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When Will You Die?

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Scientists now believe that your genetic makeup accounts for only about 25 percent of your potential life expectancy…and that means 75 percent of the rest of your life is up to you! Host Jake Porway helps you figure out when you're going to die – or, at least, find out more about your life expectancy! See how the hand you're dealt at birth can affect how long you can live and what you can do to change your odds. Want to know how? You'll just have to play The Numbers Game to find out.