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Fatal injuries rank high, especially for young people, a study finds

By Gary T. Kubota

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Nov 21, 2012

~~<p>The leading cause of death for young people in Hawaii is from such nonmedical injuries as motor vehicle accidents, suicides, drownings and drug poisonings, according to a new state Department of Health study.</p>
<p>State officials said the study shows accidents, suicides and homicides take the lives of more Hawaii residents ages 1-39 than all other causes of death combined, including heart disease, stroke and cancer.</p>
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The leading cause of death for young people in Hawaii is from such nonmedical injuries as motor vehicle accidents, suicides, drownings and drug poisonings, according to a new state Department of Health study.

State officials said the study shows accidents, suicides and homicides take the lives of more Hawaii residents ages 1-39 than all other causes of death combined, including heart disease, stroke and cancer. Login for more...



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