2017-2018 Catalog 
    
    Dec 14, 2018  
2017-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ANTH 3380 - Evolutionary Medicine and Health

3 Credits (Minimum) 3 Credits (Maximum)

Why do we get fevers? Are high cholesterol and arthritis an inevitable part of aging? And what’s the deal with the “Paleo diet”? In this course, we will learn about how modern health issues are impacted by human’s evolutionary history. We will look at data from biology, osteology, primatology, and cross-cultural studies to gain a deeper, holistic understanding of modern medicine and health. Topics will include diet, nutrition, chronic diseases, reproduction and contraception, and sleep



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