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    Forensic Toxicology: Arsenic Poison Glenda Cabrera George Mason University Abstract This paper will focus forensic toxicology. Starting off with the meaning of the two words; followed by the father of toxicology. This paper will more specifically focus on the effects that arsenic poison has on the human body. Also how often time it is confused with just being a common illness like food poison. But the most important is how it is undetectable until it’s too late and the body is undergoing an autopsy. It will close out with a true story of Florence Maybrick a Southern belle that was accused of poisoning her husband with arsenic. This “Maybrick Mystery” had everything from gossiping servants, to mutual infidelity, finical problems and a flirtatious young girl. The definition of toxicology and forensic toxicology: In Merriam-Webster toxicology is define as the study of poisonous chemicals, drugs, and other toxic substances having effect on living organisms. Now, given the definition of toxicology; forensic toxicology is defined by the American Board of Forensic Toxicology as the application of toxicology for legal purposes. (Levine & B, 1993) It is the field that…

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    Poison Control, Seizures and Tourniquets After taking this course in first aid, has proven to be very useful to people from all walks of life, like the busy parent and working professionals, that I am. There was many thing that I learned from taking this class, but the three things that I found interesting and or could be useful to have up to date knowledge about are, poison control, seizure and tourniquets. If you took a first aid class prior to 2010, like I did then, there’s a reasonable…

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    Poison is a substance that through its chemical action usually injures, impairs, or kills an organism Carefully remove any remaining poisonous materials from your pet’s reach Check to make sure your pet is safe: breathing and acting normally Gather the container or substance, to bring to the veterinary hospital or to describe to a Pet Poison Helpline expert Collect a sample of any material that your pet may have vomited up. Your vet may use this for sample testing Call a Pet Poison Helpline or…

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    The stories “Strong Poison/A Room of One’s Own,” bring up many points and the ideal roles of the norms of what men and women should be doing in society. Mr. Wimsey was one of the only men in Strong Poison that behaved outside of the norm of “masculinity.” He actually believed that women had rights and should be treated like human beings. This can be shown when he speaks to other women and when he gives them opportunities to help with his investigation throughout the novel. Other men in the novel…

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    Dart’s and Arrow’s. Most people do not know how the poison dart or arrow frog got its name. They are some of the most poisonous amphibians in the world the most deadly being the golden poison dart frog. Adaptation and The Poison Dart Frog’s characteristics has allowed it to survive in the jungle for many years. They have adapted to jump from place to place with ease. The reason they jump so far is because of their tendons are being stretched, to the point where they release and snap like a…

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    The Strawberry Poison-Dart Frog (Dendrobates pumilio, as well as, Oophaga pumilio) are very small, slender, dioecious, bilateral symmetric ("Poison frogs", 2003; Sandmeier, 2001; Savage, 2002; Penner 2011, n.p.) creatures that normally reach 17-24 mm in length with four, digits on their hands and feet. These frogs have dark eyes and their skin is very dewy with a gleamy appearance (Penner 2011, n.p.) and tend to vary in colors –strawberry-red, yellow, white, green, orange all mostly with black…

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    Christiana the Killer Love, jealousy, and poison are an all too familiar tale in Victorian society, but the story of Christiana Edmunds is an exceptional one. Christiana Edmunds was a 33 year old, middle class woman living in Brighton when she became the patient of the local physician Dr. Charles Beard in 1869. During the course of the next few months Christiana and Dr. Beard began to exchange love letters but unfortunately for Christiana Dr. Beard had a wife. As reported in The Derby Mercury,…

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    Many debate Cleopatra’s death was a suicide or murder.Cleopatra had died and it was said that it was suicide. Many people go against that theory and say that it was murder.She was said to have committed suicide with an asp, and Egyptian Cobra, while she was captive by Octavian. That very well could not have been the cause of her death.Cleopatra has always been the most memorable Egyptian Queen of Egypt, but her death has been questioned over again and no one is really sure how or why she died.…

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    Blackwood house includes a kitchen, Uncle Julian room, and Merricat room. “The rooms we used together were the back ones, the kitchen and the back bedrooms and the little warm room off the kitchen where Uncle Julian lived (20)”. Jackson’s point of view argues that the Blackwood house occupies with two cultures that contradict one another .The parents of Merriacat who are no longer alive and Uncle Julian are the dark side of the Blackwood house. Merericat and constant are the safe side of the…

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    I am reading the 9th book in the Ranger's Apprentice Series called Halt's Peril. In the book Halt, Horace and Will are chasing down that last of the fake religious cult called the Outsiders. An assassin hits Will’s former teacher, Halt, with a poison arrow. Will gets thrown into a race against time to reach Malcolm, a powerful healer, before Halt succumbs to the poison; all the while the leader of the Outsiders is slipping away. In this journal, I will be characterizing Will as loyal and smart. …

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