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Alzheimer’s disease may be linked to smoking

November 13, 2010
By RYAN WILLE, community health educator for HealthLink Littauer

According to the New York State Department of Health, there are about 2.4 million smokers in New York state, which accounts for nearly 17 percent of the state's population. Smoking kills 25,500 people and secondhand smoke kills 3,000 in New York state each year. Another 570,000 New Yorkers are afflicted with a serious disease caused by smoking.

 
 
 

 

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