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Do we live longer because of medical technology, or did our ancestors have a similar lifespan?

Do we live longer because of medical technology, or did our ancestors have a similar lifespan? If we read the bible or if we read other historical books, there are many instances referring to elderly people who live into their 70’s, yet those who promote today’s medical technology would like us to believe they are responsible. Do we have a longer lifespan than the Ancient romans did? It is probably that humans have always had a long lifespan according to an article that looks at the history of longevity. Currently, life expectancy is decreasing.  Prior to that, it appeared to Read More »