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What is the most common cause of injury-related deaths in the U.S.?

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Per the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, "Drug poisoning (overdose) is the number one cause of injury-related death in the United States, with 43,982 deaths occurring in 2013." For comparison, 33,804 motor vehicle deaths and 33,636 firearm-related deaths occurred in 2013.

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