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Older adults at greatest risk of suicide - link

originally posted on All Ages, All Stages

My thanks to NextAvenue.org for updating a 2015 article on olders & suicide, currently reposted in response to the high-profile deaths of Kate Spade & Anthony Bourdain -and- the unrelated yet timely release last Thursday of the CDC report on rising suicide rates in the USA. 15 more words

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Study: Suicide Rates On The Rise Across The U.S.

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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — In the wake of Kate Spade‘s and Anthony Bourdain’s suicide, a newly released study says suicide rates have increased nearly 30 percent in the U.S. 309 more words

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Suicide Rates Rise In Minnesota, Across U.S.

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — New figures show Minnesota’s suicide rate has jumped in recent years.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released figures Thursday on suicide rates across the U.S. 109 more words

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US Suicide Rates Increased More Than 25% Since 1999, CDC Says

(CNN) — Suicide rates increased by 25% across the United States over nearly two decades ending in 2016, according to research published Thursday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 1,284 more words

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A Costly, Deadly Obsession With Coal

The abundant fuel powered the Industrial Revolution, but has lost its price advantage and is shortening lives

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5 Dead, Nearly 200 Sickened In Romaine Lettuce Outbreak

NEW YORK (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — Four more deaths have been linked to a national food poisoning outbreak blamed on tainted Arizona-grown romaine lettuce, bringing the total to five. 128 more words

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Experts convene as part of Western Gulf Center of Excellence for Vector-Borne Diseases

by Blair Fannin, Texas A&M AgriLife

With ticks posing an ongoing threat to Texas’ cattle industry and mosquitoes causing challenging human health diseases such as Zika virus, a consortium of public health experts met at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center in Weslaco to hear the latest research and offer potential solutions. 488 more words

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