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Contraceptives Should Be Included in the Health Care Plans of America
In most health care plans, contraceptives come at low cost, or better yet, no cost at all. There are multiple health care plans in the United States, as well as companies that do not wish to supply contraceptives in their health care plans for free, for low costs, or even at all. Should all health care plans in the United...
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The Dangers of Drunk Driving and Driving While Texting
Drunk driving and driving while texting are two malevolent acts that are ever present in our society, and will continue to plague individuals until a solution is found. While texting and driving inhibits both the participants attention and coordination, and drinking and driving hinders the way the brain functions and takes...
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A Study on the Concept of Deinstitutionalization of Mentally Ill Patients
Deinstitutionalization is the process of moving mentally ill patients from private and public mental institutions into community based homes or even their own homes. This idea is thought to be beneficial for the patients, however, there are a few serious factors that can make this concept contradictory to its initially posi...
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The Problem and Solution Caused by Birth Control
Birth Control: Right Given or Taken Away? Many issues are being publicly debated as the 2012 presidential elections are coming soon; one issue that has several opinions is birth control. The main argument over birth control has been caused by President Obama’s new law that “every covered employer [is] to provide health in...
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The Important Steps to Take for Practicing Trafic Safety on the Road

Driving an automobile is a risky and dangerous activity. Every day, tragic
accidents make the headlines in newspapers and on the evening TV news. Driving is a
essential part of day-to-day living for most people, and yet this ordinary means of getting
 from one place to another can be deadly. With so many people of all ages...
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The Advantage and Disadvantage of Government Mandated Healthcare
The benefits/disadvantages of Government mandated health care has been debated for many years. Some say that insurance companies cannot be allowed to deny people certain essential care, and that because of this the government has to step in to protect the people from the unscrupulous practices of insurance companies. Many b...
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The Controversial Nature of Quarantine as a Preventive Measure for Containing Diseases and Ensuring Public Health
In his essay “Ethics of Quarantine” Ross Upshur discusses ethical concerns upon the use of quarantine and isolation justifying it as an effective public health measure. The writer states that quarantine is found to be unsuccessful in many diseases that endanger populations. Then, he compares between quarantine and isolation...
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The Factors That Influence Obesity Among Children in the United States
Introduction In the recent past the issue of obesity among children has become an
alarming health problem in the United States. According to a 1999-2002
survey undertaken by NHANES, approximately 15% of persons aged 7-20 are
overweight. Obesity is a significant problem among children since it is
acknowledged as one...
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A Critical Response to William DeJong's View on Drinking Age Limits
Upon a person’s 18th birthday, numerous rights, freedoms, and responsibilities are conferred to the individual. The right to vote, serve in the military, and sign contracts are just a few of these. One notable exception: the right to purchase and consume alcohol. In his recent editorial, “Having 21 as the Drinking Age Sa...
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An Analysis of the Positive Effects of Marijuana Use
Seeing Marijuana as a Positive Did you know that marijuana has been used to help treat many forms of diseases such as aids, cancer, and even seizures? Marijuana has been around since 2737. It was in this year that the Chinese emperor used marijuana for treating pains of rheumatism and the gout. Marijuana has many names. Th...
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