Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, May 24th, 1999
Cardiovascular diseases and cancer accounted for 43 percent of illness worldwide in 1998, WHO said. In its annual World Health Report, it predicted that figure would rise to 73 percent by 2020.
The 122-page report also highlighted a WHO project to combat tobacco, launched after former Norwegian premier Gro Harlem Brundtland took over the agency in July 1998, as a key element in its fight against cancer and...
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