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Deaths spur reminders about signs of drowning

...Prevention Alliance, drowning is the No. 2 cause of unintentional injury deaths for children ages 1 to 14, and the No. 5 cause of unintentional injury deaths for all ages in the U.S.The Center for...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-08-12/deaths-spur-reminders-about-signs-drown
State
Report: suicides increase; accidental deaths drop

...increasingly common cause of fatal injury, homicides and unintentional injury deaths both have dropped. The study was financed...Residents of rural areas died much more frequently from unintentional injury. The study concluded this was likely a result...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-09-18/report-suicides-increase-accidental-dea
State
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...policy analyst for the non-profit center who authored the study. ``Whether it's homicides, suicides or unintentional injuries, firearms take a surprising number of lives in every corner of America,'' she said. Louisiana had 25.37...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022699/Loc_gun.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...places? More children and young people are killed or seriously hurt by their parents who smoke than all other unintentional injuries combined! Smoking is a choice and a choice that the people of Juneau should really think about. By saying...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/050901/Ope_LetterSmoke.shtml
Alaska ranks third in per capita gun deaths

...policy analyst for the non-profit center who authored the study. ``Whether it's homicides, suicides or unintentional injuries, firearms take a surprising number of lives in every corner of America,'' she said. Louisiana had 25.37...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022699/Loc_gun.html
Local
Memorial Day means grilling, but make sure safety comes first

...he'd like you to know: ? Nearly half of a little more than 12,000 kids up to age 19 who died as a result of unintentional injuries did so in June, July and August, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. ? Each summer...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2011-05-28/memorial-day-means-grilling-make-su
Neighbors
Mother, 1 child drown

...Other district staff, including psychologists, helped. According to the Alaska Division of Public Health, unintentional injuries - a category including drowning, fires and motor vehicle crashes - are the leading cause of death of Alaskans...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022200/Loc_ice.html
Local
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Douglas Highway. Home>Archives> Mother, 1 child drown According to the Alaska Division of Public Health, unintentional injuries - a category including drowning, fires and motor vehicle crashes - are the leading cause of death of Alaskans...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022200/Loc_ice.shtml
Feds to pay millions for neglecting Native health

...shortfall for health care hurt the region, which has high rates of cancer, heart disease, diabetes, suicide and unintentional injury, often related to drinking, said Dan Winkelman, Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corp. vice president and general counsel...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/121907/sta_20071219013.shtml
News
Speaking of disease, war and statistics

...that died in 2003 from: Heart diseases, 685,089; malignant neoplasms (cancer), 556,902; accidents (unintentional injuries), 109,277; diabetes mellitus, 74,219; influenza and pneumonia, 65,163; intentional self-harm...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032906/let_20060329005.shtml
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