Essays and Research Papers on Health Issues

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An 8 page research paper that offers a summary and analysis of a PBS documentary,"The Last Abortion Clinic," a film that was written, produce and directed by Raney Aronson-Rath (2005). Bibliography liss 7 sources.

This is a 5 page paper discussing the morality, ethics and legality of abortion in today’s society. The debate over legal abortions is still considered controversial in many countries throughout the world yet millions of abortions still take place despite the fact that abortion is still illegal in many countries. The reason for the continuance ...

A 5 page research paper that explores the history of female circumcision/female genital mutilation and how this relates to the West African family. The writer discusses the health complications, the history and the cultural significance of this practice. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

A 5 page paper analyzing Ptacek's review of the legal complications facing a woman who has been battered by her husband or significant partner. Ptacek's book stands out in three critical areas. In addition to considering the effects of men's violence on the daily lives of women, "Battered Women in the Courtroom-The ...

This is a 5 page report discussing acts of violence as a global and local health issue. Reports released by the World Health Organization detail the amount of violence which takes place on a global scale. Despite the fact that acts of violence are often reported as global health issues, the elimination of violence in ...

This 14 page paper discusses the history of underwear from the 17th century until present day. Furthermore, this paper examines why people have tried to re-shape their bodies over the course of history. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

The 'Morning After Pill'

  • 10 page paper

This 10 page report discusses the controversial 'morning-after' pill and its contraceptive effectiveness. The writer presents the facts and history of the morning-after pill, as well as some information on several other somewhat controversial forms of birth control (depo provera and norplant). Bibliography lists 11 sources.

Views on Abortion

  • 5 page paper

A 5 page essay that contrasts and compares 2 essays on abortion, Don Marquis's "Why Abortion Is Immoral" and Mary Anne Warren's "The Moral Significance of Birth." The writer outlines the parameters and main points of both essays and concludes that Warren offers the most realistic real-world view. No additional sources cited.

A Tutorial : This 5 page paper offers a tutorial for writing an argument essay, which means that tips are offered for how to write the paper. The essay does, however, present an argument paper regarding the new drug mifepristone, also known as RU-486. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

7 pages in length. Maria presents as a twenty-seven-one-old single mother of four children ranging from eighteen months to fourteen years. She is diabetic, overweight and has a previous history of benign uterine polyps. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

This 5 page report discusses. The ways in which the modern medical system in the United States treats women unfairly. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

A 5 page overview of the problem of gender-based violence. The author makes it clear that gender-based violence is not just a problem in third world countries but extends even to the most technologically advanced countries. To address this problem we must attack its roots, roots that condone the belief that males have an inherent ...

Women’s Rights

  • 5 page paper

A 5 page paper which examines the issues of women’s rights, U.S. government legislation regarding these issues and advocate organizations in America. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

A 5 page review and critique of an article of this same title. The article offers some specific statistics regarding illnesses, mortality and morbidity in different cultures as it affects women. Bibliography lists 1 source.

This 12 page paper considers the way in which a strategy may be designed to help relieve the level of inequality and inequity that is present in healthcare systems in developing countries, disadvantaging women and children. To achieve this the potential barriers to equality and causes of inequality and inequity identified and discussed and strategies ...

A 7 page research paper that examines how the patriarchal culture of Mexican creates a climate of oppression, which contributes towards violence against Mexican woman. In turn, this violence is a contributing factor toward the frequency that Mexican women have problems with drug dependency, alcoholism and depression. No additional sources cited.

Women & Health Care

  • 9 page paper

This 9 page paper addresses the issues surrounding women's health with a focus on federal funding. Issues include abortion, welfare and medical research as being gender related in terms of decision making. Bibliography lists 11 sources.

A 6 page paper. This essay discusses the general health conditions in Africa, and in particular, in Mozambique. An emphasis is placed on women's health issues. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

A 5 page examination of the contention that "the relationship between women's employment and fertility is 'elusive and ambiguous'". The author speculates that in some situations women's employment might be likely to result in greater sexual and reproductive choice. This contention can be demonstrated with a look at microcredit programs, programs which are ...

A 5 page research paper on the benefits to women of taking personal responsibility for their health. Based on a statement by Elizabeth Fee, the writer discusses this in terms of institutional limitations and discoveries, and in terms of the mental, physical and spiritual components of women's health. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

A 4 page essay/research paper that examines whether or not the Catholic Church, as an employer, should offer women health care coverage for contraception. After examining both sides of this issue, the writer argues that the Church provide such coverage. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Issue / Women's Health

  • 7 page paper

A 7 page research essay on the problems and solutions associated with women's health, including the involvement of the global women's health movement. The issues touched on include issues of access, research, physical fitness and changing opinions. Other issues of sex, race and disability are presented. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

7 pages in length. While coronary heart disease (CHD) kills is the number one killer of both men and women in America, the prevalence has long been placed upon the incidence as it relates to men, leaving women without appropriate knowledge or understanding of the risks involved to them. Health promotion where coronary ...

A fifteen page paper which considers the important role of social support networks in relation to issues of women’s health care, with specific reference to the issue of substance abuse among pregnant women and the strategies available through the social support model for addressing the relevant social and medical concerns. Bibliography lists 13 sources.

A 7 page investigation into menopause. The author conducts a literature review of published studies related to the epidemiology of perimenopause and menopause. Specific parameters of interest are age, genetics, demography and lifestyle. Age appears to be the most important determinant of age of onset but even factors such reproductive history and smoking ...

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