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In human beings, the sense of sight is one of the most potent aspects that is useful for the day-to-day operations of an individual. Usually, in the clinical setting, patients often seek solutions to the medical complications affecting the eye. Orbital Cellulitis refers to a medical condition where microorganisms such...

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The The film is about female genital mutilation in Sierra Leone. A UNICEF report in 2012 indicated that 88% of girls in Sierra Leon go through the cut. Through interviews with girls who have gone through the cut, the women who administer the procedure, women supporting it women working with...

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I conducted my parent-child observation at a local shopping mall near the playground area. I entered the mall during a peak time during the evening on a Saturday. I sat down at a coffee shop and decided on which interaction to observe. It did not take long before my attention...

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This podcast titled “It Says So Right Here” details three different stories of written records gone awry. The first is a story of a man name Lanail Hudson—or more like two men named Lanail Hudson. The real Lanail Hudson had his identity stolen in 1989 by an immigrant from Guyana...

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In the podcast titled “Ebola is a Terrorist Threat,” which was featured on the Open Eyes channel, the host (Tim Vogt) discusses the current topic of Ebola and society’s fear that it may be a terrorist threat. He opens the conversation by stating that many people think that ISIS is...

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A. Introduction: According to the American Lung Association website, “Cigarette smoking is the number one cause of preventable disease and death worldwide. Smoking-related diseases claim over 393,000 American lives each year. Smoking cost the United States over $193 billion in 2004, including $97 billion in lost productivity and $96 billion...

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All women have a desire to stay young forever. This averages out to them spending over $100 million month on beauty products. The search of the fountain of youth; can be extremely complicated and stressful. The problem for most people; is they do not know what brands to choose and...

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Texas has been in the front line when it comes to patient care. This has been made possible by the Texas Health Resources health Information Exchange (HIE). Texas Health HIE provides physicians with a full view of data on a patient needed to make informed clinical decisions. This information includes...

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The major challenges facing Dr. Harris and her department are low morale and malaise among staff, high turnover and lackluster departmental performance. The root cause of this has been identified as problems with promotion and career development (Groysberg, Leffert, Herman, & Williams, 2011). The major barriers that Dr. Harris must...

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Introduction One of the most significant public health issues in the state of West Virginia is the high rate of smoking. In West Virginia, 25.7 percent of the population reports smoking regularly, compared to only 17.5 percent in the country as a whole (United Health Foundation, 2016). At the same...

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The advent of information systems has accelerated the rate of globalization in the society today. Some of the common manifestations of the globalization are the increased rate of integration and interaction among companies, governments and people from various places across the world. The biggest driving force behind the globalization is...

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The Human Chorionic Gonadotropin, simply abbreviated as (HCG) is a protein hormone that is produced during pregnancy. The embryo secrets these hormone immediately after conception and later on, the placenta produces it from its part called syncytiotrophoblast after its formation (Cutillo, 2012). This hormone can be isolate and purified from...

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Musculoskeletal and skin diseases are common in children (Paller & Mancini, 2015). I experienced children under ten years of age with upper limb fractures. Most were colles and supracondylar fractures, and the latter was more common in boys than girls and involved the non-dominant hand. The high incidence of upper...

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In recent years, proponents of breastfeeding have become very vocal in society. These proponents argue that babies achieve tremendous health benefits from breastfeeding as opposed to formula feeding. Others maintain that not all women can breastfeed their infants, both for physical and practice reasons. They argue that infant formula provides...

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Sleep is a fascinating subject. Like many issues in psychology, the full meaning, function and mechanism of sleep is still not completely known, representing one of the few mysteries remaining regarding the human body. Furthermore, it is unifying characteristic among all people, and can characterize a major opportunity to engineer...

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The threat of influenza is eve present because of its unpredictability and the likely occurrence of new types of infection-causing virus. In 1918, influenza pandemic killed about 50 million people, in 1957, the disease killed about 2 million people in Asia, and in 19868, and the disease killed about a...

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Steps to Perform the Work Process Hazards/Potential Hazards   1.Cleaning the surface of medium-sized auto parts with solvent ALS5N0035         The use of solvent ALS5N0035 in cleaning the surface of the auto parts exposes employees to different health hazards such as: ·       eye irritation ·       skin irritation...

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The objective of this study is to focus on drug therapy for multiple-drug resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa. This study will identify likely sites of infection and describe the therapeutic options for this bacterium. This study will discuss the primary choice and a secondary choice for drug therapy. Finally, this study will...

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A sleep disorder is a condition in which a person has sleep pattern problems. Some instances of sleep disorder are severe and may affect emotional, social, mental and physical functioning. Sleep problems may be caused by numerous factors that ranging from night terrors to teeth grinding. Sleep disorders are classified...

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According to the American Music Therapy Association’s website, “Music Therapy is an established health profession in which music is used within a therapeutic relationship to address physical, emotional, cognitive, and social needs of individuals. After assessing the strengths and needs of each client, the qualified music therapist provides the indicated...

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Many of us wish on a daily basis that we wish we could just get more sleep. There never seems to be enough hours in the day, and the hours allotted for sleep are often far less than the 8 hours that are recommended by doctors. However, for some people,...

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Diabetes is a disease which brings irreversible changes in people`s lives. Depending on the type of diabetes, the patient may suffer from insulin deficiency, insulin resistance, and inadequate insulin secretion. Insulin aims at controlling blood glucose level. Insufficient glucose level makes an adverse impact on human carbohydrate metabolism. For this...

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Background Liam is a two year, eight month old who weighs approximately forty one pounds and thirty eight inches tall, within the average range for a child his age (Cools, Martelaer, Samaey, Andries, 2009). He is a very active child who moved constantly around the room, climbed on furniture, rolled...

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A “real” man is strong, he can take a punch. A “real” man should be able to solve his own problems, and everyone else’s. He can build something from nothing. He is a hard rock, standing strong in a rushing river-- slowly and unknowingly washing away into the ocean. He...

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The scientific name of the sexually transmitted infection (STI) which is the subject of this paper is Human Papilloma Viruses (HPVs). HPVs are believed to be the most common sexually transmitted agent across the globe. These viruses are members of a large Papillomaviridae family of known DNA viruses. By this...

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