The greatest risk factor for the leading cause of death is to ignore it. It’s not just words of wisdom from Dr. Hayflick, but the title of his new paper. Understanding the etiology of aging has largely been disregarded by many, including scientists who are incentivized to continue focusing on treating the effects of aging since major developments against aging would threaten their livelihoods. Could it be that the entire area of the actual causation of death boils down to (intentional) understudying? Listen in as Jack Russo finds out more about this complicated subject that leaves even things such as death certificates open to suspect.