Follow the steps below to complete the Health in the News assignment
- Locate a news article about a health concern in the United States. You may choose one of interest to you or visit HealthyPeople.gov for a list of current health topics.
- Using the ecological approach, identify the individual, family/social, community/population group, cultural/societal, and political/economic/structural factors that impact the health behaviors (150-250 words).
- Provide a link to the news article in your response. You may not choose obesity, youth violence or HIV/AIDS. Examples for these three health concerns are available in Chapter 2 of the course textbook.
Examples of other health concerns:
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Motor vehicle crashes