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State By State Injury Report

By | May 29th, 2012|General|

People get hurt because of unsafe acts and unsafe conditions. It’s always easier to deal with unsafe conditions- because you can often make a system change and have an impact.  Changing unsafe acts (behaviors) is a lot harder.  Anyway- a new report came out this week called The Facts Hurt: A State by State Injury [...]

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“Winnable Public Health Battles” Motor Vehicle Injuries

By | May 27th, 2010|Prevention|

This week I'm looking at what you are sure to hear a lot about in the coming three years.  The CDC, led by Dr. Thomas Frieden, will be strategically addressing 5 "winnable battles" in public health.  So far, I told you about Healthcare associated infections, childhood obesity and preventing smoking.  We can make a difference [...]