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Overview: The Way of Shadows by Brent Weeks

- The thirst for power requires a considerable understanding of control, otherwise power would consume an individual and destroy everything in their path. Brent Weeks’s The Way of Shadows criticizes the oppressive nature of a society fueled by power. The story is told through the eyes of a young child named Azoth who grew up in Cenaria city’s Warrens, the poorest portion of land. Years of constant torment from guild masters lead Azoth to look for a way out of his life. The opportunity arises with Durzo Blint, the best assassin in Cenaria....   [tags: power, control, darkness]

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The Addictive Behavior Or Habit For Three Weeks

- For this self-awareness paper, we were required to give up an addictive behaviour or habit for three weeks. I hope to think that I do not have many addictive habits or behaviours, and therefore it was difficult for me to decide what to give up. An addictive behaviour can be hard to define, however they often increase as time goes on, lead to an inability to stop even if one is motivated to do so, lead to a discontinuation of other activities in favor of the behaviour, and often times are difficult to stop even though they cause harm....   [tags: Coffee, Drink, Psychology, Tendency]

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Staying At The Hospital For Those Two Weeks

- ... Well, I tripped, if you can believe it, right into a bowl of oatmeal, with worms. No, it wasn’t the bowl from the day before, but it pretty much could have. You don’t know how glad I was when Friday, the day of the trip. Then the accident happened that day. Now, if I had the choice of the pranks, or the accidents, I’d always choose the accident. I don’t like to see people get hurt, but I couldn’t do anything else except smile when I heard my sister crying. Well, I’m not that mean, but Karma can bite you hard sometimes....   [tags: Help me, Help, No worries, Did You See Me Coming?]

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The Addictive Behavior Or Habit For Three Weeks

- ... Water tending to be to a lesser extend. This diet probably also explains why I tend to be chronically dehydrated. Going into this project I did not quite know if cutting out coffee from my diet would make my dehydration worse or better it, since coffee is the major liquid I tend to ingest. The fact that I only drink water and coffee is also the reason why this project does not really include other caffeinated drinks that are not coffee. Since they make up a minimal part of my diet and I usually never drink any other caffeinated drink anyway....   [tags: Coffee, Drink, Classical conditioning, Caffeine]

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Postnatal Exercises for the First Six Weeks

- Although having new moms lie in bed for a long time to optimize healing and recovery is a practice that is no longer in vogue, there are still women and their loved ones and friends who are daunted by the very idea of women who have recently given birth indulging in physical exercises. They feel that “something inside” might tear or break if new moms undergo personal training soon after giving birth. This vagueness about what could be “damaged” adds to the nervousness that is felt about post pregnancy efforts to lose weight....   [tags: healthy choices after giving birth]

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The Wonder Weeks : Mental Growth And Physical Growth

- The Wonder Weeks Although parents can 't learn about their baby through an app on their phone, it helps parents gain knowledge of their baby because it explains what mental and physical leaps their baby will be going through at a specific time in their development. The most beneficial part of the wonder weeks is that it starts explaining mental growth and physical growth while the baby is still in the womb. The wonder weeks helps parents prepare for upcoming weeks of leaps and lets parents know when their baby will be fussier, cranky or clingier than usual....   [tags: Pregnancy, Infancy, Human development, Explanation]

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Daniel 9: 24-27 - The Prophecy Of The Seventy Weeks

- ... Furthermore, Daniel writes in chapter 12 that only when the time of the end actually begins, will the full significance of the details of Daniel's prophecies be finally apparent. The Start and End Point of the 70 Weeks Prophecy The key to understanding the date of the seventy sevens is found in Daniel 9:25, and centers upon the prophecy to restore and rebuild Jerusalem. While most scholars have consensus upon the importance of the starting date not all agree upon the actual date. Some of the most common dates among scholars are 605 B.C....   [tags: book of apocalyptic visions, religious beliefs]

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The Transnationalism of 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days

- 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days is a Romanian film, written, directed and produced by Cristian Mungiu. It was released in 2007 under the label of Mobra Films Production, the independent company established by Mungiu himself and the film’s director of photography, Oleg Mutu. The motion picture is considered to be the international breakthrough of the Romanian New Wave, winning various awards including the prestigious Palme d’Or and the FIPRESCI Award at the 2007 Cannes Film Festival. (Dawson 2009) The story is set in an unnamed provincial city in Romania, where Otilia (Anamaria Marinca) and Găbiţa (Laura Vasiliu) share the same room in a student dormitory....   [tags: Romanian film, Cristian Mungiu, film analysis]

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I Want For Your Hospitality And Assistance For The Past Weeks

- John, First thank you for your hospitality and assistance for the past weeks. I can say personally that you have made this process much smoother and enjoyable. We have made several changes in the past year to help ease the concerns of our customers and improve the quality of our service and our staff. We feel the investments that we have made as a company financial, in training, and time and effort are paying off, and from what you have told me it has been reflected with you organization. We have a very deliberate mission pledge to “treat customers like family, with respect, care and integrity”, and some of what has help accomplish this is the increase in effective communication....   [tags: Customer service, Customer, Sales, Service]

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I Learned A Class For The Past Ten Weeks

- ... Another important thing I have learned from this class is related to work. Since I am in a junior year now, I have to look for a summer internship. As I have never worked before, Professor Lopez’s advices and assignment have helped me understand more about the situation in the workplace. First of all, I remember how Professor Lopez taught about the importance of name card. Before the professor explained, I always thought that name cards are only for business person who works in a company. Now I understand how name cards can be used to remember a person....   [tags: English-language films, Knowledge, 2005 singles]

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I Feel Like The Last Two Weeks

- ... I know because I have been one to use them accordingly. Words are used to oppress, criticize, elicit hateful actions and emotions. Words are often at the root of things we fight against as activists. This chapter forced me to pay a little more attention to what I say and also how I say them. As a communications studies major, this seemed easy. However, we do not often realize that we use negative words all the time. Not necessarily to insult and criticize others and their ideas. I have a tendency to complain and bicker....   [tags: Psychology, Mind, Mindfulness, Activism]

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The Disaster Comes Just Weeks By Pamela Geller

- Regardless of industrious national tries to fight the negative speculations and bias of Muslims and Arabs that is produced after 9/11, scorn criminal acts against them. On Thursday, Dec. 27 2012, a Queens, New York man was murdered after a lady pushed him on the tracks of a metro station in light of the fact that she thought he was Muslim. The lady, Erika Menendez, said she pushed Sen onto the train tracks in light of the fact that she scorns Hindus and Muslims. The disaster comes just weeks after Pamela Geller set disdain promotions focusing on the Arab and Muslim group in New York tram stations....   [tags: Islam, Muhammad, Qur'an, Muslim]

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The Seven Weeks War and its Effects

- The Seven Weeks War and its Effects Germany, a country hundreds of years in the making, was unified in 1871. After years of being separate states and loose confederations, Germany became a whole, unified nation through Prussian strength in the economy and more importantly strength in the military. The might of the Prussia's military was in its army, which it used in wars to bring together the separate German states into a unified Germany. The Seven Weeks War against Austria was the first example of this....   [tags: Papers]

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Changing a Lifestyle in Only Six-Weeks

- Changing a Lifestyle in Only Six-Weeks Jennifer is a twenty-year-old college student struggling with body image issues. She is a size eight. She has never developed an interest in athletics and has never exercised in her life. She has no muscle tone and has a high body fat percentage. Jennifer is not confident about her body. She wants to be skinny and is constantly dieting. Instead of eating healthy and balanced meals, she skips meals often. When she does eat, she eats only fried foods like French fries and hamburgers and refuses to eat fruits and vegetables....   [tags: Health Diet Nutrition Excersize Essays]

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One Week of Vacation, Two weeks of Deathly Illness, And Four Months of Reincarnation

- ... Then we left from snowmobiling and went back to the hotel. The next morning was Christmas and was snow in so we stand in and met everyone that was there. We met few people from Poland, Iceland, and Egypt. During that time we were dinning with them. We talk about each person nationality and learn more about each of them. That night we pack up early since we had two days left there. The next day we spent taking photos of me for my senior portraits and viewing different places. Darkness failed and it was our last night there....   [tags: bacteria, hospital, blood]

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Is The Patriot Act Just Six Short Weeks After The 9 / 11 Tragedy?

- ... These are incredibly extreme methods the United States chose to follow in order to protect its citizens, but it furthers the case that humans react to violence by trying to prevent future instances of it. In Candide, the Spanish Inquisition (a real-world event as well) was alive and thriving during the time period these characters lived through. After the Lisbon Earthquake, the Catholic Church felt it was necessary to take action to prevent further earthquakes from destroying their cities. In doing so, “the sages of that country could think of no means more effectual to preserve the kingdom from utter ruin, than to entertain the people with an Auto-da-fé” (60)....   [tags: Federal Bureau of Investigation, USA PATRIOT Act]

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Why I Should Not Get New Jeans Three Weeks Ago

- ... The first film we watched was The Boat is Full directed by Markus Imhoof. The main topics and issues this film covered was the complications between Poland and Switzerland during the holocaust. Poland was largely anti-Semitic but was seen as an accomplice to war and the treatment of Jews in the Holocaust while Switzerland, a small country in the middle of Europe, remained neutral and prospered during the war due to their Swiss bankers of Europe. Switzerland was heard to be a place of refuge for the Jewish people and people affected by he Holocaust but, Switzerland was strict about who they would accept in their country....   [tags: Nazi Germany, Jews, The Holocaust, Antisemitism]

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Stories of Grief: The Emotional Journey of Two Characters

- Grief is pain of the mind often on account of something someone have experienced in the past or something someone are presently experiencing. The message and feelings of grief are often conveyed through poems, books and films. The novel ‘Two weeks with the Queen’ written by Morris Gleitzman displays the emotional journey that Colin takes coming to terms with his younger brother’s terminal illness. Robert Redford’s Film ‘The Horse Whisperer’ shows the break up in a family when grace the only child experiences great sadness and loss after losing her best friend in a tragic horse riding accident....   [tags: Two Weeks with the Queen, Mid term Break,]

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Preterm Birth ( Ptb ) Is A Major Obstetrics Issue Characterized By Infant Prematurity Of Less Than 37 Weeks

- ... Bacterial infection within the fetal membranes, the amnion and chorion, is clinically referred to as chorioamnionitis (Repitition!!!). Although often clinically silent, intraamniotic ureaplasms infections stimulate a proinflammatory host response and are associated with spontaneous premature rupture of membrane (PROM), histological chorioamnionitis and PTB, thus having serious complication for mothers and neonates (Dando, et al., 2014; Triantafilou, et al., 2013). An early study conducted by Embree et al (1980), found a correlation between the recovery of Ureaplasma species in the placenta, and prematurity....   [tags: Immune system, Innate immune system, Childbirth]

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What I Missed My School For Six Weeks When I Was Diagnosed With Diabetes Mellitus Type 2

- I missed my school for six weeks when I was down with pertussis. I was just 10 then. Local doctor was una-ble to diagnose my illness. My parents were so afraid because I had been coughing and vomiting continu-ously for 10 days, had a conjunctival hemorrhage, so they took me to the capital city. I was diagnosed in an instant with pertussis and appropriate drug was started. It was the first time when I dreamt of being a doc-tor. Few years later my father was diagnosed with diabetes mellitus type 2 after he had polyuria, polydipsia and polyphagia....   [tags: Physician, Medicine, Medical school, Residency]

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The Non-Existence of Race Courtney Weeks Bethune-Cookman University

- ... An individual may possibly acknowledge racialism but still believe that constructive moral characteristics are equally disseminated across the different races. But, what is logically possible and what usually occurs are two different things. “I believe—and I have argued elsewhere—that racialism is false; but by itself it seems to be a cognitive rather than a moral problem” (Appiah 394). Extrinsic racism is the view that the races inherently have different essences that entail different morally relative traits (Appiah 393)....   [tags: extrinsic racism, ethical issues]

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Research on the Balance Between Work and Life in Pakistan (Comparing Six Day Work Weeks with Those who Work Five Days per Week)

- The purpose of this research work is the comparison of the effects on social life of individual, one who work 6 days a week and second who works 5 days a week. The topic, which is selected as mentioned above, is practical experience of my own, my colleagues at workplace and friends working in other organizations. The basic concept to do research on this topic is to identify the effects of 6 days work in a week (9 a.m. - 6 p.m.) in an individual’s life (both male and female). From observation, it is found that working long six days a week is affecting social life of individuals who work 6 days a week as compared to individuals who work 5 days a week....   [tags: pakistan]

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Pregnancy And Its Effects On The Human Body

- Pregnancy is one of the most important systems in the human body. It creates life, forming a human inside of another. It takes a male and a female to start a child, and the mother will carry it for around nine months. During this time, the baby will start from and egg and a sperm and become much more, the baby will grow quickly, and in approximately 40 weeks, the baby will be ready. Without reproduction, pregnancy could not happen. This system, pregnancy, fully relies on another system, reproduction....   [tags: Childbirth, Pregnancy, Fetus, Red blood cell]

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Administrative Assistant - Learning Contract and Project Plan

- Personal Learning Objectives Learning Objective Learning Tasks Timelines Goal 1: To learn Customer Relationship management as a profession • To dress, communicate and act professionally in the organization premises. • To communicate properly with supervisor for professional issues. • To observe and match the level of supervisor’s interactions agency staff and clients. • Effectively interact with field supervisor and other staff in the department. • Seek feedback from supervisor regarding progress in assuming professional role....   [tags: career opportunities and choices]

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Abortion: Questions and Answers, by Dr. J.C. Willke

- Abortion I have a lot of thoughts about abortion and why it should be illegal everywhere. If there is a heartbeat, and you “abort” it, it should be considered murder. I am simply stating my opinion here and what I think is right from wrong but I will provide solid information and facts to stand my reasoning by why and how I think abortion should be illegal. According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, abortion is “the termination of a pregnancy after, accompanied by, resulting in, or closely following by the death of the embryo or fetus: as a) spontaneous expulsion of a human fetus during the first 12 weeks of gestation b) induced expulsion of a human fetus c) expulsion of a fetus by a dom...   [tags: human fetus, abortion methods]

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Prophecy in the Bible: Daniel 9:24-27

- One of the most compelling attributes about the Bible is that it is full of prophecy. Christ Himself fulfilled three hundred and fifty-one of the Old Testament prophecies about the Messiah. One in particular is the prophecy of the seventy years in Daniel 9:24-27. Here we look not only to the foretelling of events leading up to the crucifixion of Christ and to the future of today, but also into the authority of the authorship of God’s sovereignty. When we examine the prophecy given to Daniel by the angel Gabriel, we start to see the time frame from which God gives redemption to mankind....   [tags: Christianity and Christian beliefs, Old Testament]

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Review of New Treatment for Brain Cancer Research

- The review and evaluation of the research grant request from Large University Hospital was completed using the “Peer Review Process” format below (Office of Extramural Research, 2011). Large University Hospital’s (LUH) research team has completed their pilot study on an innovative treatment for late stage brain cancer patients. The study began within four weeks of the patient’s agreement to participate. Overall Impact. This study revealed the new treatment for late stage brain cancer patients increased the mean number of weeks patients survived from 9.6 to 10.75....   [tags: Medical Research]

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Term And Long Term Health Risks

- Pregnancy is defined as what is, the woman’s egg that is fertilized by a sperm and then implanted in the lining of the uterus. It develops into the placenta and embryo, and later into a fetus. Pregnancy is a period of intense and rapid development for both the mother and the fetus. The physiologically, anatomically, and psychologically rapid transformation of an embryo into an infant and of a woman into a mother is unparalleled. Physical and psychological changes take place in just a short time of the what is know as three trimesters....   [tags: Pregnancy, Fetus, Childbirth, Infant]

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The Problem with Work: Feminism, Marxism, Antiwork Politics and Postwork Imaginaries

- Kathi Weeks talks about how critiques of work need to include “the whole work day” and not just waged work. This is related to the gendered nature of work. Summarize her argument. In her book “The Problem with Work: Feminism, Marxism, Antiwork Politics and Postwork Imaginaries” Kathi Weeks (2011) argues that today we work too hard and that work is quite important that is a requirement to survive. Work has become a privatized system and ultimately is a way of life (p.3). She also claims that the idea that a subject must work to become a worker it is more related to discipline than it is to economic....   [tags: the gendered nature of work]

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Hepatitis C: The Potential Therapy for Hepatitis C

- Introduction Hepatitis C is a chronic liver disease that is caused by an infection from hepatitis C virus (HCV). The hepatitis C virus is an RNA virus that belongs to the Hepacivirus genus of the Flaviviridae family (Lauer and Walker, 2001). Nearly 170 million people are chronically infected by this virus, which represents approximately 3% of the world population (Mohd Hanafiah et al., 2013). Chronic hepatitis C can lead to other serious liver diseases such as hepatocellular carcinoma and liver cirrhosis (Zazrin et al., 2013)....   [tags: treatment, rna virus]

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Patient Participation in Decision-Making

- Are decision making of doctors really beneficial for patients. Often patients give up all autonomy for the doctor’s perceived great knowledge of the health services. But as in all humans self-interest almost always clouds one decision on what is best. Terence Ackerman claims noninterference is bad because it does not consider effects of illness of a patient (Degrazia, Mappes, and Ballard 70-140) . Meaning that noninterference in regards to autonomy; makes the doctors job and decision very simple, “let the patient decide.” This is often a tragic case because most patients do not understand the consequences or benefits of a health decision or procedure....   [tags: Medical Decision-Making]

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Ethical Dilemm Abortion, The Process Of Terminating The Baby 's Life During An Abortion

- Ethical Dilemma: Abortion You just got out of business class and notice your monthly visitor Aunt Flo has not come yet. Frantically you think when the last time you had you had your period. You cannot remember, but it had to be at least two weeks ago. After class you head to the drug store and quickly take a pregnancy test. It is positive. You start getting sweaty and have a hard time breathing because you do not know if you are ready to become a parent, let alone know if you understand how to be a parent....   [tags: Abortion, Pregnancy, Uterus, Fetus]

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Analysis Of The Movie ' Attendance At The Local Movie Theaters '

- ... This calculation was very close to the 29% that we saw in the overall production from the first weekend. The income for the first weekend ranges varied by quite a bit from $ 151,116,516 to $68,969 as did the total gross from $336,530,303 to $23,746,066. The gap from the first weekend’s revenue was $151,047,547 between the first and last places. The gap on the total gross was $312,784,237. The overall gap grew less than the 29% that was seen in the first weekend’s percent of overall revenue. Showing that the lower producing movies made up some ground along the duration in the theaters....   [tags: Standard deviation, Arithmetic mean, Mean, Median]

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ICT Work on Abortion Statistics

- ICT Work on Abortion Statistics The following statistics will be summarised and compared at the conclusion. Summarisation: 2002: In 2002, the total number of abortions was 175,900 (In England and Wales). Number of the age-standardisation was 17 years of age out of the 1000 resident woman from ages 15-44. 78% of the abortions were funded by the NHS (National Health Service) and 87% of the abortions were carried out at under 13 weeks gestation, and 57% were at under 10 weeks....   [tags: Papers]

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Development Of A Premature Child

- ... However, during the seventh and eight months the fetus will need oxygen assistance, due to the lack of maturity in the lung sacs (Berk, 2013, p 74). Furthermore, during the 30 to 34 weeks of pregnancy the fetus displays rhythmic alteration showing signs of temperament according to Berk (2013). Premature problems Development is a very delicate procedure. It takes time for the body to generate all functioning organs. Gulati et al (2014) explains how premature infants at gestation age of 32 weeks or less in combination with a body weight of 2000g have a higher risk of developing Strabismus....   [tags: Pregnancy, Childbirth, Embryo]

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Legislation: Health, Safety, and Welfare in the Workplace

- Legislation Health, Safety and Welfare at Work Act 2005 Health, Safety and Welfare are applicable both to the employer and the employee in the work place. The Health and Safety Authority (HSA) enforces Health and Safety procedures and monitors compliance. The HSA provide a number of services to employers, employees and the public, including: • workplace inspections and monitoring for compliance • investigations into serious accidents • providing information service • develop new laws and standards The Health, Safety and Welfare at Work Act 2005 sets out the requirements for the control of health and safety in the work place, the management of those systems to reach the goals, the responsi...   [tags: safety laws, Work Act 2005, Equality Act 2004]

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Pregnancy Of The Biological Mothers Egg

- ... When her biological mother was 0-4 weeks pregnant, the mother might of experienced pains like period pains due to the cells growing and the baby burrowing into the lining of the womb, also she could have started to realise that her breasts were tender and also enlarged she could also of started to develop cravings and also could have begun to get morning sickness and also she could have needed to go to the toilet more often. The baby at the end of the 4 weeks would be an embryo. At 5-8 weeks the mother could have suffered from minor discomforts these are very minor and some of these are nausea, breast tenderness, increased urinary frequency and cravings which can occur at this stage or l...   [tags: Pregnancy, Uterus, Embryo, Parent]

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CCSVI Medical Tourism in Canada

- The heightened popularity of CCSVI treatments for MS patients is increasing in spite of the many ethical issues presented by it. As such, the Canadian government has a moral obligation to consider the implications brought on to Canadians seeking this treatment as well as the rest of its’ public. In this paper I will argue that due to increased media attention, multiple stakeholder desires, and different future health repercussions; the Canadian government needs to find some sort of regulatory measures to increase the ethical obligations warranted in such an experimental procedure while still maintaining the agency of its public....   [tags: Medical Tourism in Canada]

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Abortion Should Remain Legal

- Abortion, one of the most controversial ongoing issues, has become common in the United States. There are a lot of reasons defending the legalization of abortion. However, understanding the medical information and perspectives on abortion can solve this controversial issue. Unlike the common knowledge that abortion is performed in an unsafe setting and has the potential long-term complications, abortion is actually performed by professions and has few complications if it is performed within twelve weeks of pregnancy....   [tags: Argument For Abortion, Pro Choice]

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Revisiting Regulation Changing Cases

- Throughout history, there have been numerous litigations that pertain to an individual’s Fourth Amendment rights; however, there are three proceedings that changed the way law enforcement is able to search and seize properties in order for it to be admissible in court. The outcomes of Weeks v. United States, Silverthorne Lumber Company, Inc. v. United States, and Mapp v. Ohio created regulations that gave the American citizens back their Fourth Amendment rights. Before these three lawsuits were tried by the courts, materials seized without a search warrant could be admissible in court....   [tags: amendment rights, laws, courts]

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Medically Imaging the Body with Magnetics and Radiofrequency Waves with an MRI

- ... Patients must wait to receive a referral from their family doctor to a specialist and again to receive treatment or diagnosis following an appointment with a specialist. (6,7) For all health services combined, wait times from family doctor to specialist have increased on average from 8.5 weeks to 8.6 weeks from 2012 to 2013, and specialist to treatment wait times have increased on average from 9.3 weeks to 9.6 weeks from 2012 to 2013, across Canada. (6,7) In 2013, it was found patients waited a total of 18.2 weeks, on average, to receive treatment....   [tags: technology, diagnos, scan]

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Effect of Physical Therapy Interventions on AS

- Experimental studies: In one of the study given by Y Analay et al (2002), researcher compared group exercise program under supervision with home physiotherapy program. Total 45 Subjects were randomly assigned to two groups. Group-I (N=23) was treated with stretching, mobilization, strengthening, cycling, postural & respiratory exercises. Each session was 50 min long and given for 3days/week for 6 weeks. While Group-II (N=22) performed same exercises at home for six weeks. After 6 weeks, Pain levels remain constant, aerobic capacity improved significantly in group I compared to baseline, but no significant difference was found between the groups....   [tags: Ankylosing Spondylitis, arthritis, rheumatism]

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Sales Trip At Oklahoma State University

- ... Weeks that he wasn’t going to be working in the store anymore, he was going to be a feed salesman. I asked Mr. Weeks if they gave him any formal training for being a sales man and he said “I rode around with our senior salesman just a few times, and then I was on my own.” Stillwater milling is the only job that he’s had after college, 25 years and counting. He has a pretty vast territory he makes sales calls in Kansas, Arkansas, north Texas, and Oklahoma. He said that he couldn’t choose to work for a better company; they treat him just like family....   [tags: Sales, Selling, Consultative selling, Term]

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The Cape Town Drug Counselling Center

- ... SOCRATES Recognition and ASSIST substance use scores decreased significantly from admission to 10 weeks post-treatment (Duffett & Ward, 2015). An increase was noted on both SOCRATES Taking Steps and the DTCQ-8 assessments between the admission and follow up. A significant positive association was found between the ASSIST substance use score and the SOCRATES Recognition score, while a significant negative association was found between ASSIST substance use scores and DTCQ-8 and SOCRATES Taking Steps scores (Duffett & Ward, 2015)....   [tags: Drug addiction, Substance abuse, Participation]

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A Case For Pro-Choice

- Right now, thousands of women face a life changing decision, whether to follow through with a pregnancy or going through the process of abortion. An abortion is the process of removing an unborn offspring, known as a fetus, from the woman’s uterus in order to terminate the pregnancy. The confrontational topic is divided between the views of pro-life and pro-choice. Advocates for pro-life strongly believe that the unborn baby should be protected. Whereas, pro-choice supporters believe the decision of what happens to the unborn baby is completely a right of the woman....   [tags: types of abortion, legal/social issues]

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Where Do Babies Come From? The Birds And Bees, And The Talk?

- Where do babies come from. The Birds and Bees, the stork, and the “talk”, at one point in time, we’ve all heard versions of where babies come from. In the film, Life’s Greatest Miracle, the question of where babies come from is answered in much more detail than many of us knew when we heard our own versions. In this essay, I will discuss the pattern of development, aspects of the movie, and the hindrances of successful conception, how sensitivity to food smells could protect the developing fetus, lastly address concerns in the movie that the mother and father had about childbirth....   [tags: Pregnancy, Uterus, Fetus, Infant]

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Abortion Is Defined As An Intervention Performed By A Licensed Clinician

- Abortion is defined as an intervention performed by a licensed clinician (e.g., a physician, nurse-midwife, nurse practitioner, or physician assistant) that is intended to terminate an ongoing pregnancy (Center for Disease Control, 2014). According to the Center for Disease Control (2014) in 2011, 730,322 legal induced abortions were reported from 49 reporting areas. The abortion rate was 13.9 abortions per 1,000 women aged 15–44 years and the abortion ratio was 219 abortions per 1,000 live births....   [tags: Pregnancy, Abortion, Pro-choice, Roe v. Wade]

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Use of Statistics to Analyze the Motion Picture Industry

- Report on the Motion Picture Industry The motion picture industry is just like any other industry and to be successful it must turn a profit on the movies it creates and produces. Everyone loves movies and the motion picture industry does everything in its power to produce movies that will bring in millions of dollars in profits. The motion picture industry has created high grossing movies such as Spider-Man 3 with a total gross of $336,530,303 as well as flops such as Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure, which only brought in $23,746,066....   [tags: descriptive statistics]

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I Am The Most Educational And Frustrating College Course

- WRTG 101 was the most educational and frustrating college course I have taken. The journey of starting out with a GED education 22 years ago to the college level writing course is something I will not forget anytime soon. My new knowledge in basic writing will greatly impact not only my personal life, but maybe more importantly, my professional life as well. As soon as I registered and started reading the syllabus my anxiety started going into overdrive. I have not been in a classroom for 14 years, and have never done an online course before....   [tags: High school, Writing, Higher education, Education]

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Reasons For Attending Funeral Ceremonies At The Funeral Ceremony

- ... The final pay cheque will be processed along with any outstanding vacation pay or compensatory time. A Record of Employment (ROE) will be forwarded to the employee within five (5) calendar days. HR6.2 TERMINATION OF EMPLOYMENT – TERMINATION OF EMPLOYEE BY THE ORGANIZATION PURPOSE To ensure that termination procedures comply with the Employment Standards Act, and other applicable legislation. To ensure that termination is dealt with consistently and appropriately by Tamarack. To ensure that staff members understand the procedures to follow when employment is terminated at the agency....   [tags: Termination of employment, Employment, Layoff]

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Should Men Receive Paternity Leave with Pay?

- Women give birth nearly every day around the world, yet some fathers are hardly present to lend them support. Some fathers may not be desirous of the opportunity while others can’t find time to be there long enough. Also, some fathers can’t afford to sacrifice their pay check, which their families need to maintain the new addition. Paternity leave is time off from work granted to male employees, in the private and public sectors, to be with their spouses and newborns. Most employers rarely pay male employees paternity leave to spend time with their spouses when they deliver a child, suffer a miscarriage, or adopt a child....   [tags: Paternity Leave, ]

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Abortion Is The Termination Of A Pregnancy

- “Abortion is the termination of a pregnancy after, accompanied by, resulting in, or closely followed by the death of the embryo or fetus”, and still one patient dies in every 17,000 abortions if the abortion is done in within the first 16-20 weeks of the pregnancy (The Life Center). Furthermore, after an abortion, many women can no longer conceive or struggle with fertility in the future, and many women later regret their choice of abortion due to the risk factors that later have an impact on their future lives....   [tags: Abortion, Pregnancy, Dilation and curettage]

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Postpartum Period On Females And Its Effects

- Defining postpartum period in Females and its effects. Jacob J. Bahbah West Coast University Psyc 290: Dr. Bohlmann Abstract Defining postpartum period in Females and Males, and its effects. After a long 9 months you have finally given birth to your new offspring. You have been expecting this day to come when you can move past the pregnancy and start your new chapter in life. You are so excited and happy to have entered a new child into this world. The weeks after childbirth present many challenges for new parents and their offspring....   [tags: Childbirth, Infant, Obstetrics, Postnatal]

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Reflective Report On My First Original Composition

- ... More than anything, this trimester’s lessons and assignments have helped me to identify personal strengths and weaknesses with regards to my understanding of music theory, workflow management, social and networking skills, compositional approach, approach to musical education, and personal biases with regards to music. Sharing music with, and discussing what I’d hoped to get out of the course with Austin has helped me see my strength in having both a distinct aesthetic style when I compose, as well as a willingness to explore beyond that....   [tags: Music, Rhythm, Harmony, Music theory]

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A+ Profitability and Films the Flunk

- Descriptive statistics were calculated for each of four variables: opening weekend sales, total gross sales, number of release theaters, and amount of weeks in the top 60. The sample mean and median provide analysts with a measure of central location in regards to a portion of the data set. Range, sample variance, and sample standard deviation produce quantitative judgments about the variability of the data sampled from a larger population of observations. Outliers, as defined as being more or less than 3 standard deviations from the mean, did not exist when the data was thoroughly analyzed; although some movies did appear to perform abnormally high at first glance....   [tags: Film Industry]

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Physical Development During The Prenatal Stages

- Prenatal Development: Physical: During prenatal development, the mother's general health and age is very important. Nutrition, anxiety, and stress are a big part of the physical development during the prenatal stages. Referenced by Eysenck & Schoenthaler (1997) in our text, “A rapidly growing body of evidence reveals that when food sources are short on protein or essential vitamins and minerals during prenatal and early postnatal development, an infant’s physical, socio-emotional, and intellectual development can be compromised” (as cited by Broderick & Blewitt, 2010, p....   [tags: chromosomal errors, pregnancies]

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Changing the Law for Maternity Leave

- ... Half of the U.S work force is eligible for the FMLA, and a Columbia graduate estimated that 20% of new mothers are eligible for the 12 weeks of unpaid leave. However, 33% of the workforce in America has absolutely no paid leave. Only 11% of workers in the private sector and 17% of workers in the public sector have paid paternal leave according to the U.S bureau of statistics. These percentages come mainly from the upper class, lower income and part time workers are less likely to have paid leave....   [tags: fmla, childbirth, pregnancy]

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Alpha Methyldopa Induced Hepatotoxicity in Pregnancy

- Drug-induced hepatotoxicity, also called drug-induced liver injury or drug-induced liver disease, is injury to the liver that is associated with impaired liver function caused by exposure to a drug. Adverse drug reaction has to be considered one of the major causes of iatrogenic disease. Though some of the adverse drug reactions are predictable & preventable, there are many others which cannot be predicted or prevented as there is failure to understand and unravel why, how and in whom they occur....   [tags: ]

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My Experience At Immokalee Middle School

- ... It took multiple tries, but after some guidance they were able to get the correct answer. When that was finished the teacher did attendance and then the students all brushed their teeth, combed their hair, made sure their clothes were clean, their face was clean, and they put on deodorant. I found it interesting that the kids followed their hygiene routine at school. The classroom was definitely different than the traditional classroom. One of the students laid on a mat all day with pillows and blankets and would have about 4 to 5 seizures a day....   [tags: Education, Teacher, Special education, School]

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Abortion Is Murder

- An innocent child is killed because the mother is not prepared for a baby at that time in her life. Is it right for her to terminate her pregnancy because she doesn't want to raise a child. Abortion should be banned because too many babies are being killed from abortion, baby’s have been reported to survive abortions, and if you don't want a child or you don’t feel you could raise it you could always put it up for adoption. Some people believe that when an abortion is performed that the baby is not developed, or as some say, “a bunch of cells”, but the truth is that before a women even knows she is pregnant, about four days missed cycle, that a baby already has a beating heart at 18 days....   [tags: Abortion Pro Life Essays]

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Banishing Phantoms: Treating Phantom Limbs

- Limited understanding of phantom limbs hinders the effectiveness of treating phantom sensations and pain. There are several theories as to the causes of phantom limbs only two main areas central and peripheral nervous system. The main three treatments are cognitive-behavioral therapy with extinction, pharmaceuticals and mirror therapy. Cognitive-behavioral therapy retrains the brain to use extinction to perceive the limb is gone. Pharmaceuticals are the most common way of treating conditions and easier to show evidence....   [tags: system, theories, brain, treatment]

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What´s Occupational Therapy: An Outline

- Thesis: Occupational therapy serves as an important role in health care by helping disabled patients develop, recover, and improve skills needed for daily living and work through the use of vocational and recreational activities. I. Occupational therapy has a deep history rooting back from the development of psychiatry. A. Many centuries ago, people thought mentally disabled individuals were possessed by evil spirits. 1. Zona Weeks describes the treatment: “They were beaten, chained, and imprisoned” (Weeks 13)....   [tags: healthcare, disabled patients]

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Insanity Vs. P90x : Exercise

- Insanity VS. P90X Exercise is a very important aspect in my life. In the past I have tried many different workout methods. Becoming a runner, following a buff man or woman on a exercise DVD, restraining my eating, biking, and working out twice a day. These methods would work for about a week, but then my body would plateau (when the body gets use to the exercises and does not progress) and I would not have any luck losing weight, I would actually gain. This frustrated me and I would become very sad, sit in my room, and watch America’s Next Top Model, while eating carrots, wishing I had their bodies....   [tags: Exercise, Strength training, Weight training]

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The State Of North Carolina

- Reflecting on my eight year tenure in workforce development, policy actions or inactions have led to unintended consequences. The most recent example of this was a policy action taken by the North Carolina General Assembly (NCGA) in 2013 when it overhauled the unemployment insurance (UI) law. Though this law and policy change was indirectly related to workforce development programs, its effects are being felt now. In this essay I will outline the UI law change to include its rationale and the unintended consequences of the change....   [tags: Unemployment, Unemployment benefits, Recession]

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Pro Life Or Pro Choice?

- ... Week twelve, the fetus has now grown to the size of a large plum. By the end of the first trimester, which is week thirteen, the fetus is the size of the peach. After this point, the fetus could survive on it’s own with medical assistance. Two types of abortions are medically offered. One method is done through an oral pill. With this method, the woman must be at least six weeks pregnant. The cut off of this procedure is eight weeks and five days. The second option is surgically done. Along with the other method, the woman must be at least six weeks pregnant....   [tags: Pregnancy, Abortion, Fertility, Fetus]

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Animal Life Cycle Report

- The ladybug life cycle is a 4-stage process called complete metamorphosis. It begins as an egg. Female ladybugs lay their eggs in clusters or lines of 10-15 on the underside of leaves, and can lay up to 2,000 eggs in her lifetime. This placement of laid eggs is to protect the eggs from being eaten by predators as well as weather. Ladybug eggs look like tiny yellow jelly beans. After about 4 days, the eggs hatch and the larva will come out and look for tiny mites or aphids to eat, which hopefully is close by if the mother ladybug laid her eggs in a good spot close to food....   [tags: biology, existance process]

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Why Premature Births Happen?

- ... About ninety percent of all women who develop high blood pressure during pregnancy will deliver a healthy baby at term. Unfortunately, that will not always be the case. Affecting about ten percent of pregnant women, preeclampsia is the most common reason for an elective preterm pregnancy. In most cases, the premature birth is unexpected and the mother will not be prepared for it. She will most likely be put on bed rest as an attempt to deliver the baby as healthy and as close to full term as possible....   [tags: Childbirth, Pregnancy, Cervix, Preterm birth]

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What about the Children? Are There Long-Term Consequences to Earlier and Greater Exposure to Noise?

- Harmful noises are everywhere. “The National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) reports that approximately 30 million Americans are exposed to daily noise levels that will likely lead to hearing loss” (Daniel, 2007, p. 226). Excessive noise exposure can lead to permanent hearing loss, tinnitus, poor communication abilities, and reduced self-esteem; however, it can be prevented in many situations. This paper will discuss how much noise exposure can occur before it becomes hazardous, the long-term effects of noise exposure at an early age, and the primary reasons why preventable socioacousis occurs....   [tags: Acoustics, Anatomy]

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The Rising of HIV/AIDS in the United States Population

- In 1991, the world learned that one of the most iconic players in the history of basketball had tested positive for HIV (Johnson). Earvin “Magic” Johnson stood with his wife by his side and announced to the world that he had contracted this disease as a result of having unprotected sex. Johnson stated that he contracted disease from having unprotected sex and because of this, he now has to live with a disease that has changed his entire life (Johnson). During this time, many people were uneducated about the disease and some were afraid to be in contact with anyone carrying the virus....   [tags: Unprotected Sex, Sharing Needles]

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Global Warming Caused By The Burning Of Fossil Fuels

- ... Some may say that the planet has always gone through climate changes. While that is true, temperatures have not changed this fast in such a short amount of time, and definitely not due to the increased levels of CO2, as scientists are convinced. Moreover, the effects of higher temperatures go much beyond just warmer weather. They actually endanger the planet’s biodiversity. As a consequence of rising temperatures, the oceans are warming up as well, and as a result, the lives of marine organisms are being put in jeopardy....   [tags: Fossil fuel, Greenhouse gas, Global warming]

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Is Their A Right Time For An Abortion?

- Is Their a Right Time for an Abortion. Should it be Legal. How Would It feel. Do you live in a civilised world, the thought of millions of individuals murdered every day across Britain is awful, I believe the world is going to drastically change over the next few years, there are way to many abortions taking place because of little care being used whilst having sexual intercourse, their taking it for granted that they are able to just be able to get an abortion, my writing shows that everyone has different opinions on abortions and every situation is different....   [tags: Abortion, Human rights, Pregnancy]

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Abortion Should Be Legal For The United States

- Everybody in this world is made the same, conceived by a woman, and ready to grow up and explore the world. Although some women do not see that being blessed with a child is truly a miracle. Many women try, and are desperate to get pregnant with a baby while others are killing theirs. Every child is a blessing from the lord, without women, and without pregnancies the human population would not be here today. Abortion should be illegal in the United States because it murders an innocent human being....   [tags: Pregnancy, Childbirth, Abortion, Fetus]

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The Birmingham Rehabilitation

- Of the three research articles, two were quantitative studies, and one was a systematic review. The Birmingham Rehabilitation Uptake Maximization study compared the outcomes of HBCR and CBCR in terms of cardiac risk factors, and adherence to rehabilitation 12 months after recruitment post-MI, PTCA, or CABG (Jolly, Lip, Taylor, Raftery, Mant, Lane, Greenfield, & Stevens, 2009). The second study, General Health Improvement, reviewed the overall benefits of continuing cardiac rehabilitation at home....   [tags: obesity, cholesterol]

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How Does Acupunture Affect Chronic Shoulder Pain

- Sun et al in 2001 have studied the use of acupuncture for frozen shoulder. The study was a randomized controlled trial to evaluate the effectiveness of acupuncture as a treatment for frozen shoulder. There were thirty five subjects included in this study with a diagnosis of frozen shoulder. They were randomly divided to exercise group as the control group and exercise plus acupuncture as the treatment group. They were treated for a period of six weeks. The study evaluated functional mobility, power, and pain using Constant Shoulder assessment before treatment, at 6 weeks and at 20 weeks by a blinded assessor....   [tags: exercise, treatment, physiotherapy]

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Determining The Gestational Age Of A Fetus

- Outline Intro Determining the gestational age of a fetus is very important for the well being of the fetus throughout the pregnancy. Women are encouraged to get prenatl care. With a pregnancy wheel, clinicans use the tool to determine the woman’s due date, fetus’s approximate weight, appropriate testing, and more. What is a pregnancy wheel. According to Naegele’s rule, a typical pregnancy is 280 days long, or 40 weeks, therefore, a device was needed to help clinicians know what was happening to the pregnany woman and developing fetus week to week....   [tags: Pregnancy, Embryo, Obstetrics, Childbirth]

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My Experience At My First Fitness Contract

- WARMUP: After noticing how important my warm-up routine was in my first fitness contract, I continued to implement a similar warm-up routine during these past three weeks. Thus, before starting any of the more intense workouts, I did a few body stretches and light walking/jogging for about 15 minutes prior my workout routine. I also learned to drink water right after my warm-up routine which caused me to feel much more resistant during my workouts. My warm-up routines really helped me to psychologically and physically prepare myself for my workout routine of the day....   [tags: Obesity, Exercise, Strength training]

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The Efficacy And Safety Of Cnto 148

- ... Exclusion criteria: • Additional diagnosis of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), cystic fibrosis, or other major respiratory disorders • Severe asthma symptoms necessitating augmenting treatment with oral corticosteroids dose (steroid burst) in the 4-week period before the screening visit • Lethal asthma attack leading to cardiopulmonary assistance such as intubation in the 6-month period before screening • Prior usage of alkylating agents such as chlorambucil or cyclophosphamide • Concomitant diagnosis or any history of congestive heart failure (CHF), including medically controlled CHF (ClinicalTrials.gov, 2013a)....   [tags: Asthma, Peak flow meter]

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Conclusive Results for Premature Caesarean Births

- Over the past few years, the rate of caesarean birth has increased tremendously (March of Dimes Foundation, 2011). Caesarean birth, also known as a C-section, is a steadily growing surgical procedure. With the rate in 2007 at 32 percent, about one in three mothers now gives birth by C-section (Rabin, 2012). An infant is considered full term between 37 and 42 weeks, and an infant born before 37 weeks is premature or a preemie. C-sections contribute to the number of babies born late pre-term between 34 and 36 weeks gestation (March of Dimes Foundation, 2011)....   [tags: Medical Research]

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Social Anxiety and Cognitive Behavioral Treatments

- Social anxiety is a prevalent and common disorder amongst society. Social anxiety disorder is expressed as a fear in public and social situations for an individual (Kashdan, Farmer, Adams, Mcknight, Ferssizidis, Nezelf 2013). A person with social anxiety fears that a social appearance, outcome, or situation will lead a to negative response to their surrounding audience (Kashdan, Farmer, Adams, Mcknight, Ferssizidis, Nezelf 2013). However there are numerous treatments for social anxiety. Cognitive behavioral therapy is one of the most efficacious treatments that a patient may receive (Hambrick, Weeks, Harb, & Heimberg, 2003....   [tags: Cognative Behavioral Therapy]

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Postpartum Depression During The Postpartum Period

- Postpartum period is about going through change and transition from woman to a new mother. This is a time where mothers restore muscle tone and connective tissue to the body after the birth of the baby. Although there is dramatic change during the postpartum period, women’s body is nonetheless not fully stored to pre-pregnant physiology until about 6 months post-delivery (Osailan). At this time, women need to receive special health and social support to prevent problems such as postpartum depression....   [tags: Childbirth, Postnatal, Health care]

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