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  • How Much Water-Day Myth Come From?

    How much water should we drink everyday has always been a question It depends on many factors such as age, gender, health, your activity, and where you live. ("Water: How Much Should You Drink Every Day?") The one who suggested eight glasses in the beginning was Fredrick John Stare. He was a nutritionist and a professor that founded and taught at Harvard School of Public Health in 1942. He advocated that people need to drink at least six glasses water throughout the day and eat the basic four food groups to remain healthy. ("Where Did the 8-glasses-of-water-a-day Myth Come From?") Over time research has made progress with answers to the question of how much water our body needs. The human body needs water to survive because we are made up of 70% water. Without enough water we would dehydrate goes into shock, blood pressure would drop and eventually die because our cells must have water. Age and gender…

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  • Superfund Program: A Case Study

    This caused the closure of one well at the time, and the installation of a carbon filter system at the other. Since 1982 those connected to the public water supply system were not exposed since a treatment system was already in operation. For those with water wells, exposure was halted when point of Beneduce-Harris 4 entry systems of filtration were installed. Sadly, the estimated population that was served from contaminated water wells was 10,000 to 100,000 (before intervention). Legally…

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  • Arsenic In Drinking Water

    Analysis: Public Health Implications Arsenic in drinking water is a world wide environmental public health threat. Anyone who drinks water contaminated with high amounts of arsenic can be effected by it, but developing countries are the ones who seem to suffer the most from arsenic poisoning. The united states and the World Health Organization (WHO) applied a strict standard for arsenic in drinking water to be at or below 0.01 mg/1 or 10 parts per billion, but unfortunately not all countries…

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  • Roman Architecture Style

    of the Colosseum, holding up the least amount of weight. Perhaps their most impressive architectural feat is their water and sewer systems. The Roman Aqueducts were one of the earliest engineering features of the first millennium. They were built and used for just a little over five hundred years till the fall of the Roman Empire. Romans created the aqueducts in order to bring water from distant sources to their cities and supply their towns with clean water. The aqueducts also provided water…

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  • Disposable Plastic Bottles

    The disposable, plastic water bottle has become a part of everyday life in America. It is almost impossible to not see at least one person walking around with one in hand. It is not hard to see the benefits of carrying one around. After all, they are convenient and help people have easy access to water away from a water source. Unfortunately, this innovation has become more taken for granted nowadays. Contrary to its perception before, people no longer see water bottles as a luxury or a…

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  • Importance Of Professional Behavior In Nursing

    Professional behavior is something that all nurses from students to experienced nurses must work through all the time. This is because nurses are at all times working within the public eye. Thus they must be transparent to uphold standards. Though this can have some drawbacks due malicious people wishing to slander nurses or vent there own frustrations. Behavior must also be maintained by the nurse themselves, always seeking to be life long long learners." A dedication to self-regulations and…

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  • Constable Brain Brusse Analysis

    I did my last two practicum sessions with Constable Brain Brusse and Constable Norman Smith. Brussue is usually a School Resource Officer but he was filling in for another officer at the front desk/public service that day. Smith, as mentioned in my first essay, is part of the Traffic Response Unit of the Lethbridge Regional Police Service (LRPS). The Traffic Unit is always out and about- kept busy by drivers. I cannot say much action happens at the front desk beyond paper work and conversation. …

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  • Rachel Carson's Silent Spring: The Ban Of Parathion

    In 1962, noted biologist Rachel Carson published her book Silent Spring that told of the different effects poisons, such as parathion, have on the ecosystem. Soon after being published, her book gained the attention of the American public and helped to transform their attitudes towards the environment. In the excerpt Carson advocates for the ban of parathion by describing the farmers’ use for the poison as warlike, by faulting the ignorant public, and the negligent government for the poison’s…

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  • Chapter 14, Busybodies And Other Fact Tattlers

    Yes, an auditor is going to enforce the standards set, and they are going to enforce all other regulations that are set in place so that the public does not get misled. My main mission will not be to find something wrong to get someone in trouble, my priority will be making sure that all regulations were met to the best knowledge of the client, and to make sure that the public will not be misled. These two chapters really helped show how someone could be tattling, or trying to convey the…

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  • Public Education In Horace Mann's Leaves Of Grass

    In the mid 1800s, the desire for public education began to strive, as many American children were not given the oppurtunity to attend public school and learn vital information that would be crucial to their adulthood. Horace Mann, also known as “the father of American public schools,” led this movement for public education. Mann was born in 1796 and grew up with his poor family in Franklin, Massachusettes. Throughout his childhood, Mann would go to the Franklin public library, with the few…

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