Why should war and disasters be considered public health issues?
4.Ethnicity affects individuals’ health in many different ways. Compare the effect of ethnicity on health for two ethnic groups (of your choice), summarizing and explaining the similarities and differences between them.
5.How does the social construction of illness—both specific illnesses and illness in general—affect the lives of persons who have chronic illnesses?
6.How do society’s views on, and responses to, mental illness resemble those of past centuries? How do they differ?
7.How does the profit motive affect the experiences of hospital patients and nursing home residents?
8.Is “cosmetic pharmacology” ethical? Does the fact that it is only available to some individuals make it any more or less ethical? Could cosmetic pharmacology eventually increase social inequality?
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