Why We Get Sick Nesse, Randolphe M. & Williams, George C. Vintage Books; 1st Vintage Books Ed edition (1 May 1996)

“Why We Get Sick” is a seminal work on the relatively new science of Darwinian Medicine.  It shows how an evolutionary perspective can shed light on why we suffer from disease and also how we should treat disease.
I was particularly interested in the authors description of the evolutionary factors affecting our susceptibility to diseases like thalassemia and cystic fibrosis, as well as mental conditions like depression and panic attacks.

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