Health Catastrophe

Posted by: eric on October 7, 2009 at 6:48 pm

In the developed world, the twentieth century was a time of steady advancements in human health. Food became cheap and plentiful, improved sanitary conditions slowed and stopped the spread of many infectious diseases, and antibiotics dramatically reduced infections, once the leading cause of death. As a result, life expectancies greatly increased, mortality rates declined, and millions of additional people got […]