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Health & Healthcare

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Transcript of Health & Healthcare

Health
Cigarette Smoking
As of 2015, nearly 42 million Americans smoke.

Smokers: Divorced, separated, unemployed, in the military, and less schooling

440,000 die / yr
Exceeds all other major diseases/illnesses
Eating Disorders
Paying for Care in the U.S.
Who Get's Sick & Why?

Factors include:
Age
Gender
Social class
Race
The Medical Establishment
Theory
Health and Medicine

Self-Assessment of Physical Health by First-Year College Students, 1985-2008
http://tinyurl.com/b25y8aa
Extra (not required)
An intense form of dieting
White Women
Belief systems
Girls believe Guys like “thin girls”
Men more satisfied w/ own bodies.
Scariest Graph Ever?
In this Graph, most Countries (except USA) are socialistic.
Low-Income Countries Tend to Die from Infectious Diseases
Thank Medical Technology & Semmelweis
for increased populations!
For example, white women have higher life
expectancy over White men & African-Americans
Health Expenditures Per Capita
What Is the Most Important Measurement of Health?
http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/04/22/consequences-of-the-cinnamon-challenge/
What Does the
word "health" mean
to you?

What Does it
mean to be healthy?
How Can
We Avoid
Being Sick?
What Groups of
People Are Most
Likely to be sick? Why?
"Anti-Smoking Program"
Learn More About these pictures
& More (Not required to view)

Rate US. healthcare system? Why?
Happiness
Life Span
Infant Mortality
What Will You Die Of? Pre-Class Teaser
http://www.slate.com/articles/health_and_science/science_of_longevity/2013/09/interactive_game_of_death_in_history_how_would_you_have_died_in_the_past.html
Almost 800k Deaths/Yr
Does Smoking Make You Look Older?
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/11/04/smoking-look-older-facial-aging-premature_n_4184292.html?1383602965&ncid=edlinkusaolp00000009&ncid=edlinkusaolp00000009
Does Smoking Make You Look Older?
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/11/04/smoking-look-older-facial-aging-premature_n_4184292.html?1383602965&ncid=edlinkusaolp00000009&ncid=edlinkusaolp00000009
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/10/03/health-care-costs-_n_3998425.html
Optional
Target
Time
Place
Strategies
Resources
Health & Healthcare
http://obesity.procon.org/view.resource.php?resourceID=006026

The most stunning statistic, however, is that the total number of deaths caused by conventional medicine is an astounding 783,936 per year. It is now evident that the American medical system is the leading cause of death and injury in the US. (By contrast, the number of deaths attributable to heart disease in 2001 was 699,697, while the number of deaths attributable to cancer was 553,251.5)

Talcott Parson's "Sick Role"
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