Posts by: hallash7

Tuberculosis, HIV/AIDS and Haiti

I picked Haiti and it’s ongoing problem with it’s healthcare system focusing on tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS. Haiti’s turmoil of government has caused many issues with their health care. Many residents aren’t able to receive the proper medication to prevent and…

Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar disorder also known as manic-depression is an illness which deals which extreme emotions and sometimes delusions, hysteria, and productivity. These two states can be present at the same time or in alternating points. In the video I watched, Jay…

Clown Doctors in NYC

The article I read talked about the comparison that is commonly made about shamans and clown doctors. Clown doctors are an evolution of the non-Western practice the Shamans originally came up with. It presented connections between the two forms of…

Caucasian Females and Heart Disease

http://www.cdc.gov/dhdsp/data_statistics/fact_sheets/fs_women_heart.htm Heart disease is extremely prevalent is caucasians but until this assignment I wasn’t aware of how many women are affected by this. The symptoms are quite different for a woman then a man and this is why sometimes it’s…

Health Equity Quiz

I got a 5/10 on the Health Equity Quiz. I was really surprised that African Americans raised in Harlem have such a short life expectancy. I would never have thought that the culture there resulted in strokes and heart disease….

Shyness

While watching the lectures I came up with the definitions for both health and illness. I think that illness is anything that causes physical or mental pain or damage to your person. Health is a physical and mental state of…

Recent Grad

Hey! My name is Ashley Hall and I’m a senior at MSU who is just finishing up some credits to meet some university requirements to get my degree. I’ve majored in Philosophy and hope to move to California at the…