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Assorted observations

The sun is setting on a warmish day in Seattle, and the fact that there was sun and that I can say “warmish” portends better weather ahead. Having just caught up on several issues of The Lancet, I reaffirm that … Continue reading

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US Mortality Rate at Historic Low

According to the National Center for Health Statistics, life expectancy in the US has reached an historic high, while mortality is now at an all time low. Mortality rates have decreased in each of the past 10 years. The age-adjusted … Continue reading

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