Posts by: gjecirei

Heart Disease Among Caucasian Females

    “Health Status.” Women’s Health USA. 2004. Health Resources and Services Administration U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. http://mchb.hrsa.gov/whusa04/pages/ch2.htm   I consider myself to be a Caucasian Female. Upon researching on a health disparity that is prevalent among…

“Becoming American”

I only got 4 out of the 10 questions correct on the Health Equity Quiz. I was not surprised to learn about the facts that: U.S. life expectancy ranks only 29th in the world, and that half of all health…

Spirit Possession

I personally define health as the overall physical and mental well being and the absence of diseases and foreign pathogens that cause your body and brain to be faulty in their function. Factors such as diet, exercise, stress, social relationships,…

Ethnomedical Approach

Although all six approaches are interrelated and all are useful in studying health among cultures, I think the ethnomedical approach is the most useful for me when studying health. This approach focuses on medical systems among different societies that use…

Wellness Seeker

Hi everyone! My name is Rei Gjeci and I am a senior at MSU. This past spring I was able to walk at the graduation ceremony but I will not be officially graduated from Michigan State until I complete my…