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Unformatted text preview: events that impinge on your life.” Why is this ability an important factor for health?-5. What did Macaque monkey research teach primatologist Carol Shively about the connections between power, subordination and health?-Subordination can lead shorter life and disease due to chronic sress What parallels can we draw to human society?-Socio-economic status/ more education/income the less cortisol you realease/day 6. What social changes were most responsible for the 30-year increase in American life expectancy over the 20 th century .-Medical advancement. -Social progam What characterizes the policies and priorities of countries that have better health outcomes than we do?-distribution of wealth Public health Better housing Economic gap...
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- Spring '08
- Epidemiology, Sir Michael Marmot, primatologist Carol Shively, Americans Low income, Lower income districts