Posts by: saracina

Community Health

I’d say the intersection of anthropology that most interests me would have to be community health. I like the idea of being close and intertwined with an aspect or area of the community in which I feel comfortable and close…

HIV in Malawi

The global health problem I will be focusing on is the HIV epidemic in Malawi. According to the article that I will be citing from, sixty four percent of the people in the world living with HIV reside on the…

“I’m addicted to heroin”

I chose the video: I’m addicted to Heroin, because addiction is an illness. It is sometimes hard for those without addiction to understand, because it is a mental process, and it appears to be a choice to people. Becoming clean…

Fibromyalgia

I have chosen to reflect on the illness “fibromyalgia” and how our culture can influence this in a way that is negative when it comes to treatment. After reading the article that was written about a woman who is suffering…

Clown Doctors in NYC

Clown Doctors in NYC was basically a way to look at an alternative therapy that is occurring here in the United States, that is related to a universal form of healing, as we see in Shamanism. The Clown Doctors use…