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    Millennials Will Likely Die Earlier Than Gen X Due To Poor(er) Health

    This study is perhaps the pearl in the crown of at least 20 studies that have come out over the 2-3 years. It finally states what has been abundantly clear from those prior studies in individual diseases. Namely, there are no young / healthy people any more. Both the Generation X (Gen X) and...
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    If Current Trends Hold, Soon The Entire Population May Become Autistic

    Peat published a newsletter not long ago in which he presented evidence that not only are autism rates rising but the general population is starting to exhibit some signs/symptoms of the condition. I think he called the phenomenon a "generation-wide autism". The study below alarmingly predicts...
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    Millennials Are Sicker Than Previous Generations

    Finally, a study that says what no doctor wants to say publicly - the younger generations are in such a poor health they are far less healthy than their parents were at the same age, and even more so their grandparents. I posted quite a few studies showing the rapidly rising rates of various...
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    The "Young" Have Now Become The Old

    This new study is yet another grim reminder of how much the health of the "young" has really declined over the last several decades. I put the "young" in quotation marks because it is becoming increasingly clear that those people are only young chronologically. Biologically, these people are...
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    Birds Have Oral Traditions Like Humans, Lasting Across Generations

    Yet another study showing that a trait thought to be uniquely human is in fact present in species considered far less intelligent than us. The study below shows that swamp sparrows (and possibly other bird species) are capable of learning culturally local traditions in the form of songs. They...
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    Epigenetic Changes Can Be Passed Down For At Least 14 Generations

    The phenomenon of inheritance is a solidly established fact in medicine. The fact that having relatives who had chronic disease increases one's own risk for developing those diseases is one of the main arguments of the pro-genetic crowd given as a reason to pursue genetic explanation of...
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