistics, the rate of smoking has lowered for all ages since 1978 which may suggest that the government policies have been successful but to a certain extent.
The smoke-free law was introduced to protect the health of workers from the harmful effects of second-hand smoke. The biggest health impact has been a drop in heart attack emergency admissions. This is...
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Cover Letter for Rogerian Essay
March 25, 2013
The purpose of this essay is to make my readers aware of the harm cigarettes can do to a person’s body. I also want to make my reader aware that without second hand smoke a person body can be healthier. Smokers should take inconsideration that not everyone wants to smell the smoke or suffer the consequences from second-hand smoke. What I have learned that second-hand smoke can do more damage to your body then I was aware of. I felt like smoking should be completely banned in public places but after researching this assignment I changed my view. I changed and said it should be banned in some places...
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1. Ban smoking is something we all are familiar of. Mostly we have seen it in trains, busses etc. where there is a sign/sticker of a cigarette that has a line across it, meaning, “ smoking is not allowed”.
The text “Benefits of smoke ban will be felt at once”, by The Observer of British newspaper Robin Mckie, involves different scientific studies of ban smoking and the effects of it.
An international journal of science can conclude that there are improvements in the population of England after the ban smoking has taken place. One of the effects of ban smoking is that, it has become illegal to smoke in all enclosed public places, workplaces and owners/ managers of pubs, clubs and cafés...
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Three Ways That Cigarette Ad's Hook Kids
Lesson 6: The Essay
January 02, 2013
Three Ways That Cigarette Ad’s Hook Kids
Smoking is a bad habit. It causes lung cancer, depression, and is addictive. In order to survive, tobacco manufacturers need to continue to recruit new cigarette smokers. More than 80% of adult smokers started before they turned 18 and by that time more than half of them were already smoking daily. We know that kids feel peer pressure from other kids in their everyday lives. But the teens and adults in cigarette advertising may be one of the most influential peer groups of all.
As they move into their teens, kids often feel insecure...
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Tang Ka Man 15072501D
Helping My Father to Quit Smoking in Psychological Ways
My father has been a smoker for a very long time. He started smoking since he was at
college age. My family used to blame him for having this harmful habit while my father
always find it difficult to quit smoking. We have put a lot of efforts to help him to be out of
this dangerous hell, yet all we have done is futile. After attending psychology lessons, I
could suggest some reasons on that from a psychological perspective.
To figure out the most suitable methods to help my father quit smoking, it is essentially
important to know the reasons why he was addicted to smoking. Nicotine is a drug found
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Smoke Free Healthy Lifestyle
Smoking is the most preventable cause of death in America. Smoking can damage your body and nearly every organ in it. These organs include, the heart, blood vessels, lungs, mouth, bones, organs, etc. The smoke from tobacco has many chemicals that are harmful to your heart and blood cells. These chemicals damage the function and structure of your heart. Smoking is a major risk of heart disease. Damages to your heart can lead to the increased risk of getting heart diseases such as atherosclerosis. This disease causes the buildup of plaque in your arteries and hardens over time which limits the flow of oxygen rich blood to your organ and other body parts....
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HOW TO BREAK BAD HABITS
Instructor: Alaina Lett
American Intercontinental University
Demantre’ R. Jones
February 10, 2013
Habits are things that people do good or bad repeatedly. People start their own habits, and they are very hard to break. Whether it is good or bad habits; it is something that the person has to choose to change. A habit in terms is: “Jerry likes to ride his bike,” that is one of Jerry’s habits.
Breaking bad habits is one of the hardest things to do. Smoking is a bad habit that millions of people choose to do. Some people smoke due to stress and other issues, which still doesn’t make the...
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In our ongoing effort to create a healthy environment for the entire ITT Technical Institute community, the ITT Technical Institute in Arnold will become a smoke-free campus on May 1st, 2011.
Beginning May 1st, 2011, smoking will be prohibited anywhere on the campus property. This includes, but is not limited to, the campus building(s), entranceways, parking lot(s) (including inside cars located on the parking lot), sidewalk(s), driveway(s), patio(s) and picnic area(s), and landscaped areas. Signs will be posted throughout the campus as a reminder to students, faculty, staff and visitors that smoking is prohibited.
For information and tips on quitting smoking visit...
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“Smoking is the leading preventable cause of death in the United States,” (“Health Effects of Cigarette Smoking”, 2014, para.2). Each year it is responsible for 480,000 deaths, which is more than Human Immunodeficiency Virus, illegal drug use, alcohol use, motor vehicle injuries, and fire arm related incidents combined. There have been ten times more premature deaths due to tobacco use than casualties during all noted American wars in United States history (“Health Effects of Cigarette Smoking”, 2014, para.2). Use of tobacco products causes cancer of the nose, mouth, larynx, trachea, esophagus, throat, lungs, liver, stomach, pancreas, kidneys, bladder, cervix, bone marrow,...
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Behavioral approach is based on the concept of explaining one’s behaviors through observation. The idea behind this approach is that the environment is the one that contributes to the different behaviors of individuals. Behaviorists assume that one can understand other people’s behaviors through observing. It can be observed in terms of responses to particular stimuli. The behavioral approach contrasts with the cognitive or social approach. The cognitive approach focuses on the way one can explain the disorders and behaviors through the cognitive processes. It explores the internal mental processes and the way people perceive, memorize, believe and solve problems. Cognitive is...
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I am writing this note to set straight some issues I have observed concerning employees behavior at work. I understand the nature of being bored and trying to spice up the day but some of the events I have encountered are just not deemed appropriate behavior in the workplace. My goal here is not to point out these instances or to place the blame on any individual but to make it clear as to what kind of behavior is tolerated.
Employees should be kind and respectful to one another. We all have to spend a lot of time together and there is no place for disrespect of any kind. We must learn to work well as a team and if anyone is being rude or vigilant then this simply...
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Purpose of the clinical Interview
Typically, an initial clinical interview is the first step towards developing the initial DSM-IV-TR diagnosis and treatment plan for a mentally troubled person. This interview follows an unstructured format of clinical interviews. The unstructured interview format has often been criticized for its shortcoming but researchers (Craig, 2003; Miller, 2003) assert the importance of the initial interviews to psychiatrists as a critical tool in diagnosis and treatment of mental illnesses. The interview is a typical assessment procedure which involves collection and integration of a patient’s data. It remains the...
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The expansion of tobacco cessation is an important part of our historic and continuing effort to help smokers quit.
ROLE OF DENTIST
1. At clinic: Brief tobacco intervention.
2. Community and nation: public education , media advocacy.
A. Behaviour counselling
Willing to quit 5 A method Not willing to quit 5 R method.
1. ASK:Ask about tobacco use at every visit. 1.Relevance of quitting .
2.ADVICE:Advice users to...
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Employee rights arise from federal and state laws that overtime, have established various rules that govern the employer – employee relationship (definitions.uslegal.com, 2011). It includes the right to privacy and freedom from discrimination based on age, gender, race, national origin or religion (employment.findlaw.com, 2011). Having employee rights ensures equal opportunity for all employees, as well as, it makes the employee feel comfortable in their work environment. Protecting employees rights benefit both the employees and the business by limiting the misunderstanding that may occur in the work place. I In...
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Can you imagine a person who is still alive but has no lungs? Maybe you can but it`s really impossible, right? Just try to inhale for five seconds and exhale then hold your breath for one hour. Can you do that? I bet you can`t. Only an extraordinary person can hold his breath for one hour. But for us who are just normal individual, we can hold breath for at least 1 to 3 minutes. Our lungs play a vital role for our survival. Without it, every single cell in our body will be deprived of having oxygen which may eventually lead to our death.
Young as you are, you consider yourself as a healthy person with a healthy lungs. But as you get older and engaged...
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Electronic Cigarettes are battery operated devices that have been developed as an alternative to normal cigarettes. These are made up of a heater, a battery and a cartridge that contains a solution of propylene glycol, nicotine and some other chemicals. It gives a smoker the apparent effect of nicotine intake without delivering the toxic elements like Tobacco, Carbon Monoxide and Tar that harms the lungs. There is bad breath or yellowing of teeth either.
Electronic Cigarette History
The electronic cigarette was devised in 2003 by a Chinese druggist named Hon Lik. It was introduced into the Chinese market in 2004. It began to be marketed abroad from 2005 by Golden Dragon Holdings, the...
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Enron the Fallen
Professor: Karina Arzumanova
LEG100014VA016-1116-001Business Law I
July 24, 2011
Describe how Enron could have been structured differently to avoid such activities.
Enron’s leaders had the work ethic of only fighting for themselves and if others got hurt it was no big deal hurting. Enron had that it’s a dog-eat-dog thinking. This type of thinking would, in the end, be the demise of Enron. Enron focused on short-term gains. The accounting tactics of Enron were degraded by no small terms. Enron was full of demoralized people throughout several departments with growing their personal finances their ultimate goal. They projected many years of financial...
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“Two Ways Of Looking At Smoking”
The word “cigarette” is a very hard word for those who don’t smoke. They think this act is useless and there are no benefits. Some people think it is a social thing, they only smoke when they’re at parties or drinking wherever they are; they can’t drink without smoking. Others say it’s not bad that it does in fact make you a more relaxed person and makes the skin looks better. There are many stories about smoking, I smoke and what it means to me is not any of the previous reasons, and I’m not saying it is good to do it, but I have my own opinion about it. I started to smoke when I turned 18 years old, because in Mexico there are too many people who do...
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THE EFFECTS OF
SMOKING ON THE BODY
No matter how you smoke it, tobacco is dangerous to your health and affects your entire body.
Anxiety and Irritability
Another Cold, Another Flu
Constricted Blood Vessels
Problems with Pregnancy
Too Much Clotting
Problems for Newborns
The Effects of Smoking on the Body
Tobacco smoke is enormously harmful to your health. There’s...
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September 12, 2010
HCS 438 – Statistical Applications
Instructor: Farhan Shahab
Assignment: Analysis of Newspaper Research Report Paper
This paper is going to discuss from a statistical point of view an article that is health related and a research study that has been summarized and discussed. The conclusion will be looked into and presented and the approach if it is correct and suitable for any of the statistics that are involved.
The article is Obesity, Smoking Linked to Teen Migraines: Study Shows Lack of Exercise Also May Increase Chances of Migraines in Teenagers. The article was written by Salynn Boyles and the article is located on WebMD Health...
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Why Marijuana should be legalized
I believe marijuana as a drug is wrong but at the same time I can’t overlook its helpful benefits to those in pain from an illness. Marijuana can be used to help one calm down or relieve stress that has built up throughout the day. Smoking tobacco also helps with stress and has a higher risk of causing mouth cancer, throat cancer, or lung cancer then smoking weed. Legalizing Marijuana means we can treat the problem of drug abuse as a medical problem not a criminal one. It is estimated that the United States government spends $10 billion dollars a year in its attempts to keep Marijuana off the street, while the State of California has revenue of 14 billion...
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Attention Getter: More than 1/2 million people are expected to die of cancer this year. That's more than 1,500 a day. An average of 1/2 of men and 1/3 of women will develop cancer.
Purpose: To inform my audience about cancer.
Importance to Audience: Cancer can affect anyone, so you can gain something from this speech by being informed about cancer, and how to prevent it
Thesis Statement: Cancer is a serious disease that may be preventable and curable.
Preview: I will discuss what cancer is, ways to prevent cancer growth, and the different types of treatment for cancer.
(Transition: To start off, I will explain what cancer is.)
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Name:_Abdullah Einab___________________ Week Number:_week_3_______________
One day While I was cleaning the yard and I was having fun. Suddenly, I saw a monkey look at me, once I saw him I felt scary. Then, the monkey tried to attack me I screamed, “I am going to die, I am going to die “an I thought that’s will be the end of my life and I ran to house as fast as I can. When I arrived to the door, I moved the handle of the door, but it doesn’t open because it was stuck. I...
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Electronic Cigarettes Are Affecting Our Lives
On April 29, 2014, New York City bans the electronic cigarettes from public spaces. Opponents of electronic cigarettes say that they have potential dangers, while proponents argue that electronic cigarettes are good tools to help people quit traditional cigarettes. The fact is that electronic cigarettes are affecting our lives. People are considering whether using electronic cigarettes is a good choice.
In the article “Electronic Cigarettes: Achieving a Balanced perspective” Theodore L. Wagener and his partners say the harm of electronic cigarettes is overstated and that they have many potential benefits. The research proves that propylene...
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The Monstrous Dawn of Progress January 12, 2012
“The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.”
George Bernard Shaw, Man and Superman (1903) "Maxims for Revolutionists"
We all know progress is the idea that the world can become increasingly better in terms of science, technology, modernization, liberty, democracy and quality of life. These term looks forward to an ideal completeness or perfection in respect of quality or condition; -- applied to individuals, communities, or the race;...
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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a progressive lung disease that makes it hard for someone to breath by limiting the airflow of oxygen in and out of the lungs. COPD is a deteriorating disease that worsens as time goes on that affects over 12 million people in the United States (U.S.). It is characterized by inflammation and severe limitation of airflow in and out of the lungs. COPD is an umbrella term used to describe a group of breathing conditions. Most people age 40 and older with a history of smoking (either current or former smokers) are more likely to suffer from COPD, although in some cases one out of six people with COPD have never smoked. (GICOPD 2001)
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Search the internet for a description of the concept ”The American Dream”
What does this concept cover?
It is about the freedom in America and it includes the opportunity for prosperity and success and social mobility for the family and the children. James Truslow Adams said in 1931, "life should be better and richer and fuller for everyone, with opportunity for each according to ability or achievement"
1. In your own words, briefly explain what is said in the lyrics
You can do what you want or be what you want to be if you just work for it.
Even if you come from a poor family you can become a rock star or a successful business man if you work hard enough for it
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How can I resist
“At school you’re faced with so much—smoking,
drugs, sex. You know that what the kids want you
to do is stupid. But you get to this point where you
feel you just can’t chicken out.”—Eve
Its natural to want to be accepted by others. Peer pressure play on that desires. For example, if you’re being raised as a Christian, you know that such things pre-marital sex and alcohol abuse are wrong. (Galatians 5:19-21) Many of your peers, though, urge you to join them in these activities. Have they thought about those matters and made their own decision? Not likely. By and large, they
“He that is walking with wise persons will become wise, but He that is...
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Doped and Weeded Out
Nabeel Jameel Shariff 10c 16th Jan 2011
Parents, have you ever experienced something as bizarre as this? You walk in your son’s/daughter’s room with an amazing gift for him/her while discussing what an angel he/she is with your spouse. As you walk in, your offspring is smoking something that doesn’t look like a normal cigarette but drugs with his/her friends. Even though such a tragic story may seem like it has met its end, it is a problem that can be solved. Parents can expose their children to information on these drugs, and their causes and effects....
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Tittle: Course of Chronic Conditions
University of Louisiana of Lafayette
The Chronic Illness Trajectory Framework can be applied to most clients. A chronic illness may evolve from an acute stage, which then becomes stable by management on a daily basis. There are many aspects that affect the process of the chronic condition. This is why chronic conditions fluctuate through out the client’s life. Although many chronic conditions become manageable, the client can fluctuate between acute stages of emergency to a more stable stage through out the illness.
Diabetes is a slow progressive illness that can be manageable over a period of time. When a client gets newly...
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It is good practice to let new starters have a copy of this list – this enables them to follow what is happening and will act as a reminder of anything missed or that needs particular attention. It should be the responsibility of both management and new starter to ensure that all relevant items are properly covered during the induction period.
Name ............................ Date of starting ……………….
Induction completed (signature of new starter)
| |Carried out by |Date |Comments ...
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1. How long have you worked in health community?
- I have worked in the health community for 13 years but only 8 years in the U.S.A
2. Why did you choose to work in health community?
-Healthcare chose me 16 years ago. My father asked me if I would join the medical field and to be the first in the family to go to college. I knew nothing about medicine, I was in the finance market. But I took the plunge, learned the new language of medicine, and have never looked back a moment.
3. Have you ever worked in the private practice setting?
-No, I had been offered to work, my primary care physician of a three-man practice asked if I would come run his practice.
4. What do you see as the two...
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Effects of Religion
July 17, 2014
Effects of Religion
Organized religion affects people and society in many different ways. The functional perspective of religion states that religions are found everywhere because they are useful for both people and society; meaning that they are helpful in defining who people are and making the world around them logical and understandable (Fisher, 2014, p. 4).
People find solace in their religious practices believing that there is a divine being or entity much higher than they are guiding them along their life journey. People have a need for stability and for some people; religion brings them that...
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The short story chosen for the writing of this paper is “Victor’s Last Wish”. “Victor’s Last Wish” is a realistic fiction by Kris Jitab who describes in depth the pain and hardship endured by the main character, Vickramadas Gopal who was an Indian immigrant to Malaysia. Vickramadas was known as Victor throughout the short story. He made great efforts to transform himself to be like whites who he thought were the best. “Anything and everything related to the whites was beautiful to Vickramadas.” The author has painted a vivid picture of sufferings and challenges of Victor in his course to attain a new identity - an Englishman. But, his efforts did not help him to be recognised by the white...
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Cardiovascular disease is known as a disease that affects the heart or blood vessel within the heart. Cardiovascular is one of the biggest causes in deaths all over the world. Cardiovascular can affect families with medical family history, smokers, obesity, age, gender and people with breast cancer. Men and women are exposed to this disease and there is treatment available for this disease.
A cardiovascular symptom ranges from chest pain, discomfort, aching, burning, and squeezing. Other symptoms involve unusual feeling in the arms, jaws, back, neck, and throat. Other forms...
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There is a kind of three phases, when these 3 phases are done, you would be addicted to it, but probably not the steroids, but addicted to your body, which wouldn’t have been there if you didn’t use steroids.
Different types of steroids
There is many different kinds of steroids, but anadrol, dianabol and sustanon are all three steroids which make your body growth, and muscles bigger.
Why do they take steroids?
Some people do it for fun, and after a time, it’s just like if they were smoking.
Your muscles gets bigger, but the self esteem won’t, just the other way, it gets harder to be together with other people, but it improves their sport career, so they probably don’t care about other...
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Splashing a little bit of water on her face didn’t calm Shermane Winters-Wofford’s first date jitters. And then what she perceived as nervousness escalated into sweating and tightness in her chest.
Although she didn’t experience the typical warning signs, Shermane was having a stroke.
A stroke? How could it be? After all, she thought of herself as perfectly healthy. But it turns out Shermane had been at risk all along. Like many other African American women, she had a strong family history of high blood pressure and heart disease. Unfortunately, she didn’t discover this until it was almost too late.
Heart disease is the No. 1 killer in women, and stroke disproportionately affects...
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Define Democracy Checkpoint
March 29, 2011
Dorthy A Logan
Democracy is a political structure. The people are allowed to vote on their government representatives and policy makers hoping to choose the right ones that will make good decisions for the people. Democracy is the way to peace having freedom and justice for all the people. That is what our country the United States is based on is freedom and it is we the people’s right. One of the freedoms includes the freedom of speech. Another right that we have is the right to vote. We the people have the right to a religion and we can live without having religious constraints. We have our right as long as we so do not infringe others...
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1. For Week1 1, you will analyze cases based on the first letter of your last name.
* A - M: Chapter 2 (4-7) and Chapter 3 (8-10) in the Dynamic Business Law text
* N - Z: Chapter 2 (8-10) and Chapter 3 (5-7) in the Dynamic Business Law text
2. For each assigned case, analyze the issue based on the following criteria:
* Identify the parties involved in the case dispute (who is the plaintiff and who is the defendant).
* Identify the facts associated with the case and fact patterns.
* Develop the appropriate legal issue(s) in question (i.e., the specific legal issue between the two parties).
* Provide a judgment on who should win the case - be...
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The Benefits of Decriminalizing Marijuana
There are so many benefits to be derived from the herb Marijuana, yet it sparks so much controversy, as policymakers probe the aspect of legalizing the possession and use of this plant. Marijuana also called Cannabis sativa when used correctly provides many benefits to one’s health. It can also be used to develop the psychological being of an individual. The legalization of Marijuana will lead to a reduction in drug related crimes. Therefore, I firmly believe that Marijuana should be decriminalized worldwide.
Marijuana is sometimes referred to as a medicinal plant. The leaves and buds have been used in herbal remedies and cures for years. There...
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Effects of Drug Abuse
Drugs can be found everywhere an individual looks and it can seem like just about everyone around you is doing drugs. Learning the different types of drugs and the effects it has can help to say no when someone offers you a “buzz.” Not all drugs are bad, some are prescription drugs offered by doctors others are used for the pleasure people claim they bring. Not only can drug abuse affect the body and loved ones, but also society. Marijuana, cocaine, heroin, and ecstasy are some of the many drugs that are being used today but only three of them are mostly known.
Marijuana also known as weed, is the most commonly used illegal drug in the United States. When an...
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1. | What is the slope of the regression line? |
| Answer |
The slope is the coefficient before the x variable (D in this case). Thus the answer is 0.0138.
| Points Earned: | 1/1 |
Correct Answer: | 0.0138 |
Your Response: | 0.0138 |
2. | Explain in speciﬁc language what this slope says about this penguin's dives. |
| A. | If the depth of the dive is increased by one meter, it adds 0.0138 minutes to the time spent under water. |
B. | If the depth of the dive is decreased by one meter, it adds 0.0138 minutes to the time spent under water. |
C. | If the depth of the dive is increased by 0.0138 meter, it adds one minute to the time spent under water. |
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Whenever there are side effects caused by the private action that can have an impact on other people in crucial ways, we have the problem known as, externalities. The problem arises when it’s a negative consumption and/ or production externalities because there is no such market for them e.g.; noise, air or contamination. Due to the competitive markets it can become inefficient when the externalities occur, therefore government play’s a crucial role by making policies in an attempt to correct, the externalities.
Externalities are a cost or the benefits arising from the economic transactions that can have an impact on the third party,...