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HHE5120 Integrative Health

Course Description

This course provides a foundation in Integrative Health, exploring the development of Western Medicine and alternative and complementary medicine. We examine historical perspectives that influence the current state of healthcare, explore the scientific basis of integrative approaches, and address the challenges of integrative health care. Students evaluate multiple approaches for addressing degenerative diseases, cancer, cardiovascular disease and diabetes examining the relationships among behavioral, environmental and genetic factors that enhance or compromise health.

Prerequisite

HHE5001, HHE5225

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