Brown study: Non-fatal injury costs U.S. $1.9 trillion in 2013

DR. MARK ZONFRILLO, a Brown University researcher, led a study showing the yearly cost of non-fatal injury in the U.S. was $1.9 trillion in 2013. / COURTESY BROWN UNIVERSITY
DR. MARK ZONFRILLO, a Brown University researcher, led a study showing the yearly cost of non-fatal injury in the U.S. was $1.9 trillion in 2013. / COURTESY BROWN UNIVERSITY
PROVIDENCE — Non-fatal injuries cost the United States $1.9 trillion in 2013, nearly all of it preventable, according to a Brown University and the Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation study published Monday. Study leader Dr. Mark Zonfrillo, associate professor at Brown University's Warren Alpert Medical School and a pediatric emergency medicine physician at Hasbro…

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