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Pedestrian Deaths in U.S. Approach Highest Number in Nearly 30 Years, Study Shows

An estimated 6,227 pedestrians were killed in traffic last year, according to the study from the Governors Highway Safety Association.

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Deadly Convenience: Keyless Cars and Their Carbon Monoxide Toll - The New York Times

Weaned from using a key, drivers have left cars running in garages, spewing exhaust into homes. Despite years of deaths, regulatory action has lagged.

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Pedestrian deaths up 46% between 2009-16

Almost 6,000 U.S. pedestrians died in 2016, the latest in a string of increases.

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ER visits for suspected opioid overdoses shot up last year by 30%, Midwest increased 70% | Fox News

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported emergency visits for suspected opioid overdoses increased by 30 percent across the U.S., with a 70 percent increase in the Midwest.