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The Importance of Summer Camps and Programs in the Development of Children

Purpose of the Paper

The purpose of this paper is to represent to the reader the importance of organized summer camps and programs in youth development. A special emphasis throughout the paper is placed on the influence of recreation on child development and personal growth.

By defining the effect . . . .

Tecumseh and the Shawnee Prophet

Tenskwatawa "The prophet" and Tecumseh

Tenskwatawa was born in 1778 at Old Piqua near present day Springfield, Ohio. His father was an important Shawnee chief. Lauliwasikau was one of eight children, and he protected his younger brother Tecumseh and acted as his protector. Lauliwaskiau would eventually be known as Tenskwatawa.

In 1783, at . . . .

Statement of the Problem

Poverty has always been the bane of society.

In modern-day times, with the easy spread of information, poverty is even more magnified. People in wealthy areas and situations are aware of exactly how poor people are wretched areas, and, more critically, people in wretched areas are entirely aware how wealthy people in more fortunate areas. Civilizations . . . .

The term 'endangered species' means any species which is in danger of extinction throughout all or a significant portion of its range other than a species of the Class Insect a determined by the Secretary to constitute a pest whose protection under the provisions of this Act would present an overwhelming and overriding risk to man." A threatened species "means any species which is likely to . . . .



The purpose of this paper is to introduce, discuss, and compare "Angels in America," by Tony Kushner. Specifically, it will discuss who are the angels, and how do they affect the play, and what do they symbolize?


The two-part play "Angels in America," by Tony Kushner won Pulitzer Prizes, has been banned from . . . .

Agnosia, meaning literally 'without knowledge', is a perceptual disorder, often caused as a result of stroke, dementia, or other neurological disorders which result in the inability to recognize people or objects, even when basic sensory modalities, such as vision, are intact. This includes being unable to recognize an object by sight (visual agnosia), by sound (auditory agnosia) or touch ( . . . .

In the past decades, the quality of indoor air has received and increasing amount of attention, including a large amount of discussion about sick building syndrome, which has been recognised since the 1970's. Certainly, most North Americans spend the majority of our lives indoors, and the quality of our indoor air environment has been shown to play a huge role on our health. A wide variety of . . . .

Endurance and suffering in Bernard Malamud's "The Assistant"

Abstract: Endurance and suffering are main themes as projected through the two lead characters in Bernard Malamud's "The Assistant," a heartwarming mentor-student story set in early 20th century Brooklyn.

As is the case with many of his stories, "The Assistant," By Bernard Malamud, tells the story of a simple man trying . . . .

most significant medical advancements in medicine and health



Write a three-page paper on what you believe is the most significant medical advancement (s) in medicine and health and support your argument.


Review relevant material to support the topic.


Genetic engineering is one of the most significant . . . .

macro analytical approaches of Marx and Durkheim regarding democratic republics, freedom, & equality

This paper looks at the question on how the macro analytical approaches that were discussed by Marx and Durkheim are applied to the attitudes of freedom and democratic republics and how it affects the equality of society. Bibliography cites four sources

How might the macro- . . . .

Ergotism & Witchcraft Hysteria in England During the Middle Ages

This paper looks at the witchcraft problems faced in England during the Middle Ages and the arguments used by Macfarlane in his book and also those used by Caporael on the possible reason for hallucinogenic properties of ergotism. Discussing the Salem witch-trials as an example and also the trial of England with . . . .

Anne Lamott's article, entitled "Hunger," is a timely piece for a society that seems to be preoccupied with the idea of having the "perfect body form," that is, having a lean, thin, body. In her piece, Lamott narrates her personal struggle to overcome her illness called bulimia. Bulimia is a modern disease that plagues most women today, and many cases of bulimic people have shown that bulimia . . . .

Search for 'Nutrition For A Healthy Body' could lead to Analysis Paralysis!

There has been a lot of social attention on 'right nutrition' in recent years, leading to experimenting in different types of foods including herbal preparations. While I have no doubt that such heightened social consciousness and continued scientific investigation will ultimately benefit humankind, right now . . . .

Government Role in Abstinence Education

By the time they graduate from high school, unfortunately, 65 percent of our students have already engaged in intercourse," stated Lloyd J. Kolbe, director of the Division of Adolescent and School Health at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Despite this realty the government continues to fund ill-fated abstinence only programs. . . . .

Human Digestive System

The human digestive system is composed of multiple parts, including the mouth (pharynx, throat, palate, tongue, teeth), stomach, small intestine, large intestine, liver, pancreas, salivary glands, bowels, and many more. The sole purpose of the digestive system is to break down foods that are eaten, so that the food might be absorbed into the bloodstream. The . . . .

Downward Transition from the Role of Physician to that of Nurse

This paper looks at the ideal of a self concept paper with a view of a personal look at how a person seeks to be part of the medical profession in a change over from the role of the physician to that of a nurse, taking into context their personal views, experiences, and previous roles within the professions. Bibliography . . . .

How Schizophrenia Affects the Brain, Person, & Family

This paper looks at the how schizophrenia affects the brain, the person, & the family, also looking at the history of the subject and its role within society. Bibliography cites four sources


Schizophrenia is one of a range of mental conditions that is widely misunderstood. May see it as a . . . .

Computer Networking

I. Introduction

In today's society, more people and businesses rely on computers and networks to store vital information and technology.

Networking is the process of moving information via computers rather than via any other medium, such as paper media or mere human communication. In addition to sharing information via networks, computers can share . . . .

Assisted Suicide

When we think of assisted suicide, most of us immediately think of Dr. Jack Kevorkian, the retired pathologist who was sentenced to two terms of imprisonment in 1999 for helping a man suffering from a terminal disease to die (Humphrey 2002). Assisted suicide is a very passionate issue of debate in this country. There are numerous ethical and moral considerations aside . . . .

In Search of the Perfect Host

The Origins and Specificity of Parasites

The door opens. You walk into the room. You hear your favorite music. You see your best friends. Your favorite drink is waiting on the bar. Smiling, the hostess approaches, "I did it all for you." Ah, what a dream - the perfect party, the perfect host! While such a fantasy may not always be the lot of the . . . .



What is Nutrition?

Good Nutrition

Important Food Elements


Benefits of Good Nutrition

Nutrition for a Healthy Body

Nutrition for a Healthy Mind

Nutrition for the Future



What is Nutrition?

The most basic definition of . . . .

A Survey of Algae Species Used in Artemia Culture

The history of aquaculture has a long history, dating back to the ancient Mayan, Chinese and Egyptian Cultures. However, the history of shrimp production has a more recent beginning in history. The first shrimp were artificially spawned and reared by Fuginaga in Juapan in 1934.

In 1963 these techniques were first employed in the . . . .

The Importance of Population Control

Just 50 years ago, there were two and a half billion people. Today, there are over six billion, with 80 million people being added each year. The rapid population growth is a matter of concern since it has a direct impact on global warming and the availability of natural resources.

Human population, a higher standard of living and technology . . . .



Cancer is a disease of the body's cells. Cells in all the tissues and organs of the body constantly grow and divide to swap old and damaged cells and maintain the health of the body. Normally, all cells divide and reproduce themselves in a systematic and controlled manner. In cancer, however, some cells keep dividing without proper control, forming a . . . .

Factors Impacting Health Care Delivery Systems

Two factors that have a significant impact on health care delivery systems are the rate of development of new technologies and the need to provide health care services to a more culturally diverse range of people.

Modern medicine is rapidly changing, with new treatments constantly being developed. This produces a challenge in how to . . . .

The Problem: Incidents of Sexually Transmitted Diseases in Developing Countries

Sexually transmitted diseases (STD's) have been a problem for doctors worldwide and governments around the globe for many years.

Pre-screening, diagnosis, and treatment programs are required to stop the spread of STDs.

A host of sexually transmitted diseases have, unfortunately, exploded in . . . .

Sexually Transmitted Diseases in Developing Countries

Sexually transmitted diseases (STD's) have been a problem for doctors worldwide and governments around the globe for many years.

Pre-screening, diagnosis, and treatment programs are required to stop the spread of STDs.

A host of sexually transmitted diseases have, unfortunately, exploded in large numbers in the . . . .

The use and role of continuous passive motion (CPM) during the post-operative rehabilitation of knee arthroscopy.

Chapter One: Problem Statement

Chapter Two: Literature Review

Knee Arthroscopy 3

Continuous Passive Motion 4

Continuous Passive Motion and Stiffness 5

Continuous Passive and Knee Arthroplasty 7

Continuous Passive Motion and . . . .

Arthritic conditions found within the joints of the body: their causes, treatment, current research, and what effect they have on athletic participation.

Chapter One: Problem Statement

Chapter Two: Literature Review


Types of Arthritis 4

Osteoarthritis 5

Rheumatoid Arthritis 5

Psoriatic Arthritis 7

Causes of Arthritis 7

. . . .



The purpose of this paper is to introduce and discuss the topic of sleep deprivation. Specifically, it will analyze how lack of sleep has an affect on memory, and how narcolepsy can affect memory. Finally, it will discuss how to avoid sleep deprivation.


Sleep. We cannot live without it, but sometimes, it . . . .

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