What are some historic turning points that influenced human longevity?
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Example mentioned in: Byock, I.. “The Best Care Possible: A Physician's Quest to Transform Care Through the End of Life.” (2012).
Kim Peter S., Coxworth James E. and Hawkes Kristen 2012Increased longevity evolves from grandmotheringProc. R. Soc. B.2794880–4884
Introduction of vaccines and immunization
Nichol KL, Nordin J, Mullooly J, Lask R, Fillbrandt K, Iwane M. Influenza vaccinations and reductions in hospitalisations for cardiac disease and stroke among the elderly. N Engl J Med 2003;348:1322-32. PMID:12672859 doi:10.1056/NEJMoa025028
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Antibiotics discovery and spread of its clinical use
CDC. National Centre for Health Statistics. Life Expectancy. https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/fastats/life-expectancy.html