Choose one of the philanthropic foundations listed on Chapter 3 Presentation – Slide 11 (found in the Lecture tab of this Module) (Please see the attached PPTX file) and visit its website to learn more about the foundation’s activities. What resources and services does this foundation provide to communities and how would it benefit your community?
Health care disparities are real and create issues with people receiving quality healthcare in certain regions of the United States. What are three or more reasons why treatments for some illnesses vary from one geographic area to another? Do you think this is a problem and that the government should do more about it?
What would be the impact on society of a biotechnological technique that could slow the aging process and extend an individual’s life by ten years? Do you think Medicare should pay for such a technique?
A challenge for the 21st century is the vast amount of health information available on the Internet, some of it accurate and useful, some of it inaccurate and biased. Describe how you will decipher what is accurate and what is not when making health care decisions.
Evaluate to what extent do you think people choose their own health? What are some ways in which health is affected by factors not of one’s own choosing?
Reflect upon a very stressful time in your life. Describe how your social support system can protect you against the health effects of stress.
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