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Analysis of Hypertension Prevalence and Associated Disease Mortality Among Low-Socioeconomic Status Residents of Cook County, IL
The socioeconomic gradient in health is well established in the field of public health, but studies of this phenomenon as it relates to chronic disease in vulnerable populations yield mixed results. This thesis statistically ...
Too Blessed to be Stressed? Correlations between Prayer, Scripture Readings, and Mental Health Measures
Throughout history, healing has been associated with spirituality. Even today, many believe in the power of prayer for wellness and healing and find it especially relevant to areas of mental health. This thesis gives a ...
Examining the Ethics of Prenatal Genetic Testing
With new methods emerging in the field of prenatal genetic testing, it is essential to evaluate the ethical significance and consequence to these discoveries. This thesis explores such topics as: the extent to which genetic ...
The Effects of Medical Technology on Person-Centered Care in Modern Medical Practice
Providing person-centered care has been a longstanding mission of medicine. Since Hippocrates’ writing of the Hippocratic Oath, considering the patient and their wishes first and foremost has been the common goal of ...