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Why Vaccinations Are Important

The decision whether to vaccinate is a substantial one in light of the available medical evidence but this does not mean that people should simply reject vaccinations as unsafe, ignoring the numerous benefits because of general concerns about the potential risks. Vaccinations afford many health benefits and have a long-standing...

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Was the Polio Vaccine Mandatory

When Jenny McCarthy and other celebrities have spent time persuading their fans and audiences that childhood vaccines have caused their children to develop autism, they have done a tremendous disservice to children everywhere. When people decide not to have their children vaccinated, the "herd immunity" is threatened; such community protection...

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Vaccination Requirement

Throughout Canada, there are limited vaccination requirements for polio, tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis prior to the school years, as New Brunswick and Ontario are the only provinces which enforce this mandate; furthermore, religious or medical exemptions are possible for some patients who qualify. However, due to the continued risk of...

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Use of Vaccinations

In 1796, a landmark event in the history of medicine took place when an English physician called Edward Jenner successfully inoculated an eight-year-old child against the smallpox virus, which was a leading cause of death at the time. Since then, several serious diseases which claimed the lives of countless children,...

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Pros and Cons of Vaccination

Introduction Vaccination is a method by which antigens, also known as vaccines are administered to a person’s body so as to stimulate the immune system. The body develops an adaptive immunity to a particular pathogen, and thus, one will not get the disease. Vaccination is mostly used to prevent infectious...

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HPV vaccination in Cambodia

How to get vaccine in Cambodia and Vaccination Rate in Cambodia Vaccination is one of the most important health initiatives that mitigate the risks of diseases and other health concerns. Cambodia has faced myriads of health issues, most of which are immunizable (Young, et al., 2016). Vaccination in Cambodia can...

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Health Care Exemptions

The chosen state is New York, and it has specific regarding exemptions regarding vaccines for school-aged children. In particular, the current laws that mainly regulate any exemption of children from vaccinations in New York are referred to as the 42 U.S.C. § 1983 - U.S. Code and PHL Section 206....

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Do Vaccinations Cause Autism?

Vaccination refers to the process of administering an antigenic substance to trigger a person's immune system to establish an adaptive immunity to the respective disease-causing organisms (Roberts and Harford 623). Vaccines prevent against infectious diseases. Every child must be vaccinated to increase their immunity against infectious diseases. There are four...

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Debate: Mandatory Vaccinations

Controversy seems always to surround the issue of vaccinations, as parents have expressed their concerns about the effects of having their children inoculated. This was the case with the first vaccine to combat smallpox in 1796, and continues today with concerns being expressed about vaccines having the potential of weakening...

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Stroke Chronic Disease

The causes of death have shifted dramatically over the course of the last century. In the early 1900s, infectious diseases were the leading causes of death. Nowadays, chronic diseases have supplanted infectious diseases as the leading causes of death. This paper will focus on stroke as a leading cause of...

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Spectrum Family Medicine

The healthcare delivery system is made up of complex elements that work together through coordination in order to form a spectrum of facilities. The spectrum of facilities offers a number of locations of discharge locations. The discharge locations are available to increase the effectiveness of a patient’s hospital course. The...

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Prevention of Pressure Ulcer

The prevalence of pressure ulcers in hospital populations is as high as 18 per cent. The factors that determine pressure ulcer prevalence are old age, lack of mobility, low serum albumin, cognitive disability, and incontinence. However, the prevalence of pressure ulcers can be reduced through systematic work based on interventions....

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Plastic Surgery Essay

In the modern world, plastic surgery has turned out as a popular procedure for people to fit in their culture, gender, and feeling confidence about their appearance. The practice of plastic surgery has put a lot of pressure for the individual to resemble models and to be accepted in the...

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Endocrine And Musculoskeletal Disorders

Multiple sclerosis can be described as a disease disorder that affects that central nervous system thereby inhibiting the flow of information in the brain and between the brain and other body parts. Unfortunately, multiple sclerosis has no cure (Kargiotis et al., 2010). That means that the treatments that are usually...

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Case Study 2: Hyperlipidemia

Scenario R.M. is an active 61-year-old man who works full time for the postal service. He walks 3 miles every other day and admits he doesn’t eat a “perfect diet.” He enjoys 2 or 3 beers q HS (every night), he uses stick margarine, eats red meat 2 or 3...

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Case Analysis: Sycamore Pharmaceuticals

John Blake and Cole Dominguez, executives at Sycamore Pharmaceuticals, are in an extremely difficult position with no easy options. The popular drug Osteoporin produced by Sycamore Pharmaceuticals was aggressively marketed for use in other ailments such as Crohn’s disease and lupus prior to scientific studies regarding their efficacy. Blake and...

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Legalizing Medicinal Marijuana: Argumentative Essay

Introduction The medical community has increasingly been implementing medicinal marijuana into its practices for pain relief and therapy. Marijuana is made up of sixty cannabinoids, two of which have been seen to aid in medicine. These two cannabinoids are delta-9 tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (Vargo Cavalet, 2016). Both of these...

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Antibiotic Resistance

In terms of pathophysiology, antibiotic resistance (AR) occurs when a microorganism develops a genetic mutation that enables the organism to withstand antimicrobial agents; this resistance can be exchanged between bacteria thereby disseminating this feature and extending its influence (Barie, 2012). When a microorganism carries more than one resistance gene –...

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Career Goals in Medicine

The field of medicine has been a major interest to me since I was relatively young and when it came to choosing a major, the choice of pursuing nursing came to me naturally. I find the thought of taking care of others very intriguing and embarking on this career path...

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Characteristics of Echinacea

The coneflower is a large wildflower or garden perennial and can range from one foot to five feet tall depending on the species or sub-species (Explore Cornell, 2006). They have long, rigid, leaved stems that extend to a bare stems topped with a spiny cone of seeds surrounded by rays...

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