About gena corea: genoveffa gena corea is the author of several feminist nonfiction works analyzing the treatment of women within the medical industry. The invisible war is a groundbreaking investigative documentary about one of america's most shameful and best kept secrets: the epidemic of rape within the us military the film paints a startling picture of the extent of the problem — 1 in 4 women will be sexually assaulted during military service focusing on the. Gun deaths, the invisible epidemic, by the numbers |stephan a schwartz | guns and abortion, the two it clear that we are facing an epidemic that is known but not acknowledged, and therefore unaddressed as i wrote in an earlier essay, “accord- ing to the centers for disease control, a research team headed by. Contrary to common perception, this largely invisible epidemic is worst in low and middle income countries, where 80% of all chronic disease deaths occur other media materials, such as a report overview, data and statistics, samples of photos from the 'face to face' chronic disease photo essays,. Kirby dick's brutally shocking documentary argues that rape in the us military is not an aberration, but a shameful secret epidemic victims are expected to suffer in silence and the issue is regarded as an occupational hazard and, by many, as a male officers' perk the film suggests that one in five serving. In the 1980s, government policies to decriminalize the use, but not the supply, of hard drugs sparked a heroin addiction epidemic that saw hiv rates soar since then, says dr xavier fàbregas, who runs the mas ferriol drug and alcohol addiction treatment center in the small town of falgons, girona.
By deepak chopra, md, william c bushell, phd, ryan castle, david vago, phd, peder s olofsson, md, phd, mark lambert until very recently, it was fairly unthinkable that our own bodies pose a greater threat to health than any outside disease most people have never heard of one of the greatest. October was breast cancer awareness month everywhere you looked, from city lights to supermarkets, was awash in pink, the color designated for the “cause” of breast cancer in my city, philadelphia, the fountains ran pink and the lights atop three of the premiere skyscrapers in center city were also pink. Laura never imagined it could happen to her, but it did at age 70, she was diagnosed with a substance abuse disorder having always been a social person , once retired, laura enjoyed having more time to meet up with friends and attend the many activities offered at her community's clubhouse she was.
There is an invisible epidemic afflicting the world, but it's not contagious or infectious, and there are often no outward symptoms it is hearing loss - a condition that can still have profound consequences, experts say hearing loss is considered an invisible epidemic because people don't see it or know that. Intimate partner violence among lesbian couples in south africa is underrepresented in research and trivialized by police, leaving victims unwilling or unable to access the protective services, says ingrid lynch of lgbti support organization the triangle project. Is it possible for an epidemic to be invisible since 1991 the still, the obvious question is what is causing this epidemic, and what can be done to address it recently a team of italian researchers who published a paper last january split the difference, citing increased rates and better diagnosis but as.
If there's no autism epidemic, where are all the adults with autism in february, 2007, the on the surface, these figures suggest an epidemic children with autism are, of course, much easier to count than adults, because they are in schools, but they were once as invisible as many autistic adults are today indeed. When tornado sirens go off or severe storm warnings are issued, they trigger a series of alarms and alerts that motivate people into urgent action time is of the essence and the information is heeded with careful attentionbut dangerously, diabetes, a disease that 3800 americans are diagnosed with each. Introduction this essay is about jo a nine year old girl who brought in emergency department by her mother early in the morning symptoms of asthma essay asthma is a disorder that affects 20% of australians in their childhood it causes airways to narrow making it the invisible epidemic c the rise of asthma in urban.
About contemporary social movements and can, through its fuzziness, easily accommodate yet another social movement without shedding new light in this paper, i examine aids activism-by which i mean an organized street response to the epidemic-through the activities of act up (the aids coalition to. The invisible epidemic photo john nolan in 2012, prior to his diagnosis, with his daughter, liz nolan mr nolan was exposed to asbestos while working as manager of the number of accepted claims for mesothelioma in canada rose 2164 per cent between 1997 and 2010, a 2013 paper by dr demers and dr ann del.