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Cooking the leading cause of residential fires: USFA

Emmitsburg, MD — Cooking was the No. 1 cause of residential fires in the United States from 2014 to 2016, with peak hours around dinnertime, according to data published in the December edition of the “Topical Fire Report Series” from the U.S. Fire Administration.
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Opioid-related overdose deaths on the rise: report

Atlanta — More than two-thirds of drug overdose deaths in the United States in 2017 involved opioids, according to a recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, furthering an epidemic the agency says “continues to worsen and evolve.”

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