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Rising Suicide Among Adults Aged 40–64 Years

Rising Suicide Among Adults Aged 40–64 Years
Source: American Journal of Preventive Medicine

Introduction
Suicide rates among middle-aged men and women in the U.S. have been increasing since 1999, with a sharp escalation since 2007.

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Psychology And Sociology

Study Finds Red Decals On NJ Teen License Plates Linked To Fewer Crashes

TRENTON, N.J. (CBSNewYork) – Controversial decals on New Jersey license plates are saving the lives of young drivers, according to a new study.

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News

Screening Youth for Suicide Risk in Medical Settings: Time to Ask Questions

Screening Youth for Suicide Risk in Medical Settings: Time to Ask Questions (PDF)
Source: American Journal of Preventive Medicine

This paper focuses on the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention’s Research Prioritization Task Force’s Aspirational Goal 2 (screening for suicide risk) as it pertains specifically to children, adolescents, and young adults.

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Health And Health Care

Many Smokers Are Still Surprised by Facts About Tobacco's Dangers

A new study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine finds that many smokers still find accurate and detailed facts about the dangers of tobacco both new and motivating in terms of their desire to quit.

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Addiction