Essay About ER
Have you ever found yourself in the ER complaining of fever, muscle aches, headache, nausea, and rash, which progressed over several hours rapidly? You had not been exposed to sick people, illicit drugs, or recent travel yet you still are feeling bad could not figure out why. Simply to learn, you have an infectious disease such as meningitis? You’re not alone; many people find themselves yearly sitting in a hospital due to infectious diseases, which could likely have been prevented if we were educated on managing and reducing the contraction of infectious diseases. Infectious diseases can hinge on several main ideas when it comes to managing and reducing the contraction: environment, physical and nonphysical contraction, and screening.
Peaks vs. Profits
Where it’s so high up you need supplemental oxygen to breathe, the graveyard is growing. Mount Everest, the highest mountain on earth, was summited for the first time in 1953 by Edmond Hillary and a Sherpa named Tenzing Norgay. Sherpas are the native people to the Nepalese part of the Himalaya mountains. The Sherpas livelihood greatly depends on getting paid to carry supplies and food up the mountain for climbers, as well as guiding them up Everest. Because of Nepal’s elevation, they have acclimated by developing a larger lung size. This gives them an advantage when climbing the high altitudes of Everest (Bishop). These experienced climbers are hired by the numerous guide companies that are seizing the fiscal opportunity to guide people up Everest.
The Western Epidemic Essay
“As a culture, we've become upset by the tobacco companies advertising to children, but we sit idly by while the food companies do the very same thing. And we could make a claim that the toll taken on public health by a poor diet rivals that taken by tobacco” (qtd. In Moss 659). The article “The Extraordinary Science of Addictive Junk Food” goes behind the scenes of junk food production, hidden away from public view. It should come as no surprise that the food industry uses numerous tactics to maximize their profit.