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Support seniors in May

...encourage older adults to protect themselves, and to remain active and independent for as long as possible.Unintentional injuries to this population result in at least 6 million medically treated injuries and more than 30,000 deaths every...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-04-29/support-seniors-may
Set healthy example by getting in the swim of things this summer

...unintentional drowning. Of these, two are children aged 14 or younger. Drowning ranks fifth among the leading causes of unintentional injury death in the United States. Between 2005 and 2009, the fatal unintentional drowning rate for African-Americans...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2013-06-02/set-healthy-example-gett
Summer fun brings drowning concerns

...good news is that drowning ? the leading cause of injury death for young children and the fifth leading cause of unintentional injury death for people of all ages ? is preventable.To stay safe, experts recommend a number of precautions, such...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-06-02/summer-fun-brings-drowning-co
Georgians to decide on $10 tagged for trauma care

...patients will be sent to Atlanta or Columbia, Bias said.More Americans between the ages of 1 and 44 die from unintentional injuries than from any disease or illness, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.The CDC estimates...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/georgia-elections/2010-10
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19-year-old swimmer's drowning leaves void

...10 people drown, according to the national Centers for Disease Control, making it the sixth-leading case of unintentional injury death for people of all ages.Summer, in particular, is the most dangerous season for drownings. In 2010...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-06-16/19-year-old-swimmers-drowning
Risky Business

...questions addressed risks that teens take, such as unintentional injuries and violence; unhealthy dieting; physical inactivity...questions addressed risks teens take, such as unintentional injuries and violence; unhealthy dieting and physical...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/06/10/xtr_461556.shtml
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Water Safety It's hard to believe, but drowning is still the second leading cause of unintentional injury-related death to children ages 1 to 14, taking more than 900 children's lives each year. For every child who drowns, four...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/04/28/met_451557.shtml
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Child deaths decrease, report says

...as SIDS, though the committee said some of those could have been misclassified. Other fatalities included 62 unintentional injury deaths, such as drowning, fires and shootings, along with 23 homicides, 10 suicides and 17 from an undetermined...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/09/22/met_429213.shtml
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Study: Obesity, inactivity nearly as deadly as tobacco

...were: Heart disease, cancer, strokes and other cerebrovascular disease, chronic lower respiratory disease, unintentional injuries, diabetes, influenza and pneumonia, Alzheimer's disease, kidney disease, and septicemia. The underlying...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/10/liv_408262.shtml
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...number or other factors put you at high risk, your cholesterol level should be checked more often. SAFETY FIRST Unintentional injuries continue to be the fifth leading cause of death after heart disease, cancer, stroke and chronic lung disease...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/07/24/met_349488.shtml
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