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Lecture 42

PUBHLTH 2 Lecture Notes - Lecture 42: Dengue Fever, Prescription Drug


Department
Public Health
Course Code
PUBHLTH 2
Professor
Zuzana Bic
Lecture
42

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Austin Maldanado
Professor Bic
Public Health 2
Lecture
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.
True
Dengue does not have any clear vaccinations created for human use just animal
use.
False
Smoke shops selling tax free cigarettes are against the law.
True
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.
True
Rhode Island justify the individuals with offense in how smoke shops sell untaxed
cigarettes which is justified in the law.
True
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.
True
Doctors must depend on inferences about severity based on what they can see
about the illness and on what else they observe about the patient (e.g., race).
True
Complete the following:
National research on young Latinos indicate that Latino Youth are engaged in behaviors
and situations that put them at _________ for mental health difficulties.
An increase
What is one of the main concerns of requiring the HPV vaccination for 6th grade girls?
Administering the vaccination could possibly initiate the conversation or idea of
sexual activity to young girls, which goes against many parents beliefs
Only _____ of women are aware that heart disease is the #1 killer in women in the US.
34%
According to the WHO, there are about ________ cases of Yellow Fever each year.
200,000
Which of the following is one of the main barriers to reducing the incidence of obesity in
the US as suggested by the STOP Obesity Alliance?
There is a stigma of obesity, which discourages those with weight problems from
seeking medical intervention
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