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Reproductive Health Care: The Role of Medicaid
Through my research, I found that Medicaid’s coverage throughout time has expanded and contracted, placing different emphasis on different aspects of reproductive health care. However, reproductive health care ethics ...
Can Universal Insurance Ensure Access to Healthcare?
. . . providing health insurance does not ensure equitable access to care. Moreover, all health insurance programs are not alike and the minimal packages may not suffice. There are several types of access problems, including ...
The Asthma Epidemic: Decreasing Incidence and Increasing Resiliency among Low-Income Children
My sister is an asthmatic. . . . While my sister’s illness was a tremendous burden, she was also fortunate. She benefited from supportive parents, excellent health care, limited allergen exposure, and a pollution-free ...
Holistic Approaches to Early Childhood Education as Seen in The Perry Preschool, The Carolina Abecedarian Project, The Chicago Child Parent Centers, and Head Start
Simple educational preschool programs are often not enough to compensate for the negative aspects of poverty. Evidence from “compensatory and regular preschool programs generally indicates weak and inconsistent effects on ...
The Multi-Dimensional Effects of Poverty on Children With Asthma
Childhood asthma is a complicated disease caused by numerous, interrelated factors. It disproportionately affects minority and impoverished communities in a multidimensional manner, through variances in healthcare, ...
Malaria as a Cause of Poverty: Poverty as a Contributor to Malaria
Malaria remains to be a huge problem in developing countries. We cannot ignore this problem as we try to eradicate global poverty. Malaria causes a downward spiral of poverty without effective interventions. It causes huge ...