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2008-12-10 10:42:02

About 8,000 U.S. children and teens die annually because they were a motor vehicle occupant, pedestrian or pedal cyclist, government health officials said. A report released Wednesday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta said that an estimated 55 million children and teens from birth to age 19 were treated in emergency departments for unintentional injuries from 2001 to 2006. The report also said from 2000 to 2005, unintentional injuries resulted in 73,052 deaths...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.