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AMA: Anti-Smoking Efforts Saved 8 million Lives Since 1964

U.S. medical researchers say anti-smoking measures have saved 8 million American lives since the landmark report on smoking and health 50 years ago. The Journal of the American Medical Association reported Tuesday that controls on tobacco since 1964 have also boosted U.S. life expectancy for 40-year-olds. But the AMA report says efforts must continue to cut the nation's death toll from cigarettes. Former U.S. Surgeon General Luther Terry's 1964 report conclusively linking...

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