Review Finds 337 Of 806 Arizona Child Deaths In 2017 Were Preventable

Published: Friday, November 16, 2018 - 1:05pm
Updated: Friday, November 16, 2018 - 1:20pm
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A newly released report has found nearly half of the 806 child deaths last year in Arizona could have been prevented.

The Annual Arizona Child Fatality Review Program reports a rise in firearm-related fatalities and suicides.

To discuss the findings of the report and what can be done to prevent children from dying in Arizona, The Show talked to Dr. Mary Rimsza, a pediatrician and chair of the Arizona Child Fatality Review Program.

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