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If you could only die in sudden accidents, how long would you live?

The fine folks at data site Polstats recently conducted a thought experiment in which they pretended that paradigm-changing medical and social breakthroughs were able to eliminate all “natural” causes of death, such as cancer, heart attacks, and all age-related diseases. Using data pulled from the Insurance Information Institute, Polstats put together a super cool simulation of 100 humans living in such a world.

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