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2012-06-06 21:32:04

Road traffic crashes kill more than 1.2 million people each year, with 90 percent of those fatalities occurring in low- and middle-income countries.

2012-05-17 23:12:36

Author David Brown helps women understand and prevent common medical issues SHERWOOD PARK, Alberta (PRWEB) May 18, 2012 David Brown is an experienced

2012-04-17 23:00:24

The death rate due to unintentional injuries decreased by nearly 30% in the past decade according to CDC Vital Signs Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) April 17, 2012

CDC Report Highlights Decrease In Children’ Deaths By Unintentional Injury
2012-04-17 06:15:56

A new Vital Signs report from the Center of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) states that 9,000 children died due to unintentional injury in 2009.

2012-04-16 23:36:24

Death rates from unintentional injuries among children and adolescents from birth to age 19 declined by nearly 30 percent from 2000 to 2009.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.