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The states with the highest death rates from injuries

June 18, 2015
by Rachel Rettner
CBS News via Live Science

Although everyone can take steps to stay safe, studies show that public health strategies -- such as legal requirements for seat belts, child-safety seats, bike helmets and sobriety checkpoints -- can save lives, according to the report, from the Trust for America's Health, a nonprofit health advocacy organization. The report makes a number of recommendations for policies to prevent deaths from injuries.

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