Editorial: Report offers solid road map for reducing range of injuries

May 27, 2012
Huntington Herald Dispatch (West Virginia)


A new report out last week regarding injury prevention cited statistics that should come as no surprise to most West Virginians. Relative to the state's population, West Virginia has more than its share of deaths from drug overdoses and highway fatalities.

The bigger question examined by the report is what West Virginia is doing to combat that unfortunate record -- and what more can it do. Based on the report's findings, it's clear more steps can be taken. The same holds true for Kentucky and Ohio.


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