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How many million lives could we save in the us if we all stop smoking?
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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology
In brief: About 600,000 yearly
Smoking causes lung cancer at about 500, 000 deaths per year plus chronic lung disease, heart disease, bladder cancer and a host of other problems (let alone smilling up the place).
If stopped, over time, there would probably average out about 600 k per year but it would take a while for the accumulated damage to be eliminated. If you are smoking - stop.

In brief: About 600,000 yearly
Smoking causes lung cancer at about 500, 000 deaths per year plus chronic lung disease, heart disease, bladder cancer and a host of other problems (let alone smilling up the place).
If stopped, over time, there would probably average out about 600 k per year but it would take a while for the accumulated damage to be eliminated. If you are smoking - stop.
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