Academic Papers on Public Health Issues

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Inhalants

  • 6 page paper

A 6 page paper which discusses many different aspects of inhalants today. The use, or misuse of inhalants has greatly risen in the past few years. This is primarily due to the fact that the solvents are readily available, are inexpensive, and are completely legal to own. this makes inhalants very enticing to the very ...

10 pages, 16 sources, 2 tables. Excellent sample of a model APA (American Psychological Association) research paper. Includes abstract and all applicable sections. Specifically explored is the treatment of dually-diagnosed alcoholism patients with post-traumatic stress disorders.

A 4 page paper which discusses and explores the continuing environmental safety hazard posed by asbestos. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

This 20 page paper assesses the political institutions and processes affecting health care in the United States and considers the historical, legal, and philosophical contexts. In addition, this paper also considers the government responsibilities to public needs, the issue of national health reforms, and the impact that managed care and the transformation of the ...

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.

As HIV/AIDS continues to spread in minority communities in inner-city areas nationwide, concern for evaluating the social determinants and factors in health care that impact wellness is a significant and increasing concern. This 12 page research study is designed to consider the problem of AIDS/HIV in a single population, the Cuban-American population of Little ...

A 5 page paper critiquing Linda Flynn's publication named above, an investigation into both observed and reported health practices of homeless urban women. Where medical records were lacking, the author attempted to estimate the level of health care these women had known previous to their homeless life. Limited to data collection only by ...

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.

Homeless Women

  • 20 page paper

A 20 page paper discussing the increasing problem of women and homelessness, the factors contributing to homelessness among women, and the structure of our society that punishes impoverished people for trying to rise above their poverty and find a way out. Bibliography lists 15 sources.

A 4 page paper reviewing this article by Courtney et al. (1996). As evident from the several in-text references as well as this article's bibliography, Reni Courtney, the article's primary author, is one who has been active in both working and reporting views from the vantage of the public health nurse. The authors ...

Health issues as it affects the Jewish community are discussed in a 5 page paper. Topics included are ritual circumcision, kosher food choices, fasting and physician assisted suicide. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

Epstein Barr Virus

  • 7 page paper

A 7 page review of the Epstein Barr Virus and its association with a variety of physiological manifestations including smooth muscle tissue tumor, breast cancer, and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

A 5 page paper on the health problems facing the African American of today. Problems with health care are addressed. As well as work hazards and specific beliefs. Stress is put on the need for better education. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

A 10 page look at stress, cumulative stress, and how to prevent them from harming us. Examples of how to manage stress effectively are presented. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

A 4 page paper which discusses such topics of health promotion in adolescents such as drug and alcohol abuse and safe sex, along with and the importance of such promotion in terms of public health. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

College Stress

  • 5 page paper

A 5 page research paper on the incidence of stress experienced by college students, the administrative responsibility to provide a 'nurturing' environment, and methods of stress treatment in the campus setting. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

A 2 page narrative detailing the stressful events of someone's life and pinpointing the various clinical stages of stress as that person went through each of them (i.e., alarm stage reaction, the resistance stage, and exhaustion). No Bibliography.

A 10 page essay on the stress particularly as it is experienced by vets suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

A 6 page paper examining the Persian Gulf Syndrome and how it has affected thousands of American families. An overview of the Gulf war is presented and details of the syndrome itself - symptoms, epidemiology, treatment - are discussed as is the issues surrounding a possible return to the Gulf by U.S. troops. Bibliography lists ...

A 5 page paper discussing the role of stress in the cause and treatment of veterans suffering with Gulf War Syndrome. Stress is as much of a disease for humans as any other pathogen. Bibliography lists seven sources.

This 9 page paper discusses different treatments being used for PSTD. The concept of trauma-related emotional disturbance has existed for more than a century but it was only in 1980 that it was given an official categorization in the nomenclature as posttraumatic stress disorder and recognized in the DSM. The most recent research suggests brain ...

Preventative Care

  • 3 page paper

This is a 3 page paper that looks at preventative health care. There are three levels to preventative health care that includes lifestyle counseling and immunizations, screening for early detection and the minimizing of existing health care concerns. Prevention is seen as an adjunct to traditional care that reduces costs on the primary level ...

Birth Defects

  • 5 page paper

Approximately 5 pages on the subject Birth Defects, the predictability, diagnoses, etc; Contains a good amount of technical reference and terminology. No Bibliography included.

A 5 page overview of some of the problems families face in finding adequate and appropriate professional support in dealing with a deaf or hearing-impaired infant. Includes a detailed appeal for professionals to provide family support using the approach best for the particular family, rather than for the professional to promote only personal preferences ...

In this insightful 5 page essay, the writer discusses similarities between the Bubonic, or 'Black Plague' (a.k.a. 'Black Death') of the 14th century, and the modern-day A.I.D.S. crisis. Public health and social issues are taken into consideration as they relate to each of the two societies discussed. Stereotypes, discrimination, and popular fears are analyzed as ...

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