liveonearth (liveonearth) wrote,
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It's Dangerous to Live in the South

Statistics show that the "stroke belt" is also where you have the highest likelihood (in the US) of dying of cardiovascular and lower respiratory disease (smoking), cancer and accidents. Obesity, diabetes and metabolic syndrome are probable causes, but what about accidents? Why do southerners have the most accidents? Bless their dangerous little hearts....

SOURCE
http://consumer.healthday.com/cardiovascular-health-information-20/heart-attack-news-357/southeastern-states-have-highest-number-of-preventable-deaths-687436.html
Tags: alabama, america, cancer, cardiovascular, copd, death, florida, georgia, kentucky, mississippi, north carolina, obesity, public health, respiratory, smoking, south carolina, tennessee, the south
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