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Tobacco use among sexual minorities in the USA, 1987 to May 2007: a systematic review
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    The Single Most Preventable Cause of Disease, Disability, and Death
    • Suzanne M. Marks, Epidemiologist and Chair, CDC/ATSDR Sexual and Gender Minorities Work Group
    • Other Contributors:
      • Heather Ryan and Bridgette E. Garrett

    According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), smoking is the single most preventable cause of disease, disability, and death in the United States (http://www.cdc.gov/nccdphp/publications/aag/osh.htm). Each year, an estimated 443,000 people die prematurely from smoking or exposure to secondhand smoke, and another 8.6 million have a serious illness caused by smoking. And as aptly demonstrated by Lee...

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