Essays Tagged: "Health And Human Services "

Can Geneics Cause Crime - Are genetic factors more likely to make one person violent?

ng points about genetics and crime.Sullivan while working for the Bush administration'ssecretary of health and human services during 1989-1993 wasappalled by the epidemic of violent crimes he saw taki ... ent of the MorehouseSchool of Medicine in Atlanta wanted to try and address theviolence as a public health issue. In an interview after heleft office in 1993, Dr. Sullivan explains that his rationalfo ...

(3 pages) 196 0 3.4 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Diet and Cancer... What is the Link?

Today we know that too much of a certain type of foods can haveharmful effects on our health and well-being and we are learning thatdiseases such as cancer are caused in part by our diet ... udy were supported by later research done by NAS, theSurgeon General, Department of Agriculture and Health and HumanServices, and the National Institute of Health.Based mainly on the study by NAS done ...

(2 pages) 102 0 3.3 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

An essay reports Teenage Drug Addictions and the author`s opinion.

ir fears and their tears are hidden from those people around them. According to the research of The Health and Human Services, drug use by adults rose from a low of 5.3% in 1992 to 10.9% in 1995 (Anon ... M. Johnson, director of the Center for Substance Abuse Prevention of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration, many prodrug messages are being sent by the pop culture, lyrics or in ...

(8 pages) 142 0 3.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

Foster Care in Liberty County and Chatham County In GA.

Foster CareLiberty/Chatham Counties of GeorgiaAccording to Murray (2000) although the Department of Health and Human Services (DFCS) is the principle federal agency that funds child welfare services, ... der compliance with the federal law-Adoptions and Safe Families Act (ASFA) of 1997(US Department of Health and Human Services, 2002).Funding is allocated to the different counties and each site is con ...

(7 pages) 54 0 4.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

This essay is on " Smoking on campus" and talks about the effect of it.

are habitual smokers because smoking is addictive; furthermore, unless repressed, it leads to many health complications. The report by the National Cancer Institute on smoking declares that cigarette ... her voluntary or involuntary, as the cause of death (1).According to a report by U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, an estimated 2 million teenagers continue to smoke, and more than 100,000 ...

(10 pages) 98 0 4.8 Nov/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Ethical Dilemma's regarding councling

million children who were the alleged subjects of child abuse and neglect in 1992 (US Department of Health and Human Services). These figures may well represent the "tip of the iceberg" as many cases ... llegations and instances of marginal physical abuse, psychological maltreatment and neglect. Mental health professionals who are identified as mandated reporters make many of these reports (i.e., psyc ...

(2 pages) 134 0 3.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Paper discusses the positive aspect of legalizing marijuana. The essay covers fiscal reasons as well as health reasons.

s ago, yet the issue of legalization still remains a hot topic. According to the U.S. department of Health and Human Services, more than 76 million American adults have admittedly tried marijuana. It ... llion dedicated annually to marijuana criminals can be used for more important domestic issues like health care, education, or other important social ills. The fact that an outstanding 88 percent of t ...

(5 pages) 77 0 5.0 Apr/2005

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

Problem Analysis and Decision-Making Technique.

s is the helping hand provided by organizations like National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Although Occupational Safet ... are two distinct agencies with separate responsibilities.NIOSHNIOSH is with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and is an agency established to help assure safe and healthy working ...

(4 pages) 163 0 0.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Management Planning & Decision Making

Homeland Security

.H.S. was formed by twenty-two seperate agencies; Depts. of Agriculture, Commerce, Defense, Energy, Health and Human Services, Justice, Transportation, Treasury, to list a few, they were reorganized a ...

(2 pages) 167 0 2.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

PR Campaign: Final

y level" (Association for Children for Enforcement of Support [ACES], 2005, p. 4).The Department of Health and Human Services defines poverty levels eligible for state and federal assistance as follow ... port and immediately garnish their wages. The Office of Child Enforcement of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services stated in their findings that garnishing wages is currently the most effec ...

(25 pages) 616 0 4.3 Oct/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Learning Team Analysis of Business Specialties

firm is "A Helping Hand." This is a consulting firm that deals with non-profit organizations in the Health and Human Services field. We will begin by introducing you to our company with our mission st ... nt, and accounts receivable control or in-kind donation control. We partner with diverse behavioral health and human service organizations to enhance their ability to succeed. Our involvement takes ma ...

(7 pages) 1192 0 4.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

America and Canada: Two Healthcare Systems, Same Crisis

passing them at the border on the way to see American doctors. The American and Canadian models of health care systems on the surface are vastly different. So when they do parallel each other, is it ... both countries. So which system is better?A looming doctor shortage threatens to create a national healthcare crisis by further limiting access to doctors, jeopardizing quality and accelerating incre ...

(4 pages) 150 0 5.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Non-Discriminatory Work Environment Paper

Under HIPAA, individuals may not be denied eligibility or continued eligibility to enrollin a group health plan based on any health factors they may have. In addition, anindividual may not be charged ... ot be charged more for coverage than any similarly situatedindividual is being charged based on any health factor. Compliance with HIPAA'snondiscrimination provisions does not in any way reflect compl ...

(4 pages) 119 0 4.7 Sep/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Medicaid, Out to Help Others

ugh Title XIX of the Social Security Act. Medicaid is the largest source of funding for medical and health-related services for America (Califano Jr.). Many people think that Medicaid should not be pr ... program, the federal centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services in the United States Department of Health and Human Services monitors all the state-run programs (Califano).States generally have a bro ...

(5 pages) 90 0 1.5 Oct/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Child Abuse: It's An Ugly Thing

hese cases. Basically, government reports are only the tip on the iceberg.? (PCA) The Department of Health and Human Services, or the HHS, reported that child abuse and neglect in the United States ne ... ately fewer incidents are investigated," HHS Secretary Donna E. Shalala said. "Now states, schools, health care professionals -- all of us -- must commit ourselves to investigating and preventing chil ...

(4 pages) 52 0 4.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Child Neglect and Deprivation

The consequences of neglect and deprivation are distressing. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, there are at least two theories attached to understanding child neglect. ...

(2 pages) 43 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

The Bystander Effect

numbers’ and therefore a correspondingly greater probability that someone will help (School of Health and Human Services 2007, p.13).However, Darley and Latane (1968, p. 377) founders in the area ... s behind this effect, Darley and Latane’s model of bystander intervention (School of Human and Health Services, 2007, p.13) proposes that there are a number of factors influencing bystander pheno ...

(7 pages) 62 0 1.0 May/2008

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

Welfare to Work Doesn't Work for Everyone

(TANF) program. The program was supposed to foster self-sufficiency through work (US Department of Health and Human Services, 2006, p. 1). The challenge with this premise was that it assumed that eve ... ilies. They have a little to buy food and take care of rent, but they don't have enough to purchase health insurance or other things that may be needed on the job. Welfare created the same situation b ...

(6 pages) 40 0 0.0 Jul/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Challenges with Obesity

ce increased from 5.0% to 17.4%. Overweight and obesity have been associated with many diseases and health conditions, which include type 2 diabetes, hypertension, heart disease, dyslipidemia, gallbla ... s concerning the fight against obesity.Surgeon General抯 Call to ActionThe U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has developed the Surgeon General抯 Call To Action To Prevent and De ...

(16 pages) 201 0 1.4 Aug/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Our Education Gap: Where We Are Losing Our Children

h two parents working full time increases each year. A study conducted in 2002 by the Department of Health and Human Services established 44% of families with children, ages three through six, had two ... d it as an eight-week summer program that ensured under-privileged children meet emotional, social, health, nutritional, and psychological needs of low-income children. Eligibility requirements for th ...

(7 pages) 204 4 4.7 Oct/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education