Obesity in America

Obesity in America
Obesity is one of the major challenges to the national health in the US. In actuality, about a half of the US population suffers from overweight, whereas, in the future, the situation is likely to grow worse. In such a situation, it is very important to understand causes of obesity, its effects and ways of prevention of this serious health problem.

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What are the challenges in working in a health care team?

What are the challenges in working in a health care team?
The effective cooperation and coordination of professionals working in a health care team is of the utmost importance because it is the life and health of patients that are at stake, when health care professionals work together in a team.

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Roles of Advanced Practice Nurses and Nurse Practicioners in Paediatric Nursing

Roles of Advanced Practice Nurses and Nurse Practicioners in Paediatric Nursing
Community nursing is the nursing that develops and implements an integrated manner within the framework of public health care to the individual, family and community in the health-illness continuum. The community nurse was specifically created to help individuals, families and communities to acquire skills, habits and behaviors that promote self-care, in the context of promotion of health and healthy lifestyle.

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Nutrition Consulting

Nutrition Consulting
Nutrition Consulting has become quite popular in the United Sates for the recent years. People care about their health and it turned out that they need certain assistant who would provide professional consultations and guide to the healthy life.

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United States and Canada Healthcare Comparison

United States and Canada Healthcare Comparison
United States and Canada are two countries that are close to each other. Let us compare the health care system of the two countries.
Rashford (2007) allows us to mention that USA and Canada health care systems had many in common before health care system of Canada was reformed in the middle of the 20 century (1960s and 1970s).
What are the differences and similar point between the two systems we can find now?

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Module 2 SLP Quantitative Reasoning

Module 2 SLP Quantitative Reasoning
The problem of smoking affects consistently human health. At the same time, many people still ignore the problem of the negative impact of smoking on health, especially adolescents are inclined to ignore potential risks and threats to human health associated with smoking. In such a context, it is important to conduct an in-depth research of the impact of smoking on human health and focus on the use of quantitative methods of research and analysis because they help to uncover the statistics and real facts about the negative impact of smoking on human health.

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Module 2 Case Study Quantitative Reasoning. Smoking.

Module 2 Case Study Quantitative Reasoning. Smoking.
Smoking, unfortunately, is the most common of the bad habits among pregnant women. Despite the harm of smoking to health, the percentage of female smokers has recently significantly increased. More increased rates are of smoking among teenage girls and the percentage of smokers than boys. While smoking harms the health of the mother and the unborn child's health, only 20% of women refuse to quit smoking during pregnancy. The research question will cover the disadvantages of women who smoke during pregnancy and the consequences that occur in the future.

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Childhood Obesity

Childhood Obesity
Obesity is a medical condition in which excess body fat has accumulated to the extent that it may have an adverse effect on health, leading to reduced life expectancy and/or increased health problems (Medeiros-Neto 2003).
Nowadays about 7% of adults are obese on our planet; that is 250 million people. The obesity in China and Japan is 15% of the population, in Germany, Britain and Russia - about 50 - 54% in the U.S. - 68%. Obesity affects both women and men, and very often children start to suffer from it in childhood (Crouse 2009).

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Discrimination on healthcare

Discrimination on healthcare
While modern Americans on average have better health and longer life than any of the previous generations, there are still many problems to be solved in the sphere of the health care in United States. While that modern technology can offer an artificial heart or kidney transplants limited number of people and a lot of money, others continue to suffer from these already "conquered" medical diseases such as tuberculosis. As a fact, the disputes about the health care system in the United States have been going for a long time, about 70 years. The proper and satisfactory health care and health insurance in the United States is one of the most important issues to be changed and discussed thoroughly. President Truman was the first among the presidents, who proposed a system of public health insurance in 1945.

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Health system management

Health system management
The importance of management within the industry is universally recognized by the key specialist in all the industries. Problem areas that deal with the health system management has very significant as they may cost the lives to the humans: “Anyone trained in management knows the importance of the management functions: planning, organizing, staffing, directing, and controlling. When an organization does not perform one or more of the functions well, a crisis can result. Instead of addressing the underperforming management function, many managers overemphasize the functions of staffing and directing, which can lead to an ineffective management approach known as ‘management by crisis’” (Summers & Nowicki, 2002).

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