I was surprised that the US spends on medical care half of what the world
spends on medical care yet its ranked the 30th in life expectancy. The
question that came to my mind is what is the money spent on if its surely
not spent on its main target, medica
Stress is our bodys response to life threats, demands and challenges. Its an evolutionary
reflex for survival that put our body in alert mode to meet our stressing conditions. When we are
under stress our cardiovascular and endocrine systems are activat
Professor Kelly Gonzales
17 April 2014
I watched a Ted talk for Elizabeth Pisani titled Sex, drugs and HIV. Pisani is a public
health consultancy based in London, UK who is known for her work on HIV/AIDS.
Group 5 Blog Draft
Group Members: Megan Felderman, Geneve Settle, Kimberly Carpio, Michael Nguyen,
Mawadda Amboun, Yuliyana Kobel
Topic: Mental Health and Ethnicity
What is Mental Health?
Mental health is the overall well being of an individual when it co
Ch 1 vocab
Secondary Prevention: Early detection and prompt intervention during the period of early disease
pathogenesis. It is implemented after a problem has begun but before signs and symptoms appear and
targets those populations who have risk factors.
My purpose for taking this course is to fulfill a requirement for a Bachelor of Arts degree
in Health Studies with a concentration in Community Health Education. My initial beliefs about
community and public health were that they involve al