The additional reading:
Paul W. Ewald
Evolution of Infectious Disease
Michael McGuire
Alfonso Troisi
Darwinian Psychiatry
Anthony Stevens
John Price
Evolutionary Psychiatry
Wenda R. Trevathan
E.O Smith
James J. McKenna
Evolutionary Medicine
Did you know...
...that the cough your child has might not be a part of the illness but an attempt by child's natural body defences to protect itself, and that treating this cough with "cough medications" can do more harm than good?
...that so-called "morning sickness" during pregnancy is also a protective mechanism for the unborn baby and that treating it with medication can cause a problem?
...that treating your child's diarrhea with antidiarrheal medications can prolong the actual illness?
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