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    responsible we become, and we strive to make healthier choices. According to Holmes (2009), one of the public health challenges of the millennium is aging, which has been compounded with the increased incidence of chronic diseases and disabilities. Diabetes has been identified as a chronic disease and the American Diabetes Association [ADA] (2015) reported that there is an increased risk of type 2 diabetes as people get older. According to ADA (2015), one in every four people over the age of…

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    Smoking in Public Smoking bans in the United States have been around since the 1970’s. Since then different states have made their own laws about where you are allowed to smoke in public areas. Other states have made minimal efforts to decrease the smoking in public. Smoke bans are not made to target those who smoke, rather protect those who do not. Smoking in public produces second hand smoke that is harmful to those around them, to help reduce exposure to second hand smoke for people, the…

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    do indicate the need of additional imaging or exams to rule out any concerns (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2017b). Studies have shown that the risk for breast cancer is due to a combination of factors. The main factors that influence this risk include being a woman and getting older, since most breast cancers are found in women who are 50 years old or older (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2017a). Some of the factors associated with breast cancer, such as gender,…

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    Advanced Care Planning

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    withdraw life sustaining treatment (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2016). To further assist me with planning I will need a durable power of attorney. This document appoints an individual which I have chosen, to make decisions for me if I lose the ability to make decisions for myself (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2016). Resources that are helpful regarding advanced care planning include Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, New York State Department of…

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    Avian Influenza Essay

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    Avian Influenza (AI) commonly known as "bird flu" is an infectious viral disease of birds, especially wild waterfowl. Wild birds can be asymptomatic carriers spreading the virus, while domestic birds usually sicken and die in just a few days after contracting the virus. AI has been identified in over 100 different species of wild birds worldwide, with the majority of these being waterfowl (Center for Disease Control and Prevention). OVERVIEW I was unable to find a clear date for the imminence of…

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    Zika Virus Lab Report

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    "Detection of Zika Virus in Urine." Emerg. Infect. Dis. Emerging Infectious Diseases 21.1 (2015): 84-86. Faye, Oumar, Ousmane Faye, Diawo Diallo, Mawlouth Diallo, Manfred Weidmann, and Amadou Sall. "Quantitative Real-time PCR Detection of Zika Virus and Evaluation with Field-caught Mosquitoes." Virology Journal Virol J 10.1 (2013):…

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    Global Change Paper

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    Global Change A pandemic is an example of global change that can greatly impact a local healthcare organization in multiple ways. According to Flu.gov, a pandemic is a global outbreak of a disease, and is based on how the disease is spread, rather than how many people die from it (Flu.gov, 2014). This paper will outline one of the most recent pandemic outbreaks, some of the ways they can affect a hospital, and how the hospital leadership and management might react in this scenario. Over the…

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    focused on control strategies that aimed to stop HIV from entering the country by enacting laws that banned the import of blood into the country and required foreigners and Chinese returning from overseas to have an HIV test. China also attempted to stop the spread of HIV in the country by strengthening drug and prostitution laws and authorizing authorities to isolate HIV-positive individuals. After these control strategies proved to be a failure the Chinese government shifted to more prevention…

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    you lose control of your vehicle and all of a sudden you get into a car crash. In that car accident the driver in the other vehicle gets killed. Because of your poor decisions, you have taken away someone's life due to your actions. 2. Need(Body): significance of problem- There is an alarming number of deaths and violence caused by alcohol that affect people every year. 1.sub point one- alcohol related disease Alcohol consumption is a risk factor for many chronic diseases and…

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    number of U.S. adults has been increased from 5.5 million to 19.6 million and additional 7 million adults had undiagnosed disease in 2011 (Brokaw et al, 2015). According to Center for Disease Control and Prevention…

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