This book covers Life and Death but is mainly about life. It covers the five worse causes of death in the history of mankind and what has been done to prevent a repeat of these causes. This story covers the dramatic efforts since the eighteenth century by key individuals to overcome illness and extend the life of man. It takes you to the present time (2015) and what is being done to overcome many of the everyday illnesses and the death threatening ones. Many readers will find information that is valuable to them in taking actions to help prevent or resolve their medical problems.