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WHO Study Looks at Risks to Human Health

A new study by the World Health Organization examines 26 risks to human health and suggests that the average lifespan can be increased by five to 10 years if countries take steps to battle major health risks in each region. NPR's Joanne Silberner reports.

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Joanne Silberner is a health policy correspondent for National Public Radio. She covers medicine, health reform, and changes in the health care marketplace.
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