Over the decades, the miracles of modern medicine, made possibly by numerous breakthrough medical discoveries, are so apparent that they have effectively influenced our daily lives and people have simply taken them for granted. Inoculations and vaccines have prevented many diseases such as smallpox, which would have led to an early death a century ago. Other diseases, which caused shorter life spans, including tuberculosis and chicken pox, have also disappeared from our modern lives. In addition, although there is no cure for heart disease or career, the latest technologies used in various treatments and operations as well as the application of new medications have greatly increased the chances of survival for such patients.
✎ It is apparent that college students should become good communicators to be well prepared for the complicated social network after graduation.
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✎ A healthy diet has become increasingly beneficial to a long life span.
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✎ Many students are so preoccupied with their studies that they do not have time to cook a nutritious meal.
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负面影响 adverse/negative effect
无法治愈的疾病 incurable disease