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    Do you know that this innocent piece of tobacco lit between your index and middle finger is responsible for 1 in every 5 deaths? (Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention, 2012) While this cigarette might give you a sense of satisfaction at the moment, it is actually doing you more damage to your body’s future, lifestyle and those around you. Since your smoking habits are considered heavy and your health is of major concern, I have taken the time to explain the destructive effects of smoking…

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    Essay On Zika Virus

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    purpose of this paper is to inform my classmates on the growing virus, “The Zika Virus.” According to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention the virus was first discovered in 1947, but the first human case was in 1952 and since then there has been many outbreaks of The Zika Virus. The symptoms will be discussed and along with the locations infected, mode of transmission, complications, the prevention, and the treatment. The writing of this paper was to inform my classmates on the Zika…

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    Effects of Smoking Cigarettes According to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Smoking causes more than 480,000 deaths each year in the United States. Cigarette smoking increases the risk of death from all causes in men and women. Smoking not only affects the smoker, but smoking also affects the people around the smoker. Second hand smoke can be just as deadly as smoking itself. Smokers have a greater increase of dying from cancer and diseases that could be eliminated if a person did…

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    Kicking the habit for good An estimated “42.1 million people in the United States smoke cigarettes;” of those 42.1 million people, “more than 16 million Americans suffer from a disease caused by smoking” (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention). Smokers are paying money every day to basically shorten their life span. The nasty habit may help cope with stress, but is it really worth it in the end? The hassle with medical issues, cost for test and appointments can be preventable. If research…

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    Vaccinations are worth every penny compared to the financial tolls of most diseases. Also, immunizations not only protect a single child, but those around as well. Being informed is the number one way to make educated decisions on vaccines. Jumping to conclusions can be dangerous; however, research based proven facts are reliable and safe (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention).…

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    Anaplasma phagocytophilium to humans and go undetected for days or even weeks. Symptoms can manifest in a variety of ways with the most common being fever, headache, muscle pain, malaise, chills, nausea, abdominal pain, cough, and confusion (Centers for Disease Control [CDC], 2016) . Due to the generalized symptoms, treatment is often delayed until more serious complications such as difficulty breathing, hemorrhage, renal failure or neurological problems present (CDC, 2016). With early…

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    Anthrax Research Paper

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    Anthrax Outbreak Out of all of the diseases, anthrax seems to have the most potential for a massive outbreak. In its respiratory form, anthrax could easily be spread globally. It’s high mortality rate and typically short incubation period would allow casualties to increase quickly. The most effective way to create an outbreak of anthrax would be through direct acts of bioterrorism. As anthrax is not communicated person-to-person the spores would have to be continually introduced into the…

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    Incidence And Prevalence

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    United States each year, and about 200,000 people in the country who have Down syndrome” (Genetics Home Reference, 2016). Because Down syndrome has become more common, children with Down syndrome are living longer, healthier lives (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2014). Hospitals, physicians, and therapists are starting…

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    obese youths between ages 5-17 years had one risk factor of cardiovascular diseases including increased cholesterol and hypertension, and more chances of pre-diabetic condition, bone and joint problems, sleep apnea, and lack of self-esteem and stigmatization. Children with obesity are more likely to be obese on their adulthood, which increases the same risk for many chronic diseases (Centers for disease control and prevention, 2015). Childhood obesity causes many health issues including…

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