Assignment Requirements 

1. Locate a lay press article from a national newspaper, for example, from The New York Times, The Washington Post, or other national publication. The article should be no more than three (3) years old.

Locate an article on one of the following topics:

  1. Sex trafficking
  2. Environmental global health issue: For example, but not limited to: Safe water, sanitation, disasters, or oral health.

2. Read over your chosen article and respond to the following:

  • Provide a summary of your article. Include the name of the newspaper and author, as well as date of publication.
  • Include data that supports the significance of the topic. For example, related deaths, health care costs, demographic information.
  • During NR503, we have discussed the determinants of health, at-risk groups, social justice theory, outcomes, inter-professional collaboration, advocacy, and other concepts related to epidemiology and population health. How do the concepts addressed in NR503 relate to your article’s topic? Provide definitions and examples in your writing.
  • Integrate information from the World Health Organization and the SDG’s.
  1. Your initial post should be a minimum of two (2) paragraphs with 4-5 sentences per paragraph. 
  2. Your initial post should speak about your chosen article and use supporting scholarly evidence that supports your analysis. You may use your textbook to support your writing.
  3. Reply posts should include a minimum of one scholarly reference and be a minimum of one (1) paragraph, 4-5 sentences. The reply post should build upon the post to which you are responding.
  4. A scholarly tone should be maintained throughout all posts. For reply posts, this includes the name of the person to whom you are responding as well as closure with your name.
  5. A link to the article should be included as well as a reference list using current APA.


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