Posts by: VuHo

Tuberculosis in Vietnam

  One of the major disease for the Vietnamese are Tuberculosis, Vietnam is rated 12 out of 22 highest of TB-burden countries. Every year about more than 100,000 new cases of TB patients and 17,000 deaths occurs. In Vietnam are…

Community health

If I were to be able to be in a part of the health career treating health, I will focus on a smaller scale such as treating the health of the local, so community health is the area of topic….

Doctor/Patient

  In a culture of biomedicine the way we think and behave in biomedicine can be categories into a culture itself. In biomedicine there have been a standard what are being taught to identify, diagnose and treat an illness. In…

Wrinkles due to old age.

With the comparison of medicalized and biomedicalized though both resulted from using medicine, but the purpose are different. With the development of drugs to treat disease and/or disorder, there are also supplement that are used to increase the quality of…

i’m addicted to the internet

From the 3 different people of gender and occupation are introduced. The three that seems to be spending large amount of time on the internet. The show present in a first person perspective with audio and visual of their behavior….

Type 1 Diabete

During early part of my middle school I did not know diabetes was. My teacher simply explained that is a condition that a person cannot control the glucose level. The way to keep the glucose level was to eat food…

Clown Doctors in NYC

Surprisingly, there is a group called Clown Doctor working in the hospital. When I think of a hospital, I think of an area consist of only doctors, nurses and patients in a quieter environment for them to heal. And who…

Becoming American

By taking a quiz from the given link, though I did not know the exact number for each of the answer I did know the rough for the answer for each question. But that surprise me the most was that…