Posts by: mackin24

In Sickness and In Wealth

I received a 3/10 on the Health Equity quiz. I was surprised at how off I was on some of the statistics and how much I needed to be further educated on these subjects. The quiz really opened my eyes…

Cystic Fibrosis-Caucasians

    The health disparity I chose was Cystic Fibrosis among Caucasians. As seen in the table Caucasians are at highest risk for the disease. This health disparity sparked my interest the most because I had an aunt and uncle…

Biological Approach

I chose the biological approach. I chose this approach mainly because of my firm belief in natural selection and my background in biology. I believe the biologically each person is different in their bodies reaction to disease and illness. For…

ADHD

My definition of health would be the state of an individual’s mental or physical condition. I would describe illness as being sick to the extent where your body or mind is affected. While coming up with these definitions I believe…