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