The leading cause of accidental death among “working-age” adults is poisoning, most often from prescription drug overdose. Falls cause the most fatal injuries in adults older than 65. Car accidents cause the most injury-related deaths in younger people.
It seems as though every age and stage has unique risks when it comes to injury-related death. But, one of the causes of these fatal injuries is becoming more prevalent across the board, from teenagers to adults: cell phones. [Read more...]