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19 Sep 2013

Vegetarian Nation: The Health Benefits of a Meatless Diet

Case study - 3 pages - Educational studies

Since the beginning of time, human beings have been preoccupied with the notion of immortality. Achilles, the Greek warrior, was dipped into the River Styx as an infant so that he might be invincible in battle. Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de Leon headed an exploratory expedition in search of a...

11 Jul 2013

Healthy eating

Case study - 2 pages - Educational studies

Health is the most important aspect of living. Various people have different notions about a healthy diet, according to the place where they live and the kind of food available for them to eat. In this paper, the aspect of healthy eating and to what extent is the community indulging in...

21 Jun 2012

Examination of the "Vitality Approach", health model proposed by the Canadian government

Essay - 3 pages - Political science

Throughout recent decades, a number of health models and approaches have emerged, aiming to help individuals to live a healthier life. Models like the Vitality Approach, have attempting to provide a theoretical approach that cover a wide range of health and fitness aspects,...

08 Jun 2012

The good, the bad, and the ugly: Health care comparisons of three nations

Case study - 8 pages - Educational studies

Out of the three nations I chose to examine, Europe proved to have the best and most cost effective health care overall. While studying Europe, I mostly analyzed the UK's system, though I can say that most - if not, all - of the health care in other countries throughout Western...

11 May 2012

Essay on models of health such as Weight Watchers, Jenny Craig and living well, naturally- Select and examine the model that best reflects your own personal approach to health

Tutorials/exercises - 3 pages - Educational studies

During recent decades, a number of health models and diet programs have emerged, and intended to help people to live a better, healthier and happier life. In this respect, the media have focused on Weight Watchers, Jenny Craig, and other well- knows diet methods, as a source of inspiration...

29 May 2012

Why international agreements are necessary to protect environmental health and community health?

Case study - 4 pages - Educational studies

Environmental health refers to the elements present in the environment that affect and influence human public health. As established by the WHO Regional Office for Europe, the United Nations health agency, Environmental health refers to both direct pathological effect...

07 Feb 2011

Empirical investigation on the determinants of corporate dividend policy. Sectors considered: 'Food and drugs retailers' and 'Health care equipment and services'

Thesis - 7 pages - Finance

The Corporate Dividend policy, also called the Dividend Puzzle (Black, 1976) has always beensubjected to a lot of studies since, at least, the paper of Modigliani and Miller in 1961. The work ofthese authors stated that, in a frictionless world, when the firm has a constant investment policy,its...

07 Jun 2011

Eat, Think, Play: A after School Health Education Program

Essay - 6 pages - Educational studies

“Eat, Think, Play” is an interactive after school health education program dedicated to helping high school students build and promote a healthy lifestyle. We work to help students construct skills necessary to make good decisions regarding physical activity and eating a...

27 Jan 2011

The healthcare system in the US

Essay - 4 pages - Social sciences

The system of health insurance emerged gradually in the States at the beginning of the twentieth century and significantly spread all over by the nation by the middle of the twentieth century. The beneficial effects of such systems are undeniable, they allow access to care and 'equity...

22 Feb 2011

Contrasting and comparing the ethics of the healthcare system in the Netherlands, Denmark and the United States of America by means of the different moral philosophies

Essay - 7 pages - International relations

I'll be going over 3 different health care systems in 3 different countries; the Netherlands, Denmark and the United States of America. For each country I will give a brief explanation of the current health care system and then I will go over the advantages and disadvantages keeping...

21 Sep 2010

Health concepts

Essay - 3 pages - Medical studies

When going to the doctor's office or hospital many things are going through an individual's head. The individual is most likely experiencing some very high anxiety at this point, not knowing what to expect. The anxiety can come from the pain and suffering, financial concerns, or numerous other...

29 Sep 2010

Effectiveness of health services in the developing world

Essay - 5 pages - Management

Delivering medicine to the world's poorest people is a challenge. Hot, poor places such as Tanzania have many microbes but microscopic health budgets. Because they cannot afford adequate health care, poor people are sick a lot of time (The economist, 17/8/2002). Another report...

29 Jun 2010

Impact of information technology in the world of health

Tutorials/exercises - 7 pages - Medical studies

In the world of health, information technology is a real challenge. Internal communication is the key factor for success in a medical organization. For example: the physicians must be reachable at any time, and must constantly be able to ascertain the health of their patients and...

16 Jun 2010

The effects of work on health

Thesis - 4 pages - Management

The World Health Organization defines health as a state of total well being. This includes the physical, social and mental health of the employee. The state of well-being cannot be defined as the mere absence of disease or infirmity. Occupational hazards may have many adverse...

03 May 2010

A youth friendly services program in Baltimore to promote better health

Thesis - 4 pages - Social sciences

HIV/AIDS, Chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis are very present within the Baltimore City community and it affects the general population as a whole. These numbers and figures represent the known cases of these infections however, how many more individuals are affected and still unaware? The steps...

12 Jul 2010

The persistent health weaknesses in prison

Thesis - 7 pages - Social sciences

Successive reforms have attempted to promote equal treatment for inmates and the general population, but it appears that access to health care remains problematic. Section A of this document will study the living conditions of the detainees and their health, and section B will focus...

14 Dec 2010

Factors that determine the health of a Nation's economy

Thesis - 3 pages - Economy general

A budget deficit occurs when the government spends more money than it brings in. Every year the government prepares an annual budget and this budget assumes that a certain amount of money comes in through taxes and other sources. The government then spends the money on a large group of programs...

24 Aug 2010

Health care: A political issue

Thesis - 3 pages - Social sciences

What to do about healthcare in our nation is a much debated topic in current politics. Questions arise concerning the availability, cost, and quality of healthcare for American citizens. In recent years, citizens have seen the cost of health services skyrocket. Healthcare insurance offered...

12 Jul 2010

Dutch health care system

Thesis - 4 pages - Social sciences

Universal Health Care refers to access to affordable and high-quality health care to everyone who needs it. This system of health care is commonly known as a single payer system. The Dutch system provides “The dose of efficiency and equity that the current health...

29 Jun 2010

Global health-care

Thesis - 7 pages - Social sciences

The image of cities seems somewhat paradoxical. While economically and socially developed cities are often considered a place of employment, infrastructure and support they are also considered responsible for undermining environment and health. Cities have the reputation of being dirty,...

29 Jul 2010

Erasing the black lines: An examination of a personal behavior change through the perspective of health behavior theories

Thesis - 2 pages - Social sciences

Gripping my Chanel “Espresso,” I outlined my lower eyelid. The process took only three minutes at most and was part of my routine every morning. This behavior began when I was fourteen, just after a couple weeks in high school. I only began to reconsider using eyeliner six years later...

30 Mar 2010

The Women's health movement and the women's rights movement: A shared history

Thesis - 2 pages - Social sciences

The women's health movement and the women's rights movement share a close relationship. In their work Complaints and Disorders, The Sexual Politics of Sickness (1973), Barbra Ehrenreich and Deidre English assert that the medical system is “strategic” to both the oppression and...

29 Jun 2010

Public health and environment

Thesis - 6 pages - Social sciences

Public health and the environment seem related and the search for causes of diseases therefore takes place through the study of the characteristics of geographic settings. Of course, the geography of health has undergone a strong evolution in time. New horizons in the field were in...

15 Jul 2010

Contemporary normative assumptions about power and the rise of public health

Thesis - 4 pages - Social sciences

Post- Nietzschian scholarship explores the structural role of power. These authors assume that power is embedded in a complicated system that constrains or enables actors. Previous authors, such as Machiavelli and Kautilya, rested their claims on the inherent power of the sovereign. Moreover, the...

20 Jul 2010

Universal health care and the impact of the patient protection and affordable care Act of 2010

Thesis - 9 pages - Administrative law

Universal Health Care is a system, where the government of a nation interferes in the health care process, to ensure that every citizen or resident has access to required medical facilities and services. Germany has one of the oldest Universal Health Care systems. It was...

25 Feb 2010

The Fair family: Nursing, healthcare and ethics

Thesis - 7 pages - Social sciences

The factual scenario raises complex issues pertaining to ethical and legal considerations with regard to the rights of Mr Fair and his daughter. As an initial observation, patient autonomy and consent will be a central factor in determining the appropriate course of action and from a nursing...

05 Aug 2010

An organic nation: Do conventional rearing methods pose a risk to human health?

Thesis - 1 pages - Medical studies

Consumers are becoming increasingly concerned about how food is produced and how its production affects its safety. Recently, there has been growing alarm expressed over the relationship between human bacteria's increasing resistance to treatment with antibiotics and antibiotic residues in meat...

08 Apr 2010

Patient's history of health and healing: The many causes and cures of the ailments of Samuel Pepys

Thesis - 5 pages - Medical studies

Samuel Pepys epitomized the medical beliefs of the 17th century British patient. In his 1663 diary he chronicled his diseases and noted the perceived causes and treatments of those diseases. Pepys believed there could be multiple causes for disease, including religion, humoral imbalance, and the...

23 Jun 2010

Health heels

Presentation - 5 pages - Services marketing

We have used a Refutational approach for the promotion of our product as it would come in the market and would come into competition with the other brands within the next 2-3 months. A COMBINATION OF CENTRAL AND PERIPHERAL ROUTE in which we have clearly mentioned about all the attributes of the...

10 Dec 2010

Is there a right to health in Europe?

Thesis - 4 pages - Social sciences

In opinion surveys, European citizens put health, that is to say, the protection against risks of illness, at the peak of their concern. However, health is not defined in terms of European law. The European Commission has just recommended harmonization, without specifying what could...