Health: An Underappreciated Factor in Darwinian Evolution

One of the most surefire ways to upset an evolutionary biologist is to bring up the phrase “survival of the fittest”, and on the basis of that saying, make the inferential claim that evolution is a race in which it is always the most physically fit organisms that are in the lead. If you do that, no … [Read More...]

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Besides biota alteration, chronic psychological stress, sedentary lifestyles, inflammatory diets, and vitamin D deficiency need to be the highest priorities for our health care system. If we don’t address all of these issues, the best we can ever hope for is a sick-care system that treats disease, not a health care system that protects the population health.

- William Parker (PhD) et al.
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