Article to read for class

There is a very interesting article in the Chronicle of Higher Education about an anthropologist who studies hypertension among African Americans – he is trying to determine how much of their disease is caused by genetics, and how much of it is due to social/cultural issues.  The article explains his research questions and methods quite well, and the comments left by others are also illuminating.

To Battle a Plague, an Anthropologist Challenges Medical Wisdom 9/12/10

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