Day 66/67 of GED in Five Months, Pandas, and healthy populations?

 To apply the concepts of mean, median and mode, as a review topic while those readers who may be using this series of posts begin final preparations for taking the 5 subject exams (or those subject exams which they have not yet taken, since the HiSET allows each of the subject tests to be takenContinue reading “Day 66/67 of GED in Five Months, Pandas, and healthy populations?”

Day 60/67 of GED in Five Months, constant rate of change med. reactions, and Health Care science for Adults

We use health care related words every day, but do we see how those words are related to the mathematics and to the concepts that we must remember, or relearn, from our science basics?  Noting the relationships and patterns between various interacting concepts are important for every Adult in a republic, where we each haveContinue reading “Day 60/67 of GED in Five Months, constant rate of change med. reactions, and Health Care science for Adults”

French Fridays, COVID, Astérix, and Adulting education for Health Care

The common good, or the general welfare, includes being responsible for how your actions and health affect that of those you may come in contact with, even at a distance.  That is part of Adulting Education, which must become more fully inclusive for all of us.  Even the French!  🙂  – Que ferait-il #Astérix leContinue reading “French Fridays, COVID, Astérix, and Adulting education for Health Care”

Day 55/67 of GED in Five Months, Linear Inequalities, and Health Care

So, why do you think that it may be important to understand linear inequalities as they relate to Health Care, especially to health care outcomes for Black, Latino, and White Americans? Today’s reading: “Although the Affordable Care Act (ACA) lead to large coverage gains, some groups remain at higher risk of being uninsured, lacking accessContinue reading “Day 55/67 of GED in Five Months, Linear Inequalities, and Health Care”

Day 48/67 of GED in Five Months, science, help, and health

 How many of us remember why monocropping can be a problem, and how it could impact our health, and the health of generations to come? Reading: “Growing the same crop on a field year after year can cause crop yields to decline as the soil becomes depleted and insect populations become firmly established. Crop rotation,Continue reading “Day 48/67 of GED in Five Months, science, help, and health”

Day 47/67 of GED in Five Months, historic decisions, and health care

 A basic understanding of science, and support for free access by all residents to high quality branch libraries with trained Reference Librarians who also understand basic science, is another responsibility of being an Adult in a republic.  Understanding the basics underlying any illness, like smallpox or typhoid, the history behind it, and the sensible precautionsContinue reading “Day 47/67 of GED in Five Months, historic decisions, and health care”

Day 42/67 of GED in Five Months, “discrete what?”, and, health terminology

 Adulting often requires understanding vocabulary, and how certain words have slightly different meanings when applied in a different context,  to understand how health care works, and why the Public Health Services are so important.  Here is one of my favorite words that makes a key difference in math, science, health care, and even in EnglishContinue reading “Day 42/67 of GED in Five Months, “discrete what?”, and, health terminology”

Thoughtful Thursdays, still Separate and Unequal, and Adulting for all

This book should be read by every Adult, and our country must become more fully inclusive for all of us.  Gillon expains the importance of The Kerner Commission’s Report, which was apparently ignored, and then buried. Following the Report’s recommendations, as Dr. King suggested, would have made, and still can make, a tremendous difference: –Continue reading “Thoughtful Thursdays, still Separate and Unequal, and Adulting for all”

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