Essays Tagged: "health problem"

Discovering Sickle Cell Anemia

reatments or cures, and many other facts that are important in this disease.Sickle Cell Anemia is a health problem throughout the world. More than 250,000 babies are born worldwide with this inherited ... a good chance that the parent with the trait can pass the defect onto offspring although their own health is not harmed.The cause of sickle cell anemia is rather simple but it leaves a life threateni ...

(5 pages) 96 0 3.0 Apr/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

"My First Computer, My First Wife". Assignment: Describe something that you do that causes a problem for somebody else.

ms in their lives. Those problems may be a mental disorder like depression or anxiety, or a serious health problem or disability, or a relationship problem. It is no different from turning on the tele ...

(2 pages) 74 2 3.4 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Explaining Hypertension.

Hypertension is high blood pressure, It is a major health problem. In the United States about 50 million people age 6 and older have HTN. Hypertension ... a serious medical condition because it may lead to a Heart condition, Stroke as well as many other health related complications.Hypertension occurs when arterioles, small blood vessels that branch of ... intain the blood pressure reduced to avoid complication.Conclusion:High blood pressure is a serious health problem especially if is not diagnosed and treated on time, it would damage other organs on o ...

(5 pages) 241 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Native Americans and Alcoholism.

lip A. May states in his essay "The Epidemiology of Alcohol Abuse": "That alcoholism is the leading health problem among Indians is probably the most popular and common statement about alcohol and Ind ... o basis for comparison, a cultural pattern erupted in which the Indian began consuming alcohol in unhealthy, detrimental quantities.As mentioned previously, alcohol was a novel drink to the inexper ...

(8 pages) 237 2 4.8 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Salmonella: A Food Borne Illness.

Salmonella: A Food Borne IllnessAs an important health problem in the United States and many European countries, Salmonella can affect you at anytim ...

(3 pages) 75 1 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Anti-depressants and drug companies: what we don't know about them.

refore, offer no advice on treating the symptoms."~ "Sean9", medical health problem is reaching epidemic proportions in the First World: depression, and other associated ... loser to finding a solution to their problem. More importantly, this approach is putting the mental health of countless millions on the line.Gifts, or "samples", of drugs to doctors from pharmaceutica ...

(6 pages) 99 2 4.7 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Mothers who Abuse

ult from alcohol use by some mothers is fetal alcohol syndrome. Fetal alcohol syndrome is a serious health problem that tragically affects its victims and their families, but that is completely preven ... oblems with learning, and short memories. Victims of fetal alcohol syndrome often experience mental health problems, a disrupted school experience, inappropriate sexual behavior, trouble with the law, ...

(3 pages) 55 0 2.3 Jul/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Human Papilloma Virus Symptoms Treatments Who's at risk?

HPV: Causes, Concerns, and CuresThere are health concerns that create trepidation in the general populace of America. Many, such as some influ ... ve? Are there any cures? Who is affected, and can it be avoided? Can someone with this virus life a healthy and productive life? What are the risk factors? These are all typical questions one might as ... k regarding any medical concern; medical experts spend their lives seeking answers to every type of health problem out there, and HPV is no exception. Fortunately, there are answers, and these answers ...

(6 pages) 66 0 5.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Health summary

The basic summary of the first chapter in An invitation to health describes different aspect of health. It describes mental, physical, emotional, psychological ... cribes mental, physical, emotional, psychological, spiritual, social intellectual and environmental health. It describes how each can affect us in good or in bad ways. The chapter also describes other ... good or in bad ways. The chapter also describes other health problems we encounter. Like the gap in health care coverage that basically is because of the gap between rich and poor. The chapter teaches ...

(1 pages) 73 0 2.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Health & Fitness

Diabetes Mellitus

abnormal insulin production, impaired insulin utilization, or both. Diabetes Mellitus is a serious health problem throughout the world. It is the 5th leading cause of death in the U.S. It is the lead ... ved lipid profiles and BP levels.Other Drugs Affecting Blood Glucose LevelsBoth the patient and the health care provider must be aware of drug interactions that can potentiate hypoglycemic and hypergl ...

(22 pages) 228 0 4.3 Apr/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Childhood Obesity-Are the parents to blame?

rom happening to their own children.Much more than an aesthetic issue, childhood obesity is a major health problem. Today, one in five school-age children fulfill the medical definition of obese, weig ... c factors, and also many children are not getting the proper nutritional meals that they need to be healthy. Years ago, kids used to go outside and play after school or hop on their bikes and ride aro ...

(6 pages) 227 2 4.7 Apr/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Pain Assessment Tools

Pain Assessment ToolsPain is a major health problem in this country and is the most common symptom that prompts a patient to seek health ... Wong Baker Face Scale and the Numeric Pain Intensity Scale.The Joint Commission of Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) has now made the assessment and management of pain a standard of ca ... When analgesics were used in infants, they often were administered based only on the perceptions of health care professionals or family members"(American Academy of Pediatrics, 2000). An excellent too ...

(5 pages) 174 0 3.0 May/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Stress Less: Weathering the Workplace Storm - A presentation on Stress in the workplace

Stress- It's said to be America's #1 Health Problem. We see game shows, reality shows, sitcoms, and video games that are primarily based ... e vulnerable to disease. The third level is Exhaustion. This phase is extremely detrimental to your health and well being; it's when the body cannot maintain such a high level of stress. Parts of our ... at works for you. There are a few simple techniques that you can use to combat stress while at work Health and stress resistance can be enhanced with a healthy diet and exercise. Physical activity is ...

(5 pages) 101 2 3.8 Apr/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

To What Extent Can Obesity Be Explained By Biological Factors

AbstractObesity is a globally escalating health problem. The following report concentrates on what biological factors are related to obesity ... obesity and how can it be overcome.OutlineObesity is an increasing problem that contributes to ill health (National Audit Office, 2001). It has been defined by the World Health Organisation (WHO) (WH ... whole, the overweight population spends over $30 billion a year trying to shed those unwanted and unhealthy pounds (Andrews, 1996).Obesity is a complex physical condition, and its direct causes are st ...

(11 pages) 125 1 4.3 Feb/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Health Issues - Smoking Ban

Smoking Ban by the MASTER for Prof J. Turtle Chapter 15 - Health Issues - the Smoking Ban Smoking is a major health problem. The dangers of smoking fo ... health problem. The dangers of smoking for smokers and non- smokers are clear, no one can avoid the health risk. The health risk is what concerns the general public and is the point of the question th ... kaging, as agreed to by the Canadian government. Smoking among the young is also a threat to future health. Ottawa surveyed that 27 percent of 15 to 19 year olds were smokers up from 21 percent in 199 ...

(3 pages) 48 0 3.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Lupis Disease

each year. About 500,000 to 1.5 million have already been diagnosed with lupus. Lupus is a serious health problem that affects mainly young women. In fact, it is 10 to 15 times more common in women t ... lupus, however, the immune system becomes overactive and goes out of control. The antibodies attack healthy tissues in the body. This attack induces inflammation, causing redness, pain, and swelling i ...

(5 pages) 21 0 5.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

The Cost of Technology

costs we pay are much higher. These costs are paid in many ways.Modern technology affects people's health by making them lazy. It's true that laziness is a serious health problem because it leads to ...

(3 pages) 71 0 4.3 Aug/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology


Obesity is a public health issue that is spreading rapidly. Obesity is most blatantlyvisible yet the most neglected in t ... s spreading rapidly. Obesity is most blatantlyvisible yet the most neglected in the realm of public health concerns. Obesity is a complex condition that affects all ages and does not discriminate in c ... inate in choosing its victims. Obesity is not only responsible for many disparities in our nation's health status but it can also cause serious social and psychological problems. In 1995 there were ap ...

(10 pages) 203 0 4.3 Jan/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Stephen Hawking

uring the visit, he became ill. Upon returning to England, he had a series of tests to identify his health problem. He moved to Cambridge to attend graduate school, which is where he learned that he h ...

(6 pages) 14 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

My First Pain

za at my friend’s house. She agreed with the doctor because she knew food poisoning was a common health problem, often misdiagnosed as flu or virus.The next day, however, I lay on the couch and ... hough I tried, and I couldn’t remember the last time I had one. I have no fever, but through the healthy tanned of my skin, I looked yellow – especially the palms of my hands and feet. My mother ...

(6 pages) 12 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors