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A 16-year-old male asked:

what are the odds of a healthy 16 year old dying or getting a severe illness by age 18?

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Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine 60 years experience
Odds of dying: If you are a normal 16 yr. Old, the odds are greatly in your favor or not dying or having severe illness by age 18.
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Morbid thoughts: The chance of you getting seriously ill in the next two years is practically nil.

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