Top Causes of Death US Population

Many of the leading causes of death in the United States are directly related to diet and excessive alcohol consumption.

Rank

Cause of Death

If

Heart disease

2f

Cancer

3f

Stroke

4

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

(emphysema)

5$

Accidents/injuries

6

Pneumonia and influenza

7f

Diabetes mellitus

8$

Suicide

9

Kidney disease

10$ Chronic liver disease, cirrhosis

10$ Chronic liver disease, cirrhosis

* Top 10 causes of death according to the National Center for Health Statistics, 1997. t Causes of death in which diet plays a part. i Causes of death in which excessive alcohol consumption plays a part.

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Alcohol No More

Do you love a drink from time to time? A lot of us do, often when socializing with acquaintances and loved ones. Drinking may be beneficial or harmful, depending upon your age and health status, and, naturally, how much you drink.

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