Academic Papers on Health Issues

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A 10 page paper. Every day, small and large groups of people protest planned parenthood clinics. People trying to get in the clinic are harassed, bullied, intimidated, and terrorized. This essay explores this problem by considering the legal status of these clinics and the persons who access their services. The core of the problem is ...

This? ?6? ?page paper provides an overview of poverty and how it impacts the most vulnerable members of our society.? ?The contention is made that in order to address those impacts we must provide education,? ?health care,? ?jobs,? ?housing and other infrastructural improvements.? ?Bibliography lists? ?2? ?sources.

Approximately 6 pages in length. Paper discusses issues concerning female circumcision/genital mutilation. Cultural reasons (draws heavily upon African culture) and medical/health effects are examined. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

Women in Prison

  • 6 page paper

In this 6 page research paper, the writer examines issues concerning abuses, poor health, inferior treatment, etc; in womens' prisons. The large number of existing abuse cases overtly suggests a strong need for reform in this gender-related aspect of the system. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

Why Women Drink

  • 10 page paper

A 10 page discussion of the socio-psychological factors that cause women to drink. An extensive review of the literature is included and 14 references are cited in bibliography.

A 9 page essay on the practice of female genital mutilation considered traditional in many parts of Africa. Though not as prevalent in the cities, the estimated numbers of girls subjected to the ritualistic surgery, normally without the benefit of anaesthesia, is between 90 and 94 percent. When researchers ask why the mutilations are performed, ...

7 pages in length. The author argues in support of mandatory HIV testing for pregnant mothers, not only for the woman's health, but also for the health of the child. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

A 5 page report on the debate surrounding the use of silicone gel breast implants. Ralph Nader involved himself in the controversy in 1988. Since then, various groups have come forward with comments: consumer groups in favor of the implants, consumer groups in opposition to the implants, attorneys, insurance companies, plastic surgeons, and even Congress. ...

A 12 page research paper which looks at the topic of substance abuse specifically as to how impacts the lives of women. This includes its effects on women's health, including pregnancy, and includes details of how women's reactions to alcohol differ from men's. Other topics covered include sociological aspects of alcohol and drug use as ...

An 11 page summary of the caesarean section, justifications for its use and arguments against its use. Includes a detailed description of the surgical procedure and potential complications. Bibliography list 8 sources.

Breast Cancer

  • 5 page paper

In 5 pages -- paper discusses the difference of an article on the topic of breast cancer in a magazine and two journals. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Breast Implants

  • 10 page paper

10 pages discussing and comparing the dangers between saline and silicone breast implants. Bibliography lists 10+ sources.

5 pages in length. The difference between a naturopathic diet and a British diet is quite vast; while one is laden with saturated fat, too much protein, simple carbohydrates and overprocessed vegetables, the other promotes the ingestion of only fresh, unadulterated produce and grain products, focusing mainly upon the easily digestible and nutrient-rich food ...

11 pages in length. Discusses frequency of eating disorders in women. The writer examines causes, prevention, treatment, and compares Anorexia Nervosa with Bulimia. Statistics and case examples are provided throughout. Bibliography lists 17+ 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.

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 that provides an overview of the issue of the use of prozac for women with breast cancer, and suggests that the use of this drug can result in increased progression of individual tumors. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

Breast Cancer

  • 8 page paper

8 pages in length. An excellent and informative overview of breast cancer; its frequency, occurrence, causes, prevention, and treatment. Bibliography lists 11 sources.

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.

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.

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.

Endometriosis is a common problem among women during their reproductive years. In this 3 page paper, the writer discusses the general characteristics of Endometriosis, its occurrence, symptoms, and relevant statistics. The writer looks at the difficulty medical practitioners face in teaching women how to prevent a condition of this nature and the possibility of ...

Hydatiform Mole

  • 5 page paper

A 5 page overview of the reproductive disease that is a component of Gestational trophoblastic disease (GTD) and is almost always a precursor of choriocarcinoma. It is an abnormal placenta that develops into a tumor, and results either in miscarriage or death of the fetus. The tumor can be malignant, but it almost ...

Gestational Diabetes

  • 8 page paper

An 8 page discussion of gestational diabetes, a condition which is reflected in both insulin dependency and non-insulin dependency diabetes as well as in diabetic ketoacidosis. Includes information on diagnosis and treatment as well as an emphasis on the importance of nutrition. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

This 5 page research paper examines the negative impact of high-heel shoes on women's backs and offers suggestions to alleviate such pain. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

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