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Body Piercing

Body Piercing-A Form of Self-Expression Body Piercing 2 It seems as if everywhere these days, someone has a part of the body pierced. Body piercings, also known as body modifications, are showing up on celebrities, athletes, classmates, friends and coworkers. Whether it is located on their face, tongue, or ears, body piercing is becoming a popular way to stand out from the rest of the crowd. Because body piercing is growing in popularity, more information needs to be provided...

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Beauty through History

were seen as odd. Blondes were considered the most attractive, pale skin was preferred and lips were made to look deep red. Women dressed in fine satins and silk covered in jewels and ruffles. In the Victorian Era (1837 – 1901) women were much more body aware and the slimmest waist was seen as the best – meaning corsets were undeniably in! They were wound so tight, breathing and sitting were next to impossible – broken ribs were caused by this. The economy rose and with that the ability to create...

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Body Piercings

Body Piercing and the Risk for Infection Body piercing has been a popular method of self-expression since ancient times. Roman centurions wore nipple rings to show their virility and courage, Amazonian warriors put heavy metal rings through their noses to intimidate their enemies, and ancient Egyptian royals had naval piercing to prove their high status in society. Today, although still associated with tribal people such as the Masai warriors of East Africa, body piercing has become a popular fashion...

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Language Analysis 1

“Scrap metal faces can be dangerous” A recent issue has arisen concerning the safety of teenagers who choose to pierce their bodies. In his opinion piece “Scrap metal faces can be dangerous” published on The Herald and Weekly Times, psychologist Michael Carr-Gregg addresses the issue. In a concerning and authoritative tone, Dr Carr-Gregg contends that the body of piercing of youths is a form of risk taking behaviour that may lead health-risk and other dangerous behaviours. Although taking in careful...

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Furthermore, I personally would not mind my server having visible tattoos and piercings while just dining with friends or family, as long as no tattoo is vulgar that would make someone uncomfortable, they have good hygiene and perform their job well. My opinion would be drastically different, for example, if I had invited a business client to have a lunch meeting. The range of acceptance for tattoos and/or piercings would vary with different workplace environments. Someone who works in a field...

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Case Study Infective Endocarditis

The patient complains of extreme fatigue, and anorexia. The echocardiogram reveals vegetations on the tricuspid valve. What risk factors predisposed Ms. Waters to develop infective endocarditis? Body piercings can be major risk factors for infected endocarditis, especially the tongue piercing since the oral cavity is a main port of entry for the infective endocarditis organisms. Explain the pathophysiology of infective endocarditis as it relates to this case. Endocarditis is a noncontagious...

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The Earth My Butt and Other Big Round Things

a ticket to go see her only friend and her parents don’t know until two days in advance. Virginia’s mother is furious that she rebelled against her family’s will. While Virginia is gone, she and her friend get piercings. Sharon gets a tongue piercing, while Virginia gets an eyebrow piercing. When Virginia arrives home her mother once again is mad. Followed by this episode Virginia dies her hair purple. This shows how Virginia is starting to rebel against her family, but this also shows Virginia’s...

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Army Tightens Rules

commercially pressed; only hand ironing will be authorized. • Bags worn over the shoulder must be black or the color print of the uniform, without logos. • Hair grooming standards will become more restrictive and better defined. • No visible body piercings will be allowed on or off duty. Males will not be allowed to wear earrings at any time. Ear gauging will be unauthorized. • Civilian clothes standards, both on and off post, will be better defined. • No dental ornamentation or gold teeth will...

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Organisational Policies and Protocols in Relation to Preparing and Dressing for Work in Health Care Settings

image whether| | | | |in uniform or non uniform, | | | | |Visible body piercing jewellery (including tongues) other than one plain earring stud in each ear must | | | | |not be worn whilst on duty, ...

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Tattoos and Body Piercings - Teenagers Choice or Not

the things our children have to face each day. Another major decision those same kids have to face is whether or not to go along with their friends and get a permanent body decoration by way of tattooing or piercing. Although it is their body, teenagers’ should wait until they are adults before making a decision on a permanent body decoration. A tattoo is a picture or word placed into the skin with permanent ink. The needle involved is a flat or round group of points ranging from a one (single...

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