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2/3

Fraction of retracted biomedical and life science research papers that have been retracted due to misconduct, such as fraud, duplicate publication and plagiarism — not error, according to a 2012 review in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

6.4

Number of serious injuries in the United States per 100,000 children 18 and under in 2009, a slight increase from 1997, when the rate was 6.1 injuries per 100,000 children, according to a new study in Pediatrics.

32%

How much less likely women Medicaid beneficiaries with mental illness were to get screening mammograms than their counterparts without mental illness, after adjusting for potential confounders, according to a study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.

1/3

Proportion of U.S. employees who have faked an illness to skip work in the past year, according to a Careerbuilder.com survey of nearly 6,500 workers.