Posts by: griffeyc

Tuberculosis in Africa

According to the article Africa is facing the worst tuberculosis epidemic which is driven by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and its weak health care system, inadequate laboratories and helpful conditions to transmitting the infection it is constantly becoming worse….

Community Health

I chose Community Health because that is the one that interest me the most. In a few weeks I will be starting my master’s program in Community Health Education and after I complete the program I will then take the…

Menstruation

According to today’s society in America it is very normal to take medicine for almost everything.  In America we pretty much have some type of medication that is used for almost every type of medical condition you can think of….

Male/female

Biomedicine has many names and it explains health in terms of biology. It emphasized the importance of earning about body structure or anatomy, body systems or physiology in order to treat diseases and maintain health. The cultural studies of biomedicine…

I have Social Anxiety

In this episode of True Life: I Have Social Anxiety is a story that focuses on two people who suffer from social anxiety. You have Nonie who is 21 years old lives with parents and never wants to leave the…

Fibromyalgia

The medical condition I chose is Fibromyalgia. I heard of Fibromyalgia but I was not fully aware of everything dealing with this syndrome so it was pretty interesting to learn about it. “Fibromyalgia is a syndrome that is characterized by…

“Bad Sugar”

When I took the health quiz I honestly thought I was going to do better than expected. If I am not mistaken I got a 5/10 on the quiz. I found it most interesting when it talked about how people…