Smoking Now The Leading Cause Of Death Worldwide


The use of tobacco is now the primary cause of death around the world. And the Director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control says not enough countries are taking adequate steps to discourage it. Dr. Thomas Frieden also touched on other threats to global health recently at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington.


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