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    The Germ Theory of Disease which is, specific diseases are caused by specific microorganisms, changed the medical field completely. It battled the Spontaneous Generation theory that dominated the medical thought as the cause of disease. The theory originated through the work of many different physicians and would eventually change and improve the medical and public health systems. The Germ theory of disease came about around the mid 1800’s. The work of Louis Pasteur and Robert Koch would eventually help the germ theory gain wide acceptance in the medical field. But Pasteur and Koch were influenced by men like Ignaz Semmelveis, Edward Jenner, O.W. Holmes, and John Snow. These physicians helped change the medical field. Edward Jenner was a doctor from England who lived 1749-1843 and he was the first person to come up with a vaccine for small pox. Jenner had worked as a doctor for many dairy farms throughout his career. From working on these farms he noticed the disease cow-pox, which came from milking cows who had the disease. Jenner noticed that the people who had been infected with cow-pox did not…

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    Francesco disproved the theory of spontaneous generation through his controlled experiment with the maggots and the meat. Redi hypothesized that maggots did not magically appear from the meat, like the people at the time thought, but rather hatched from the objects deposited by the flies. He tested this by placing meat in two jars, one with no lid (the control group) and the other with a cloth cover (the experimental group). If spontaneous generation was valid, then both jars would’ve had…

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    They worked on disproving spontaneous generation. Also known as abiogenesis, spontaneous generation is the belief that living things could arise from nonliving things. Worms and flies were often seen on decaying meat, which led many to believe that that’s where they originated from. Francesco Redi was the first out of the three to try and disprove this theory. He proved that flies and maggots do not come from rotting meat, but from the eggs laid on the meat. His experiment, however, did not turn…

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    NHS Synthesis Essay

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    The NHS is on the verge of collapse with paperwork and red tape piling up, leaving doctors and nurses less time to care for patients. Bureaucracy has existed since the establishment of the NHS in 1948 and attempts to reform this have gone in vain. The NHS promises to provide up to date services yet this is not always seen. In this essay, I will illustrate Friedrich von Hayek’s ideas of free markets and apply it to the issue of bureaucracy within the NHS. Hayek’s thesis was that socialism…

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    As the lottery has progressed, the younger generations have grown less interested in the lottery. The new generations are the ones who will have the power to put an end to the lottery, but it is hard to do so when they have been raised participating in it. Upon arrival to the town square, one boy, “stuffed his pockets full of stones” (Jackson 410) in preparation, and the other boys followed his lead. During what should be considered a gruesome event, the boys’ first instinct is to find stones in…

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    Nothing is Needed for Something Many people judge their success on how much they have and the material possessions around them; Ernest Hemingway, however, believes people must accept they are nothing to achieve true success and happiness. Nothingness is a difficult concept for many to grasp, but it becomes more clear with age what nothingness means. People also often do not want to accept or believe they are nothing in the world. Most believe they have a specific purpose and are in some way…

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    Krik Krakkok Analysis

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    Sometimes, people can’t picture how poor life can be for others. Where is the hope? Suzette in New York Day women describes one aspect of life in Haiti as “In Haiti when you get hit by a car, the owner of the car gets out and kicks you for getting blood on his bumper” (Page 128). In the novel Krik? Krak!, Danticat is trying to send the message that when humans are abused, killed, and have such a poor quality of life, they find hope in symbols, superstitions, and future generations. Abuse and…

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    Shifting Generations Contemporary World Literature contemplates an array of different political, societal and cultural issues. In this globalization era where the imminent information revolution has taken place, magically unifying the entire world. Migration among countries has created a cultural blend of races and ethnicities. Diverse countries now face problems involving political refugees, immigrants, and health concerns. Literature has accompanied this era with important contemporary…

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    All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque, is a story about war and the lost generation told through the perspective of a soldier. Some books attempt to romanticize or cover up the true face of war, but, All Quiet on the Western Front is an example of what being on the trenches was actually like. Throughout the story, Paul goes through many struggles equally physically and mentally scarring. All Quiet on the Western Front is an excellent demonstration of the Lost Generation because…

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    Introduction: Greetings Silent Generation: The Importance of Healthcare Marketing For the Silent Generation If healthcare professionals and marketers alike believe that the Silent generation does not particularly matter, regarding the generation as healthcare consumers, the moment is now for both healthcare professionals and marketers to think again. For the most part, the Silent generation is surpassing what it means to live longer and more comfortably in today’s ever-changing society.…

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