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Biological Approach

I am a human biology major so the biological approach will be the best way for me to learn and study about health because it is the approach that I have been doing most of my college career. Environment, genetics…

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…

Knowledge is Power

Hi, my name is Moriah Hill, I am a junior and an Interdisciplinary Studies major with a concentration in health and society. I recently took ANP201 and loved it! I decided to take ANP204 because it is medically related and…

Poverty

My definition of health is a state of mental, physical and emotional comfort.  When one is healthy they are free from disease and injury, and have a normal mental, physical and emotional state.  I believe that this normal state varies…

Ethnomedical Approach

I think that that it will be helpful to understand and use the ethnomedical approach while studying health.  I believe that the ethnomedical approach focuses on the relationships between illnesses and cultures.  One day, I hope to travel around the…

Future Pediatrician

Hello Everyone my name is Vanessa Salmo. I just recently graduated from MSU and am finishing up my last credits with this class.I am kinda sad actually but I am excited to be beginning more journeys. My major was Human…

Aspiring Dentist

Hi all, my name is Megan Bergeron.  I am a senior majoring in Human Biology and minoring in Spanish at Michigan State University.  If all goes as planned, I will graduate in the Spring of 2015, and begin dental school…

poverty

It would be reductive to refer to health as just the absence of sickness. The way I define health focuses on how biology, psychology, social factors, and environmental factors play into a state of wellness. This state of well-being is largely…

Ordinary Motivation

Hello. My name is Vu Ho and this will be my brief introduction of myself. I will be a senior at Michigan State University with a Human Biology degree. When I am done at MSU, hopefully I will able to…

Anxiety

When I think of health, I think of being comfortably happy. Having no sickness or pain, with an understanding of your well being and any problems that might happen to your body is the part of being comfortable. The happy…