Essays Tagged: "health issues"

Medical Miracles on the Horizon, in the future to come?

of equal or even greater importance for mankind will almost certainly arise. I personally envision health issues, concerns related directly to medicine, as the central, most critical and comprehensiv ... llnesses, such as polio, smallpox, and various childhood diseases in the present century, but other health concerns are manifesting rapidly. One of the most important task doctors and research scienti ...

(5 pages) 87 1 4.5 Feb/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

This is a somewhat brief description of fungi, it's reproductive system, and how it obtains nutrients.

against it. Most species of fungi only cause allergies to flare up, however some can cause serious health issues and even death. Absidia is a type of fungus that grows in your lungs, sinus cavity, ey ...

(3 pages) 45 0 3.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

War engaging with America and Iraq.

y other necessary items. One of the necessary items includes cancer research and many other related health issues. Even more important, many lives will be sacrificed, whether they are Americans or Ira ... place for people to live in? Also, the amount of money going to war is plenty enough to help these health companies that research cures for diseases or school education. A lot of money is spent on we ...

(3 pages) 86 0 4.8 Apr/2003

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

Christian Morality in Western Societies.

ves. One friend had problems in her marriage, anothercouldn't find the "right" job, and another had health issues. My problem - although I was nowaway from my parents, I was still seeking "freedom." T ...

(2 pages) 33 0 0.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

The importance of fitness and exercise.

Good Health is More Than Just Looking GoodGood fitness and nutrition are key aspects not only in appearan ... t Looking GoodGood fitness and nutrition are key aspects not only in appearance but in living long, healthy lives. One may look fabulous, both fit and healthy, while being just as unhealthy as an obes ... s an obese person. The exact opposite is true, also. A person may be a little overweight but have a healthy heart and diet. My case and point: You cannot judge a person's health just by looking at the ...

(4 pages) 390 1 3.4 Sep/2003

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

Dallas's Ban on Smoking: brief discussion about the recent ban on smoking in Dallas area restaurants and businesses in early 2003. Discussion of health and economic effects.

rea economics. These consequences, however, did not stand a chance against the main issue of public health. Health issues of the city's large population are a growing concern for Dallas's mayor and ci ... s the authority to regulate smoking in area restaurants and businesses at anytime to promote public health, regardless of the economic effects.The theory that smoking is hazardous to one's health has ...

(3 pages) 83 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

What is a Fit and Healthy Lifestyle?

What is a Fit and Healthy Lifestyle?Through the media today, whether magazines or the television, people are given a b ... s. However, these many methods helping us to lose the excess weight would most likely not produce a healthy body, and may even create more problems; though it may be effective in losing that "excess w ... re problems; though it may be effective in losing that "excess weight", it may create other serious health issues and concerns. Thus many may ask, 'what would be the perfect fit and healthy lifestyle? ...

(4 pages) 141 0 5.0 Dec/2003

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

Identify the characters which make the aged a unique entity.

needs and wants of the aged will be very diverse which makes this group quite unique.There are many health issues and chronic illnesses associated with the aged, such as; dementia, Parkinson's disease ... ay that because the aged population spans over so many years and is growing that they have the most health issues in our society.The aged population is increasing; especially considering the baby boom ...

(1 pages) 35 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Marijuana in Canada should not be legalized

The promotion of marijuana as a harmless drug that can be used to treat patients with various health issues is very misleading. Teenagers are using it more often now because of such advertisemen ... nd the marijuana industry is pulling more people to try it by giving them false ideas. It increases health risks and as various side effects that could last a lifetime. The idea that it is not addicti ...

(2 pages) 27 1 2.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

The Effects of Marital Stress

verely affected by stress.Stress can devastate a marriage and lead to severe complications, such as health issues. Many things happen inside the body when it is faced with a stressful situation. Marit ... rried individuals. Many factors contribute to the level or amount of stress a person feels and many health complications can occur. Recognizing the causes and effects of stress symptoms could help to ...

(4 pages) 89 1 4.1 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

Journalism Case

Kristin KrohaApril 8, 2004JRN 160 B[Health Fair]"Woah!," shouted Lauren Thompson as she peered into the Health Fair that took place on A ... e stuff!" Thompson, a freshman at Quinnipiac, was just as excited as many of the students, when the Health Fair came to the Alumni Hall with a whole day's worth of information sessions and free giveaw ... e are tons of different stands giving away different souvenirs and prizes, all promoting one thing: health awareness. From sexually transmitted diseases, to depression, to the flu; there were stands f ...

(1 pages) 18 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Thinking Sociologically-a sociological perspective to health and illness.

A sociological perspective to health and illness enables health problems to be viewed as social issues. This essay will describe t ... ctural and critical factors of which it is comprised. The journal articles, "Researching Aboriginal health: experience from a study of urban young people' s health and well being" (Holmes, Stewart, Ga ... ed as excellent examples of what a sociological perspective has to offer with respect to Indigenous health issues.The "sociological imagination" asserts that people do not exist in isolation but withi ...

(3 pages) 258 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Cigarette manufacturers

ding Company offer different brands of cigarettes to all parts of the countries. Due to the all the health issues, competitors, government taxation of exports, doctors' warnings, and banning etc. Thes ... high market sales over the long years although the Business Environment has affected their business.Health issuesDue to the overwhelming of medical and scientific consensus that cigarette smoking caus ...

(4 pages) 80 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Having Children

n have done? Should they try to reach a certain educational level before having children? Are there health issues that have to be considered? There are many women who will not have children because of ...

(3 pages) 45 1 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Analyzing the Trade Dispute of Hormone Treated Beef

In 1989, a trade conflict arose, that not only affected the economies of the world, but also arose health issues, that were neglected by the law as well as the World Trade Organization. The trade con ... one treated beef was unfair, since there was no scientific proof that it was a danger to a person's health. So the US went to the WTO to eliminate this ban on an export that the US values. So the Worl ...

(4 pages) 40 0 4.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

The need to develop healthy public policy

The new public health approach is trying to involve the public and set the health agenda for the future. This enabl ... lic and set the health agenda for the future. This enables the people to express their views on key health issues, and what relationship they feel Government should have to society and personal respon ... ould have to society and personal responsibility. There are two main objectives that the new public health is trying to achieve by involving the public.Empowering peopleChoosing Health identif ...

(6 pages) 290 0 3.7 Dec/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Health issues facing young people in australia today

There are many health issues facing the youth of today's Australia. This written work will deal with three of these ... ly anorexia nervosa, bulimia and obesity, have serious effects on a person's wellbeing, due to many health problems that arise from such eating disorders. Thompson (1993) states some of the medical ef ... high blood pressure, high cholesterol, heart disease, type 2 diabetes and gallbladder disease. The health risks for the individual in these cases depend on the type and severity of the eating disorde ...

(9 pages) 79 0 4.2 May/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Soda Pop In Schools

fund almost every school in the United States. Some people and organizations say that soda pop is unhealthy and causes obesity, but I say that you should have the right to choose whether you want to d ... lp fund schools, make quick snacks, and they provide great advertisement for soda pop companies.II. Health IssuesA. First of all, schools are beginning to ban pop machines because of rising rates of o ...

(1 pages) 17 0 0.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Community Health: Lifeline, The Pulse Of The Elderly.

ties), Defiance and all its residents share the same thing as its larger counterparts: the need for health care service. Providing health care for a diverse population of people can be difficult, espe ... he people of Defiance, as in other cities of various sizes, can benefit from a combined approach to health care called Community Health. What is Community Health? A community is a system in which memb ...

(8 pages) 199 3 4.1 Sep/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Should Single Parents be allowed to Adopt?

The lifestyle and some health issues of this century have led to a steady, sizable increase in the number of single-parent ... ies. Single parents can help to fill this shortage. The majority of couples looking to adopt want a healthy Caucasian baby. However; the number of healthy Caucasian infants available for adoption has ...

(3 pages) 76 0 5.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues