Tuskegee Experiment: The Infamous Syphilis Study 
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The Tuskegee Syphilis trial was a 40 years study from 1932 to 1972 in Tuskegee, Alabama. The test was led on a gathering of 399 diseased and unskilled African American tenant farmers. This ailment was not; however uncovered to them by the US Government. They were advised they were going to get treatment for ill […]

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Medical Experiments
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The world of ethics and moral understanding of medicine was turned inside out as human rights were disregarded in an attempt to understand the anatomy of the human body, as well as its various responses to different drugs and environments. Human experimentation and subject research were of little interest to society before the 20th century. […]

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African Americans fundamental disadvantage in gaining access to HSCTs due
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African Americans are faced with a fundamental disadvantage in gaining access to HSCTs due to the high degree of genetic diversity within the population. Tracing the origins of such phenomenon leads back to the period of slavery in the Americas which entailed the exportation of millions of Africans to the United States. Ultimately regarded as […]

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Sexually Transmitted Diseases
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Introduction As of 2018, there are over 7.88 billion people living in the world. As we close in on the end of the second decades of the 21st century, it is apparent that globalization has played a large role in not only technology, economy, trade, and politics, but also in healthcare. The amount of people […]

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Biopower, what?
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To be completely honest, I had never heard of the terms biopower or biopolitics in my life, until reading Michael Foucault and your class. It is something that grabbed my attention specifically, and as I get older it gets easier to recognize how and why the government tries to control us. The cool thing about […]

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History of Medicine
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The field of medicine is a vital part of our everyday lives, even if it never crosses our minds unless we or someone we care about is ill. There have been so many advancements in the field of medicine since its origins, they are too numerous to mention them all. Today’s medicine is the result […]

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