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Causes of Death in the USA

Medical Deaths Per Annum in the USA

Medical error - 98,000
Malnutrition - 108,000
Bedsores - 115,000
Infection 88,000
Outpatients 199,000
Unnecessary Procedures - 37,136
Surgery-Related 32,000

TOTAL DEATHS - 783,936 Per Year
TOTAL COST US$282 Billion


Causes of Death in the USA

1. Cardiovascular Disease 52.15 %
2. Cancer 22.11 %
3. Smoking 7.19 %
4. Properly Prescribed & Used Drugs 5.18 %
5. Alcohol 4.49 %
6. Preventable Medical Misadventure 2.4 %
7. Motor Vehicle Accidents 2.2 %
8. Suicide 1.14 %
9. Murder 0.94 %
10. Radon Gas 0.62 %
11. Pedestrians-Vehicle 0.37 %
12. Food 0.24 %
13. Drowning 0.21 %
14. Home Fires 0.19 %
15. Asthma 0.19 %
16. Poisonings 0.17 %
17. Firearms Accidents 0.079 %
18. Freezing 0.048 %
18. Electrical Accidents 0.038 %
20. Slips/Falls Whilst Walking 0.019 %
21. Penicillin Allergy 0.0144 %
22. Horse/Animal Riding 0.0052 %
23. Animal Bites (dogs, etc) 0.0048 %
24. Lightning 0.0041 %
25. Sports Injuries 0.0020 %
26. Insect Stings (all) 0.0020 %
27. Honey Bee Stings 0.0008 %
28. Dietary Supplements 0.0001 %

Note: Cancer has now overtaken Cardiovascular Disease as the
No.1 killer in the USA

Note: Dietary Supplements have the smallest incidence of all.


Note: The above information is offered not as a prescription or in place of proper medical care, but as a report on research findings which may be of interest. In cases of sickness, the attention and care of a nutritionally aware health professional are essential.



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