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Prescription Drugs and Our Over Medicated Society

orchestrated our growing dependence on prescription drugs. Big Pharma now represents a practically inescapable component ...

Internet Information on Cardiovascular Drugs

of heart-related problems. This paper uses Internet sites, specifically WebMD and Medscape to find information on these drugs. Di...

MLB Hall of Fame and the Use of Drugs to Enhance Player Performance

The stringent voting criteria are based on "a players record, playing ability, integrity, sportsmanship, character, and contributi...

Using Gestalt Theory with Families

own feelings, behaviors and thoughts. The phenomenological method of gaining awareness is about "perceiving, feeling and acting" (...

Trends and Statistics on Drug Use

and recent mothers determined that, in general, the rate of alcohol consumption for women, aged 15 to 44, was lower among pregnant...

The Dangers of Steroid Use

pain and presumably athletes take it for the same reason. The strain on their joints from professional sports is tremendous, and g...

The Marketing Of Prescription Drugs

A five stage model looking at problem recognition, information search, evaluation of alternatives, purchase decision, and post- pu...

Motivation To Refrain From Drug Use

though the normal machinery of motivation is no longer functioning; they want the drug even when it no longer gives pleasure (Anon...

Personal Application of Criminology: The Son’s Friend

as possible, or simply explaining what hes done. Maybe hes bragging and inviting the son to join him in his next robbery. Or perha...

Steroid Use in Major League Baseball

steroids enhance performance; or rather, there is sufficient doubt about it to suggest that it might not be true in all cases. In ...

Domestic Violence And Immigrant Hispanic Women

dominance, a reality much of which is attributed to - or blamed upon - religious underpinnings. Laughton (1995) notes how women h...

Reiman's "The Rich Get Richer And The Poor Get Prison" - Drugs

also appear to be constantly fueling the social problem of illegal drug use and drug-based criminal behaviors. In essence, the s...

Prescription Drugs' Rising Costs

high price of drugs is not justifiable on the basis of creating such things. Also, when using Nexium for example, one can argue t...

Major Drugs' Decriminalization

to legalizing drugs. But these days it isnt mob criminals that are the problem, but international terrorists that are benefiting f...

'War on Drugs' and its Political Benefits

the creation of organizations. NORML (National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws) is perhaps the best known group that...

Australian Society and Drugs' Legal Status

legal status have no supportive precedents to cite (Moffitt et al, 1998). In the United States, Alaska briefly legalized the use ...

Ionized Drugs' Absorption

matrix, which contains mostly cholesterol and phospholipids (Merck, 2005). The composition of lipids not only determine the permea...

Ecstasy Use As A Party Drug: Cause And Effect

dosage will make them increase this aphrodisiac sensation will only experience acute nausea, seizures and eventual unconsciousness...

U.S. Policing, Racial Prejudice and 'the War on Drugs'

the economic and political struggles of inner-city existence in the United States. "Racial discrimination exists in the criminal ...

War on Drugs' Legalization

In five pages this issue is examined from both sides. Four sources are cited in the bibliography....

The Case for and Against the Decriminalization of Drugs

view is not anti drugs, it is a matter of where the line is drawn and which drugs are and are not acceptable by todays values. Loo...

RACIAL DISCRIMINATION AGAINST HISPANICS IN THE U.S.: AN ANALYSIS

When Arizona governor Jan Brewer signed Arizona SB 1070 into law, the states population, as well as the population of the United S...

Cultural Competency/Hispanic Population

six out of every ten Hispanics in the US identify themselves as being of Mexican origin (PHC, 2009). Nine of the other ten largest...

Disparities in Health Care Access

Not every American has the same opportunity to access and receive quality health care services. There are a number of social, econ...

A Study of Post Partum Depression

In a paper of ten pages, the author relates an overview of a study on post partum depression, specifically in Hispanic populations...

Counseling Issues, Hispanic Clients/

et al, 2009, p. 170). Dupree, et al (2010) conducted a study that investigated the barriers and preferences regarding mental hea...

Case Study - A Casino Changing its' Target Market

offering and without advantages such as location the firm may have found it difficult to attract sufficient customers away from th...

Cultural Cohesiveness and Distinction in the Latino/Hispanic Population

a multitude of cultural groups. Consider, for example, the tendency of the dominant US culture to lump all people of Asian herita...

Hispanic Cultures in the United States

Mexican Americans living in various states, such as California and Texas, that have likely been living in that state since it beca...

Illness and Culture in How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accent by Julia Alvarez

differences between cultures consist of variation in their main pattern in terms of these five dimensions and that these differenc...