Essays Tagged: "serious health"

Factual Proposition: Consuming marijuana is detrimental to one's health.

arijuana.2. Marijuana= Psychoactive mind altering substance, also known as cannabis.3. Detrimental= Serious harm. Primary Inference: Smoking or eating marijuana is likely to create serio ...

(6 pages) 246 1 4.1 Nov/1995

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

Nuclear Weapons.

ted States billions of dollars in taxes eachyear, the testing and maintenance of these weapons pose serioushealth risks, and the actual need for these weapons is not andhas not been around for years. ... the capability to produce new weapons (Schwartz 3).The United States nuclear weapons program poses serioushealth risks to its citizens. A combination of secrecy, laxenforcement, reckless neglect and ...

(4 pages) 133 0 4.0 Mar/1996

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


I'm in a bind... He's a really cool guy...Nitrate Contamination of Groundwater Poses a Serious Health ThreatNitrates contamination of the world's underground water supply poses asa potent ... thatsome, not all, soils and rocks are good filters. Some are better thanothers and in some cases, serious pollutants are not removed from the waterbefore it reaches the underground supply.Now that w ... mia is the most immediate life-threatening effectof nitrate exposure, there are a number of equally serious longer-term,chronic impacts. In numerous studies, exposure to high levels of nitratein drink ...

(6 pages) 74 0 4.7 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Alzheimer's in the Family

s, cancer, and several other conditions. Many people in the older population will have to face more serious health risks as they continue to age such as thyroid abnormalities, arthritis, osteoporosis, ... developed seizures, which, at first, were poorly controlled by medication that caused unexpectedly serious side effects. He now needs more or less continuous care, is disoriented, argumentative, and ...

(7 pages) 175 0 4.1 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

"My First Computer, My First Wife". Assignment: Describe something that you do that causes a problem for somebody else.

r problems in their lives. Those problems may be a mental disorder like depression or anxiety, or a serious health problem or disability, or a relationship problem. It is no different from turning on ... he picture. It is a common diversionary tactic. I do not know of any other disorder currently being seriously researched, where the researchers, showing all the originality of a trash romance novel wr ...

(2 pages) 74 2 3.4 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

The effects of smoking marijuana, the good and the bad.

hly 900 joints in one sitting to reach a lethal dose. But that doesn't mean pot can't contribute to serious health problems and even death -- both indirectly and directly.Marijuana may directly affect ...

(1 pages) 107 2 4.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

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

ive case 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 ca ...

(3 pages) 45 0 3.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Dangers of tanning booths.

in the long run. If you arepart of the ever-growing crowd of indoor tanners, you could be faced withserious health risks in the future. For years I have been paying closeattention to the dangers of ta ... ng back. If you regularly attend tanning salons you should stopimmediately because they can do some serious damage to you. I am going todiscuss the dangers of tanning booths, and clear up some myths. ...

(4 pages) 66 1 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Abortion and euthanasia. How different Religions view such practices.

for reasons such as being too young or having a career. It may also be carried out if the baby has serious health problems or its birth will endanger the mother's life.For every five babies born in A ... at human life is sacred, and the declaration on Procured Abortion in 1974 stated that abortion is a serious sin and that everyone, whether Catholic or not, should have a proper respect for human life. ...

(4 pages) 70 0 5.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Psychology; Stress and it's Impact on Health.

under more stress today than we were just a few years ago, and this stress we are under can lead to serious health problems.Stress is defined as: the non-specific response of the body, to any demand m ...

(2 pages) 260 2 4.4 Jul/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

Marijuna: to be legal: or not to be that is the question.

pare it to the short-term effect that tobacco produces.Tobacco's short-terms effects are a lot more serious health wise. When a person smokes a cigarette, the body responds immediately to the chemical ...

(2 pages) 65 0 5.0 Nov/2003

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

What is Asbestos? How is it a health problem?

ucts such as brake linings.Since the 1960s, asbestos has been recognized as a potent carcinogen and serious healthhazard. Inhalation of airborne asbestos fibers has been established as the cause of as ... ever, when it is damaged, asbestos fibers are releasedinto the air. If inhaled, these can have very serious effects on health. This is one of the problemswhich survivors of the attack on New York's Wo ...

(2 pages) 98 4 4.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

This is a brief history on the fast food industries of America

t a fast food restaurant. Furthermore, Americans are indulged in unhealthy eating habits that cause serious health problems, such as, obesity, heart disease, and a shorter life span. This is the reaso ...

(3 pages) 146 0 3.4 Dec/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

What is a Fit and Healthy Lifestyle?

reate more 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 li ... key ingredients to this perfect lifestyle.Today, with the technological developments, people can do serious exercising right in their homes; yet, more than often, people do not make use of this advant ...

(4 pages) 141 0 5.0 Dec/2003

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

Why we should not legalize performance enhancing drugs in sports.

ths to achieve their goals. The chance of a gold medal in two years time may out-weigh the risks of serious health problems for the rest of their life. We should protect athletes from themselves and n ...

(2 pages) 59 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Hazards of Smoking

One of the most serious health problems facing our nation is cigarette smoking. Each year, tens of thousands die, an ...

(5 pages) 123 1 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Eating my way to a healthy lifestyle! - a health essay that outlines the dangers of unheathy foods

(Health and Physical Education) unit that eating too much junk food while you are young can lead to serious health problems later in life. I want to live a good healthy life when I'm older which is fr ... foods mainly because of the price. Eating greasy, fatty foods while children can lead to extremely serious health problems later in life. Who wants to die at the age 35 from a stroke? I'm sure not to ...

(2 pages) 158 1 2.5 Apr/2004

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

Mother Earth

iles, such as motorcycles, cars, and trucks. The emission of gases from the vehicles can cause many serious health problems, such as reduced lung capacity, and cancer. Coat-fired power plants are also ...

(1 pages) 41 0 3.7 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Mothers who Abuse

rect result from alcohol use by some mothers is fetal alcohol syndrome. Fetal alcohol syndrome is a serious health problem that tragically affects its victims and their families, but that is completel ...

(3 pages) 55 0 2.3 Jul/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Air pollution

ticles or gases are called "air pollutants." Very small amounts of certain air pollutants can cause serious health and environmental problems. We can see some air pollutants such as the reddish-brown ... ts are dispersed throughout the world's atmosphere in concentrations high enough to gradually cause serious health problems. Serious health problems can occur quickly when air pollutants are concentra ...

(6 pages) 146 2 4.4 Aug/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues