Extra Life: A Short History of Living Longer

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Discover the story of a public health revolution that doubled the human lifespan.

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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About the Show

Explore this four-part series, which examines the science and medical innovations that conquered some of the world's deadliest diseases and doubled life expectancies for many across the globe.

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