Tobacco Big Killer in Wash

February 2000
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Feb2000, Vol. 74 Issue 2, p72
Trade Publication
Reports that tobacco use contributed to more premature deaths in Washington State in the 1990s than any other behavior, according to the Washington State Health Department. List of leading behaviors that led to deaths in the 1990s.


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