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The Black DeathHistory 499
The Black Death: a Reason to Lose Faith?
"Bring out your dead," a man yells as he pushes a cart piled high with bodies. Monty Python and The Holy Grail through its comedic film gives a disturbing yet distorted look into the daily life of medieval Europeans during ...
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Robotics Of The FutureRobotics of the Future
There are many different types of robots; so what if they evolved into running the world. Many types of jobs that involve robotics are car manufacturing, medicine, and in toys. Right now it is a fast pace process of upgrading and making them look and move ...
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Blood TransfusionsA wide variety of organisms, including bacteria, viruses, prions, and parasites can be transmitted through blood transfusions. Some of the safety measures taken to ensure blood safety during collection, storage, and transportation are as follows:
* The plasma is frozen within eight hours of ...
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Transmission, Diagnosis, and Treatment of Hepatitis BEach year in the United States, an estimated 200,000 people are infected with the Hepatitis B virus (HBV). More than 11,000 of these cases are hospitalized and 20,000 remain chronically infected. Overall, an estimated 1.25 million people in the US have chronic HBV infection. Between 4,000 to 5,000 ...
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Cari's StoryCari's Story
Unit 5 Case Study 1
July 27, 2015
How could an infection in Cari's nasal passages and pharynx spread into her sinuses?
Mucous membranes of the nose, paranasal sinuses, pharynx and middle ear are connected by ducts in the throat.
What is a cough ...
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Zachary's StoryZachary's Story
ITT Technical Institute Breckenridge School of Nursing
An ulcer starts by eroding the mucosa of the GI tract wall. What functions of digestion and/or reabsorption might be lost if this layer no longer functional? What functions will be ...
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Sex Education In Public SchoolsTo Know, or Not to Know: Is That the Question?
The topic of sexual education of our children is one of the more heated debates within the public school system. On one side, typically labeled the religious right by their opponents, parents believe that they are the one best suited for the ...
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Mosquitoes and the West Nile VirusOnly the female mosquito is responsible for the transmission of diseases like the West Nile virus because males consume sugary juices and nectars for sustenance. However, the females require proteins present in animal blood in order to nourish their eggs. These eggs are laid in still water and ...
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The Promises Of DNA VaccinesDNA Vaccines
One of the most important health advances of the 20th Century has been immunization, and except for safe drinking water, vaccinology has more effectively reduced mortality than any other modality and reducing many infectious diseases to rare occurrences (Simmerman pg). For ...
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Internet Regulation Of The Pharmaceutical IndustryIntroduction
Many are amazed by what technology is bringing to the lives of man. The real meaning of the word "technology" seemed to came along with the emergence of computers. From the most simple tasks, which before were accomplished manually, to the most complex ones, we can realize that ...
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Vaccination for ChildrenVaccination for children
All across our country we see many families that are divided between wanting their child to get vaccinated with the latest medication in order to stay healthy or families who do not believe in any sort of vaccination that is made for children to live a young and ...
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Class ReflectionSierra Murtha
Week 19 Reflection
This week felt really short. We had no school on Monday, and I was out Thursday and Friday for International Faire. However, the two days I was present in class, I particularly had one favorite activity. It was the Factors for Happiness ...
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Traditional Danger and Chinua AchebeTraditional Danger
Before teaching and spending his last years in America, Chinua Achebe was a Nigerian activist who was an important leading figure during and after the Nigerian Civil War. He is most commonly known for his book called “Things Fall Apart”, one of the most academically read ...
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Effects Of Not Washing Your HandsScott Spexarth
15 October 2017
Why Handwashing is Important
Last Saturday morning, I sat in a food-handlers class for two hours. The one point that the instructor kept bringing up was the importance of handwashing. It needs to occur many times: before coming into work, ...
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