Answer the following
questions in a discussion board post: Have you ever considered how where you live affects your health?
Well, it does!
The environment in which
we live has a profound impact on our health. Research has shown if you take a
generally healthy person and move them to an unhealthy neighborhood, their
health suffers. We are going to explore this phenomenon.
Think about your own
neighborhood or one that you're familiar with. Briefly describe the physical
attributes of this neighborhood. What aspects of this physical neighborhood and
its residents support health (physical, social, and mental), healthy decisions,
and/or healthy behaviors. What aspects of the physical neighborhood do not
support health? Think creatively and outside the box!
Who should play a role in
supporting this neighborhood to better promote health? Who should be involved
in working to improve the neighborhood and its relationship to the health of