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1 billion people expected to die in 21st century from smoking related diseases.

One billion people will die from smoking-related diseases this century unless there is a change in people’s habits. The 20th century resulted in 100 million smoking related deaths. A quarter of smoking deaths occurs when patients are aged 35 to 69.

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About: 1 billion people expected to die in 21st century from smoking related diseases.

Date: 18 June 2004

Source: Mecical News Today

URL: http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/medicalnews.php?newsid=9655

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