Posts by: Mel

In Sickness and in Wealth

I did terrible on the health equity quiz (4/10). The ones I got correct I learned in my previous anthropology and sociology classes. It surprises me that we are ranked 29th in the world for life expectancy. You would think…

Biological Approach

I picked the biological approach because it encompasses all aspects that could affect the health status and well being of a person (environment, genetics, and individual choices). I think it is helpful to understand this approach because of the fact…

Anxiety

When I think of health I think of a happy, well functioning (able to do basic day to day tasks), and a person with normal ranged body levels (i.e. normal cholesterol level). When I think of illness the first thing…

Woman Hockey Player

  Hi all! My name is Melinda Zielinski, but honestly just call me Mel. I will be a senior this coming fall. One of the reasons I am enrolled in this class, beside the fact that it interests me, is…