Posts by: nasserwi

Public Health

I chose Public Health because that is the field I want to pursue as a career. The Public health field works to prevent disease, prolong life and promote health. Understanding public health is essential in any healthcare practice. You need…

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

The American society relies heavily on the use of medications for treatments of pain and illness. Medications are used as a quick fix for our medical problems. Medicalization and Biomedicalization work hand and hand to assist in creating a culture…

Life and Death

Biomedicine is medicine based on biological facts and that study of anatomy and physiology of the human body. Biomedicine is the main form of medical approach in the west. The culture of biomedicine is studied by anthropologists and evaluated in…

True Life: I Have Diabetes

I chose this episode of True Life because I feel that a lot of people suffer from diabetes. This episode followed the stories of three young adults, Kristyn who is 25 years old, and Matt and Jen who are both…

Male Post- Partum Depression

I chose the illness, male post-partum depression because I honestly have never heard of it. I have always thought that only mothers suffered from it. This could be like Craig Mullins said; our culture discourages men from expressing their feeling…

Becoming American

I actually took the Health Equity quiz seriously, I answered honestly to be surprised in the little I know about us Americans. I received a score of 5/10 only because I guessed on some and happened to get them right….

Insomnia

My definition of health would be the balance of mental, physical and emotional well-being. Anything that disrupts this balance, unnaturally, is considered an illness. An illness is also anything that can be treated. You can be given medications, go through…