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Topic: Does Smoking Really Kill Anybody?
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charles copeland

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Re: Does Smoking Really Kill Anybody?
Posted: Jun 15, 1996 6:54 PM
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In article <>,
John Fractal <> wrote:
>Einar Andreas Rodland wrote:

>> In a sense both are right ... and wrong. When evaluating the effect of
>> say smoking, observing one disease only may not give the whole picture.
>> You have to look at average life-span. As far as I remember, a
>> colleague of mine told me the average difference between smokers and
>> non-smokers is 6 years.

I read smoking reduces ones life span by 17 years.
Excercising increased life scan by 1 year.

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