Defending Against the Greatest Killer

From Lifestyle is the Best Medicine podcast notes for episode 1, season 1.

The Greatest Killer

An estimated 100 billion people have died throughout the world’s history. It has long been the quest of many to find the fountain of youth, or the secret to immortality. But to find that secret, you must know the most common causes of death.

Take a guess: What has been the leading cause of death throughout all history? Is it war? Birth complications? Poor nutrition? Heart disease? Cancer?