Argumentative Essay Topics on Health

Health topics can be very broad in their scope, ranging from a discussion of various medical conditions to arguing in favor of new treatment approaches; revealing new evidence regarding the causes of certain diseases (e.g., allergies); problems faced by the healthcare system and ways to best address them; various medical practices; the influence of modern lifestyle on our health; myths about a healthy lifestyle (and their debunking); and problems with untrustworthy medically related information on the web and how to address said problem.

  • Do you believe that healthcare should be free for all?
  • Should prisoners in the United States have the same access to healthcare as do free persons?
  • Is it ethical to perform medical experiments on animals?
  • Should medical knowledge gained from experiments performed on people in Nazi concentration camps be used today?
  • Is it better to have a private or public healthcare system?
  • How should the United States cope with an increasingly aging population?
  • Should people with sexually transmitted diseases, such as HIV/AIDs, be forcibly quarantined?
  • Is drug and alcohol addiction a disease?
  • Should military service members be allowed to sue military doctors for medical malpractice?
  • How are 21st century social conditions affecting people‚Äôs health?
  • Reasons why child vaccination is mandatory in some countries.
  • Objective facts that show how cosmetic surgery is dangerous.
  • Medical drugs should be cheaper and available to everyone.
  • How to recognize unfactual medical advice that can be encountered online?