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  • Natural Disasters
    This is a great question. There is an overlap between the two and this is one of the reasons why it is hard to know the difference between natural disasters and natural hazards. Natural hazards are...

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  • Health
    The title of your thesis must tell the reader what your research paper is going to be all about. It should be a strong title which narrows down what is the most interesting issue you will be...

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  • Health
    A good topic sentence should relate the contents of your paragraph. For example: Eating healthy food has many positive benefits. The most important thing to consider when writing topic sentences...

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  • Health
    There are generally four sites that can be used to give an intramuscular injection. These are the dorsogluteal muscle which is the rear end, the vastus lateralis muscle which is the thigh, the...

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  • Health
    You are feeling the pulse in your superficial temporal artery. This is normal - it's also common for the pulse to feel stronger or be easier to find on one side of the head than on the other, as...

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  • Health
    No, kissing cannot cause pregnancy. Kissing can indeed pass along the germs that cause some illnesses, such as a cold, mononucleosis, strep throat, or cold sores, but in general kissing itself is...

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  • Health
    It is very common that after an intramuscular injection a few drops of blood may be present when the needle is removed. If you witness this slight bleeding after such an injection it does not mean...

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  • Health
    The foley sizes (French units) are the diameter of the foley in millimeters times 3, so to calculate the diameter, just divide by 3. Hence a size 15 foley is actually 5 mm in diameter. The...

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  • Health
    An important concept in modern psychology, stimulus-response theory is any form of conditioning in which a specific stimulus comes to be paired with a...

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  • Adolescence
    My view of teenagers today is that they are essentially not any different than teenagers were thirty years ago. Some of the details of teen life have changed, but the basics remain the same. It is...

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  • Research
    Generally speaking, there is no set number of paragraphs for any length of research paper, or any other type of writing, for that matter, nor is there a set number of sentences per paragraphs. For...

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  • Health
    Communication is the exchange of ideas, information, and/or opinions between two or more parties. Effective communication allows for the concept being addressed to be completely understood by...

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  • Health
    Introduction The relationship between philosophy and psychology is complex. Psychology has its origins in philosophy, and until the mid-twentieth...

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  • Aging
    The advantages are that your body is young and still works right and that you have your whole life and all its possibilities ahead of you. The disadvantages are that you have more uncertainty....

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  • Natural Disasters
    The El Nino phenomenon, which occurs every three to five years, is caused by warmer water in the eastern Pacific Ocean. This water is warmer because as trade winds lessen or reverse their...

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  • Health
    Introduction Much, if not most, human behavior is learned. How human beings learn is one of the central, and most controversial, topics in psychology....

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  • Health
    Introduction People have suspected that substances in the body contribute to behavior for a long time. During the fifth century bce., Hippocrates...

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  • Health
    Testosterone is a hormone used to regulate a host of bodily functions in vertebrates. Is testosterone different from an androgen? No, it is a type of androgen called a steroid hormone. An...

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  • Terrorism
    In general, terrorism makes world politics more complicated and difficult. This is because terrorism can cause very important problems even though terrorist groups are not clearly linked to...

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  • Health
    The three main layers of the eye include: a) the cornea b) the uveal tract, and c) the retina. The cornea is the outermost layer of the eye and is made up of five layers of tissue itself. The...

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  • Health
    Hypertension is a medical term for what we commonly call as high blood pressure. It is a health condition, but not exactly a disease, in which the blood pressure rises above the normal range. This...

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  • Health
    These two terms both deal with reproduction of species (most often mammals), but their difference is not so much physiological as semantic. That is, “fertility” deals with the ability to...

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  • Health
    A thesis statement expresses the main idea of essay. The best way to look at it is this: if you could boil your entire essay down to one sentence and still get your message across, you've got a...

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  • Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs
    Maybe the most important aspect of Maslow's theory of human motivation is his "hierarchy of needs." This emphasizes the different types of things that people need, from the basic biological needs...

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  • Paranoia
    Not only could the kind of mass hysteria that resulted in the Salem Witch Trials occur again, many Americans would argue that it already has. When playwright Arthur Miller was writing “The...

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  • Health
    From the vena cava, the deoxygenated blood is returned to the right atrium. Here, it flows down to the right ventricle. It is then pumped to the pulmonary arteries which lead to both lungs. It...

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  • Health
    Introduction Optimal arousal theory is a “push” or internal motivation theory. Arousal, like drive, is thought to energize and direct behavior....

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  • Descriptive Study
    The key to describing something this large and complex is to first taxonomize the subject, dividing it into its layers and levels of operation. In your case, for example, first separate the...

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  • Health
    The body's entire system of nerves and ganglia, excluding the brain and spinal cord, is called the peripheral nervous system. The peripheral nervous system is divided into two main parts - the...

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  • Health
    With a provocative debate of this nature, there will always be another side to the issue. I think that being able to outline some basic arguments would be critical. The issue cannot be resolved...

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  • Health
    Chromosomes carry most of the DNA (Deoxyribonucleic acid) of an organism in a packaged form. Since DNA is the genetic material used for the development and functioning of any life form, chromosomes...

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  • Health
    When you ask about “MAD goals,” I assume that MAD is an acronym that stands for “measurable, attainable, deadline.” When students are taught about setting goals in classes like AViD, they...

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  • Health
    Walker and Avant (2011) developed an eight-stage process to define the basic elements of a concept to produce a consistent operational definition so that a concept has validity in the practice of...

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  • Communication Theory
    Communication theory gives us a conceptual framework with which to study and improve our own communication skills and those of others. Communication is central in our lives, in school, at work,...

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  • Communication Theory
    Self-concept, or self-identity, refers to the ideas one holds regarding himself or herself. These ideas refer to one's sexual preferences, academic mind, cultural/racial identity, personality, and...

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  • Health
    Introduction Social perception deals with two general classes of cognitive-perceptual processes through which people process, organize, and recall...

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  • Health
    Petechial hemorrhages are pinpoint blood spots that occur when capillaries rupture. In the eye they are seen in the whites of the eye (bulbar petechiae) and in the mucosal linings (undersides) of...

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  • Health
    On average, when awake, a person should urinate every 2-4 hours. Total numbers of times would be around 8 per 24 hour period. Urine production slows greatly during sleep, which is good because...

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  • Health
    You should make sure that you get enough calcium and other nutrients, and enough sleep. However doing this will not make you grow taller than your genes have dictated; human height is determined by...

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  • Health
    Introduction When an individual hears about the behavior of a serial killer, sees a person shoplift, or is rejected by a friend, that person may ask why...

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  • Lungs
    During respiration, atmospheric gas (air) is pulled into the lungs, utilized for oxygen, and then released in an altered form. This gas exchange is common to all surface-dwelling mammals and many...

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  • Health
    An antigen is any substance which can provoke an immune response in the body. This immune response results in the production of antibodies, which are immunoglobulin proteins, and which are usually...

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  • Health
    I would also suggest using a cold air humidifier. This allows cool and moisturized air to fill the room. During winter this is especially helpful given having the heat on dries out the air.

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  • Health
    I agree with your post. My two favorite brothers-in-law both died of lung cancer, and the death is so awful. With the second brother-in-law, he smoked when he would drink, so it was doubly...

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  • Health
    Muscles differ in their functional ability due to the characteristics of the fibers they are made of. Fibers differ in many aspects that include the peak force that can be exerted, the velocity at...

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  • Health
    Egg and Sperm Cells In plants and animals, a whole organism is sexually reproduced from a zygote, a product of fusion between egg and sperm. Zygotes are...

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  • U.S. Government
    The United Kingdom is a Constitutional Monarchy with a Parliamentary form of government. 1. The head of the government, The Prime Minister, is chosen by the lead party of the legislature and is...

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  • Health
    Mendel and Monohybrid Inheritance The basic genetic principles first worked out and described by Gregor Mendel in...

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  • Health
    The endocrine system consists of endocrine glands that secrete hormones throughout the body. It uses the circulatory system to transport the hormones to where they’re needed – the glands...

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  • Civil Rights Act of 1964
    The Civil Rights Act of 1964 relates to federalism because it takes some power away from the state governments and gives it to the federal government. In our system of federalism, some powers are...

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