Westerners dying from the ‘good life’

| January 14, 2013

Alcohol consumption, lack of exercise, poor diet and smoking are said to be the main causes of the 36 million deaths that occur annually, worldwide from causes other than non-communicable diseases, according to a story in Spain’s The Leader Newspaper quoting a World Health Organization report.

Of the 36 million people who die each year from non-communicable diseases, nine million are under the age of 60.

Deaths from non-communicable diseases are said to occur mainly in the developed world but to be increasing in less developed countries.

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