Moral Hazard and Health Disparities

Moral Hazard and Health Disparities

Define moral hazard and give an original example. Do you agree with this concept of moral hazard, explain your answer?

What are the main determinants in health disparities and how can these be modified to improve health status and create health equity in society? In addition to what is in the text, elaborate on these determinants and solutions based on observations that you have made in your own life.

Initial responses should be no less than 200 words in length not including your reference(s) and supported by at least two references (aside from the textbook). APA format, Peer reviewed articles.

Epidemic vs. Pandemic

compile a list of 10 communicable diseases you feel have Pandemic and Epidemic potential and which quarantine methods are recommended control measures.

Select the disease you feel most confident about and in NLT 200 words explain why this disease has epidemic or pandemic potential and why quarantine methods would be successful. You can only use the disease once so please complete the assignment so you can discuss your favorite communicable disease.

you will conduct individual study on the federal laws on quarantine by reviewing the Jacobson case which is a very relevant topic and important information. These questions are there to spur your interest as you read the case of Jacobson v Massachusetts.

How did the case of Jacobson v Massachusetts effect police powers and civil liberties?

How did the law effect vaccination policy?

How did this case shape current ethics of quarantine?

Jacobson v Massachusetts: It’s Not Your Great-Great-Grandfather’s Public Health Law

Wendy K. Mariner, JD, LLM, MPH, George J. Annas, JD, MPH, and Leonard H. Glantz, JD

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1449224/

Manifold Restraints: Liberty, Public Health,

and the Legacy of Jacobson v Massachusetts

James Colgrove, PhD, MPH, and Ronald Bayer, PhD

http://www.mailman.columbia.edu/sites/default/files/Manifold%20Restraints%20Colgrove%20Bayer.pdf

Jacobson v Massachusetts at 100 Years: Police Power and Civil Liberties in Tension

Lawrence O. Gostin, JD

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1449223/

Initial responses should be no less than 200 words in length not including your reference(s) and supported by at least two references (aside from the textbook). APA format, Peer reviewed articles.

Food & Gender, Ethnicity, & SES

Gender roles include tasks and identities related to food. What are the most common food-related tasks considered masculine in US culture? What are the most common food related tasks considered feminine in US culture? Which tasks are the prestige tasks and which are the routine, thankless tasks?

Initial responses should be no less than 200 words in length not including your reference(s) and supported by at least two references (aside from the textbook). APA format, Peer reviewed articles.

Strength gains

What is a reasonable expectation for percentage strength gains following a six-month resistance training program? How do these percentage gains differ by age, sex, and previous resistance training exercise?

Initial responses should be no less than 250 words in length not including your reference(s) and supported by at least two references (aside from the textbook). APA format, Peer reviewed articles.


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