Enviromental Issues on Global Health Essay

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Environmental Issues on Global Health

Seven Environmental Issues

Complete the following chart by identifying seven environmental issues that affect global health. In the second column, describe in complete sentences how the issue affects global health.

Environmental issue | How does the issue affect global health? | Climate change | Rapid global warming can affect an ecosystems chances to adapt naturally | Global Warming | Gradual rise in our environments temperature. | Air Pollution | It cause cancer, birth defects, brain, and nerve damage. Air pollution damages the ozone layer that protects us from the harmful ultraviolet rays from the sun. | Ozone Depletion | Causes skin cancer and
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| Places money spent for insurance back in persons pocket. | At expense of government | This would keep from people wasting as much unused money. | Keep as same | Healthcare is not a right, but something we should earn. Keeps healthcare standards high. | Does not provide coverage to all people | Provides coverage for hard working Americans while maintaining its value. | Mandate insurance. Just like an automobile | Everyone is insured. | Too much government intervention. | Provides care to all Americans. Devalues healthcare field. | Flat rate fee for all Americans | Just because you make more, doesn’t mean you should pay more. Or just because you make less doesn’t mean you should pay less. | At expense of current healthcare system. | May degrade our country’s healthcare standards, but providing at a better cost. | Focus on the reform for most prevalent diseases for reform | Readings suggest diabetes cost over $77 billion at this point | Government expense | Degrades current healthcare standards but cuts down cost of majority items that hurt the American pocket book. |

Seven Issues Affecting Health Care

The text lists seven issues affecting health care. For each issue, explain how the issue affects health care.

Health care issue | How does the issue affect health care? | Pre-existing conditions | People that need healthcare right away are unable to get insured to get their issue

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