Community health culture

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Gandrews
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172871
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Community health culture
Updated:
2012-09-23 20:05:09
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  1. African-American
    Prone to HTN, Cerebrovascular disease, Diabetes, Aids ( account for half U.S. diagnosesies
  2. American-Indians
    Alcohol abuse/ obesit, unintentional injuries, Cirrhosis, fetal alcohol syndrome, Diabetes
  3. Asians/ Pacific Islanders
    Philosophy of health is holistic in nature and integrated with external environment, Yin and Yang (opposing but compelementary powers), acupuncture, herbology (using herbs to heal)

    Live cancer, TB (leading cause of death)
  4. Whites
    Heart disease, cancer, stroke, COPD
  5. Hispanic/Latino Americans
    Hot and Cold Philosophy (Hot illnesses must be tx w/ cold food.

    Curandero (curandera)- a holistic healer. main tx is relieving clients of their sins

    Yerbero- Folk healer specializes in herbs

    Unintentional injuries, AIDS, homicide, Diabetes and obesity.

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