Essays Tagged: "flu"

"Accounts Settled"

inter during the early 1900s.The inciting incident in the story is when Gordon's dad came down with flu-pneumonia and Gordon must take his place in taking care of the trapline that he had set up in th ...

(2 pages) 33 0 4.4 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Reye Syndrome

e, is known to follow any viral infection. Two of the most common viral infections it precedes is influenza, "the flu", and chicken pox. A now-familiar warning on bottles of aspirin, most notably Tyle ... d aspirin before infection.Symptoms of Reye's Syndrome may often be mistook for a recurrence of the flu, or extreme exhaustion. These symptoms include vomiting, confusion, lack of coordination, distor ...

(4 pages) 48 0 4.4 Jan/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases


In modern society when a person gets sick with the flu or a cold they will usually go about their normal routine with the exception of a sneeze or a co ... the day. Sometimes things can be more than what they appear to be. The symptoms start out like the flu with coughing, fever, aches, and vomiting. However, the disease gradually worsens with symptoms ... most contagious, dangerous and deadliest of viruses. These viruses that were initially concealed by flu like symptoms are now known collectively as the disease of Hepatitis. The disease of Hepatitis i ...

(7 pages) 122 0 3.4 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Bookreport on: "Spring Victory.

ory is about a boy and his family. They have a very hard winter, their father is sick in bed from a flu. They had a bad harvest this autumn, and have almost nothing to eat. They are striving to surviv ...

(4 pages) 29 0 5.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A Principle to Live By: Working out.

us from diseases. I remembered an incident that totally changed my life around because of this. The flu made it hard for me to keep up with school. This time, I spent a week in bed. Until I met Aunt L ... big change in me. I started to feel more energetic. I felt great and healthier then before. The bad flu was no longer the issue to keep me away from school.Price is sometimes a concern for people who ...

(2 pages) 36 0 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

America's Extreme Makeover.

in for the outpatient surgery, an allergy test is mandatory before the procedure. Rash, hives, and flu-like symptoms are all possible when getting a collagen injection. A major downside to this proce ... something bad happening. Rippling or bagginess of the skin is possible, along with pigment changes, fluid retention, and excessive fluid loss which would ultimately lead to shock.If liposuction sounds ...

(3 pages) 54 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

A Clockwork Orange Intro to film: Film Genre/Style

ic. His family life was not easy. His father was a cashier and piano player. His mother died of the flu in 1919, two years after he was born.So with his mother gone and his father not doing to great f ...

(2 pages) 62 1 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis


Influenza, also known as flu, is a contagious disease that is caused by the influenza virus. There are ... cts of the virus can be minor but can grow into life threatening. Many drugs can be used to treat Influenza but not to cure the disease. There are also a couple of vaccines that can be used to prevent ... virus from harming your body. Many epidemics and pandemics have occurred in our world related to Influenza which has taken the lives of many people. Influenza is one of the most common and most under ...

(6 pages) 86 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays


Influenza is a viral infection.It is an infection of the air passages (respiratory tract). It causes:F ... espiratory tract). It causes:Fever,Head ache,Muscle ache,Weakness,Chills,Loss of appitite,Fatigue.Influenza is formally known as 'flu'.Flu is spread by virus infected droplets coughed or sneezed into ... er;it spreads rapidly especially in schools and old peoples' homes.CausesThere are three types of influenza virus's called, A, B and C.A person who has been attacked by virus C needs antibodies (prote ...

(2 pages) 40 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

My College Essay (NYU)

toward me. It is my father. My father had come to bring me a book to read while I was fighting the flu. The dust on the book covered up the title, creating an ambiguous vision in my eyes. I slowly re ... igh school, I feel that I have a true understanding of Holden Caulfield and that, in turn, he has influenced me. His story and individualistic outlook on life has, in a way, influenced the way that I ...

(2 pages) 141 2 3.4 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


InfluenzaInfluenza (commonly called "the flu") is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza ... called "the flu") is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses. Infection with influenza viruses can result in illness ranging from mild to severe and life-threatening complications ... ild to severe and life-threatening complications. An estimated 10% to 20% of U.S. residents get the flu each year: an average of 114,000 people are hospitalised for flu-related complications and 36,00 ...

(2 pages) 59 3 3.7 Aug/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Consumer behaviour case- Bayer ibuprofen

existing products. For example I use the Tylenol most of time. eg, Tylenol for headache, toothache, flu, sinus etc I feel Tylenol has strength to pain reliever than other pain killer. If Tylenol intro ... product eg, Bayer ibuprofen is painkiller pills.C. I used Source credibility for attitude influence - Doctor's endorsement are most effective when consumers lack the ability to form direct jud ...

(4 pages) 76 0 3.8 Sep/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing


Influenza, also known as "the flu," is a virus that infects the respiratory tract. Although Influenza ... the worst for viral infections of the respiratory tract. Typically, when someone is infected with influenza they experience fever (usually 100° to 103°F in adults, but even higher in children) ... and diarrhea but usually only in rare cases with young children. One other note: The term "Stomach flu" isn't really caused by the influenza virus.The average recovery time from the flu is about 1-2 ...

(4 pages) 72 0 3.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Pathological Gambling (Compulsive Gambling), a medical disorder.

after a week-end, to stay at the casinos and play-Everyone laughed and called it the 'Atlantic City Flu'-By the time my employer confronted me about the missing petty cash and altered client accounts, ...

(3 pages) 121 0 5.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

A paper on reyes syndrome done for my health class.

s Syndrome is a rare and often fatal illness that develops rapidly and can be a complication of the flu or chicken pox in children. It can also cause severe brain damage.Reyes Syndrome has been linked ... d that aspirin should not be given to children 19 years of age and under who are suffering from the flu or chicken pox.There appears to be no danger in giving aspirin to otherwise healthy children for ...

(5 pages) 37 1 4.8 Feb/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Experience essay

nt but it was.So there I found myself three days later in the bathroom throwing up, could it be the flu? Maybe! Or could it be, no impossible. I was wrong very wrong. Three weeks later I was still que ...

(7 pages) 39 0 3.3 Apr/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

AIDS - Its Spread & Control.

ngi and parasites. The most dangerous of these forms is the virus. Some viruses, such as the common flu, are considered to have a fairly detrimental capacity. However there is a much more severe and i ... capacity. However there is a much more severe and indiscriminate tyrant, with enormous corrupting influence, capable of infiltrating all of civilization. Scientifically, it is a submicroscopic pathoge ...

(6 pages) 45 0 4.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Pandemic Influenza: An Invective Essay

It seems that since the beginning of time, we are plagued every year with influenza, or "the flu." Changes in the genetic makeup of this virus require us to develop new vaccine ... pt to prevent this virus especially in those that are elderly or chronically ill, since for them, influenza could be gravely detrimental or even fatal. With shortages of vaccines over the past years a ... ccines, people have been harmed as it is. However, to make matters worse, it seems likely that an influenza pandemic is likely to occur in the upcoming years.A pandemic is a global disease outbreak. A ...

(3 pages) 53 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Merck and Company: Vioxx

s of the product, they were aware of the potential side effects such as abnormal abdominal pain and flu-like symptoms. Vioxx is one example of a drug that was not adequately tested by the FDA and as a ...

(2 pages) 67 0 0.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Supply and Demand: Pharmaceuticals

States; however, by 2004 only four such companies remained. For instance, while the demand for the flu vaccine has risen sharply, the supply of the vaccine has declined; consequently, the price of th ... e in the United States has steadily crumbled" (Serafini, 2006).SupplySince the 1950s, the supply of flu and childhood disease vaccines has continued to decrease due to financial reasons. Vaccine produ ...

(3 pages) 73 0 0.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics