Essays Tagged: "Risk"


s cause serious bleeding in the upper GASTROINTESTINAL tract. A study director of medicine said the risk of bleeding is directly related to aspirin. She also stated that ¼ of an aspirin is good ...

(1 pages) 94 3 3.9 Mar/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Romeo & Juliet - Tragedy, Love Story or both?

The tale of two teenagers who fall inlove at first sight and then marry, become true lovers and thenrisk it all for their love cannot surely be all tragedy. However,it is a tragedy, and has been calle ...

(2 pages) 87 1 4.5 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Romeo & Juliet

Running to Prevent Healt Problems

In this study, I investigate the affects that running has on reducing the risk of some health problems. I am doing this because I run about 40 to 60 miles per week, and my fa ... esent information from some sources that talk about the affects that running has on reducing health risks. My sources agree that running, and some other aerobic exercises, reduce the risk of: Diabetes ... types of cancer, and even common sicknesses like a cold.One source agrees that running reduces the risk of diabetes. Jim Harmon writes, in Sports Illustrated, about Bruce Leonard, a marathoner with a ...

(2 pages) 53 0 4.1 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

3 Gorges Dam Opinion Essay Against building it

ed species in the area. It has already killedsome of the people constructing it. Why go further and risk the chance of killing more?The 3 gorges dam is destroying the environment little by little. Mac ... ed is because it isbringing on danger of more earthquakes and landslides. This means increasing the risk ofdeath among people and animals living in the area. A dam is not going to protect thepeople an ...

(2 pages) 55 0 4.3 Mar/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering

Processed Meats Effect the Society

processed meats will get type 2diabetes. Dr. Hu of Harvard University said that the big increase in risk for diabetes 2 cameamong those who ate processed meats five times or more per week. "That's too ... ts were not effected by type 2 diabetes.Since hotdogs are a processed meat, they may cause a health risk. If hotdogs were eatenquite often, it would take a toll on one's body. We all know that if some ...

(2 pages) 65 0 4.3 Mar/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Heavy Processed Meats and Type 2 Diabetes

ompared the dietary pattern of those who developedtype 2 diabetes. Hu said that the big increase in risk for diabetes 2 came among those who ate theprocessed meats five times or more per week. The res ... djusting for the known effects ofsuch things as smoking, obesity, fat intake and physical activity. Risks of diabetes may beaffected by other foods often consumed in meals containing processed meats.T ...

(2 pages) 73 0 3.8 Mar/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Safety on construction site

ew; identify the likely hazards you may encounter and what precautions you can take to minimise the risk of injury to others and yourself.Safety assignmentThe construction industry has a not so good r ...

(5 pages) 116 1 4.5 Apr/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Consent and It's Place in SM Sex

, or rather sado-masochism sex play. The most obvious reason consent is important in SM play is the risk of injury and the potential for unwanted danger is avoided. In addition, with understood consen ... xist, however these occur only under certain circumstances.When dealing with SM, there is a greater risk of injury and of danger than missionary position sex, simply because of the dynamics of it. Whe ...

(6 pages) 42 1 3.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality


Studies of ex-smokers show that their risk of dying from smoking-related disease decreases with each yearof non smoking. Encouraged by suc ...

(1 pages) 52 0 3.7 Jan/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Safe v.s unsafe sex

onable by most of us who have previously enjoyed unrestricted sex. But to violate these rules is to risk unusually horrible death. Once one gets used to them the rule for 'safe sex' do allow for quite ... rograms among San Francisco gay males, the incidence of new cases of AIDS infection among that high risk group has dropped massively. Between practice of safe sex and a significant reduction in the nu ...

(4 pages) 92 0 2.6 Feb/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality

Do Athletes Deserve Soaring Salaries?

half of those games he will be roughed up and get pushed around by the opposing teams. He will also risk the chance of getting injured in any game, which may cause him his career. So do athletes such ... eserve to get paid high dollar amounts? I believe so. Athletes do deserve to be paid based on their risk of health, exploitation of public image, as well as their contribution to fan satisfaction.Most ...

(3 pages) 108 0 4.8 Apr/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

existence, the serch for identity

sal patternis that those who have found fulfillment have had a willingness to acceptchange and take risks. Conversely, those who have not found wholeness arecharacterized by an unconquerable desire to ... d wholeness arecharacterized by an unconquerable desire to be safe, to be out of danger andto avoid risk.The first step in the search for identity is to answer the question, Howdo you see yourself? In ...

(4 pages) 136 1 3.4 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Gender: Why are girls less diagnosed than boys?

ce. I wanted to know if it was because the way society raises girls, or are boys really at a higher risk for it.To begin with, ADHD can be divided up into 3 different sub-categories. There are the hyp ... rents, and siblings. These conclusions are consistent with the thoughts that comorbitity raises the risk for the effects of ADHD on the child's social functioning. These researchers also explained tha ...

(8 pages) 428 0 4.5 May/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

Business Etiquette

y will definitely be beneficial to you.Without proper business etiquette, you limit your potential, risk you image, jeopardize relationships that are fundamental to business success. Etiquette, former ... Never ever drink on a empty stomach; stop on the way to the event to grab a snack if necessary. The risks of losing control or being indiscreet are too great. In fact, be sure to pace your alcoholic i ...

(13 pages) 458 1 4.6 Feb/1997

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

The History of Intel Corporation

cicuits electronics company. Gordon suggested that semiconductor memory looked promising enough to risk starting a new company. Intel was born.Intel made quite an impact on the industry soon after it ...

(2 pages) 202 0 3.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

"Workers at Risk" by Dorothy Nelkin and Michael S. Brown. Speaks of the lack of information regarding unsafety in the work environment

In the book 'Workers at Risk' the authors, Dorothy Nelkin and Michael S. Brown, interviewed a number of 'working class' peop ...

(3 pages) 71 0 4.3 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Patients in Tertiary Health may be said to be at a greater risk of developing pressure sores. Discuss how such situations may be prevented.

es are more likely to develop and many assessment tools have been developed to try to ascertain the risk, and implement preventative measures to inhibit their development, The cost of pressure sores h ... 3).Also found are CLOSED PRESSURE SORES, where the surface remains intact, but there is deep damage.Risk FactorsAs mentioned in the introduction, pressure sores are a particular problem in the tertiar ...

(10 pages) 190 1 3.2 May/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Beowulf the ultimate Hero

A hero is one who places himself or herself at risk for another by performing great deeds of courage. Often in our society today, athletes are look ... to by many for his strength, leadership, and success. While on the football field, he is willing to risk his 'life' by running the ball in when there is no one else to go to. Favre also gives all of t ... is heroic life. He realizes that he'sNELSON 5not as strong as he was when he fought Grendel and the risk of dying is inevitable. ThoughBeowulf's old age has taken away his physical strength, his heroi ...

(7 pages) 217 0 3.4 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Risk Taking. Essay showing destinction between risk and self command

at we stifle the present.The question becomes what balance should we strike between self-commandand risks? What kinds of risks are acceptable or unacceptable? In thisessay, we will use two examples of ... the distinction betweenthe two and arrive at a conclusion as to the balance one should havebetween risk and self command. The first example we will use is of aperson who spends his life savings on a ...

(4 pages) 117 0 4.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Chapters 3-4 Study Questions: Lord of the Flies by William Golding (The website makes alot of mistakes in my essays. Please rate them good if you like them, and I will e-mail you the original).

didate for the job; however, to remain in power, he must take the focus off his own shortcomings or risk being unseated. I believe that Ralph was simply trying to keep himself in control of the group ...

(4 pages) 49 0 1.6 Jun/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing