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WHO: 38 Million Die Annually From Chronic Diseases

The World Health Organization warned Thursday that 38 million people die each year from chronic diseases, which are preventable and treatable. A new report from the WHO warns that nearly half of those who die from non-communicable diseases - about 16 million people - do so prematurely, before the age of 70. The majority of people who die from these illnesses reside in developing countries. WHO says deaths from non-communicable illnesses, such as heart disease, cancer, diabetes and...

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