Category: W2 Reflection

Caucasians and Cystic Fibrosis

The health disparity that I chose was Cystic Fibrosis among Caucasians. I decided to choose this disease because it is so prevalent in Caucasians and there are not many other diseases that have higher prevalence rates among the Caucasian race…

Osteoporosis among White Women

This week’s materials have shown how different races, gender and ethnicities are at greater risk of certain diseases than others.  Many things have lead to certain races and ethnicities evolving in such a way where certain diseases and illnesses are…

High Prevalence of Melanoma among Whites

As discussed in this weeks lecture, race, gender and health are interwoven.  Genetic similarities should not be misconstrued as the equivalence of biological races and no medical test can determine race because there are no specific genetic markers that will…

Breast Cancer Among Indian Women

As discussed in the lectures of this week, many health professionals have explained the prevalence of certain biological disparities between different groups as a result of differences in race. While there is no definitive biological difference between the human races,…

Heart Disease in White Women

I consider myself a white women. After going through this week’s resources and knowing about the risks I face as I white woman I chose heart disease. I was either going to choose heart disease or osteoporosis. The reason I…