Work fatalities up in Minnesota, WisconsinTransportation is the most common source of fatal work-related injuries in both Minnesota and Wisconsin, according to a report released last week by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.The report was for 2015 and showed an increase in work fatalities in both... - From http://www.duluthnewstribune.com/news/health/4225815-health-notes
In both states, a little more than two out of five of the fatalities were related to transportation, which is similar to national data.
Other major categories were "contact with objects and equipment" and "falls, slips or trips." In Minnesota, the most common occupation for fatal workplace injuries was "management" — but that almost entirely consists of farmers, ranchers and agricultural managers, not the person with the biggest desk at your office.
Management was a major category in Wisconsin as well, along with "material moving occupations" — mostly drivers of big trucks.
It cited research findings that 3-D mammography detects 41 percent more invasive breast cancers, detects cancer 15 months earlier and reduces false-positive readings by up to 40 percent in comparison with traditional two-dimensional mammography.
However, 2-D mammography still is available at Mercy, the news release added.