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Learn the importance of persuading the public to protect themselves during health crises.


Track the importance of data mapping and analysis in the quest to improve public health.

Medical Drugs

Learn about the surprisingly recent invention of medicine that combats illness directly.


See the role vaccination plays in our growing ability to prevent the spread of illness.

About Extra Life: A Short History of Living Longer

Discover the little-known story of the innovations in science and medicine that doubled the human lifespan in less than a century, and celebrate the unsung heroes of public health who believed change was possible and acted on it.

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