Posts by: greenl58

HIV/AIDS in Africa

HIV/ AIDS in Africa is not an uncommon combination. AIDS in African countries has always been a growing problem. Sub- Saharan Africa holds the worlds worst HIV and AIDS epidemic. In 2012 roughly 25 million people were living with HIV….

Clinical Medical Anthropology

I chose to analyze clinical medical anthropology. I picked this intersection because I believe it heavily relates to my future occupation in becoming a doctor. In the lecture Taz mentioned that clinical work emphasizes cultural contrast. I believe this would…

Menstrual cycle

The roles of medications are being to heavily weighted on. I believe that people are relying too much and turing too quickly to medications. Yes, medications are important to many individuals suffering from life threatening diseases and conditions but there…

Doctor/Patient

The culture of biomedicine explains the aspects of health in terms of how we treat our patients. The culture of biomedicine, or allopathic medicine places an emphasis on learning about the body and body systems in order to treat different…

Male Postpartum Depression

Male postpartum depression is a condition when the male becomes depressed one year after the child is born. This diseases is not uncommon from the male species. There are a lot of requirements and time to be put into raising…

Im Desperate To Have a Baby

This story is a quest narrative. This type of narrative best fits this story because both families are on a quest to begin a family. They used this narrative by exploring all options in having a family. One family tried…

Obesity in the United States

This scholarly article talks about the less precise “Fold illness” that has implied that an illness or syndrome will exists only in certain and other cultures. The paper provides a four- part definition to permit examination and comparison of disease…

Clown Doctors in NYC

The article Clown Doctors: Shaman Healers of Western Medicine is about the relation between doctors that dress up as clowns in the pediatric side of the hospital and Shaman healers. Not only do they both have a superficial resemblance, which…

When the Bough Breaks

For┬áthe Health Equity quiz I did fairly poor on it. I thought i had a good idea on all of the questions but it turned out i was being too generous to the United States. The statistic I found the…