Health and Society, Page 3

The Failing Test for Success

Rachel is a sophomore business major with an emphasis in marketing. She is also a member of Alpha Delta Pi and enjoy dancing in her free time. She wrote this paper to raise awareness about the current problem in the U.S. education system, specifically focusing on the negative effects of No…

Sickle-Cell Disease Contributes to Cognitive Impairment in Children

Acacia is from St. Louis, MO and graduated from MIZZOU with a bachelor of Health Sciences in May 2015 and is now pursuing a bachelor of Nursing Science from the University of Missouri Accelerated Nursing Program. In elementary school, Acacia had a friend who suffered from sickle cell disease that inspired…

Insects: It’s what’s for Dinner?

Christine Carson is a senior in Environmental Science with an emphasis in Soil Resource Management at the University of Missouri. Upon graduation in May of 2015, she plans to attend Kansas State University, where she will study soil microbiology in restored prairies. Motivation for her academic interests and this article stem from Christine's vested interests…

Using Regular Yoga Practice to Reduce Blood Pressure in Patients with Unmedicated Prehypertension

Care for Life? The Failing System of Nursing Home Care in the United States

The phrase “respect your elders” is ingrained in most minds at a young age. This phrase, however, has been lost somewhere. A lack of respect for the elderly is especially present in the quality of health care they receive. Not only are the elderly discriminated against in the US health care system, many of their health problems are cast off as “getting old.”

Evaluation of Electronic Medical Record Implementation and Patient Satisfaction

Leather Yoghurt: Suspicion of Exotic Food and the Chinese Government’s Crisis of Faith

Yoghurt is a popular exotic food in China, especially among young Chinese girls who want to lose weight because they think yoghurt is healthy and contains relatively low calories.

Video Game Effects on Children

While all video games share many of the same fundamental functions, there are marked differences that help define the violent genre and insure its continually expanding prevalence in modern society.

Oral Health Poster


Who Will Build the Better Ape?

We are trapped within what I call the Better Ape Fallacy Loop, in which like Frankowski's theoretical gorillas we continually enhance the traits that we consider to be most beneficial to our survival while ignoring the historical and scientific precedent stating that we simply do not know what will drive our further evolution.