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Colorado Doctor Urges Surgeon General To Say Indoor Tanning Causes Cancer

AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) – A leading cancer researcher in Colorado wants the U.S. surgeon general to declare indoor tanning causes skin cancer. He believes officially announcing the connection could save lives. 213 more words

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Here's Why Suicide Rates In the Middle-Aged Are Increasing

Researchers say the Great Recession after the last Bush presidency is largely to blame for rising suicide rates. But even with the economic crisis behind, the number of middle aged people taking their own lives is still shocking. 459 more words

Mind & Body

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.

Many residents and lawmakers were skeptical… 227 more words

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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