Anth106_UnnaturalCausesFilmHandout - Episode 1: In Sickness...

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Episode 1: In Sickness & In Wealth(Health-Wealth Gradient in US. Unnatural Causes Film.)Review handout before watching the film and use to take notes.Mystery:Given our wealth and medical advances, why doesthe United States rank 29th inthe world for life expectancy (as ofDecember 2007)? What are the connections betweenhealthy bodiesand healthy bank accounts and race / ethnicity?Key concepts:Social determinants vs. individual responsibilityHow does the ability to make healthy choices (avoid smoking and eat a healthy diet) depend on access to“income, education, and the social determinants of health”?How do chronic stressors and resources available to manage them vary with class position?Concept of pile-up of risk, the cumulative burden of having things that are increasing your chances of havingproblems, as opposed to the cumulative protection of having things in your life that increase the likelihoodthat you can have better outcomesHealth equity: Economic policy is health policy
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Term
Spring
Professor
Rose
Tags
Epidemiology, Corey Anderson, Unnatural Causes Film

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