Posts by: mill2192

Clinical Medical Antrhopology

I picked Clinical Medical Anthropology because it represents the job field area that I am planning on working in the future, and it is a better way of treating people then is shown in everyday advertisement. This field helps to…

Allergies

Medicine has had major changes in its uses over the past, mainly in the change from the trends of medicalization to biomedicalization. The medicalization trends kind of medicine was mainly the type of medicine that would help to keep you…

Healthy/Sick

The culture of biomedicine is the social and medical norms of the medical community and how they are changing over time. As in the second lecture, the biomedical culture changed from a medicalization; which is an overall trend of advertising…

I Have Diabetes

This video uses a chaos type of narrative, since it is a chronic disease of the body and something that they always have to deal with. It used this narrative to show how the people with this disease are constantly…

Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a widespread muscle pain throughout the body and is misunderstood in our society. The main idea behind it is that it is called a syndrome, not a disease so people do not think of it as a real…

Clown Doctors in NYC

The article starts off comparing a medical doctor and a clown doctor, showing that they both suit up for the day with the intention of helping children get better, the main difference is that the clown doctor does not help…

Bad Sugar

On the Health Equity Quiz I scored a 4/10, with most of the statistics being surprising to me. The most surprising being the difference in in life expectancy among counties in the United States. I never put much thought into…

Skin Cancer in Caucasians

Race has been a big subject in history, it has been a major idea in reasoning the differences between different “kinds” of people, but it also has been a connection to genetics and health. Over time there has been shown…