Mononucleosis, also known as "Mono," is an illness caused by an
infection with a virus. The virus, The Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV) is usually the
cause of Mono. Other infectious viruses, like cytomegalovirus (CMV) can also
produce illnesses like Mono.
Most of the people who get Mono are adolescents and young adults. In
developed nations, the majority of the people has been exposed to the Epstein-
Barr virus by the age of 18. That means that many adults have had infections as
A Short Essay For A Intro To Bussiness Class A Short Essay for a Intro to Bussiness Class
In the October 14th issue of Businessweek there
is an article entitled "Cavwat Entrepreneur" by
Michelael Schroeder. This artical details how modern
day stock fraud scams are committed and it details
one such example. In brief, the conmen target a small,
non-public company that has the prospects of growth.
They promise its managers finanial assistance by
merging it with a public company in financial trouble,
getting the public listing with m...
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Malaysia is among the countries in Southeast Asia which has experienced remarkable economic growth and industrialization in the past decade. It is unique in that its success is not a result of adopting any one model for development. Rather, Malaysia...
Sailboat Racing Sailboat Racing
I was recently reading an article in a sailing magazine that had asked its readers to write in with the number one reason they go sailboat racing. The results, supplied by a few hundred people, were not surprising to me. The overwhelming reason people named was the stimulating mental challenge racing provides. Other reasons - the physical challenge, the team-sport experience, the social value and the chance to get away - were all rated about equally, and a clear second to th...
In-School Condom Distribution: Quite Unnecessary In-School Condom Distribution: Quite Unnecessary
With the rather dramatic increase in teenage pregnancies and the higher rates of sexually transmitted diseases in recent years, the issue of safe sex among teenagers has been thrown into the national spotlight. One of the many potential fixes for this problem is in school condom distribution. This proposal has gained the favor of many anti AIDS groups because of its promises to increase condom usage among sexually active teenagers. However, it...
Japanese Skewered Chicken Japanese Skewered Chicken
: Chicken Yakitori
3 green onions, cut into 1" strips lengthwise
8 green peppers, quartered and seeded
2/3 lb. chicken livers
1 clove garlic
1-1/3 lb. boned, skinless chicken breast
1/2 cup soy sauce
1/2 cup mirin
1-2 tablespoons sugar
bamboo skewers or sticks
1. Pierce skewer through sides of green onions. Skewer green peppers in the same way.
2. Cut livers into 4-6 pieces. Soak in water to remove odor.
3. Crush ga...
Charles Wade Barkley Charles Wade Barkley
Charles Wade Barkley is an American Professional Basketball Player,
known to fans as "Sir Charles". He was born in Leeds, Alabama and later
attended Auburn University where he started basketball and was named
Basketball Player of the Year in the South Eastern Conference. He left
college in the same year (1984) to be a part of the NBA.
Charles Barkley was a top scorer and rebounder in the NBA. He
worked hard to be in the NBA and had many awards like the NBA Player of
BOB HOPE BOB HOPE
For the past 80 years, Bob hope has been entertaining everyone, from people in the war to even the
President. When Bob Hope is not entertaining his fans he is usually off at the golf court for either fun or
for charities. With Bobs help he has been able to raise millions of dollars for charities in the desert area.
Among Bobs acheivments is setting a world record for having "The longest running contract with a signal
network lasting 61 years".
One of Bob Hopes many contributions...
First Stand First Stand
Many issues plague the world today. Questions arrive about how people should live, who should
control the most power, and many other questions that Americans have spent all their lives trying to
answer. This isn...
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Understanding the Behavioral Disorder: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Imagine living in a fast-moving kaleidoscope, where sounds, images, and thoughts are
constantly shifting. Feeling easily bored, yet helpless to keep your mind on tasks you
need to complete. Distracted by unimportant sights and sounds, your mind drives you
from one thought or activity to the next. Perhaps you are so wrapped up in a collage of
thoughts and images that ...
Stanford White Stanford White
Stanford White, the son of Richard Grant White a noted writer, editor, music critic, and Shakespearean scholar, was born in New York City on November 9, 1853. As a boy, he showed a talent and interest in drawing and the arts, which was greatly encouraged by his family. Although he had no formal training in art, he attended private schools and studied under tutors, Stanford White demonstrated a remarkable artistic gift; he was able to convey an outdoor atmosphere or a particular...
Did you know three cigarettes could get one addicted? Every time one takes a puff of a cigarette
The Summary Of Getting Past No The summary of "Getting Past No"
Each of us has to face tough negotiation with an irritable spouse, an ornery boss, a rigid
salesperson, or a tricky customer. Under stress, even kind, reasonable people turn into angry, intractable
In order to reach a mutually satisfactory agreement in an efficient and amicable fashion, this book
introduces us the strategy of breakthrough negotiation. The breakthrough strategy is counterintuitive: it
requires us to do the oppos...
An Investigation Into The Eight Queens Problem An Investigation into the Eight Queens Problem
The eight queens problem relies on a very simple chess-based concept. However, no chess knowledge, other than this background, is required. Chess is a game plajghyed on a 8 by 8 grid of 64 squares. The grid is checkered with two colors, usually white and black, the bottom right hand corner being white. The players sit opposite of each other and have sixteen chess pieces that they use to attempt to win the game.1 The objective of t...
Making Friends Making Friends
The process of making a friend is a very unique one. It
depends on the person one is trying to become friends with, it
depends on one's gender, it depends on one's age, but most
importantly it depends one's personality. Every individual is
different and how they make friends differs just as greatly. The
way I make friends depends heavily on my personality. As an
introverted person, I tend to first meet potential friends through
what I call forced association. After the initi...