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    The Adverse Childhood Experiences Study The largest, most important public health study you never heard of The study I chose focuses on Adverse Childhood Experiences (A.C.E). I want to give you the technical details about the study. I wish to first introduce the class especially those with health major to the background behind this study. I feel it’s important because it might the patient sitting in front of you that has had an A.C.E. affecting their health. What is surprising is that the…

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    Microcephaly Summary

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    The article “Zika virus discovered in infant brains bolsters link to microcephaly” by Gretchen Vogel and the article “5 things you need to know about Zika” by Sandee LaMotte both discuss the growing dangers of Zika virus. Each author takes a deeper look into the virus, but also each author varies on the way that Zika virus is discussed. The first author Vogel discusses more about the personal experience of pregnant woman and the link of birth defects caused by the Zika virus. The second author…

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    ingredients are contained in vaccines. The first issue presented by requirement of vaccines for all children is, the government should not have the power to command specific medical choices. For example, the co-founder of the National Vaccine Information Center, Barbara Low Fisher, said, "If the state can tag, track down and force citizens against their will to be injected with biological products of known and unknown toxicity today, there will be no limits on which individual freedoms the…

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    Zika Virus Paper

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    Mosquito borne cases have been reported in all countries where the virus is present (Fernandez Turienzo, 2016). Zika is known to also spread a few other ways. A few cases recently have shown the disease to spread sexually, with the virus remaining in semen for three months after recovery (Fernandez Turienzo, 2016). Zika can also spread from a mother to her fetus. This is more common and what presents the most serious dangers from the virus. Symptoms…

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    The Dead are Coming I was standing there watching herds of zombies come my way and I start shooting and have the help of Blake. It started as a virus in 2056 when the “cure” hit the market. First you die then you comeback for more. I had my 1911 pulled with 7 bullets and my knife. I lived in Marietta Georgia. I had found a family that was scared and didn’t know how to survive. Mr.Craig said to me as I walked by them, “Hi we’re the Craig's and you are?” “The names Carl,” I respond. “Well it was…

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    occurring outside of the intensive care unit (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2016). Additionally, about 75,000 patients with HAIs died during their hospitalizations (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2016). Catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CA-UTIs) are the one of the most common hospital-acquired infection, with an estimated 93,330 CAUTIs in acute care hospitals in 2011 (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2016). According to the current National…

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    motile, curved, rod-shaped (Bacillus). Vibrio vulnificus was first discovered in 1976 in Atlanta from a series of blood culture samples submitted to the Centers for Disease Control. It was first named Beneckea vulnifica but changed to Vibrio vulnificus by a farmer in 1979 (Wikipedia). As stated by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Department (CDC), Vibrio vulnificus is a bacterium belonging to the same family as those that causes cholera and Vibrio…

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    Unfortunately, in the United States, heart disease remains the number one cause of death in both males and females (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2015). It is indicated, “About 610,000 people die of heart disease in the United States every year, that’s 1 in every 4 deaths” (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2015, p. 1). Fortunately, many healthcare providers/organizations recognize the current issue and current interventions are being implemented across the nation with…

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    Congenital Microcephaly

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    Microcephaly is a birth deformity where an infant’s head is littler than anticipated when contrasted with children of a similar sex and age. Children with microcephaly frequently have little brains that have not grown appropriately (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2016). There are two different types of microcephaly. Congenital microcephaly which is present at birth and postnatal microcephaly which occurs later in life (Hanzlik & Gigante, 2017, p. 47). During pregnancy, an infant’s…

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    Vaccines Essay

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    individual from disease caused by the pathogen(11) When you get a vaccine, you get a small amount of a dead form of the organism which causes the antigens and antibodies to react and so this allows the immune system to get stronger. It is not the actual amount needed for a vaccine but the immune system still has the ability to produce certain antibodies that can recognise and attack the organism if you get exposed to it. These are also called preventive diseases which are used to prevent…

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