Tobacco smoke is linked to 63% of cancer deaths among black men in the U.S., according to a study from the University of California-Davis School of Medicine and Medical Center. The study, to be published in the August issue of Preventive Medicine, used data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Health Statistics. Black men in the South suffered the highest rate of tobacco-smoke-related deaths, 67%, the study found. -- by Joseph Mantone
Tobacco smoke a big killer among black men: study
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