Posts by: herrifor

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There are several differences between mitosis and meiosis. They both reproduce but differently mitosis uses asexual reproduction, this occurs in all organisms. All of the offspring are identical. Mitosis is uses this to complete repairs and general growth of the…

Infant Mortality in China

Infant mortality is defined as death of a baby before their first birthday. It is estimated have been the number of infant deaths for every 1,000 lives births. This is very sad that many people in China had high infant…

Doctor/Patient

Culture of biomedicine is what the individual believes, each culture has their own beliefs of what biomedicine is. In western culture we define this as the Doctors having the authority to prescribe the medicine to the patient because they are…

Depression

The role of medications in American society in terms of medicalization is very important. Many pharmaceutical companies want to make more money so they make “pills” have more advatanges than disadvatnages to a person problem. Even to the point that…

True Life: I have Orthorexia

I chose to watch True Life: “I have orthorexia.” Which is is a eating disorder which people try to eat excessively healthy. They are afraid of eating unhealthy and consuming junk food. There were three different story lines. The first…

Chronic pain

Chronic pain is an severe pain that has occurred continuously after a person should have “healed.” Sometimes it’s considered untrueable and often healthcare providers can not identify why the patient is still experiencing pain. Pain is a subjective experience and…

Bulimia in United States

Culture Bound Syndromes can affect all cultures throughout the world; just some are prevalent in different areas. Various forms of CBS are named and viewed differently based on that culture, something Americans may think it is ludicrous; a region in…

Place Matters

To my disbelief I was only able to answer 4 of them correctly, and that was mostly by guessing. The answers were quite shocking to say the least. The first, discouraging statistics is that we have better health care in…