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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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  • 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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    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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    One of the best ways to write a topic sentence is to use the question or prompt as your guide. Take the key words from the prompt and incorporate them into the topic sentence. Since I don't know...

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  • Health
    The pulse felt in the temples is from the superficial temporal artery, a branch of the external carotid artery that arises from the main carotid artery on either side of the neck. The pulse is...

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    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
    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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  • 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
    Fertility and Fecundity are closely related terms in reproductive biology. Fertility is the “ability” of a man and a woman to reproduce an offspring. In other words, it is the ability of a...

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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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  • 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
    Introduction The study of human emotion is a complex endeavor. It is complex in part because emotion is not a single event or process but is, instead, a...

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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
    While garlic is one of the oldest "cures for everything" in folklore, it cannot be denied that it is in fact healthy when used in a variety of ways. First, it is considered a natural antibiotic...

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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
    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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    It sounds like striae also known as stretch marks. Stretch marks begin as darker pigmented marks and fade over time to a silvery colored line. These occur when the dermis is torn due to rapid...

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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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  • Health
    In terms of egestion (defecation), the number of times you need to use a toilet will likely be correlated with the amount of dietary fiber consumed on a daily basis. There is no one size fits all...

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

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    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
    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
    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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    The TORCH test is a panel of tests that can be given to a newborn baby to test for several different diseases that can be passed from mother to baby. The word TORCH is an acronym for the different...

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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
    In comparing and contrasting androgens and testosterones, it is important to understand the relationship between the two terms. Androgen is a generic term used to refer to natural or synthetic...

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  • Aging
    When you are young, you have your whole life ahead of you. As you get older, you start to lose some of your dreams. However, when you are older you have the advantage of memories, which youth...

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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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  • 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 Humans have investigated the nature of intelligence—how to define, measure, and improve it—for as long as there has been philosophy....

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  • Descriptive Study
    Descriptive essays are, of course, all about description. However the intention is not to simply provide an itemized account of what is in a picture requiring description, or in this case, to...

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

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  • Health
    Introduction Both religion and psychology are broad topics that encompass a vast array of human experience. The study of the psychology of religion is...

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  • Twin studies
    Twin studies are a mainstay of the nature v. nurture debate because they allow researchers to conduct “natural experiments” on human beings. When researchers try to determine the relative...

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  • Grammar and speech
    It can sometimes be difficult to discern the differences between informal and formal language, which so often comes down to a single case of word choice or order, small syntactical adjustments,...

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  • Health
    The respiratory center is an area located in the pons and the medulla oblongata, the lowest portion of the brain stem. There are actually four separate areas that together comprise the respiratory...

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  • Health
    The humidifier and saline drops work wonders. The saline drops can be a bit stressful for parents and baby, but once you learn to be quick with it, you realize it is worth the temporary discomfort.

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  • Health
    Most patients are limited to movements so they need to be guided in order to meet their needs. Semi Fowler's method is a standard position in medical methods for patients. With this position, the...

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  • Health
    Definition Iatrogenic infections are those infections transmitted during medical treatment and care. A study published by the Journal of the American...

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  • Health
    Foundations in Medical Pharmacogenomics Microbial genetics emerged in the mid-1940s, based upon Mendelian principles of heredity. The role of DNA...

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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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