WHO Wants To Raise Taxes On Tobacco To Discourage Smoking

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When reminders about the health risks of smoking seem to not have too much effect in discouraging smoking, the World Health Organization suggests the most effective step is to make tobacco products less accessible, at least financially. This should be a win-win situation for the...

Three large U.S. hot spots have excessive colorectal cancer death rates

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While most of the United States has experienced large declines in colorectal cancer death rates in recent years, progress in the Mississippi Delta and two other areas has lagged. The lower Mississippi Delta, encompassing 94 counties, was identified as the hot spot with the...