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Sexism An attitude or act of bias or discrimination against a person because of the person's gender
Feminism Political movement that seeks justice for women and the end of sexism in all forms.
Susan B. Anthony american civil rights leader who played a pivotal role in the 19th century women's rights movement to introduve women's suffrage into the united states.Co-founded first women's temperance movement, women's rights journal.
Margaret Sanger Sex ed nurse and birth control activist. Founder of american birth control league. Formed national committee on federal legislation for birth control.
Dorothea Dix Served in the Civil War as superintendent of army nurses
Equal Pay Act Fair labor standars act, aimed at abolishing wage disparity based on sex. Law was signed on June 10, 1963
HIPPA Policy that requires health care providers to develop procedures that protect the privacy of patients' health care information and records
Physician's Assistant ? Someone qualified to assist a physician and carry out routine clinical procedures under the supervision of a physician
FDA (Food and Drug Agency The federal agency charged with approval and control of drug-related products in the US
Federal trade commission Federal agency that enforces several federal antitrust and consumer-protection laws
Direct-to-consumer advertising (DTC) TV, magazines to publiclyl promote drugs, medical devices or other products which by law require a prescription, which targets consumers, with the intent of having a patient request the product by name
Medicaid A program, funded by the federal and state governments, which pays for medical care for those who can't afford it. The program typically helps low-income individuals or families, as well as elderly or disabled individuals
Medicare A federal program that pays for certain health care expenses for people aged 65 or older. Enrolled individuals must pay deductibles and co-payments, but much of their medical costs are covered by the program
Credit Reports A report containing detailed information on a person's credit history, including identifying information, credit accounts and loans, bankruptcies and late payments, and recent inquiries
USFDA and OTC drugs FDA (food and drug agency) healthy food. OTC (over the counter drug) can get drugs without prescription
Vegan & Vegetarian Vegan eliminates all animal products from their diet, including dairy and doesn't wear leather or any animal. Vegetarian do not eat meat, fish or poultry, but might eat dairy products such as cheese, eggs, yogurt or milk. Not predictable in their beliefs
Osteoporosis A bone-weakening disorder in which normal bone density is lost; mark by thinning of the bone tissue and growth of small holes in bone
Yoga Body postures and poses to improve health
Sexual harassment Unwanted sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature that negatively affects the work environment
The nurses health study established in 1989 by Dr. Walter Willett, are the most definitive long-term epidemiological studies conducted to date on older women's health. The study has followed 121,700 female registered nurses since the mid-1970s
socioeconomic an economic and sociological combined total measure of a person's work experience and of an individual's or family’s economic and social position relative to others, based on income, education, and occupation.
Psychologist study mental processes and human behavior by observing, interpreting, and recording how people and other animals relate to one another and the environment. They look for patterns
Psychiatrist a physician who specializes in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of mental, addictive, and emotional disorders, such as the following: anxiety, depression, development disability, substance abuse
The Violence against women act passed as a result of extensive grassroots efforts in the late 80's and early 1990s, with advocates and professionals from the battered women's movement, sexual assault advocates, victim services field, law enforcement agencies, prosecutors' offices,
Life expectancy for women (age, income & location Women expect to live 5 years before spouse past away.
Leading cause of death for women Heart disease, cancer, stroke, chronic lower respiratory disease, Alzheimer's disease
Six dimensions of wellness Social, environmental, emotional, spiritual, intellectual, physical
Three categories of health Education, prevention, treatment
The hierarchy of needs presented in order (from the bottom to top) Physiological, safety, love, esteem, self-actualization
The purpose of carbohydrates in the body to supply energy. It should always be kept in mind that carbohydrates or calories alone cannot adequately supply our energy needs, for we must have our carbohydrates in combination with other needs, such as proteins, water, vitamins, minerals, fats, etc
Women & bulimia in the body Heart problems, such as irregular heartbeat, low pulse, low blood pressure, weakened heart muscle, or heart failure
The role of protein in the body Antibodies defend the body from germs, Contractile proteins are responsible for movement, Enzymes speed up chemical reactions, stores amino acids
Endurance training ( in relation to weight loss) ?
Statistics on trafficked women for forced labor and sex Under aged girls are up by 80%. Some parents sold their daughters for sex.
Minimum amount of water women should consume daily Doctors recommend 8 or 9 cups
The traditional medical model is primarily reactive ?
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