There was a good piece on NPR this morning about the study, the age-related findings, and the types of injuries.

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On Tue, Sep 1, 2015 at 2:34 PM, John Eberhard <> wrote:
Faith I think you should share the study in today's Journal of the American Medical Association that shows an increase in fatalities and injuries of bicyclist over 45. The safety issue needs to be better understood. Please share this this the TRB Health and Transportation group



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From: Rose, Ken (CDC/ONDIEH/NCCDPHP) []
Sent: Tuesday, September 01, 2015 12:58 PM
Subject: Announcement Expected by Surgeon General
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FYI --  from the National Physical Activity Society

Subject: Announcement Expected by Surgeon General




National Physical Activity Society


Get Ready for the


Surgeon General's Announcement


The long-anticipated call to action from the nation's highest health official is scheduled. Dr. Vivek Murthy said earlier this year that this document will lay out "how city planners, employers, and community leaders can ensure that the places where we live and work promote walking and physical activity while also leveling the playing field so that no one is left behind." 




September 9, 2015
10:00 a.m. EDT

Live webcast from Washington, DC



This communications plan should help you prepare. This is a live document and will be updated as we get more information. 

If you have questions, contact Pam at NPAS.




NPAS Annual Meeting

October 27-28 in Washington, DC

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preceding the National Walking Summit


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