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(Creighton University, 2012-05-03)
Health care is an essential aspect of our daily lives. We rely on it far more than we probably realize. In 2009, the United States spent 17.6% of the GDP on health care (Wilson). Across other developed countries, health ...
At-Risk Countries for Bioterrorism: An Assessment Method for Determining a Country's General Vulnerability to a Bioterrorism Attack
(Creighton University, 2012-05-04)
Bioterrorism is a global issue that has increasingly become the focus of many countries and their governments. This paper creates a model that determines a country's vulnerability to a bioterrorism attack. Importance is ...
Assessing the Risk of Cardiovascular Disease
(Creighton University, 2012-05-01)
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is a broad term used to describe a range of diseases that involve the heart or blood vessels, including aneurysms, angina, arthrosclerosis, congestive heart failure, heart attacks, and peripheral ...
Global Cybercrime Risk Rankings
(Creighton University, 2012-05-07)
During the past two decades, the use of computers and the World Wide Web has risen from obscurity to a vital and integral part of everyday life. But although the web revolutionized global communication, the stock market, ...
A Model of Factors Influencing the Charitable Donations of American Citizens to Disaster Relief Efforts
(Creighton University, 2012-05-08)
INTRODUCTION: The past years have seen several natural disasters of high magnitude. Charitable opportunities are in no way unique to natural disasters, but events like the 2010 Haitian earthquake, the 2011 Tohoku earthquake ...
"Saying 'I Do' in Korea": Reverend Sun Myung Moon's Theology of Marriage
(Creighton University, 2012-05-09)
On, Sunday, February 14, 2010, Unification Church founder, Reverend Sun Myung Moon, simultaneously married approximately 7,000 couples. Across the globe, another 22,000 couples took part in the ceremony via satellite. ...
A Hermeneutical Call for Change: Asante & Lukan Women Crossing Boundaries
(Creighton University, 2012-05-10)
Wandering under scorching sun for days, the people of the Asante tribe were dehydrated and near death. Without water and shelter, they were running out of time. The nomads came from Southern Africa. According to their ...
Language and Religion: The Unspoken Analogy
(Creighton University, 2012-05-05)
A Christian, a Hindu, and a Jew walk into a bar. The three individuals discuss their day, their relationships, and their jobs, but never their religion. They work, talk, and play in a world where productive interreligious ...
A Model for Educational Success
(Creighton University, 2012-05-06)
The goal of our project is to create a mathematical model for educational success and identify the factors most vulnerable to and affected by poverty. Our model is based on factors in a student's home, school, and ...
2012 Complete Issue
(Creighton University, 2012-05-11)