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Health/Sick

The culture of bio medicine is the study of medicine through biological factors. This is an important concept because it entitles so many things like, genetics, environment and culture. All these things combines create how we get sick and how…

I have Diabetes

The True Life episode I Have Diabetes follow three young adults that have type one and two diabetes and how this illness affects their lives. It shows a male college student that struggles with maintaining a typical college life and…

Restless Leg Syndrome

Restless leg syndrome is the condition of having nerve damage that results in the need to constantly move your legs. This chronic condition is well known our culture. Having this so ingrained in our society many people could suffer from…

Clown Doctors in NYC

The article Clown Doctors in New York City is about people that dress up like clowns to help cheer up children in the hospital. They use medical supplies and clown gear simultaneously to uplift the spirits of children and families…

ADHD in America

ADHD is attention deficit hyper disorder, this means that someone has problems focusing and controlling their actions. An article “The Worldwide Prevalence of ADHD: A Systematic Review and Metaregression Analysis”  published by The All American Journal of Psychiatry talks about…

African American High Blood Pressure

( www.medscape.org ) High blood pressure or hypertension is more common in the African American society than one of a different race. It is also seen that African Americans get high blood pressure and related health problems at an earlier age…

Not Just a Paycheck

During the Health Equity Quiz, I did a very bad job. The questions that I did get right were complete guesses. The most surprising thing I learned was that the United States is spending over four times as much on…

Sadness

My definition of health is alive and well, without anything harmful in your body or that inhibits daily life.  This idea came from a combination of society , family and personal experience.  In society health is portrayed as clean and…