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  • Giovanni Da Verzano Disease

    Indians had fairly consistent food sources and better diets than the Europeans (Ojibwa, 2009). Smallpox, measles, influenza and bubonic plague are just a few of the deadliest diseases brought to the Americas by the Europeans. These diseases are considered crowd diseases and they need heavily populated areas in order to thrive. If the area is less densely populated the viruses will die out quickly and have little effect on the general population of a given area. Smallpox enters the body through the nose or mouth and travels to the lungs. In the lungs it multiplies and spreads to the lymphatic system, creating blisters on the skin filled with smallpox DNA and they are highly infectious if popped (Prevention, 2016). The total incubation period for this disease is about 12 days but one person could affect many in that amount of time. As it pertains to the Europeans smallpox comes from thousands of years of living in close proximity to domesticated animals. Eating, drinking, and sleeping with these animal allowed for various animal diseases to morph in to deadly strains of disease for man (Dimond, 2016). While many Europeans died from smallpox before inhabiting the Americas, many others lived, this created an antibody or an immunity to the smallpox virus and these antibodies were passed on to future generations. Ultimately this sequence resulted in decreasing the likeliness of someone contracting the smallpox virus or dying from the disease (Dimond, 2016). Native…

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  • Ebola Virus Disease Analysis

    have ( Found mainly in Africa, it is thought that the fruit bat and some apes are natural hosts for the virus, though this is unconfirmed because of a lack of evidence. EVD can be a difficult disease to diagnose because it can be mistaken for other infectious diseases such as malaria. There are a lot of diseases that must be ruled out before a diagnosis of EVD can be made. The virus can only be transmitted if you have come into direct contact with the body fluids of an infected…

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  • Ebola Outbreak

    woman contracts the disease during a business trip to Hong Kong and brings it back with her to the United States. Soon millions are infected and the world is in a panic. The officials are left in shock and are trying to act quickly, without much luck. Laurie Garrett, a science journalist and consultant for the movie, believes that there were scary real life parallels within the movie (Garrett). It really did represent the lack of emphasis on global health and how fast disease can actually…

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  • John Stuart Mill's Harm Principle

    Ebola is an infectious and often deadly disease that became rapidly more prevalent in Western Africa during 2014, at which time an ebola epidemic was officially declared (World Health Organization, 2015). Health professionals (such as doctors and nurses) travelled to work within the epidemic to treat the ill and prevent the spread of disease and were obligated to care for the infected patients. However, due to their moral investments in both the health of the community and their own individual…

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  • Case Study: Forest Grove In Saskatoon

    1. Forest Grove in Saskatoon is an area that has not had much focus on their community’s personal and local health. I have been living here since September and I get the impression that people keep to themselves more than necessary since we do not have any substantial community centers or local community events to bring people together. This atmosphere may affect a person’s personal health because of the potential for people to be isolated in their own homes, not feeling welcomed by their…

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  • Circadian Aerobic Exercise

    Since obesity is on the continual rise, there has been a lot of research done to determine the best way to decrease weight. For many years, studies of body weight regulation have focused almost completely on caloric intake and energy expenditure.23 Since the obesity epidemic continues to skyrocket, one diet that has received a lot of attention is Intermittent fasting (IF), or periods of voluntary abstinence from food and drink.24 In some places, IF has been practiced since the earliest of…

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  • Analysis Of Child's Play By Higuchi Ichiyo

    Known for her stories about adolescents struggling towards adulthood, Higuchi Ichiyō creates a small world full of contrasting young characters in one of her famous works, “Child’s Play”. Also known as “Takekurabe”, which translates to “growing up”, the children of the story cross the line that separates child from adult during a period of individualism and edification. Although “Child’s Play” embraces the purity of the coming-of-age theme, it adds darker elements in order to show the realistic…

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  • Japanese History: The Tokugawa Period

    1. The Tokugawa period is that from 1600-1868 while the Meiji period is from 1868-1912. During the Tokugawa period, there were various levels of class including Samurai, Farmer, Artisans, Merchants, and outcasts (aka hinin or burakumin). The Samurai and burakumin were especially important matters during that time as Samurai’s served as retainers for Daimyos and other government bodies within the domains of Japan. The Tokugawa period was a time of harsh punishment and fear. Much of the…

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  • Martin Luther King Courage Analysis

    Man must evolve for all human conflict a method which rejects revenge, aggression and retaliation" King not only preached nonviolence, he practiced it. He used words rather than fists, and marches rather than guns. King's ability to rise above the common misconception of the need to fight fire with fire, and be morally better than his oppressors was mind numbing. To be violent while making a moral stand ruins the moral stand. King's moral courage is so provocative because of his commitment…

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  • Concerto For Trumpet By Johann Hummel

    museum and recital hall. Many music majors spend time in this venue honing their listening and performing skills. The individual who performed today was a member of the University of Kentucky faculty. The hall was a great venue to enjoy classical music. There was plenty of seating available, audience was excellent and they were very respectful to the performer. The hall was designed specifically for the performance of classical music and very little to no distortion when the performer hit notes…

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