Homework 82 Question Description Article Review and Summary: CurrentIssues in Public Heal …

Homework 82Question Description Article Review and Summary: CurrentIssues in Public Health
Theworld of public health is constantly changing and students need to stay abreastof the issues that affect personal, family, and community health.  The exercise is designed to help studentslearn how to read and think critically. Students may select a related topic ofinterest from magazines, journals, or newspaper, etc.  Guidelines:When summarizing the magazine, journal or newspaper article,please refer to Section 6 Learning to Think Critically (pp. 187-200) inyour Freshman Orientation book.  Also,please include the following points:  1.  What is theauthor’s opinion?2.  What do youthink was the author’s purpose for writing the article?3.   Does theauthor provide facts to support the topic or opinion?3.  What is theother side of the issue? What are the opposing arguments?4.  What is youropinion or how do you feel about the topic? Format:1.  No less than 2 pages in length2.  Allwritten assignments are to be typed using 1 inch margins, 12point font and double-spaced. 3.  A copy of the article MUST besubmitted along with the article summary. 4.  If you fail to submit a copy of the article –you WILL NOT get credit for the assignment. NO EXCEPTIONS! Important: All assignments and presentations are due on the DATE INDICATED at the beginningof the class unless otherwise stated by the instructor.  Late assignments will not be accepted.   In the event difficulties arise inmeeting assigned deadlines, arrangements MUSTbe made with and approved in ADVANCEby the instructor.Topics mayinclude but not limited to: (Must Choose one)Nursing Shortage  DomesticViolenceObesity and Nutrition  PublicSafetyAfrican American – Mental Health Issues  Firearm/Gun Control Diabetes  AfricanAmerican – Health DisparitiesSexually Transmitted Diseases  HIV/AIDSEating Disorders  Smokingand TobaccoInfant Mortality  Peoplewith DisabilitiesHomicide/Death Rates  Preparednessand Emergency ResponseCancer    EnvironmentalHealthCardiovascular Disease  PandemicFLUTeen Pregnancy   HomelessnessFetal Alcohol Syndrome  DrunkDrivingBinge Drinking  DateRapeRacial Profiling  Crimein the CommunityFetal Alcohol Syndrome  TobaccoPrevention