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Bless Me Ultima Book Report
Bless Me Ultima Book Report
Bless Me Ultima Book Report Word Count: 2138 Book Report: Bless Me, Ultima Title of Work: Bless Me Ultima Author Date Written: Rudolfo Anaya 1972 Country of Author: New Mexico, USA Characters: Ultima- An old Curandera who comes to spend her last days with Antonio and his family. She is Tony’s mentor and helps him to find the right path for his life. Antonio Marez- A young boy who is torn between his parents: a Marez and a Luna. But with the help of Ultima, he discovers his own destiny. He thirs
American Home Products: A Pharmaceutical Empire
American Home Products: A Pharmaceutical Empire
American Home Products: A Pharmaceutical Empire Word Count: 2398 History of American Home Products American Home Products Corporation (AHP) was founded in 1926 and has a history of continuous acquisitions of smaller companies that made proprietary medicines. In 1931, AHP purchased John Wyeth Brother, Inc. from Harvard University. Another important acquisition was that of Canada’s Ayerst Laboratories in 1943. Ayerst was a large pharmaceutical company that had introduced Premarin, the world’s fir
Marketing
Marketing
Marketing Word Count: 821 The Brand/Product: 1.Attributes: The attributes are the product\'s primary characteristics, both physical and functional. They are what the consumer might recognize first about the product through the five senses. The physical attributes are what make the product what it is. They are scent, texture, package, contents, variety and price. The functional attributes are shown by how the products work. They include sun protection, moisture for the skin and an attractive pro
Skin Cancer
Skin Cancer
Skin Cancer Skin Cancer Of all different kinds of cancer, skin cancer is one of the most commonly diagnosed cancers in the United States. Skin cancer is a disease which cancer cells are found on the outer layers of the skin. Your skin protects the body from heat, infection, light, injury and infection. It also stores fat, water, and vitamin D. The skin has two layers and several different kinds of cells. With a certain lifestyle these cells can become cancerous.(Prodigy Web Browser: An Introduc
Treatments of Alcoholism
Treatments of Alcoholism
Treatments of Alcoholism Treatments of Alcoholism Alcoholism can destroy the life of an alcoholic and devastate the alcoholic\'s family. But it also has overwhelming consequences for society. Consider these statistics from the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence: *In 1988, alcoholism and problems related to it cost the United States an estimated $85.8 billion in mortality and reduced productivity; *Fetal alcohol syndrome, caused by a woman\'s drinking during pregnancy, afflicts f
Bless Me Ultima Book Report
Bless Me Ultima Book Report
Bless Me Ultima Book Report Word Count: 2138 Book Report: Bless Me, Ultima Title of Work: Bless Me Ultima Author Date Written: Rudolfo Anaya 1972 Country of Author: New Mexico, USA Characters: Ultima- An old Curandera who comes to spend her last days with Antonio and his family. She is Tony’s mentor and helps him to find the right path for his life. Antonio Marez- A young boy who is torn between his parents: a Marez and a Luna. But with the help of Ultima, he discovers his own destiny. He thirs
DRUGS IN SPORT
DRUGS IN SPORT
DRUGS IN SPORT Drug use has been a part of competitive sport for almost a century. At the first olympics in Athens in 1896, marathon runners drank a mixture of brandy and strychnine to help them on their ways and used opiates to control pain during a race. Use of alcohol was very common in the early years of the twentieth century. It might be argued that the first athletes to use drugs to enhance their performance were, in fact, cheating. We need to remember that drug use is not new. East Germa
Save A Cow
Save A Cow
Save A Cow Save A Cow; Eat A Vegan: “Animals have feelings, too.” “I don’t eat anything with parents.” “Meat is murder.” Sound familiar? It’s the battle cry of the tree hugging animal loving part of society known as vegans. Vegans feel it is immoral to eat any type of animal product and do not buy or use any animal consumer products. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- * © Copyright DueNow.com Inc. * [Category]: English [Paper Title]: [Text]: Save A Cow;
Of all different kinds of cancer, skin cancer is o
Of all different kinds of cancer, skin cancer is o
Of all different kinds of cancer, skin cancer is one of the most commonly diagnosed cancers in the United States. Skin cancer is a disease which cancer cells are found on the outer layers of the skin. Your skin protects the body from heat, infection, light, injury and infection. It also stores fat, water, and vitamin D. The skin has two layers and several different kinds of cells. With a certain lifestyle these cells can become cancerous.(Prodigy Web Browser: An Introduction to skin Cancer NET}
Throughout history, society has played an importan
Throughout history, society has played an importan
Throughout history, society has played an important role in forming the value and attitudes of the population. Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice and Margaret Atwood’s The Edible Woman are two novels which exemplify the negative effects of society’s influence. Both Elizabeth Bennet and Marian McAlpin are strong women who rebel against society’s influences in their lives. They refuse to accept the pre-set roles and identities handed to them. Both women realize that the individual’s needs are not
Take a Bite of Wisconsin
Take a Bite of Wisconsin
Take a Bite of Wisconsin Since the early 19th century, Wisconsin has been known for cheesemaking excellence. Wisconsin\'s high quality milk is the secret ingredient used to put the quality of cheeses above all others. Known as America\'s Dairyland, today Wisconsin has more than 250 varieties, types, and styles of the best-tasting, superior-quality cheese in the world. Many Americans today aren\'t eating a well balanced diet and neglect many of the important nutrients that our bodies need. The
Treatments of Alcoholism
Treatments of Alcoholism
Treatments of Alcoholism University of ??? TREATMENTS OF ALCOHOLISM Alcoholism can destroy the life of an alcoholic and devastate the alcoholic\'s family. But it also has overwhelming consequences for society. Consider these statistics from the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence: *In 1988, alcoholism and problems related to it cost the United States an estimated $85.8 billion in mortality and reduced productivity; *Fetal alcohol syndrome, caused by a woman\'s drinking during pre
10/9/96
10/9/96
10/9/96 Vegetarianism The time that we are now living in has been termed by many as the information age. This title has been given to the current era because people can retrieve, send, and process knowledge faster and more efficiently than ever before. From our new period has come technological advancements which have both caused and been an effect of the growing pool of information available to the world. Communities more fully understand and are changing the way they affect the environment of
Australia
Australia
Australia Australia Executive Summary There are many components to a successful organization, among them is a steady flow of innovative products that are consistently produced to high standards, available to customers when and where they are needed, and backed with diligent service and support. We will demonstrate the viability of capturing a significant market share of sunscreen products Down Under. We will inform you of our unique market entrance plans, our unique product and its marketable a
Executive Summary
Executive Summary
Executive Summary There are many components to a successful organization, among them is a steady flow of innovative products that are consistently produced to high standards, available to customers when and where they are needed, and backed with diligent service and support. We will demonstrate the viability of capturing a significant market share of sunscreen products Down Under. We will inform you of our unique market entrance plans, our unique product and its marketable attributes. We will l
Breast Cancer
Breast Cancer
Breast Cancer Breast Cancer: In the United States in 1999 alone, an estimated 43,700 people will die from breast cancer. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- * © Copyright DueNow.com Inc. * [Category]: Miscellaneous [Paper Title]: Breast Cancer [Text]: _Breast Cancer _ In the United States in 1999 alone, an estimated 43,700 people will die from breast cancer. It is the number two cancer killer among females ages 15 to 54. On average if a woman gets this di
Diets
Diets
Diets Word Count: 541 2/15/00 2/16/00 2/17/00 2/18/00 2/19/00 2/20/00 2/21/00 2/22/00 Fish Sandwich. Small French Fries. 3 pcs. of Fudge. 12oz. Hi-C Punch. Daily (multi vitamin, B-complex, 1000m C, and Tyrosine). Big Mac (no sauce). Small Fri. Ravioli. 3 Strawberries. 12oz. Hi-C. 12oz. Orange juice. 6oz. Apple Juice. Dailies. 1 Banana. I Muffin. Chicken-Helper (2srv). Caesar Salad (Lg). Peeled Carrots. Cake (2pc). 44oz. Water. 12oz. Orange Juice. Dailies. 1 Banana. 4oz. Broiled Haddock.1 bowl F
St. Thomas Aquinas's 5 Proofs Of Gods Existence
St. Thomas Aquinas's 5 Proofs Of Gods Existence
St. Thomas Aquinas\'s 5 Proofs Of Gods Existence Word Count: 3272 ALZHEIMER’S 1 Alzheimer’s Disease Katrina Lindsey Florida Atlantic University Advanced CPR John Picarello March 18, 2000 ALZHEIMER’S 2 Alzheimer’s disease is a complex illness that affects the brain tissue directly and undergoes gradual memory and behavioral changes which makes it difficult to diagnose. It is known to be the most common form of dementia and is irreversible. Over four million older Americans have Alzheimer’s, and
Vegetarianism
Vegetarianism
Vegetarianism Word Count: 1796 You are what you eat , goes a famous saying. And if that is truly the case, then a lot of Americans would appear to be unhealthy, chemically treated, commercially raised slabs of animal flesh. And while that is not a particularly pleasant thought, it is nonetheless an description of the typical American omnivore who survives on the consumption of Big Macs and steak fajitas. But there are individuals who do not follow this American norm and have altered their diets
Assisted Suicides
Assisted Suicides
Assisted Suicides Assisted Suicides The Washington Post September 2-8, 1996 Picture yourself in this situation. You go to the doctor for a routine physical. You look fine. You feel good. All those exhausting workouts at the gym are finally starting to pay off and you actually stuck to that low fat, high vitamin diet you\'re doctor recommended. You have never felt better. You are essentially the epitome of a healthy, fit human being. Then, out of nowhere, you are diagnosed with a disorder of the
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Motor Neuron Disease Maladie de Charcot Lou Gehrig\'s Disease What is the Disease? ALS is an extremely deadly disease affecting the nerve cells that control the victim\'s voluntary muscles. These nerves shrink and eventually die, leaving the muscles without stimulation. As these muscles go without stimulation, they too eventually shrink and die. The victim progressively weakens to the point of complete paralysis of all voluntary muscle
Anorexia and Bulimia Nervosa
Anorexia and Bulimia Nervosa
Anorexia and Bulimia Nervosa Anorexia and Bulimia Nervosa When she was fourteen, a modeling agency said that her face was too fat. It was a death sentence. (Toronto Sun, 1994) Sheena Carpenter died in November 1993. She was found on the kitchen floor of her apartment by her mother. She was twenty-two years old. . . and weighed only fifty pounds. Sheena was just one of the alarming numbers of young women who become obsessed with the shape and size of their bodies, and suffer harmful, or in thi
Beta Carotene
Beta Carotene
Beta Carotene Beta Carotene Beta-carotene is a member of the carotenoid family and has over 500 relatives. Carotenoids are yellow-to-red pigments found in all green plant tissues and in some species of algae. So far 21 different carotenoids have been found in human blood. The most abundant ones are alpha-carotene, beta-carotene, lutein, lycopene, cryptoxanthin and zeaxanthin. A molecule of alpha-carotene, beta- carotene, or cryptoxanthin can be split into two molecules of vitamin A in the body
Cystic Fibrosis
Cystic Fibrosis
Cystic Fibrosis Cystic Fibrosis Cystic fibrosis is an autosomal recessive trait on chromosome 7. This disorder affects chloride transport resulting in abnormal mucus production. This lifelong illness usually gets more severe with age and can affect both males and females. Symptoms and severity differ from person to person. Cystic fibrosis is the most common fatal inherited disease among whites and the major cause of chronic lung disease in children. 50% of people are expected to live to be 30,
Nutrition and You
Nutrition and You
Nutrition and You Nutrition and You Nutrition is the relationship of foods to the health of the human body . Proper nutrition means that you are receiving enough foods and supplements for the body to function at optimal capacity. It is important to remember that no single nutrient or activity can maintain optimal health and well being, although it has been proven that some nutrients are more important than others. All of the nutrients are necessary in different amounts along with exercise to ma
Osteoporosis
Osteoporosis
Osteoporosis Osteoporosis Osteoporosis is a significant health problem that affects more than 25 million women in the United States and potentially 200 million worldwide. This disease is characterized by diminishing the structure of the skeleton (particular the spongy bone). This results in an increased risk of fracture. Osteoporosis develops silently over a period of years, eventually progressing to a point where a fracture can easily occur causing pain and disability. This disease is charac
Prenatal Diagnosis: Heredity Disorders, Other Bioc
Prenatal Diagnosis: Heredity Disorders, Other Bioc
Prenatal Diagnosis: Heredity Disorders, Other Biochemical Diseases, and Disfiguring Birth Defects Prenatal Diagnosis: Heredity Disorders, Other Biochemical Diseases, and Disfiguring Birth Defects There are over 250 recognized sex-linked diseases, affecting every organ system. Of these, 95% affect males, (Emery, 1968). Despite these many sex- linked diseases, at present prenatal diagnosis can specifically be made in fewer than 40 diseases. (Emery, 1968). These sex-linked diseases are individual
Vitamins
Vitamins
Vitamins Vitamins In the early 20th century the discovery of vitamins began. Today there is a chance that there are some vitamins that are still undiscovered. The definition of vitamin is: one of several substances necessary for animal nutrition, and occurring in minute quantities in natural foods; numerous types have been distinguished, and designated by the letters of the alphabet. Each and every living animal needs vitamins to grow and be healthy. Since the human body can t produce vitamins
Clinical Chemistry Tests In Medicine
Clinical Chemistry Tests In Medicine
Clinical Chemistry Tests In Medicine Clinical Chemistry Tests In Medicine Of the diagnostic methods available to veterinarians, the clinical chemistry test has developed into a valuable aid for localizing pathologic conditions. This test is actually a collection of specially selected individual tests. With just a small amount of whole blood or serum, many body systems can be analyzed. Some of the more common screenings give information about the function of the kidneys, liver, and pancreas and
Development of the Human Zygote
Development of the Human Zygote
Development of the Human Zygote Development of the Human Zygote November 16, 1995 Hundreds of thousands of times a year a single-celled zygote, smaller than a grain of sand, transforms into an amazingly complex network of cells, a newborn infant. Through cellular differentiation and growth, this process is completed with precision time and time again, but very rarely a mistake in the blueprint of growth and development does occur. Following is a description of how the pathways of this intrica
How Nutrients Get in, and Wastes Out.
How Nutrients Get in, and Wastes Out.
How Nutrients Get in, and Wastes Out. How Nutrients Get in, and Wastes Out. By Faisal Premji Science 10 Assignment -- Part B In a human being, nutrients are necessary for survival. But how are these nutrients obtained? This report will go into depth on how the food we eat gets into our cells, and how the waste products that we produce get out of the body. Also, the unicellular organism Paramecium will be compared with a human being, in terms of all of the above factors. Dietary Nutrients The ch
Tapeworm Infestation
Tapeworm Infestation
Tapeworm Infestation Tapeworm Infestation Charlotte Cox Causative agent: Tapeworms are parasitic Helmiths of the Phylum Platyhelminthes (Flatworms) and Class Cestodes. They include Taenia saginata (beef tapeworm), Taenia solium (pork tapeworm) and Diphyllobothrium latum and Echinococcus granulosus . Anatomy: Scolex (head) with suckers, sometimes hooks. Proglottids -body segments continuously produced by the scolex which contain both testes and ovaries that mature as they move away from scolex to
Cobalt
Cobalt
Cobalt Cobalt My report is about the element Cobalt. Cobalt is the 27th element on the periodical table and has an atomic number of twenty-seven. It has a symbol of Co. Cobalt¹s atomic weight is 58.9332. It has a melting point of 1,490š C. and a boiling point of 2,900š C. Cobalt looks almost exactly like iron and nickel. Cobalt is between iron and nickel on the periodical table and found in only . 001-.002 percent of the earth¹s crust. Cobalt was first found in the Harz Mountains. People in the
Linus Carl Pauling
Linus Carl Pauling
Linus Carl Pauling Linus Carl Pauling Linus Carl Pauling was born in 1901 and died in 1994. He was an American chemist and physicist, whose investigations into the structure of molecules led to discoveries of how chemicals bond. Pauling was born in Portland, Oregon, on February 28, 1901, and educated at Oregon State College and the California Institute of Technology (Caltech). He began to apply his insights into quantum physics as professor of chemistry at Caltech, where from 1927 to 1964 he ma
The History, Use, and Effectiveness of Medicinal D
The History, Use, and Effectiveness of Medicinal D
The History, Use, and Effectiveness of Medicinal Drugs The History, Use, and Effectiveness of Medicinal Drugs I. The History, Use, and Effectiveness of Medicinal Drugs A. Introduction (Pg\'s 1-2) II. Aspirin (Pg\'s 3-6) A. Its Origin B. Dosages C. Relative Effectiveness D. Side Effects E. Alternate Treatment III. Sulfa Drugs (Pg\'s 7-10) A. Its Origin B. Dosages C. Relative Effectiveness D. Side Effects E. Alternate Treatment IV. Antibiotics (Pg\'s 11-14) A. Its Origin B. Dosages C. Relative Ef
Alzheimers Disease
Alzheimers Disease
Alzheimers Disease Word Count: 3272 ALZHEIMER’S 1 Alzheimer’s Disease Katrina Lindsey Florida Atlantic University Advanced CPR John Picarello March 18, 2000 ALZHEIMER’S 2 Alzheimer’s disease is a complex illness that affects the brain tissue directly and undergoes gradual memory and behavioral changes which makes it difficult to diagnose. It is known to be the most common form of dementia and is irreversible. Over four million older Americans have Alzheimer’s, and that number is expected to tri
Bone Diseases
Bone Diseases
Bone Diseases Word Count: 711 Bone diseases most directly influence the ability to walk or to move any part of the body--hands, limbs, neck, and spine. They are related to joint disorders--ARTHRITIS, COLLAGEN DISEASE, DISLOCATION of joints, and RHEUMATISM. The medical specialty pertaining to bone disorders is ORTHOPEDICS. Fractures are the most common bone disorders. They can occur as the result of an accident or be secondary to metabolic diseases. Fractures are life-threatening to aged people
Folic Acid
Folic Acid
Folic Acid Word Count: 521 The New Sensation. Before you sit down to munch on your breakfast cereal or bread, you might want to take notice of a vitamin that seems to be popping up more and more in ingredients. This is being Folic Acid. The FDA is recommending that it be added to foods and that people take it in pill form every day. This is mainly because it is a key component in the never-ending battle our body fights against diseases. What is it capable of? It is proven to lower chances of bi
Genetic Modified Food
Genetic Modified Food
Genetic Modified Food Word Count: 1477 Genetic modification of organisms in general is a biotechnological process that forces genes to behave according to certain characteristics. Changing characteristics of organisms is based on changing their DNA (tech deoxyribonucleic acid; the acid which carries genetic information in a cell). It is being used for modifying genes in plants, animals or micro-organisms. It is being also used especially with food in order to improve the nutritious quality, mak
Human Training
Human Training
Human Training Human Training: Building a Strong and Healthy Body: There are a lot of Americans in this world who are looking for a way to look and feel strong and healthy. The problem is that not everyone knows how to get started and keep up the process of building a strong, healthy body. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- * © Copyright DueNow.com Inc. * [Category]: Science [Paper Title]: Human Training: Building a Strong and Healthy Body [Text]: Human
Neutralizing Acids and Bases
Neutralizing Acids and Bases
Neutralizing Acids and Bases Word Count: 3601 The sought to determine the effects of mixing various levels of acids and bases to see which combination would have the most explosive reaction, and measure the resulting pH levels. I did this by testing an assortment of different pH levels of acids and bases, mixing them together and measuring the results. Most of the experiments resulted in a pH neutral solution, except for the Sulfuric Acid and the Sodium Hydroxide. By far, the Sulfuric Acid was
Nutrition
Nutrition
Nutrition Word Count: 2169 “You are what you eat”, goes a famous saying. If that’s truly the case, then a lot of Americans would appear to be unhealthy, chemically treated, commercially raised slabs of animal flesh. While that is not a particularly pleasant thought, it is nonetheless a description of the typical American omnivore who survives on the consumption of big macs and greasy french fries. It’s true, and what have the average Americans done about this problem? Asked for seconds and tell
Osteoporosis
Osteoporosis
Osteoporosis Word Count: 534 Osteoporosis Osteoporosis is a health ailment which causes bones to become so porous that they can break easily. Osteoporosis literally means \'porous bones\'. The bones in our skeleton are made of a thick outer shell and a strong inner mesh filled with collagen [protein], calcium salts and other minerals. The inside looks like honeycomb, with blood vessels and bone marrow in the spaces between bone. Osteoporosis occurs when the holes between bone become bigger, mak
The Benefits of Vitamin E
The Benefits of Vitamin E
The Benefits of Vitamin E Word Count: 780 The benefits of vitamin E are now fairly well established. Out of a controversial past it has become clear that vitamin E plays important roles as an antioxidant, in your immune system, in preventing heart disease and even in helping prevent cancer. As if this wasn’t enough, the research continues into other beneficial effects that vitamin E may have. It’s not particularly easy to come by however meaning if you want to get all the benefits you probably
The Common Cold
The Common Cold
The Common Cold Word Count: 1792 The common cold has been plaguing humankind since the beginning of human existence. Even in these advanced times, there is no vaccine or cure. There are many symptoms that accompany the common cold. Some of these infamous symptoms are a runny nose, caused by inflammation of the nasal tissues, resulting in over production of mucus to trap the virus, and coughing. there are two different kinds or types of coughs that are common with colds. The first, is the less c
Animal Experimentation
Animal Experimentation
Animal Experimentation Animal Experimentation Introduction Animal experimentation has been a part of biomedical and behavioral research for several millennia; experiments with animals were conducted in Greece over 2,000 years ago. Many advances in medicine and in the understanding of how organisms function have been the direct result of animal experimentation. Concern over the welfare of laboratory animals is also not new, as reflected in the activities of various animal welfare and antivivisec
Privately Owned Gasoline Powered Vehicles Should B
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Privately Owned Gasoline Powered Vehicles Should Be Limited Privately Owned Gasoline Powered Vehicles Should Be Limited February 25, 1995 Social Studies 10H The automobile has become a very important part of today\'s society. It is a necessity to own or to have access to a car in order to keep up with all of the competition of the business world, and also one\'s social demands. Most people would not be able to travel around a country or the world without this incredible machine, for it provides
Beer
Beer
Beer Beer Historically hops, yeast, malted barley, and water have all played the greatest and most important role in society. For almost 8000 years these ingredients have been mixed and have been appreciated by all classes of society in almost all civilizations. The old cliche accident is the mother of invention is a phrase that definitely holds true in the world of beer. The discovery was made way back when the Mediterranean region was the seat of civilization and barley flourished as a diet
International Adoption
International Adoption
International Adoption Word Count: 4597 The birth of a girl has never been a cause for celebration in China, and stories of peasant farmers drowning newborn girls in buckets of water have been commonplace for centuries. Now, however, as a direct result of the one-child policy, the number of baby girls being abandoned, aborted, or dumped on orphanage steps is unprecedented. Adopting Internationally Adoption is procedure by which people legally assume the role of parents for a person who is not t
Foreign Investment In Brazil
Foreign Investment In Brazil
Foreign Investment In Brazil Word Count: 2243 INTRODUCTION “For those who believed that Brazil would forever be the country of the future, I have a piece of bad news. The future has finally arrived.” For years, the largest and most industrialized nation in Latin America has been known as the country of tomorrow. That slogan may soon be out of date. Under the guidance of former finance minister and current president, Fernando Henrique Cardoso, this tenth largest economy in the world, once known