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Laura Helmuth / 10 reasons you're not dead yet

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Posted: Sunday, September 15, 2013 12:01 am

Lifespan has doubled in the United States in the past 150 years. This ridiculously wonderful change is something we tend to take for granted. When we do think about why we're living longer, some of the fairly obvious reasons include vaccines, antibiotics, clean water, or drugs for heart disease and cancer. But the world is full of underappreciated innovations that also save lives. Here's a list of 10 of them.

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