Position Paper: A culmination of your work in the course and focusing on one of the arguments.
The 5-6 page (maximum) Position Paper will include: (1) An introduction to the argument on your public health issue(s) of choice (including a clear thesis); (2) Major findings in the literature that support your position for the paper; (3) A conclusion; and (4) at least 6 CREDIBLE (e.g., peer reviewed journals) citations accompanied by a reference list at the end of the paper.
List of topics: (Choose one topic)
-Will Hydraulic Fracturing (Fracking) Negatively Affect Human Health and the Environment?
-Do Cell Phones Cause Cancer?
-Do the Benefits of Statin Drugs Outweigh the Risks?
-Does the Affordable Health Care Act Violate Religious Freedom?
-Is the Affordable Health Care Act Successful?
-Should the Healthcare System Continuously Strive to Extend Life?
-Is There a Link Between Vaccination and Autism?
-Do Religion and Prayer Benefit Health?
-Should Addiction to Drugs Be Labeled a Brain Disease?
-Are Energy Drinks with Alcohol Dangerous Enough to Ban?
-Is the Cost of Treating Cancer Unsustainable?
-Is There a Valid Link Between Saturated Fat and Heart Disease?
-Is Weight-Loss Maintenance Possible?