DEATHS IN 2005
                                   
CDC's death and mortality report for 2005,

According to EPA's sludge policy (40 CFR 503.9(t)) the pollutants (i.e., organic chemical substances,
inorganic chemical substances and pathogenic organisms -- bacteria and viruses, etc.) in sewage products
recycled for beneficial use on food crops, parks, school grounds, home lawns and gardens could have had
a significant impact  in the cause of deaths.

Click on highlighted web address to see which pollutant(s) may have contributed to deaths.

The 15 leading causes of death in 2005 were the following:                                             Total

1.   Diseases of heart (heart disease)                                                                                         652,091   
       
http://thewatchers.us/Heart/heart-disease.html
2.   Malignant neoplasms (cancer)                                                                                              559,312
       
http://thewatchers.us/Cancer/cancer-agents.html
3. Cerebrovascular diseases (stroke)                                                                                         143,579
       
http://thewatchers.us/Head/cerebrovascular-disease.html
4. Chronic lower respiratory diseases                                                                                         130,933
       
http://thewatchers.us/Respiratory/chronic-respiratory-disease.html
5. Accidents (unintentional injuries)                                                                                            117,809

6. Diabetes mellitus (diabetes)                                                                                                      75,119
       
http://thewatchers.us/Diabetes/diabetes-deaths.html
7.  Alzheimer’s disease                                                                                                                  71,599
       
http://thewatchers.us/Alzheimers/Alzheimers-deaths.html
8. Influenza and pneumonia                                                                                                          63,001
        
http://thewatchers.us/flu-pneumonia/Pneumonia.html
9. Nephritis ,nephrotic syndrome and nephrosis (kidney disease)                                                43,901
       http://thewatchers.us/kidney/kidney-deaths.html
10. Septicemia                                                                                                                             34,136
       
http://thewatchers.us/blood/septicemia.html
11. Intentional self-harm (suicide)                                                                                                 32,637
       
http://thewatchers.us/deaths/suicide.html
12. Chronic liver disease and cirrhosis                                                                                         27,530
       
http://thewatchers.us/liver/liver-deaths.html
13. Essential (primary) hypertension and hypertensive renal                                                       24,902
disease (hypertension)
       
http://thewatchers.us/blood/Hypertension.html
14. Parkinson’s disease                                                                                                                 19,544
       
http://thewatchers.us/parkinsons/Parkinsons-death.html
15.Assault (homicide)                                                                                                                   18,124

We are not sure which category MRSA is in.
MRSA                                                                                                                                            19,000
        http://thewatchers.us/MRSA.html