Category: W2 Reflection

Skin Cancer Among Caucasians

Race has been used throughout history as a reason to separate people.  Race has been used to say that certain people are inferior for centuries because since their skin is a different color, they must have different genes.   Race…

Caucasian- Skin Cancer

It is hard to define the relationships between race, genetics, and health because first you must define each one separately. According to Gravlee, he defines race as, “a culturally structured, systematic way of looking at, perceiving, and interpreting reality… that…

Lupus among African American

We use race as categories that we sort people in that share the same genes. This is called genetic determinism, where people use our genetic information to figure out what type of individual we would become. Being individuals among our…

Cystic Fibrosis in Caucasians

The relationship between race, genetics, and health is very complex. Genetics refers to our human genome, and the blueprint from which humans are made. All people share the same genetic code and have the same genes, however, there are variations…

Cystic Fibrosis in Caucasians

The relationship among race, genetics, and health can be tricky to describe and evidently, a very senstitive topic as I found during my researching. I usually identify myself of Serbian ethnicity, but I could not find any credible source for…

Skin Cancer in Caucasians

Race has been a big subject in history, it has been a major idea in reasoning the differences between different “kinds” of people, but it also has been a connection to genetics and health. Over time there has been shown…