Bad Patient

CRISPR Baby, 5 Habits, Life Expectancy, Measles

December 05, 2018 Season 2 Episode 3
Bad Patient
CRISPR Baby, 5 Habits, Life Expectancy, Measles
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Bad Patient
CRISPR Baby, 5 Habits, Life Expectancy, Measles
Dec 05, 2018 Season 2 Episode 3
Bad Patient
Can we reason with anti-vaxers?
Show Notes

A Chinese scientist experiments on unborn children, stirring international controversy. Robin only guesses three of five life-prolonging habits correctly (can you do better?). Canadians, as always, are doing life better than people in the U.S. In fact, they live, on average, THREE YEARS longer than us. And more kids are expected to die of the measles due to shrinking vaccination rates.

This week's health news:
https://futurism.com/chinese-government-crispr-baby-experiments

https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/wellness/want-to-live-a-longer-life-research-says-you-should-do-these-five-things/2018/08/20/f0838e50-9fd2-11e8-83d2-70203b8d7b44_story.html?utm_term=.73bb39d44431

https://www.yahoo.com/news/us-life-expectancy-drops-again-overdoses-climb-055720445.html

https://www.nbcnews.com/health/health-news/measles-cases-30-percent-worldwide-who-says-n941811

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