Dying in America of Preventable Diseases

Nearly 2.5 million Americans die each year.  Researchers determined that tobacco smoking is responsible for 467,000 of those, followed by high blood pressure contributing 395,000 deaths, overweight-obesity, physical inactivity and high blood glucose levels each accounting for between 190,000 to 216,000 each.  

PositiveTip: How are you doing with your lifestyle choices? Each of these diseases results in large part from the choices people make.