Select 1 of the following disease conditions as it relates to lifestyle choices:       Heart Disease  Type 2 Diabetes  HIV/AIDS   Hypertension  Alcoholism and/or other Dependencies or Addictions  Eating disorders: Obesity, Anorexia/Bulimia, or other Disordered Eating Disorder Address the following topics in your paper:  How do lifestyle choices and behaviors result in this disease? Role of marketing that contributes to disease   Cost of disease on health care system – locally, nationwide, and globally Current prevention efforts and methods available

WRITTEN RESEARCH POSITION PAPER INSTRUCTIONS

 

Select 1 of the following disease conditions as it relates to lifestyle choices:

  • Heart Disease
  • Type 2 Diabetes
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Hypertension
  • Alcoholism and/or other Dependencies or Addictions
  • Eating disorders: Obesity, Anorexia/Bulimia, or other Disordered Eating Disorder

 

Address the following topics in your paper:

  • How do lifestyle choices and behaviors result in this disease?
  • Role of marketing that contributes to disease
  • Cost of disease on health care system – locally, nationwide, and globally
  • Current prevention efforts and methods available

 

Your position (opinion) part of the paper should:

  • Analyze and evaluate the high cost of health care and possible changes in our health care and insurance system, address this question:
  • “Should individuals diagnosed with lifestyle choice disease pay higher insurance premiums than people who live healthy lifestyles?”
  • Be sure to validate your opinion with support from scholarly sources, providing in-text citations in support.

 

Written Expectations:
Length:            Body of your paper must be 5-6 double-spaced pages, not including title page,

Abstract page, and Reference(s) page in the above-referenced paper length.

Format:           You must use correct APA format including Times New Roman 12 pt font.

Assistance:      Please visit the Writing Center at any Collin College campus or the OWL (Online

Writing Lab) if you would like help in writing your paper.

 

GRADING CRITERIA

CONTENT MASTERY and THOROUGHNESS, addressing all topics:     75 points
CORRECT GRAMMAR, SPELLING, AND PUNCTUATION:                 10 points
VALID SOURCES:                                                                                       10 points
Minimum of 3 scholarly sources in support provided using in-text

citations properly formatted per APA
APA FORMAT:                                                                                              15 points

Use correct format and include Abstract and Running head (see template)

The following link has some really good and concise information for evaluating the validity of medical sources: http://www.ucsfhealth.org/education/evaluating_health_information/

ANY TYPE OF PLAGIARISM WILL RESULT IN STUDENT EARNING A GRADE OF ZERO.  THIS INCLUDES ANY TYPE OF COPYING AND PASTING.

This paper is to be an original work for this course.

 
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