Supernatural Causes Reaction Paper

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Reaction Paper: Unnatural Causes Deepa Wagle Sharma Medgar Evers College The City University of New York Prof. Grant NUR 421 October 16, 2014 Unnatural Causes: Is Inequality Making Us Sick? is a series of documentary film produced and broadcasted by public broadcasting services (PBS). The documentary is about exploring the root cause of health disparities in terms of socioeconomic status, race, ethnic group, human genes and behavior. After watching video my perspective on a healthy life and longevity has definitely changed. The film is very much different than what I have heard or seen about maintaining a healthy life style. For example, the second film, we all know that a healthy lifestyle and good prenatal care lead to a healthy baby. But, it was not true in the case of Kim Anderson, a successful lawyer. She…show more content…
United States is one of the rich countries; it spends more money on health care than any other developed nations but sadly we have some of the worst health outcomes. Coming from a developing country like Nepal, I had always thought that the United States have the best health care system in the whole world. After watching Unnatural Causes and having understanding the health care system, I came across with some surprising and disturbing facts about our health care system. Among the developed countries we have the highest infant mortality rate, homicide rate, the teenage birth rate, the child poverty rate, child injury death rate, the greatest mortality gap between high and low mortality rates within the country (Healthy People 2020). Being an industrialized country, Unites States is the only one country where there is no law of paid vacations, sick leave, and maternity leave. If somebody falls sick they have to lose their pay off that day. In many European Countries they provide a full year of maternity leave to take care of newly a born child to either parent, which we can only dream

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