In view of facts that it causes health problems, costs the government millions and is also harmful for the environment. Firstly, smoking has been shown dangerous to health. Tobacco is the cause of millions of deaths and illnesses. It has been known as one of the causes for heart diseases. “Atherosclerosis (buildup of fatty substances in the arteries) is a chief contributor to the high number of deaths from smoking” (Smoking & Cardiovascular Disease).
It will be the sickest people who pay the most, no matter what you do on a user-pays basis. However, Federal Health Minister Peter Dutton continues to reaffirm that as our population ages and Australians need to pay for new technologies and new life-saving drugs, which Australia has a system that will continue to grow and strengthen into the future. There are overall effects, both positive and negative, of the $7 co-payment on the Australian economy and society. Such negative effects on the economy include the fall in share prices for healthcare companies. In the first week since budget night, Primary Health Care share prices fell 6%.
The first ever recording of Diabetes amongst Aborigines was in Adelaide 1932 (Basedow H (1932).Since then, the health and living conditions of Australian Aborigines remains appalling, and is comparable to that of a third world country. This standard of living has been shown to contribute markedly to the increased prevalence of Type 2 Diabetes and the occurrence is remarkably higher than that found in the non indigenous population. It is the one of the top causes of death amongst aboriginal communities according to the ABS. “The highest SMRs for Indigenous males and females were for endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases, caused mainly by diabetes mellitus. The rates for Indigenous males and females for these diseases were 8 and 10
Compared to the rest of Britain, it is shocking. Around 350 intravenous drug addict take fatal overdoses in the whole of England and wales each year. If London’s death rate was the same as Glasgow’s, more than 1,000 youngsters would die each year – three every day.  Also, the weather has an
This is mainly due to the sheer number of soldiers that were lost or injured in this battle considering the size of Australia’s population at the time. It also created an affectionate bond between Australia and New Zealand (ANZACs- Australian and New Zealand Army Corps). The Gallipoli Campaign took place in World War One (1914- 1918), where the “Triple Alliance” (Germany, Austria-Hungary and Turkey) fought against the “Triple Entente” (Great Britain, Russia and France). The war originated between Britain and Germany but then escalated to more than 100 countries. The Triple Entente tried to defeat Germany by destroying its allies.
Attention Getter: A shocking statistic: Did you know that smoking is the most preventable cause of disease and premature death in America? In 2012, about 577,190 Americans are expected to die of cancer,more than 1,500 people a day. Cancer is the second most common cause of death in the US, exceeded only by heart disease,accounting for nearly 1 of every 4 deaths. (American Cancer Society) B. Thesis Statement: Breaking the habit of smoking is the right way to go because smoking is not only harmful for you but it is also harmful to the people around you. II.
Cardiac arrhythmias affect more than 700,000 people in England is one of the top ten reasons for hospital admission (Department of Health 2005). Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common and important cardiac arrhythmia, it the most common of all the arrhythmias seen in general practice. AF affects 5% of the UK population over the age of 65 years, rising to 10% in those over 75 years of age (Kirby 2005). The principal significance, both to the patient and the healthcare system is the increased risk of embolic stroke. Atrial fibrillation is associated with 15% of all strokes and with 36% of strokes in patients over the age of 60 (Hobbs 1999).
Tribal warfare was common and before white settlement this accounted for the biggest non-natural cause of death amongst Aboriginal men. The effects of the British occupation of this land would be devastating to the Indigenous Australians. Most significantly without having been subjected to the English diseases, a smallpox epidemic would wipe out approximately 70% of the Aboriginal population of Sydney and as it spread beyond the colony, continued to have devastating effects on the native population. Diseases along with significant dispossession from the land and massacres would be responsible for reducing the population of indigenous people in New South Wales by an estimated 90% by the 1900s. Today Aboriginal Australians account for 2.2% of the New South Wales population and almost 30% of the total indigenous population of Australia.
● A strong interest in or commitment to a project or cause that brings people together: community service, environmental concerns, neighborhood associations, animal rescue groups, etc. Suicide in other countries Suicide has become a major social and medical problem around the world. The World Health Organization (WHO) reported that one million people worldwide died from suicide in the year 2000. That is a global mortality rate of 16:100,000—or one death by suicide every 40 seconds. Since the mid-1950s, suicide rates around the world have risen by 60%.
Cardiovascular Disease July 5,2013 HCA 240 Joanna Puia Congestive Heart Failure, which is also referred to ad CHF, is one of the most common cardiac conditions amongst people. This condition affects more then 5 million people worldwide. There is can be up to a half million new cases that are diagnosed each year. Congestive heart failure is the cause of many other problems such as heart attacks, strokes, and Intermitted claudication. The risk factors that an individual had is based off of age, family history and being of the male gender.