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Suicide is 2nd most common cause of preventable deaths for teens in WV

Suicide is 2nd most common cause of preventable deaths for teens in WV

In 2014, suicide was the second leading cause of preventable deaths for children between the ages of 1 and 17 in West Virginia, according to a new report, submitted to the legislature at the end of 2016. A total of 253 children in the state...4:30 am August 4, 2017
Fatality review finds 97 child deaths in WV were preventable in 2014

Fatality review finds 97 child deaths in WV were preventable in 2014

In 2014, 253 children between the ages of birth and 17 died in West Virginia. Of those deaths, 97 could have been prevented, according to the Child Fatality Review report submitted to the state government at the end of 2016. The report, which was the...4:28 am August 4, 2017