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American Cheese, Sidewalks and Chairs Have a Connection that may Surprise You

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Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 7:10am

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Originally posted by the Washington Post.

The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health turns 100 this year. The school came to life during a time when women frequently died during childbirth and infant mortality was a grave concern. Inadequate nutrition, sanitation and often-fatal diseases were common.

Since then, public-health agencies in the United States and abroad have had numerous victories, such as the eradication of smallpox. In 1916, the average life expectancy at birth in the United States was around 52. Today, it’s nearly 79.

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