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HM 101 Henrietta Lacks Health Disparities/Social Determinants Module 4Written Assignment #1ReadThe Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, by Rebecca Skloot -- Part 3: ch. 29-32, pp. 232-267; and Chapter 4 of Riegelman and Kirkwood:Social and Behavioral Sciences and PublicHealth.Among the topics discussed this week are the relationship between income andsocioeconomic status, as well as some key categories of the social determinants of healthas described by WHO.As was mentioned in thisweek’slecture:You will find that people at the upper end of the socioeconomic spectrum tend to thelive longer, healthier lives, and people at the lower end live shorter, less healthy lives.This is due to a variety of social, economic and cultural determinants or factors -some of which arestructuralor built in to society (which means people don't havecontrol over them), and some are not (for example, people have individual controlover health behaviors such as cigarette smoking, but they don't have much choice ifthey were born into an impoverished family). The unfair differences that result are

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