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The Rule Of Halves

Why we don’t really know how big our health problems are

Pictured: Halves Source: Pexels

Here’s a question that most people think is pretty simple to answer: how many people have diabetes*? It seems simple because we all assume that things like disease statistics are collected routinely by our governments. The number of people who have a disease is an incredibly important thing to know — without it, you can’t plan for the…

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