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Injury Center Press Room

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 Crash injuries in 2012 totaled $18 billion in lifetime medical costs (ED visits and hospitalizations).CDC report shows motor vehicle crash injuries are frequent and costly

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2014, 1:00 PM, ET

Americans spend more than 1 million days in the hospital each year from crash injuries
 


 Heroin overdose deaths increased in many states through 2012Heroin overdose deaths increased in many states through 2012

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2014, 1:00 PM, ET

Still twice as many people died from prescription opioid overdoses
 


 CDC awards $7.5 million to expand the National Violent Death Reporting System to 32 statesCDC awards $7.5 million to expand the National Violent Death Reporting System to 32 states

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2014

NVDRS is the only state-based violent death reporting system that helps states understand when and how violent deaths occur.

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