Explore different ways of finding material on policies for dealing with AIDS in


Explore different ways of finding material on policies for dealing with AIDS in elementary schools.
a. Go to Google.com, and search for “AIDS in elementary schools.” What types of materials do you find? Research reports? Policy statements? Personal essays?
b. Now use Google to go to PubMed, the National Library of Medicine’s database of scholarly articles. Then, search again for “AIDS in elementary schools.” How does the type of information you get from PubMed differ from the type of information you found using Google?
c. Go to PubMed again, but this time search for “HIV in elementary schools” rather than “AIDS in elementary schools.” How does this affect your results?
2. Go to mayoclinic.org (a highly respected nonprofit organization) and look up “headache.” Then look up “headache” at WebMD.com (a highly popular for-profit website with financial ties to the pharmaceutical industry). How do the images, suggestions, and information on the two sites differ? Does WebMD’s links to the pharmaceutical industry seem to affect its coverage of the topic?
3. Explain why poor persons become ill more often and die younger than wealthier persons, use specific information from the text to describe cumulative inequality theory to explain these differences.
4. a. Assume that over the next 20 years both men and women increasingly adopt behavior patterns now associated with the other gender. What changes would you expect to see in the health of men and women? Explain your answer.
4.b. Assume that 20 years from now, African Americans are as likely as whites to graduate from college. Why and in what ways would you expect the health of the African American population to improve? Why and in what ways would you expect it to remain the same?


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