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Shepard Smith on Ebola
The true story of Stronzo Bestiale
Annals of Internal Medicine statement about Vitamins
Annals of Internal Medicine review of 240 papers on organic food
Data on Loss of Life Expectancy:
Data from Bernard Cohen's 1979 paper
Cohen's 1991 paper (full text pdf, free). This paper explains the methodology in full of how the LLE was calculated.
Loss of Life Expectancy (LLE) due to various behaviors. All data taken from Cohen 1979 and 1991, except where indicated.
Activity or risk
Smoking cigarettes (male)
Working as a coal miner
Smoking cigarettes (female)
Sub-optimal medical care
Vietnam army service
Living in S