Friday, October 07, 2005

WHO warns of epidemic of chronic disease

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"A new report launched today by WHO stresses that the global epidemic of chronic disease can be stopped. The report projects that around 17 million people die prematurely each year from chronic disease. The economic consequences are also significant, with countries forgoing billions of dollars over a decade as a result of heart disease, stroke, cancer and diabetes."
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