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What is the incidence rate of carbon monoxide poisoning?

Incidences of carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning in the United States vary from year to year. In a given year, as many as 400 people in the United States die from carbon monoxide poisoning. In addition, approximately 15,000-20,000 people seek medical attention related to some type of carbon monoxide incident.

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How long does carbon monoxide poisoning last?
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What is carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning?
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Carbon monoxide (CO) is a gas without odor or color. It is found in combustion fumes, such as those ...
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Can carbon monoxide poisoning have complications?
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Carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning can have complications. However, once the initial symptoms have been ...
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How can I tell if I have carbon monoxide in my home?
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