Cultural and Disease Paper Pick a disease which you are interested in, such as heart disease, respiratory (asthma, smoking), endocrine (diabetes), and behavioral health (Alzheimerâ€™s, Schizophrenia). This disease must be different from your other assignments named â€œDisease in the Newsâ€ and â€œAdopt a Diseaseâ€. As part of your investigation, select a population of interest. For example, a particular race or ethnicity and how they relate to your disease. In a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper explore the social and cultural aspects of the disease. Include the following information:
â€¢ Describe the disease.
â€¢ Describe the factors that make this particular population vulnerable to the disease.
â€¢ Describe environmental factors that make the population vulnerable to the disease.
â€¢ What are the modes for disease transmission, if any?
â€¢ What methods are used to control the spread of the disease? Are there alternative methods used by the selected population for treatment? What is the effect of alternate treatments?
â€¢ What role do social and/or cultural influences play in the disease for a particular population? What are the effects of the populationsâ€™ beliefs and values have on treatment options?
â€¢ Identify community health promotion and wellness strategies to help prevent the disease.
Utilize a minimum of two references to support your claims.
Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.
Be prepared to share your findings with the class.