Essays Tagged: "life threatening"

Child Abuse

he physical discipline which results in observable injuries on the child. It also includes use of a life-threatening weapon, like a gun or a knife, against a child and any abuse resulting in death. An ... death. Any abuse which results in a sever injury requiring prompt medical attention, that could be life threatening, that could cause mental and/or physical impairment, could cause disfigurement, or ...

(4 pages) 376 0 4.4 Mar/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Marijuana Legalization

Imagine that your only father is lying in a hospital bed with one of the many life- threatening ailments. The disease has left him with nothing but agony and he has only a short ... ort time left to live. Your only wish is to see him live without pain for the last few weeks of his life. However, this would only be possible by the use of a drug called marijuana. Because marijuana ... is understandable because there is no apparent reason for an average human being to enhance his/her lifestyle with this depressant. It is Regardless of whether the marijuana is used to ease pain or fo ...

(4 pages) 260 0 3.6 Mar/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

AIDS

- -AIDS HIV and/or AIDS is a life threatening disease that is affecting society today. It is a serious epidemic that is threateni ... to be taught to young people and the dangers and risk of having sex.'Most people diagnosed with the life threatening illness may feel that their lives reeling out of control-spinning faster and faster ... 5, pB-8) Also, the FDA is making experimental drugs available to individuals who are suffering from life threatening disease and I believe that it is excellent. If drugs are needed to be tested why no ...

(4 pages) 78 0 4.8 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Small pox

causes, symptoms and treatments of this horrible disease.Small pox which was often refereed to as a life threatening disease, is caused by avirus, which was not discovered until the nineteenth century ...

(2 pages) 40 0 3.4 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Eating Disorders

rs: AnorexiaEach year millions of people in the United States are affected by serious and sometimes life-threatening eatingdisorders. The vast majority are adolescents and young adult women. Approxima ... calories requiredto maintain normal weight in others of similar size and age.Treatment can save the life of someone with an eating disorder. Friends, relatives, teachers, and physicians all playan imp ...

(6 pages) 438 3 3.2 Jan/1988

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Small pox

causes, symptoms and treatments of this horrible disease.Small pox which was often refereed to as a life threatening disease, is caused by avirus, which was not discovered until the nineteenth century ... causes, symptoms and treatments of this horrible disease.Small pox which was often refereed to as a life threatening disease, is caused by avirus, which was not discovered until the nineteenth century ...

(7 pages) 105 0 3.4 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Alcoholism

heyare so addicted they can't stop drinking. Alcohol becomes the most important part of theperson's life. It totally consumes them, all their thoughts and actions have to do aresomehow associated with ... ociated with alcohol. Alcoholism like other illnesses will become worsewithout treatment and remain life-threatening as long as it is left untreated. Thepsychological dependence an alcoholic has is wh ...

(8 pages) 232 1 3.8 Mar/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

ANEMIA - types, causes, and treatments explained

lood loss, which includes accidents, surgery, or a burst blood vessel. In cases where blood loss is life threatening, a person can have a blood transfusion toreplace lost blood. In less severe cases t ...

(3 pages) 88 0 4.2 May/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Hester Prynn sanction

ances of improper mechanical maintenance, ignorance towards the environment, and the manufacture of life threatening products. The main problem that lies as an obstacle in front of prosecutors of thes ... whose "cost benefit analysis regarding the redesign of the gas tank on the Pinto" cost a person his life. The firm ended up paying $200,000, but how can you place a price on human life? And furthermor ...

(6 pages) 58 0 3.4 Feb/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Achondroplasia

the most common form of dwarfism found in the world today. It has many serious effects, and can be life threatening, or debilitating in some cases. If the proper precautions are taken, then affected ...

(2 pages) 49 0 3.6 Apr/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Chernobyl, an environmental issue as well as a severe health issue for people

market items.Nuclear radiation is in no way healthy to anyone. It is much more easier to develop a life threatening disease if you are currently being effected by the radiation or have already been e ... ontaminated people in Belarus would be next to impossible.Radiation effects also show up in the wildlife regions. Biologist Robert J. Baker of Texas Tech University in Lublock says he found mutation r ...

(7 pages) 117 0 3.0 Mar/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

on animal rights

vist believe that confining animals and subjecting them to isolation and sometimes painful and even life threatening procedures is wrong and immoral. While supporters of animal experimentation realize ... imal experimentation realize it is essential to further our knowledge and to improve the quality of life in all species.Animal experimentation is vital this day and age, with technology advancing and ...

(2 pages) 123 1 3.0 Sep/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Malaria

y (Cann, 1996). Though many people are aware that malaria is a disease, they are unaware that it is life threatening, kills over a million people each year, and is a very elusive target for antimalari ... a still causes disruption of over three hundred million people worldwide each year (Cann, 1996).The life cycle of the parasite causing malaria exists between two organisms, humans and the Anopheles mo ...

(5 pages) 100 0 3.5 Mar/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Chernobyl

market items.Nuclear radiation is in no way healthy to anyone. It is much more easier to develop a life threatening disease if you are currently being effected by the radiation or have already been e ... ontaminated people in Belarus would be next to impossible.Radiation effects also show up in the wildlife regions. Biologist Robert J. Baker of Texas Tech University in Lublock says he found mutation r ...

(7 pages) 80 0 3.0 Mar/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Cerebral Aneurysm

A ruptured cerebral aneurysm is a possible life threatening event. A person that has a cerebral aneurysm may experience excruciating headaches ... ould undergo surgery as soon as possible to remove the aneurysm. A ruptured cerebral aneurysm is a "life threatening-condition" that "affects 25 to 30 thousand people in the United States each year. O ...

(3 pages) 31 0 3.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Against Smoking This is a persuasive essay and describes many reasons why you wouldn't want to be a smoker.

ok bad, but it effects their bodies internally innegative ways.First of all, smoking can cause many life-threatening diseases. When you smoke,the effects on your body are immediate. Your pulse increas ... in many cancer-causingsubstances, which hits your lungs and will leave you with lung cancer, anotherlife-threatening disease.Along with harming yourself, you harm many others. Just like smokers, anon- ...

(1 pages) 34326 5 3.9 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Aids

(PLWAs). As a result, the social implications of the disease have been extended from those of other life threatening conditions to the point at which PLWAs are not only faced with a terminal illness b ...

(7 pages) 92 1 3.4 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Crime and Justice in American History- (significant court cases and laws that help or discourage the rights of criminals)

d suffer injustice and ignorance of their natural born American human rights. Cruel, degrading, and life threatening methods of restraint have indeed been a ritual of the U.S. criminal justice system. ... ts and continue their rituals of inhumane behavior. Hundreds of murders who have taken the right of life from others continue to live at no cost, unpunished in society setting an example that murder i ...

(5 pages) 186 0 4.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

All About Smallpox

causes, symptoms and treatments of this horrible disease.Small pox which was often refereed to as a life threatening disease, is caused by avirus, which was not discovered until the nineteenth century ... causes, symptoms and treatments of this horrible disease.Small pox which was often refereed to as a life threatening disease, is caused by avirus, which was not discovered until the nineteenth century ...

(7 pages) 127 1 4.1 Jan/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Teenage depression: recognizes the connection between teenage dression and adolescent problems today such as suicide, eating disorders, and pregnacies

cars on the lives of an entire generation of young men and women. I see teenage depression as being life-changing, even life-threatening.Teenagers are vulnerable to depression for a variety of reasons ... eatening.Teenagers are vulnerable to depression for a variety of reasons. It is a confusing time of life because a teen's body is changing along with their relationships. Also, they have an additional ...

(2 pages) 204 1 4.2 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues