According to Planned Parenthood, “In the developing world only one out of five women used a safe and effective method of family planning” (n.pag.). A large number of women who could not afford or did not want to have children needed birth control. With a birth control pill, women would be able to safely control when and if they got pregnant. This would greatly improve family life across the board due to the fact that women could choose when or if they got pregnant. In addition, an oral contraceptive would be one of the most convenient contraceptives since a person can just simply stop or start taking it.
Those against mandatory vaccines deem that the chickenpox, measles, rubella and rotavirus all have symptoms that can be treated with oral medicines and creams. Vaccine-preventable diseases have not disappeared so vaccination is still necessary and the diseases that decreased tremendously were due to the impact of vaccines. The CDC notes that many vaccine-preventable diseases are still in the United States or "only a plane ride away." Although the paralytic form of polio has largely disappeared thanks to vaccination, the virus still exists in countries like Pakistan where there were 93 cases in 2013 and 71 in 2014 as of May 15. The polio virus can be incubated by a person without symptoms for years; that person can then accidentally infect an unvaccinated child or adult in whom the virus can mutate into its paralytic form and spread amongst unvaccinated people.
Racism in The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks Imagine your mother, sister, wife, or cousin was diagnosed with cervical cancer and you believed the doctors were doing everything in their power to help her. Only later you discovered her cells were used for research without consent and she was not properly informed of the risks of her treatment due to her race. This story happened and is told by Rebecca Skloot in The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. Skloot use of narrative and her writing style enhances the understanding of the story. Henrietta Lacks was a young black woman who was diagnosed with cervical cancer at John Hopkins Hospital.
Morning-After Pill A Boon for Women” is a article written by Deborah Nucatola she is a physician and director of medical services for planned parenthood federation of America. This article was writing to let the public know that The Morning after will be an over the counter meaning that this pill is available to anyone “No Matter How Old You Are” but many mainly parents don 't agree, they believe that this pill does more harm than good and outs their teen lives in danger. Some believe that this pill in an “abortion pill”. Emergency contraception is a pill that prevents pregnancy up to five days after having unprotected sex. Many don 't know that after having sex a woman doesn 't get automatic become pregnant, this is why it is possible to
Cameron L, Reeve J, 2006 Assessment of unique associations between risk perceptions and worries and attitudes towards genetic testing for breast cancer detection. N = 303 (62 1st degree relatives with a history of breast cancer in the family, 152 nurses, 89 students with no 1st degree relatives diagnosed with breast cancer) Common Sense Model of Self Regulation (CSM + SRM) Worries were associated with a greater interest in undergoing a genetic test, while the perceived risk was not related with the interest in being tested. Cameron
Do you know of a friend or family member who has or had breast cancer? I 'm sure if you sit there and think about it long enough you will think of at least one person you know with this deadly disease. I decided to talk about this topic mainly for the fact that it 's October which as most people know October is Breast Cancer awareness month. Majority of people have only heard of Breast Cancer but know very little about what it actually is or what even causes it to form. Breast Cancer has many risk factors, causes, signs, symptoms, treatments and there are even different modifications that Massage Therapist need to know when taking care of a client with this disease.
The scientists in the journal of the American Medical Association, estimate that the number of the untreated cases of gonorrhea. Perhaps the test detected dead bacteria from old untreated infections. The authors recommend routinely screening young adults and sexually active teens for chlamydia and gonorrhea. Turner’s team found 5.3 percent of male U.S. Army recruits had chlamydia infections. Only 0.6 percent of the recruits tested positive for gonorrhea, but 40 percent of them reported symptoms.
It might bother Goldstein that 1980 there has only been 8 recorded cases of children developing autism after receiving the HPV vaccine, but when further research was done into these 8 cases if was found that the chemicals in the HPV vaccine did not directly cause autism. But even if vaccines had a small chance of causing autism, that is still better than not receiving the vaccine and having a massively greater chance of death from measles or small
In 2014 the CDC reports that 4,115 women died from cervical cancer that was caused by the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) (CDC.GOV, 2017). While other cancer is not preventable by protection of immunization, Cervical Cancer and Genital Warts is mostly preventable. We are raising our children in a time where the majority of our parents and grandparents are succumbing to different types of cancers, why wouldn 't we want there to be a law insuring every teenager is given this vaccine against this terrible disease despite religious, or personal ideas against vaccinations. Although my reason for this paper is to educate my peers on the extreme importance of getting this vaccine early as possible, it also ties into my choice of degree of Health Care
While providing health care may seem quite expensive, sacrifice made by young women comes at a greater price. Clearly, giving teenagers access to birth control is about exactly that control. Thus, Cory Gardner, a representative of the Republican Party, points out the importance of access of healthcare services to everyone at any time without any extra routine using the new campaign ad saying “The pill ought to be available over the counter, round the clock, without a prescription”. When, for example, Colorado offered teenagers and poor women free intrauterine devices and implants which can prevent pregnancy for several years, the birthrate among teenagers in the state fell by 40 percent from 2009 to 2013, while their rate of abortions fell by 42 percent, according to the Colorado
The first one is Gardasil, approved in, 2006 and the second one is Cervarix, approved in 2009 by the FDA. Although Gardasil protects against four HPV types (6, 11, 16, and 18), and it is approved for use by females aged 9-26 to help prevent cancer of the vagina, cervix, anal, vulva, also genital warts, there are many reported side effects(KRUSZELNICKI, 2014). According to Gardasil.com, the side effects include pain, swelling, itching, bruising, and redness at the injection site, headache, fever, dizziness,
The current generations of people living in the United States are accustomed to hospital births. Hospital births have become very popular in the last century, with very little home births happening. “Are hospitals the safest place for healthy women to have babies?” is an article by Dr. Neel Shah, an obstetrician, that addresses the increasing danger of hospital births. This article is intended to persuade the reader and convince them that hospital births have become riskier for healthy women than in the past. The author uses evidence, such as facts and statistics, and reasoning to persuade the reader into believing that hospital births are not the best option for childbirth.
Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is currently the most common STI in the United States.1 HPV is a public health concern because of its potential to cause multiple types of cancer including oropharyngeal, cervical, vulvar, vaginal, penile, and anal cancer.2 From 2004 to 2007, 25,110 out of 32,456 cases of such cancers were attributable to HPV.3 Precancerous growths and genital warts due to HPV also burden the healthcare system. In 2012, the total healthcare burden of preventing and treating HPV diseases was estimated to be 8 billion dollars.3 HPV is spread by skin to skin contact.4 Barrier methods such as condoms and dental dams are only effective if the infected area is covered, creating a serious challenge for prevention. However, a quadrivalent
Vaccines have notoriously been a controversial topic throughout the news world. Mothers and fathers are faced with the decision of whether or not they should vaccinate their children. Depending upon where your children will be attending school, vaccinating may not be a choice but rather a requirement. The country in which you live can also be a key factor as to whether or not vaccines are available. People living in impoverished countries may not have access to vaccines.
There has been a vast controversy on the idea of vaccinating children at a young age. Throughout various types of research there have been several pros and cons on this issue. Many individuals believe that vaccinations can either lead to the development of issues such as autism and the development of negative side effects or can be a beneficial asset for children to prevent disease. For children, “by age two, most children will receive almost 30 shots designed to boost a child’s natural defenses against disease” (Maron, 2015).