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Originally posted by guessing
Fear and stress is the guarantee to a short life
Also velocity impacts.
Clean tobacco and good quality booze is not a problem. It is the preservatives and chemicals that kill.
In 2007 (the most recent year numbers are available)— * 203,536 people in the United States were diagnosed with lung cancer, including 109,643 men and 93,893 women.*† * 158,683 people in the United States died from lung cancer, including 88,329 men and 70,354 women.*†
Cirrhosis and chronic liver disease were the 10th leading cause of death for men and the 12th for women in the United States in 2001, killing about 27,000 people each year. Also, the cost of cirrhosis in terms of human suffering, hospital costs, and lost productivity is high. Established cirrhosis has a 10-year mortality of 34-66%, largely dependent on the cause of the cirrhosis; alcoholic cirrhosis has a worse prognosis than primary biliary cirrhosis and cirrhosis due to hepatitis. The risk of death due to all causes is increased twelvefold; if one excludes the direct consequences of the liver disease, there is still a fivefold increased risk of death in all disease categories.