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One Man's Legacy

Dr. C. Everett KoopThe 20th Century was the richest in human history with respect to medical advances and medical heroes. It boasted such breakthroughs as the development of vaccines, antibiotics, X-rays, pacemakers, and in vitro fertilization. It featured names such as Wilhelm Roentgen, Jonas Salk, and Robert Jarvik. But there was another name—that of an American physician who had an incalculable impact on the health and fitness of countless individuals worldwide. He passed away on Monday, February 26, at the age of 96. Do you know whom CBI Unbound is referring to? Read on:

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