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Sterriods
Sterriods
sterriods Should Steroids be banned from society? By: Anonymous Research Paper Should Steroids Be Banned From Society? It’s amazing what athletes will do to achieve higher levels of performance and to get an edge on the rivaled competition. Often people do not realize the long-term effects that result from the decisions they make early in life. This resembles the obvious phenomenon with steroids. Steroids became a spreading exposure to athletes in the Olympics and other major sporting events dur
Stress1
Stress1
stress1 STRESS IN COLLEGE Everybody experiences stress in their lives. There are many stressors in college that start with college work. College is a big source of stress for variety of reasons, and poor planning often leads to crisis situations.The stress of every day life in college shows itself in different ways: the expectations of making an A in every course, the fear of doing poorly on tests, and worrying about failing. However, as stress becomes more serious , we often begin to develop tr
Stress1
Stress1
stress1 STRESS IN COLLEGE Everybody experiences stress in their lives. There are many stressors in college that start with college work. College is a big source of stress for variety of reasons, and poor planning often leads to crisis situations.The stress of every day life in college shows itself in different ways: the expectations of making an A in every course, the fear of doing poorly on tests, and worrying about failing. However, as stress becomes more serious , we often begin to develop tr
Suicide among teens
Suicide among teens
suicide among teens Suicide is the 3rd leading cause of death among humans between the ages of 15-25 years old. It is the 6th leading cause of death among children 5-14 years of age. Every day more and more people are taking their own lives. They assume that life is not worth living or pointless (Teen Suicide, an epidemic). Thousands of young people die every year, not by the hands of others, but instead, their own (Some Facts). The problem of suicide occurs all over the world. Statistics show t
Technology and Television
Technology and Television
Technology and Television Technology and Television Adrian Dominguez Professor Fourzan English November 30, 1999 Technology has created many good things for humanity such as cures for illnesses, ways to make transportation faster and many other things. Yet technology has also done harm to human culture, and it is easily spread to many people all over the world. This dark side is communication, either by television or radio, violence is spread everyday. The most affected are children because they
Teen Alcoholism
Teen Alcoholism
Teen Alcoholism Teenage Alcoholism Teenagers today have no idea what alcoholism really is. They think that they can never become alcoholics. They think that it could never happen to them, but they are wrong. Stress, family problems and the desire to be popular are issues that cause teenage alcoholism. Signs that a teenager has a drinking problem and steps that parents can take to help their child are what I will discuss in this paper. The critical ingredient common to all alcoholic beverages is
Teen Pregnancy
Teen Pregnancy
Teen Pregnancy The Truth About Teen Pregnancy Although the rate of teenage pregnancy in the United States has declined greatly within the past few years, it is still an enormous problem that needs to be addressed. These rates are still higher in the 1990\'s than they were only a decade ago. The United State\'s teenage birthrate exceeds that of most other industrialized nations, even though American teenagers are no more sexually active than teenagers are in Canada or Europe. (Gormly 348) Recent
Teen Pregnancy
Teen Pregnancy
Teen Pregnancy The Truth About Teen Pregnancy Although the rate of teenage pregnancy in the United States has declined greatly within the past few years, it is still an enormous problem that needs to be addressed. These rates are still higher in the 1990\'s than they were only a decade ago. The United State\'s teenage birthrate exceeds that of most other industrialized nations, even though American teenagers are no more sexually active than teenagers are in Canada or Europe. (Gormly 348) Recent
Teen sex
Teen sex
teen sex Teenage Sex Teenagers in the United States are experimenting with sexual activities more and more today than ever before. According to Charles Krauthammer, Sex oozes from every pore of the culture and there\'s not a kid in the world who can avoid it. (Meier, 1994, p. 7). Teenagers are surrounded by some sort of sexual connotations all the time. Whether it is television, radio, school, or even the Internet, teenagers are hearing the affects of sex on our society. The price that teenage
Teen Suicide in the US
Teen Suicide in the US
Teen Suicide in the US Teen Suicide in the US “Suicide is the third leading cause of deaths among people 15 to 24…” (16) Although lately the rate of suicide is beginning to level off, it has tripled since the 1950’s. The suicide rate varies with gender, race, sexuality, and environment. Males commit suicide four times more than females, yet females attempt suicide four times more than males. Concerning race, “Statistics state that white males and females make up almost half of the suicides in th
TEENAGE ACHOLISM
TEENAGE ACHOLISM
TEENAGE ACHOLISM Most teenagers today are using the most abused drug, alcohol. Four percent of college students drink alcohol daily. Nearly half of college students are binge drinkers (Facts and Statistics, www.glness.com/ndhs/stats.html). Of the teenagers that do drink, 39% say that they drink alone, 58% say that they drink when they are upset, 30% say that they drink when they are bored, and 37% say that they drink to feel high (Troubled Drink, www.alcoholismhelp.com/help/youth/letter2.html)
Teenage Consumers
Teenage Consumers
Teenage Consumers As the sun shines a little bit too brilliantly through the window and your silver-plated designer alarm clock blares, you roll out of bed. Being the troubled, sassy, and tired genius teenager that you are, you reach for your Sony laptop and hurriedly cram it into your North Face backpack. You smile at the originality of its buttons and patches that don street smart sayings whose purpose are to differentiate your black bag from all of the other clones that are seen in your schoo
Teenagers1
Teenagers1
teenagers1 ˇ§Young people today have too much freedom.ˇ¨ Do you agree ? Nowadays, many teenagers are spoilt, they are doing things which are unsuitable for their age. You may ask , ˇ§Why ?ˇ¨ I am sorry to say that the kids have too much freedom, they take the privilege for granted and donˇ¦t know how to control themselves. Itˇ¦s a pity to see students in midnight wandering in streets smoking, when they are supposed to be sleeping at home ; itˇ¦s also sad to see youngsters taking drugs, when they
Teens and Stress
Teens and Stress
Teens and Stress Teens and Stress Today’s teenagers attend school, have jobs, make time for homework, participate in extracurricular activities, and deal with unexpected obstacles that life contains, all in the course of a 24 hour day. Teens must also set aside time to have a social life and for the 8 hours of sleep needed to help prepare them for the next hectic day. With no time for themselves, teens can easily become overstressed. Stress is not just a mental problem, but also a physical respo
The case for canibus
The case for canibus
the case for canibus The Case for Cannabis Solomon Hafer 11/28/99 Mrs. Pappas English 10 D Legalization of marijuana offers both benefits, and disadvantages. The medical benefits of marijuana have been researched and proven to aid patients with glaucoma and some forms of cancer. Other benefits include: fewer people in prison and fewer social problems for the users because they get help instead of jail time. The big question remains: all out legalization or legalization for medical use, or decrim
The Cons of Marijuana Usage
The Cons of Marijuana Usage
The Cons of Marijuana Usage The Cons of Marijuana Usage Argument against the legalization of marijuna The legalization of marijuana is one of the most highly debated about subjects facing Canadians and Americans today. Advocates of legalization use two major arguments in their effort to have marijuana legalized. First, which is by far the biggest argument is that marijuana has a significant medical use. The second argument is that marijuana does not cause harm to those that smoke it. Both of the
The drug commonly known as ecstasy
The drug commonly known as ecstasy
the drug commonly known as ecstasy The drug commonly known as ecstasy, is a designer drug that is increasingly affecting the health and taking the lives of teens, college students, and young professionals around the world and needs to be put to a stop. Ecstasy, or MDMA, is a synthetic, psychoactive, mind altering drug with hallucinogenic and amphetamine like properties. Many problems users run across when taking the drug ecstasy include, psychological difficulties, including confusion, depressio
The EEOC
The EEOC
The EEOC Federal Laws Prohibiting Job Discrimination Questions And Answers Federal Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Laws I. What Are the Federal Laws Prohibiting Job Discrimination? · Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII), which prohibits employment discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, or national origin; · the Equal Pay Act of 1963 (EPA), which protects men and women who perform substantially equal work in the same establishment from sex-based wage discriminatio
The effect of chrysler
The effect of chrysler
the effect of chrysler TERM PAPER EXAMPLES ! Enter the NEW Term Paper Help Site HERE and SKIP the Other ads! -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Enter Your Term Paper Topic Here: If You Get No Reponse, Press STOP & Then Click This Link ! -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- -or- Select Your ESSAY Topic Below: *** Essays - Topics *** Accounting & Finance - Personal Finance - Money & Banking - Corporate Financ
The effects of drug use
The effects of drug use
The effects of drug use Maybe some of us have a good idea that the illegal drug business is still huge but covered somewhere among the black economy markets. After all the numbers one could hear tossed around, I am afraid that the sad truth could be, that no one really knows just how huge this business might be, how many people die, how much blood money has been made and than laundered into legal businesses. It is terrible to imagine how many subways and basements come to be the places for be
The Effects of Violence in Media on Society Today
The Effects of Violence in Media on Society Today
The Effects of Violence in Media on Society Today Is societies violence the media’s fault? This is the question that has been asked since before television was in every American’s house. Of course there are the different types of media today ranging from newspapers, to on-line reports and stories. There have been arguments upon arguments about this issue, and over 3,000 studies conducted. Unfortunately there isn’t one single result, there is only an array of supposed answers to this undying ques
The end of the year
The end of the year
The end of the year The Impact of the Vietnam War on the People of America The Vietnam War was one of the most tragic wars in American history. The affects it had on the American people were tremendous. Even today many Americans have the frightening, unforgettable memories of the war. The war was accounted to be over in 1973, but Americans still suffer the aftershocks of a national trauma that has left the nation bitterly divided and estranged from its ideals. The painful memories will be eased,
The impact of shiftwork on humen
The impact of shiftwork on humen
The impact of shiftwork on humen The schedulng of hours of work is undoubtedly one of the major social problems of industrial society. Statistics estimates that 30% of Canada\'s workforce are involved in some kinds of shiftwork. Of those, 33% work irregular shifts, just under 30% work rotating shifts, 17% work long term evening shifts, 10% work on call, 3% work split shifts, 3% work long term night shifts and just over 3% are classed as other. Present estimates tell us that before the trend sl
The Question of Legalizing Drugs
The Question of Legalizing Drugs
The Question of Legalizing Drugs The Question of Legalizing Drugs? Drug legalization is an enduring question that presently faces our scholars. This issue embraces two positions: drugs should not be legalized and drugs should be legalized. These two positions contain an array of angles that supports each issue. This brief of the issues enables one to consider the strengths and weakness of each argument, become aware of the grounds of disagreement and agreement and ultimately form an opinion base
The slopes
The slopes
the slopes ˙8:02 a.m. Saturday. It\'s still dark, as usual, on these cold, winter days. Everybody else is still sleeping and enjoying the comforting heat of their beds. I crack open the locked window by my bed, an act some deemed downright idiotic. I strip off my pj\'s, throw on my robe, and head for the shower. Drying off, I think about where I am about to go. I dress piece by layered piece. I can\'t wait to hit the slopes! I round up my tools: body, boards, boots, bindings. Everything is in wo
The Truth About Steroids
The Truth About Steroids
The Truth About Steroids Steroids have become a very common term in athletic events. Steroids are a group of hormones, which the body naturally produces in small amounts. The body uses these hormones to help control metabolism, inflammation, immune function, salt and water balance, development of sexual characteristics and a person’s ability to fight illness and injury. Steroids were first used in the medical field to help with the pains of arthritis. Now medical documentation is showing the sid
The War Against Drugs
The War Against Drugs
The War Against Drugs Naufel Tajudeen Crimes, Drugs and Policy The War Against Drugs In this country, we are locked in war we simply cannot win. We strive to protect over 10,000 miles of border, against enemies who are driven by the lure of an obscene profit. We have fought this a version of this war before, and have lost. All that has really resulted from this war is the overcrowding of prisons, the expansion of law enforcement\'s ability to encroach on the personal lives of ordinary citizens,
The War on Drugs
The War on Drugs
The War on Drugs Since the early 1960s, there has been an alarming increase in drug use in the United States. In 1962, four million Americans had tried an illegal drug. By 1999, that number had risen to a staggering 87.7 million, according to the 1999 National Household Survey on Drug Abuse. The study also found that the number of illicit drug users who were above the age of 12 and had used drugs in the past month reached a high of 25.4 million in 1979, decreased through the late 1980s to a low
American Academy of Pediatrics. (1997). Adolescent
American Academy of Pediatrics. (1997). Adolescent
thr American Academy of Pediatrics. (1997). Adolescents and Anabolic Steroids: A Subject Review. Pediatrics. v. 99, 1-10. Brown, W. (1980). Ethics, Drugs and Sport. Journal of the Philosophy of Sport. v.2, 15-23. Burke, M. (1997). Drugs in Sport: An Issue of Morality or Sentimentality?. Journal of the Philosophy of Sport. v. 24, 99-113. Gwartney, D. (1999). Androstenedione: Physical and Ethical Considerations Relative to Its Use as an Ergogenic Aid. National Strength and Conditioning Journal. .
Toxic parents
Toxic parents
toxic parents My report is on the book Toxic Parents by Dr. Susan Forward. I found this book very intrusting and scary in the same breath. I could not understand some of the hurt and pain parents inflict on their children. I do come from a home that was destroyed by divorce, alcohol and drug use. I can relate to some of the stories and it brought up my own struggles and made me question my own parents. I don’t know what normal parents are but this book made it clear what is not healthy for child
Toxicology
Toxicology
Toxicology *HTML**FONT SIZE=5 PTSIZE=14**B*The Forensic Science Review*/FONT**FONT SIZE=3 PTSIZE=10**BR* *BR* *BR* Instrumentation*/B**BR* *BR* Application of fluorescence spectroscopy to forensic science; Siegel JA (US); 8(1):1-11; 1996.*BR* *BR* Application of pyrolysis gas chromatography in forensic science; Blackledge RD (US); 4(1):1-16; 1992.*BR* *BR* Determination of drugs of abuse and their stereoisomers by circular dichroism; Purdie N (US); 3(1):1-16; 1991.*BR* *BR* Forensic identificati
Treatment of mentally ill
Treatment of mentally ill
treatment of mentally ill Ideas have changed over years for treating and handling people who have mentally problems. One ancient theory holds that abnormal behavior can be explained by the operation of supernatural and magical forces such as devil. In socities that believe in this theory generally practise exorcism, that is the removing of evil that resides in the individual through prayer and countermagic. In some societies, a technique called trephination was used to treat mentailly ill. In th
Under age drinking
Under age drinking
under age drinking Why would people who are under age want to drink? Well under age drinking isn\'t to uncommon. (1) Studies say that approximately 6% of 10-11 year old children use alcohol. 25% by the age of 14 and 55% by the age of 17. Approximately 92 percent of high school kids have used alcohol, of the 92 percent 64 percent use alcohol on a regular basis. Sometimes teenage kids drink under stress. Stress can be overwelming and kids don\'t know how to deel with it. Drinking is a way for them
Violence in Schools2
Violence in Schools2
Violence in Schools2 Violence in Schools: A hazard to learn? Katie Conrad Writing about Literature For many years there has been an increase in the cases of violence in schools. Violence, in itself, has been a problem plaguing schools and just recently has it taken deadly actions. But what causes these outbreaks of aggression and hatred to occur? Is it the community where the school is or peers that children come in contact with? Some factors that might contribute to violence in schools is the f
War on drugs
War on drugs
war on drugs Racist War on Drugs The U.S. Constitution once counted Black slaves as worth three-fifths of Whites. Today, Black per capita income is three-fifths of Whites. That’s an economic measure of enduring racism. The Latino-White ratio is even worse. One out of three Black men in there twenties is now in prison or jail, on probation or on parole on any given day. The comparable figure for Latinos is about one in eight, and for Whites, one in fifteen. It is impossible to understand why so
War on drugs1
War on drugs1
war on drugs1 The topic of this research paper is War on Drugs. There are many problems that drug’s cause, but there are also problems that the war on drugs has caused too. The following paragraphs have supporting ideas for both ideas. Every president since Eisenhower had created new measures to decrease drug use in the United States, but, until 1979, none had actually succeeded. In 1989, the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) released a report stating that there was a 37% drop in casual (n
WE ARE HOPING TO GET 5000 SIGNATURES ON THI
WE ARE HOPING TO GET 5000 SIGNATURES ON THI
WE ARE HOPING TO GET 5000 SIGNATURES ON THI Somebody Should Have Taught Him I went to a birthday party mom I remembered what you said. You told me not to drink at all So I drank soda instead. I felt proud inside, Just the way you said I would, that I didn\'t choose to drink and drive Though some friends said I should. I knew I made the right choice Because your advice to me was right And as the party finally ended The kids drove out of sight. I got into my car Sure to get home in one piece, ne
Weed1
Weed1
weed1 Pro marijuana legalization groups such as the Physician\'s Association for AIDS Care, National Lymphoma Foundation argue that marijuana should be legalized in order to treat terminally ill patients. Among them are AIDS victims who find that marijuana stimulates their appetites so they can fight off dangerous emaciation; glaucoma sufferers who have used marijuana said it has prevented them from going blind, and cancer patients for whom it alleviates the severe nausea that is often accompani
What really happens at night clubs
What really happens at night clubs
what really happens at night clubs What Really Happens At Night Clubs Southern California parents, do you know where your teenage daughters are? Do they spend their Saturday nights at dance clubs? -like The Palace, Florentine Gardens, Kokomo’s. Do they sound familiar? Well, you should be aware of what really happens at night clubs; you may be shocked, outraged, or upset, but you may end up saving your daughter’s life, her innocence, and her virginity. All the dance clubs are fairly similar, but
Who Is Behind The Wheel
Who Is Behind The Wheel
Who Is Behind The Wheel Most teenagers are not aware of the dangers awaiting them on America’s roadways. In the United States there are more registered motor vehicles than there are drivers. Each year there are over 5,000 fatal car crashes involving teens. More teenagers are killed in a car than any other form of death related means. Drunk driving is another serious problem facing society in America. In the last 10 years a drunk driver has killed over 250,000 people. About 13% of the people kill
Why isnt marijuana legal
Why isnt marijuana legal
why isnt marijuana legal Can anyone give me a reason why marijuana is illegal? What about marijuana is so different than any other drug out there? Is there even a difference? Let\'s take a look. Marijuana is a drug obtained from dried and crumpled parts of the hemp plant, Cannabis sativa. Smoked by rolling in tobacco paper or placing in a pipe. It is also otherwise consumed worldwide by an estimated 200,000,000 people for pleasure, an escape from reality, health purposes, or relaxation. Marijuan
Youll Miss Me When Im Gone
Youll Miss Me When Im Gone
Youll Miss Me When Im Gone This is a story of a boy who had it all, new car, good grades, a good future, and a great looking girl friend. Little by little he loses it all because he can get a drunk from his parent\'s liquor cabinet any time he wants. He Marcus is a secret drinker, he feels that liquor will solve all of his problems like his parents divorce, his dad\'s new marriage, and being able to write articles for his school newspaper. Marcus believes that drinking will get back his car and
Youth and crime
Youth and crime
youth and crime There has been a steady increase in the number violent crimes committed by today’s adolescence. Headlines in newspaper read “Two teen kill13 and wound several others” “Fourteen year old boy kills one and wounds another.” Incidences like these are shocking society today. Why is this violence happening? Today’s children are growing up in a more violence society. Violence is shown on television, through video games and through different advertising campaigns. Are young kids killing
Personal Narrative
Personal Narrative
yup Personal Narrative By Through out my whole younger life the only thing I can remember my father teaching me was how to feel bad about my self. “Your to fat Stew, why do you have to be so stupid? Huh, why you ungrateful little piece of crap. I brought you into this world I can take you out of it.” These are only a minor few of the things my father, John Carrier, has told me in my life. They may have been the first but they sure were not the last. My father was a tall man of about 6’3. He was
Dazed and confused vs the breakfast club
Dazed and confused vs the breakfast club
dazed and confused vs the breakfast club The carefree years vs. the petty years At one time or another, a movie is made about every generation. Dazed and Confused is for the 1970’s group of Americans (during the coming of age) when bellbottoms and marijuana were the fashion, drinking and driving had yet to become unthinkable, and safe sex was used only to avoid pregnancy. The Breakfast Club is a remembrance of the 1980’s era of pegged jeans, glitter and leg warmers, when AIDS started but only th
DJ vs Roadman
DJ vs Roadman
DJ vs Roadman DJ vs. Roadman Trance is usually achieved at communal rituals, with plenty of loud music and dancing. The specifics—the costumes, music, and dance—vary from culture to culture, but the pattern underneath is identical: loud music and vigorous dancing lead to a state of over stimulation that can produce a form of egolessness that is the ground for any sacred exploration. – Mickey Hart (Hart, 119) Two types of music cultures today use community, music, and drugs to achieve a state of
Does Rap Music Cause Violence
Does Rap Music Cause Violence
Does Rap Music Cause Violence Is Rap Music the Cause of Violence? _______________________________ _______________________________ _______________________________ Since the late 1980\'s rap music has been called the Anti Christ in our culture, because of it\'s so-called influence in people\'s life. People swear up and down that the music is why people, specially the youth resort to violent crimes. I think by saying this they are trying to cover up the real truth by giving simple answers. Rap is d
Heavy Metal
Heavy Metal
Heavy Metal The Effect of Heavy Metal Music Musical preferences are as diverse as the people who listen to it. Different types of music have different reputations. Heavy metal music is often labeled as negative. Yet others find it a harmless form of music. The argument presented in this paper will show that heavy metal music poses no threat to the well-being of its listeners. Like other types of music, such as jazz, blues, and even rap. The distinct style of heavy metal music can be grouped in
Hip hop1
Hip hop1
hip hop1 Teens and Problems Teens must deal with a wide variety of problems which can be difficult and stressful. These problems can range from peer pressure to dealing with siblings. Uncertainties come at a time in a teen\'s life when each teen is usually not equipped emotionally or mentally to handle these situations. Peer pressure, parents, and siblings are three difficult issues that confront teens. Peer pressure is one of the most common problems of all teens. When a teen is new at a school
Jazz1
Jazz1
jazz1 John Coltrane Jazz, taking its roots in African American folk music, has evolved, metamorphosed, and transposed itself over the last century to become a truly American art form. More than any other type of music, it places special emphasis on innovative individual interpretation. Instead of relying on a written score, the musician improvises. For each specific period or style through which jazz has gone through over the past seventy years, there is almost always a single person who can be