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Too much of a good thing : how four key survival traits are now killing us /
Lee Goldman, MD.
edition
First edition.
imprint
New York : Little, Brown and Company, [2015]
description
viii, 344 p. ; 25 cm.
ISBN
0316236810, 9780316236812
format(s)
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imprint
New York : Little, Brown and Company, [2015]
isbn
0316236810
9780316236812
contents note
Introduction -- Part I: The Pros and Cons of Four Key Human Survival Traits. 1. How our bodies became what they are ; 2. Hunger, food, and the modern epidemics of obesity and diabetes ; 3. Water, salt, and the modern epidemic of high blood pressure ; 4. Danger, memory, fear, and the modern epidemics of anxiety and depression ; 5. Bleeding, clotting, and the modern epidemics of heart disease and stroke -- Part II: Protecting Our Bodies in the Modern World. 6. Can our genes evolve fast enough to solve our problems? ; 7. Changing our behavior ; 8. Changing our biology -- Acknowledgments -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index.
general note
"December 2015" -- Verso of title page.
abstract
"Dean of Columbia University's medical school explains why our bodies are out of sync with today's environment and how we can correct this to save our health"--Amazon.com.
catalogue key
10269731
 
Includes bibliographical references (p. 285-329) and index.

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