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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


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


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


A Costly, Deadly Obsession With Coal

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

A coal mine in Myra, Ky. PHOTO: BRIAN SNYDER/REUTERS… 941 more words

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


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