Ablutophobia- Fear of washing or bathing.
Acarophobia- Fear of itching or of the insects that cause itching.
Acerophobia- Fear of sourness.
Achluophobia- Fear of darkness.
Acousticophobia- Fear of noise.
Acrophobia- Fear of heights.
Aerophobia- Fear of drafts, air swallowing,
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Louise Pasteur, a Frenchman who was neither a physician nor a veterinarian moved into the spotlight to help find a vaccine for Rabies. He began the study of Rabies when two rabid dogs were brought into his laboratory. One of the dogs suffered from the dumb form of the disease: his lower jaw
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The Center for Disease control has estimated that illnesses directly resulting from food contamination cause approximately 76 million illnesses, 325,000 hospitalizations, and 5,000 deaths each year in the United States. The rise of food-related illnesses can be mostly attributed to increased
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Cause and Effect Essay on:
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Driving a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol is one of the most dangerous things you can do. There is a mass of research evidence to show that driving performance and
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Date rape is not a rare incident that only happens in isolated situations. In fact, surveys indicate that in 84% of rape cases, the victim knew the attacker, and 57% of rapes occurred on dates (Warshaw 11). However, what is even more surprising than these high statistics is that most
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Alcoholism in the 21st Century
The dictionary describes alcoholism as continued excessive or compulsive use of alcoholic drinks. However, this disease is much more complex. Alcohol abuse is a growing problem in the United States today, causing more and more deaths each year. It affects
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Infectious mononucleosis is caused by the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV). It is a double stranded DNA virus indistinguishable from other members of the herpes virus group. It get its' name from the mononuclear (single nucleus) cells. It is also known as the "kissing disease", because the most
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Laura sits in her room surrounded by a stack of notes, cramming for a test that she entirely forgot about, while James stares blankly at a college application. He also has the knowledge that he must be at work in 20 minutes, and that his car hardly has any gas left in it.
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Malaria (also called biduoterian fever, blackwater fever, falciparum malaria, plasmodium, Quartan malaria, and tertian malaria) is one of the most infectious and most common diseases in the world. This serious, sometimes-fatal disease is caused by a parasite that is carried by a certain
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There once was a time where words like "light" and "low-fat" on food packages that had no nutritional meaning. As a result, shoppers were often led to believe they were buying products that were more helpful than they really were. Nutrition panels on labels were also confusing
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Smallpox was a disease that was caused by a virus. The virus spread when an uninfected person came in direct contact with a sick person and breathed in the virus. Usually, the virus was in tiny drops that were coughed up by the sick person. After about two weeks the infected person
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Diet has always played a vital role in supporting health. Today, over consumption of foods especially those high in fat is a major concern for people in the United States. When we look at the ten leading causes of illness and death in the United States, the top categories are heart disease,
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Allergies are especially unique in the medical field because they differ among patients. An allergy is a specific immunologic reaction to a normally harmless substance, one that does not bother most people. People with allergies are often sensitive to many substances. Common allergens that
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Essay: "The Three-Day Blow"
Drinking is one of people's main problems. Drinking distorts self-perception and actions. There are many reasons for drinking: depression, happiness, a social event. These incentives are developed in "The Three-Day Blow" by Ernest Hemingway. Hemingway uses
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In medieval times, punishment was often as brutal as the crimes. The executioners would do bad things to the sinners, such as a method called breaking with the wheel, the head crusher, or even the guillotine.
The sinners would sometimes get hung. The rope that went around the sinners' neck
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Every 20 minutes, the world adds another 3,500 human lives but loses one or more entire species of animal or plant life - at least 27,000 species per year. ZGP July 1999
World population growth peaked at about two percent per
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By: Joe Cox
Mrs. Strutz 4th hr.
What makes one exhibit the tendencies that define its existence? Is it the natural chemical balances and imbalances that one is born with? Or could it be the way they breathe in the life around them engrained in their mind from those who care for
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Morphine is a narcotic analgesic drug, which means that it is a downer painkiller. It is most commonly given intravenously (by injection) for more rapid results, but it can also effectively be given orally. It has a remarkable ability to reduce physical distress, and its calming
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The purpose of this paper is to define stress and how it effects the body's physiological systems. This paper will include the normal functions and organs involved in the following five physiological systems, cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, respiratory, immune and musculoskeletal. This
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The Harmful Effects Of Smoking a Cigarette
The harmful effects of smoking are:
Smoking accounts for about 80-90% of all chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, emphysema, chronic mucus secretion, and chronic air flow blocks. Smoking is involved in 85% of all lung
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Nicotine and Drugs Affects a Fetus
Nicotine and drugs can affect a fetus by entering into the bloodstream of the unborn child. While you are pregnant, almost everything you eat, drink or smoke passes through your body to your baby. That is why drugs taken during pregnancy can be harmful to
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The two types of the nervous system are the
Central nervous system and the peripheral nervous system. They are
responsible for integrating, processing, and coordinating
Sensory data and motor commands the central nervous system, which interprets sensory input and carry
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Adolescent Depression and Suicide: Early Detection and Treatment the Key
Only in the past two decades has depression in adolescents been taken seriously. Depression is an illness that involves the body, mood and thoughts. It affects the way a person eats and sleeps, the way one feels about
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Alcoholism, as defined by the Random House Dictionary of the English Language, is "a chronic disorder characterized by dependence on alcohol, repeated excessive use of alcoholic beverages. The development of withdrawal symptoms on reducing or ceasing intake, morbidity that may include cirrhosis
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General Purpose: To convince
Specific Purpose: To convince my audience that Sexuality Education must be taught in our schools.
Birds, Bees and ABC's: the need for Sexuality Education in schools
Capture: Have you ever seen the bumper sticker that says, "If you think an education is
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In Pursuit of Forever
Although it is certainly an important operative factor, the commonly-interpreted
explanation of aging and death, a sort of simple degeneration of the body's mechanical and
chemical systems through time and usage, does not apply very well to the truth. The
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Stress: Causes and Effects
Stress is an ongoing dilemma that occurs in each and everyone's life. It is a factor that is undoubtedly apart of daily living. Due to the trivial problems that occur in people's daily lives massive amounts of stress can arise. People perceive and manage stress
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The greatest adversary to the natives in the Americas was not the swords or guns of the invaders. It was the devastation brought by deadly diseases infecting an unsuspecting population that had no immunity to such diseases.
The Europeans were said to be thoroughly diseased by the time
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What is Tuberculosis, and how serious is this problem?
TB, or Tuberculosis, is a chronic or acute contagious disease caused by a bacterial infection. TB is the leading cause of death from a single infectious disease, accounting for over a quarter of avoidable deaths among adults. It can
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CLASIFICACION DE DROGAS LEGALES E ILEGALES DE MAYOR CONSUMO
NOMBRE DE LA DROGA : ALCOHOL
ACTUA COMO DEPRESOR DE SISTEMA NERVIOSO CENTRAL.
NOMBRES POPULARES : CHELA , PISTO, DRINK , ALIPUSES ,
POMO , PULMON , ETC.
FORMA DE CONSUMO : ORAL
EFECTOS : ADICCION (ALCOHOLISMO) ,
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