2008-01-31 00:00:00

Millions Killed Annually by Tobacco-related Diseases

Tobacco-related diseases remain the number one preventable cause of death in America, killing more than 438,000 Americans each year. And according to the University of Florida, while millions of Americans resolve to quit each year, far too many fall off the wagon before January 2.

This week’s Disease Management Update takes a look at the myths behind smokeless tobacco and the results of the American Lung Association???s State of Tobacco Control 2007 report.

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