LGBT Health Disparities Gap By Jeff Krehely

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Healthcare is the act of taking preventative or necessary medical procedures to maintain and improve individual’s physical and mental health. These services are typically offered through a health care system made up of hospitals and physicians.
In the United States of American a Patient’s Bill of Right was designed in order to guarantee each patients fair healthcare treatment. In additions to this it also protects patients and healthcare workers and allows patients to safely address any issues they are experiencing with the healthcare system. The Patient’s Bill of Right also helps patients establish a strong relationship with their healthcare providers. Establishing this strong relationship helps patients understand their role in the process
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Heterosexual adults are more likely to have health insurance coverage compare to homosexual. They’re several reasons why homosexual people lack health insurance. First, LGBT individual tend to experience discrimination and harassment in the work environment, which can result to individuals losing or quitting their job and being, rejected a job. Second, Second, many workplaces do not provide health insurance benefits for the same-sex domestic partners of their employees. Lastly, most insurance plans do not cover the specific care that LGBT people need. Heterosexual have a better chance of receiving insurance than homosexual, which guarantee them the opportunity to better healthcare services.…show more content…
The Business of Being Born is a documentary film produced by Ricki Lake that studies the contemporary experience of childbirth in the United States. The film explores the various childbirth methods such as midwives, natural birth, Cesarean section, and Hospital birth that include medication such as Epidurals and Pitocin. Analyzing the various childbirth methods allows people to become aware of the pros and cons of each method. It also brings attention to the decrease of natural birth and babies’ delivery by midwives in the United States. In the United States Midwives attend less than 8% of birth compare to 70% in Europe and Spain. Another issues regard this difference is countries that have a high percent of Midwives birth is they lose fewer women and babies compare to the United
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