Facts About Homeless Veterans
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Why are veterans homeless? In addition to the complex set of factors that affect most homeless individuals lack of affordable housing, poverty, job or income loss, mental illness, substance abuse, health problems, etc. many veterans live with the lingering effect of PTSD, often compounded by a lack of family and social support networks. Military occupations […]

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Health sciences Homeless Veterans Homelessness Homelessness In America Society
What Is Homeostasis?
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Homeostasis, from the Greek words for “same” and “steady,” refers to any process that living things use to actively maintain fairly stable conditions necessary for survival. The term was coined in 1930 by the physician Walter Cannon. His book, The Wisdom of the Body, describes how the human body maintains steady levels of temperature and other […]

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Health sciences Homeostasis Social Sciences Thermoregulation