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  • n. Plural form of fatality.


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  • Benzodiazepines produce anxiolysis, sedation, hypnosis and centrally mediated muscle relaxation; individual sensitivity for these effects varies greatly1,2 While the abuse of benzodiazepines alone rarely results in fatalities,3 the emergency treatment of the patient with an altered level of consciousness due to substance abuse often necessitates hospitalization and invasive procedures (e.g., intubation, lavage).


  • Part of the drop in overall fatalities is from safer cars.

    Walking while texting? There oughta be a law

  • "Given that there are over 255 million cellphone users in the United States leads one to believe that the life-taking effects of cellphones on pedestrian fatalities is greater than the life-saving effect," Loeb and Clarke concluded.

    Walking while texting? There oughta be a law

  • Whereas, if we realize that each of those casualties or fatalities is a husband or a brother or a wife or a mother or a cousin or a playmate or a lover, it becomes much more difficult to overlook them - much more difficult to pretend that pain or loss feels differently if you're living in the Middle East.

    A Conversation with Meg Mullins

  • Another tool that has engendered incivility and an extremely high number of fatalities is the automobile.

    December « 2009 « L.E. Modesitt, Jr. – The Official Website

  • * A 1.1% increase in fatalities per 100 pound decrease in vehicle weight.

    Matthew Yglesias » Endgame

  • It projects at least a 10 percent decline in fatalities over the entire year, or about 530 fewer deaths.

    Decline in U.S. Motorcycle Fatalities Due to Economy | Impact Lab

  • Description: When a planned ambush goes wrong, resulting in fatalities among the SG-1 team, the peace-loving Nox restore them to life.

    Stargate SG-1 Watchathon - The Nox

  • Also, the constantly declining rate of hunter fatalities is due, at least in part, to the almost universal use of scopes.

    A Savage Attack on Scopes

  • While a national smoking ban could offset some of the increase in fatalities, perhaps alcohol, like coffee, is simply best (and safest) when enjoyed with cigarettes. — “Drunk Driving After the Passage of Smoking Bans in Bars,” [PDF] Scott Adams and Chad Cotti, Journal of Public Economics

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