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CDC: Five things cause two-thirds of U.S. deaths

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Friday, May 02, 2014

CNN: Five conditions cause nearly 900,000 deaths per year in America: heart disease, cancer, lung disease, stroke and unintentional injuries, like car accidents or medication overdoses.

On Thursday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is releasing its first report on potentially preventable deaths from those causes in each one of the 50 states. The data suggest we could prevent at least a third of those deaths.

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0 #1 Tommy B.Guest 2014-05-03 03:03:30
The #3 killer in the USA is hospital accidental deaths (i.e. mistakes).
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