PUBHLTH 2 Lecture Notes - Lecture 34: The Heart Truth, Asthma, Emergency Contraception
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Public Health 2
● The Heart Truth Campaign failed because it did not reach the national and local groups
● Consuming contaminated water contributes to diarrhea problems in children.
● Trust, history, and cultural relations are important factors to consider when addressing the
public health needs of minorities.
● Michelle Obama’s “Let’s Move” campaign had instant success in adults suffering with
● In asthma patients, the air tubes are inflamed.
● Intervention strategies include educating community members on how to: get clean
water, wash their hands, maintain hygiene.
○ False - doesn’t include how to get clean water
● It is relatively easy to study the effects of coal ash on human health.
● People can reduce their risk of dengue or other mosquito-borne illnesses by using bug
spray, wearing long sleeves and pants and staying in places that have secure window
screens and air conditioning, according to the CDC.
● Dengue does not have any clear vaccinations created for human use just animal use.
● Smoke shops selling tax free cigarettes are against the law.
● Some researchers suggest that there may be subtle differences in the way that members of
different racial and ethnic groups respond to treatment, particularly with regard to some
pharmaceutical interventions, suggesting that variations in some forms of treatment may
be justified on the basis of patient race or ethnicity.
● Rhode Island justify the individuals with offense in how smoke shops sell untaxed
cigarettes which is justified in the law.
● Survey research suggests that among white Americans, prejudicial attitudes toward
minorities remain more common than not, as over half to three- quarters believe that
relative to whites, minorities – particularly African Americans – are less intelligent, more
prone to violence, and prefer to live off of welfare.
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