Tag Archives: Health

The Flu

We spent the first couple of meetings of Fem+Media+Health class discussing how modes medicine has evolved from the more natural and home remedies that were used up until the late 19th century. Michel Foucalt writes of Biopower – the way … Continue reading

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Humanitarian Aid (Video #4)

So we tried to think of something fun and innovative to put our message across, but since none of us wanted to appear on camera it was a little difficult.  We did, however, come up with this great idea to … Continue reading

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Gay Conversion Therapy

Robert Spitzer is a hero of the LGBTQ community. Don’t know who he is? Let me inform you.  Spitzer was, in the words of Scott Stossel of the Atlantic Magazine “the driving force behind the American Psychiatric Association’s removal of … Continue reading

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Obesity

Sorry this was a little scatterbrained.  Lots of craziness going on here in Jersey with the Hurricane and all. Obesity is an epidemic in America.  Or that is certainly what we all here on the news every couple of weeks. … Continue reading

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The Helping Hands Health Center (Video #1)

Sorry, I accidentally posted this on a different wordpress blog for anther class. Anyways, Everyone, enjoy.  And Shana Tova, to all those celebrating Rosh Hashana.

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Contraception and Misconception (Assignment #1)

Ehrenreich and English argue that women’s health overall has fallen during pregnancy because of the various changes in the way the medical world has treated this natural process. While as late as even as the 19th century most women used … Continue reading

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