All posts by Jacob Demé


Medical Cannabis and Opioid Abuse

For years, physicians had been misled about the long-term effects of opioid painkiller. Medical cannabis may very well be an alternative that could have a very positive effect on both those already dependent on opioids as well as in a preventative manner.


Best Babies Zone

“Best Babies Zone” is part two of a two-part series on life course theory. To read part one, click here. Over the last two centuries, the improvement of medicine, nutrition, and childcare resources has drastically reduced the infant mortality rate in the United States. Due


Life Course Theory

“Life Course Theory” is part one of a two-part series on life course theory. To read part two, click here. For centuries, the treatment-based approach to overcoming the innumerable obstacles facing the health of people across the world has proven to be incapable of truly


Sex Education on the College Campus

by Jacob Demé In a developed nation of the 21st century, less than half the country is providing sufficient sex education to young people attending public school. According to the National Conference of State Legislature, as of March 1st of this year, there are only

Diabetes: Its Threat and Social Implications

by Jacob Deme Diabetes is a chronic illness in which the body cannot produce or correctly utilize insulin. Due to this dysfunction, patients with diabetes have a high blood sugar level, which in turn can result in serious health risks such as heart disease and

Health and Education

by Jacob Demé While health education falls within a diverse spectrum of public services to improve a community, its full potential for positive change has been lost in the tumultuous political struggle that permeates a developed society. For many government agencies, determining the efficient allocation