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Smoking killed 7.69 mil. people around world in 2019

About 7.69 million people worldwide, including some 200,000 in Japan, died in 2019 from a variety of smoking-related diseases, an estimate by an international team of researchers showed earlier this year. China accounted for the largest number of deaths with about 2.42 million, nearly 30 percent of the world total, followed by India at 1.01 million, the United States at 530,000, Russia at 290,000 and Indonesia at 250,000, according to the estimate published in the British medical journal the Lancet. Japan’s death toll was the sixth highest […]

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Touchstone ABA talks “World Behavior Analysis Day”

LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY) – March 20, 2021 is recognized as the first ever “World Behavior Analysis Day.” Here to share more is Touchstone ABA Board Certified Behavior Analyst Angie Moran. • The date of World Behavior Analysis Day was chosen to honor the birthday of B. F. Skinner, an influential American psychologist, behaviorist, author, inventor and social philosopher. • The goal of this day is to unite worldwide efforts to share information about the science of behavior. • In addition, World Behavior Analysis Day provides a platform […]

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