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Focuses on the cultural roots of Western medicine. Shows how behavior determines disease patterns and patient responses. Interesting section on the weaknesses in infectious disease research due to the overreliance on quantitative analysis rather than cultural influences.
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Anthropology and Epidemiology: Interdisciplinary Approaches to the Study of Health and Disease.. Ann Intern Med. 1987;107:127. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-107-1-127_4
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1987;107(1):127.
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