Epidemiology

“Applications of Epidemiology” Please respond to the following:
• Articulate in your own words the initial steps you would take in applying techniques in a field investigation of a childhood disease.
• Evaluate, from a cost perspective, your state’s (North Carolina) stand on the particular childhood disease (Any) you researched, and recommend at least five (5) steps to optimize on the present plan.

“Childhood Obesity and Smoking” Please respond to the following:
• Evaluate the efficacy of the steps to producing a contingency plan for battling childhood obesity. Be specific.
• Evaluate the effectiveness of laws on smoking in your home state. Determine if your state’s standpoint on smoker-free bars is adequate, in your opinion. Provide support for your rationale.