Chemicals & Human Health

Lung Toxicology Problem Set

Problem 5: Causes of death in the US


Which of the following causes the most deaths in the US?

B. motor vehicles
C. homicide
D. smoking
Of the factors listed, smoking causes the most deaths in the US. Smoking can cause death in several ways including stroke, heart disease, lung cancer, emphysema and other diseases and cancers.
E. alcohol

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