Posts by: qiblawis

Public Health

I chose to look into public health because it most closely relates to my future career. I wish to purse a career in medicine so public health is the main priority in my mind. Public health is “the science and…

Depression

The role of medications in American society has become far more important in recent years and this not only because of our improvement of health care. The mass media outlet of advertisement has been a constant bombardment of medications that…

Life/Death

The culture of biomedicine discusses the social and cultural implications that influence the objectivity of biomedicine. Biomedicine is considered a very objective and universal way of looking at healthcare, but this is not always true. There are many factors of…

I have Narcolepsy

I chose to watch the True Life episode that documented two young people with Narcolepsy and Cataplexy. In the episode, the two were diagnosed with Narcolepsy four months prior to the airing of the show, and is now starting to…

Type 1 Diabetes

I chose to talk about type 1 diabetes because I believe that it is illness that harshly influenced by our culture today. Many people believe that there is only one type of diabetes and if they do know that there…

Obesity in America

Obesity in America has been widely considered an epidemic and is a serious cause for concern, from a health care perspective. I chose to research about how obesity affects our overall heart health and the article that I looked at…

Clown Doctors in NYC

I chose to discuss the article titled “Clown Doctors: Shaman Healers of Western Medicine.” The article talks about a specific care unit in New York City hospitals called ‘The Clown Care Unit’ and how they resemble the shaman healers, which…

In Sickness and in Wealth

I received a 7/10 on the Health Equity Quiz, but I do not attribute this score to my knowledge of the information questioned. I found myself guessing correctly on many of them and I feel that my score should have…