Social Media and Elections in America

Social media refers to electronic communication that helps users to create online communities for sharing ideas, videos, messages, pictures and music. Most users of social media are youths. Corporations are adopting the trend of using social media to advertise their products. Election candidates have discovered the impact that social media has on election outcomes. Using social media, they are able to reach majority of the youth voters. Social media has influenced America’s elections by helping candidates to facilitate their campaigns and win young voters. Candidates vying for American’s 20 ...

Stereotypes and Prejudice

Social inequalities are experienced by many people on a daily basis and it does not require experts to see when some members of a community are being oppressed by the majority groups. In fact, social inequalities have become widespread to such levels that it is difficult to turn back or make amends. There are many root causes to social inequalities, but among the three most dominating causes are prejudice, discrimination and stereotypes, which have long-lasting impacts on a given society and the world at large. There are many parts of human nature which connect people together as one internati ...

The Impact of Violence in Video Games

Violence in the computer games is an actual and essential problem for the public. There is an ambiguous opinion on this matter. Is it possible to consider it as a positive factor or as a negative? How does the virtual violence influence the player, and does it influence in general? This paper will analyze the situation which has developed up to the present time and will answer these questions. The people who discuss this problem are divided into two groups. The first one believes that virtual violence affects people negatively and it should be forbidden, which means it is bad. Others have the ...

Informatics in Healthcare

Informatics in healthcare is multifaceted and deals with a variety of aspects about the information of the patients physicians the general services that and the national databanks where information is channeled from. It thus embraces a number of software and instructions that enables the usage of the systems to be easy. For instance the medical billing software that normally is used by the doctors and dentists is important in their field. This is because it helps in management of their patients and their general practice. This software in operation has been important in the sense of their bill ...

The Effects of the Modality of WTO

1.2.1. The general overview of the settlement system. The issue of dispute settlement was briefly analyzed in the previous section of the current study. Thus, dispute settlement was delineated as one of the core functions of the World Trade Organization (WTO). In the context of the present research, it should be reminded that the issue of dispute settlement is reflected in the problem statement, which is followed throughout the entire dissertation with the purpose to be verified. To proceed further, the previous discussion revealed that dispute settlement is a very significant domain of the ...

Laws against Bullying

Bullying is social behavior that is not a new phenomenon in the human society. It encompasses all behaviors, ranging from beating up an innocent person, rumors about a person or merely failing to invite a friend to a party (Jimmerson et al. 9). To some perpetrators in different setting, this has been like a rite of passage (Downey 1). However, with emerging societal dissatisfaction and the advent of human rights in a democratic society, there are increasing voices advocating for the eradication of this behavior that is deeply rooted in the human society. These voices have been championing init ...

Causes of Drug Addiction

The term drug addiction refers to any unavoidable use of a substance. A substance can be alcohol, drugs from a prescription, inhalants, or any other hard drugs like cocaine, heroin etc. There is need to gather information as to why an individual is attracted to consume such substances. With this information on hand it is therefore easy to prevent or stop such people from continuing with the intake. Some of the cause why one becomes an addict is experimenting or if one is curious and wants to know more about that drug. The feeling of being high which is brought by the intake of drug is one r ...

Teenagers and Marijuana

Having surfaced in the tumultuous 1960s, marijuana swiftly became a groundbreaking light narcotic, especially among teenagers. In the first decade of the 21st century, a growing interest to marijuana has not subsided, only intensified. Several countries in Europe and some U.S. states allowed legal use of marijuana for medical purposes. And yet, together with the powerful call for legalization of marijuana, there is a growing concern over its detrimental effects on the health and well-being of people, and teenagers in particular. Although proponents of the legal use of marijuana relate to its n ...

States that Allow Citizens to Carry Guns

Every citizen in the United States has a constitutional right of self-defense. American constitution recognizes the right of every citizen to use firearms for self-defense. It is thus important for states to pass concealed carry laws that allow citizens to have the right of owning guns. States that have allowed conceal gun laws have recorded a decrease in the level of violence. North Carolina and Florida have recorded lower rates of criminal activities after they implemented conceal gun laws (Lott, 2010). Criminals have revealed that they fear attacking citizens who possess guns for self-defen ...

Professional Integration

There are various departments or rather sectors that have been developed in the society to deal with challenges that emerge on a daily basis. Among these sectors is the healthcare sector that is mandated with the task of ensuring that the societal health is maintained. The efficiency of the healthcare sector in any society across the globe is enhanced through the relationship that this sector has with physicians. In line with this, there are various physician-hospital arrangements that have been put in place in order to guarantee that a mutual and cohesive relationship between the physicians a ...