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Cancer has now surpassed heart disease as the number one killer in some populations

The trend, which was studied in 150,000 patients across 21 nations, illustrates a growing disparity in ways people in richer and poorer countries die.
Cardiovascular deaths are decreasing in middle-aged people in some countries, likely due to better healthcare access.
Cardiovascular deaths are decreasing in middle-aged people in some countries, likely due to better healthcare access. (Image by F. Muhammad from Pixabay/)

Any insurance adjustor can tell you that the thing most likely to kill you depends on where you live. A out this week in puts that into global perspective, illustrating a growing

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