d Addiction to Drugs Be Labeled a Brain Disease?

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?

-Are Homeopathic Remedies Effective?

-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?

-Are Restrictions on Sugar and Sugary Beverages Justified?

-Is Weight-Loss Maintenance Possible?