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CDC’s Injury Center is pleased to announce new resources to help prevent childhood injuries in the United States. Learn more here

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This December, during National Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention Month (3D Month), consider what you and your community can do to make injuries and deaths from impaired driving less of a threat. Learn more here.

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New Data on Violent Deaths are now Available
CDC is pleased to announce the availability of an on-line tool that makes data from the National Violent Death Reporting System easily accessible. Learn more about using this tool to gather detailed information on the circumstances surrounding violent deaths in sixteen states WISQARS NVDRS.

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CDC supports programs to improve the nation's health by preventing injury and violence deaths and disabilities, including:

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How to Develop Community-based Fall Prevention Programs for Older Adults
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Page last modified: January 06, 2009