CDC: Homicide falls out of top 15 causes of death

01/11/2012 | Yahoo!

Heart disease and cancer secured the leading spots in the top 15 causes of death in the U.S. for 2010, while homicide dropped off the list, according to a CDC report released Monday. Life expectancy for a child born in 2010 was estimated to be 78 years and 8 months, an increase of more than a month from 2009. The infant mortality rate declined to an all-time low for the U.S. of 6.14 deaths per 1,000 births, down from 6.39 in 2009.

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