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Wed Feb 27, 2013, 04:03 PM

14. One of my friends from undergraduate days now has a PhD in Epidemiology. He has a very different...

 

...view of the world than most people as a result.

He often says things that seem counter-intuitive but can be easily shown to be true. For example "If you make it to age 85, you're pretty much a shoo-in to make it to 100." That's because by 85 you have surpassed the ages at which heart disease, common cancers, diabetes, and other big killers take people out.

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