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February 21, 2017

How Physics Saved Two Million Premature Babies

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This video is in collaboration with Bill and Melinda Gates. You can check out the Gates Annual Letter here: Doctors beat back a disease that was killing tens of thousands of babies a year with a machine based on a simple principle of physics.

Aired February 14, 2017

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Melvin W
Very interesting! Our second full term pregnancy, our 2 yr old had this problem. I'm pretty positive the CPAP saved her life! Very thankful!
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RaDonna L
I love this story! How awesome! Job well done Bill and Melinda Gates! While the rest of the worlds billionaires are squandering away millions of dollars a year on themselves you are doing great things for humanity! ❤️
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Ann M
Beautifully presented and memorable! Thank you for creating it.
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