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Unformatted text preview: Medicaid- the poor have no other choices for their children and will take whatever is given to them- unlike those who have other options- ex. Heart Disease- # 1 cause of death in women and men- women die more in the first heart attack than men - since much research on this disease was done on men, it was believed to be a man’s disease- but as research is being done on women, it is found that symptoms are different for women and that women are also dying of this disease- not just the men Medicalization- to be made medical of- to take an event and put it in the perspective of medicine- we overuse the medical institution in our lives...
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This note was uploaded on 05/09/2010 for the course SOC 200 taught by Professor Marrone during the Spring '10 term at SUNY Stony Brook.
- Spring '10