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Check Out the New Injury and Violence Infographic from Healthy People 2020

 

 

01/18/2018 01:00 PM EST

Each month, we release an infographic with the latest data related to a Healthy People 2020 Leading Health Indicator (LHI) topic. These infographics show progress toward Healthy People 2020 LHI targets — and show where there’s still work to be done.

This month’s featured LHI topic is Injury and Violence. Check out the infographic below, then head over to the Healthy People 2020 LHI Infographic Gallery to see infographics for other LHI topic areas.…

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01/18/2018 10:00 AM EST

Millions of adverse drug events (ADEs) happen every year, and opioids are one of the most common causes of medication-related harm in both inpatient and long-term care settings. In addition, data from 2013 to 2014 found that opioids — along with two other drug classes — were involved in an estimated 59.9 percent of emergency department (ED) visits for ADEs among older adults.…

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