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    Women's Health Magazine

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    Through exploring ‘Women’s Health Magazine’ covers I encountered two narratives that communicated how women accomplish health. The magazine covers presented bellow were the cultural artifacts, or texts, used in my content analysis research (van den Hoonaard, 2014: 121). Using an unobtrusive method, I considered these artifacts on two levels: manifest content (easily observable content) and latent content (the implicit meaning in the content) (van den Hoonaard, 2014: 121). The first narrative that is communicated through ‘Women’s Health Magazine’ covers is the notion that health is something that can be, and should be, quickly attained. This narrative is presented using phrases like “fast”, “8-hour”, “5-minutes” and “two weeks” to refer to…

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    accepted view that health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well being. International data from the World Health Organisation (WHO) shows that mental illness affects between 20 and 25 per cent of all people during some time in their life, that one in four families in the world has at least one member with mental health difficulties and that four of the six leading causes of disability are due to mental health problems (depression, alcohol abuse, schizophrenia and bipolar…

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    Banner Women’s Health Clinical Rotation Don’t you enjoy coming into a clinical greeted with a friendly welcome and a smile? At Banner Women’s Health this was the case. The employees and well as the doctors were very inviting and enjoying have a student nurse. At the Banner Women’s Heath clinical rotation, the nursing student was able to observe many different produces such as PAP smears, IUD insertions, birth control apportionments, and well as many new OB and previous OB patients. The nursing…

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    In general, women’s health is determined by social and biological determinant which constitute a burden for the families and the community. Being born a female, itself, present biological health conditions that affect her in many ways. For example, women are susceptible to be more anemic than men due to the menstruation and hemorrhage associated to pregnancies. Other complications associated to pregnancies such as hypertension, fistula, eclampsia and more are also other problems to their health.…

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    Reflection Worksheet Introduction The Palmerston North Women’s Health Collective (PNWHC) has been part of the community since 1984 and providing the women of the Manawatu region with information and support on a wide range of health and well-being issues. The PNWHC offers free services such as pregnancy tests and cervical screening, and low cost services including counselling and natural therapies (The Palmerston North Women’s Health Collective [the PNWHC], 2014). The PNWHC was not my first…

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    in the past, women continue to outlive men on average. Yet when we explore these extended life expectancies we find that women tend to suffer higher rates of poor health and disability. In addition to this, there are a number of differences between men and women’s health which contribute to our widening gender gap. Cardiovascular disease (CVD), for example, traditionally thought to be a men’s issue has recently been found to impact and kill more women (Bird & Rieker, 2008) Our misinformation,…

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    Stress impacts women’s health. It can manifest itself in weight gain leading to obesity, or hair loss affecting appearance and self-esteem Reprieve Spiritual Wellness Center at 6614 W. Florissant goal is to encourage women to relax, restore, and rejuvenate which results in a positive impact on mind, body and spirit. For the month of October, Reprieve wants to be able to give memberships to breast cancer survives regardless of what stage. Reprieve Founder Culeta Hendricks explained, “Our goal is…

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    Planned Parenthood 's slogan, "Care. No matter what.", shows that the company is willing to do whatever it takes to care for their patients, even if it involves breaking the law. Some states have redirected their funds from Planned Parenthood, a primarily women 's health care clinic, to other, more effective health clinics. Why? Planned Parenthood has been reported as selling fetal tissue and performing abortions past twenty weeks. Both reports above have evidence against them and have happened…

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    Introduction Women’s health is a global problem across the world. It is extended beyond Planned Parenthood. Worldwide poverty, limited access to health services, cultural taboo and gender inequality puts women at risk for even more serious complications when it comes to their health. Two hundred million women who wish not to conceive a child do not have access to modern contraceptive. Every minute of every day a woman dies from pregnancy complications. More than 38 million worldwide are…

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    Cultural Influences Upon Women's Health Social, religious, and cultural influences affect women's health. Describe a cultural practice that either has a positive or negative effect on a woman's physical and/ or mental health. There are several cultural practices that have a negative effect on a woman’s physical and mental health state. This discussion contribution will be speaking on the cause and effect of early marriage of young female children. Many cultures still practice the…

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