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826 Articles Matching "suicide"

Dying Of Flu, College Student Used Cellphone To Call 911. He Died When Police Couldn’t Find His Location.

Feb 25, 2020 , Kaiser Health News
Location technology is "kind of a coin toss." The FCC has given carriers until 2021 to make sure transmission locations are within 50 yards 80% of the time. Public health news is on USPS work-related injuries, a biomedical research contest, suicide-crisis centers, prostate cancer, a lucky fall, perinatal stroke, birthing plans, disparity in birth outcomes, medical clowns, chocolate's appeal, friendship and health, childhood prosthetics, and healthy beverages, as well....
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Shotguns Often Play Tragic Role in Rural Teens' Suicides: Study

Feb 20, 2020 , MedicineNet
Title: Shotguns Often Play Tragic Role in Rural Teens' Suicides: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/18/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/19/2020 12:00:00...
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'Tough Guys' May Be at Especially High Risk for Suicide

Feb 19, 2020 , MedicineNet
Title: 'Tough Guys' May Be at Especially High Risk for SuicideCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/13/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/18/2020 12:00:00...
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Mining, extraction industries still have highest U.S. suicide rate

Feb 15, 2020 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Suicide rates vary across industries and occupations, but workers in mining and oil and gas extraction continue to suffer the top U.S. rate of deaths, followed closely by the construction industry, according to data from 32 states....
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'Tough Guys' May Be at Especially High Risk for Suicide

Feb 14, 2020 , WebMD
The statistics raise the question of whether traditional norms about masculinity could play some role, said lead researcher Daniel...
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A doctor's suicide note prompted an investigation into how he handled children's vaccinations

Feb 14, 2020 , CNN Health
A Chicago-area pediatrician's suicide note has prompted an investigation into his vaccination practices and record keeping, according to the Cook County Sheriff's Office....
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Nurses May Need Suicide-Prevention Screening

Feb 08, 2020 , MedicineNet
Title: Nurses May Need Suicide-Prevention ScreeningCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/6/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/7/2020 12:00:00...
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New Data Rank Neurologic Diagnoses by Suicide Risk

Feb 06, 2020 , eMedicine Health
New Data Rank Neurologic Diagnoses by Suicide...
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New Data Rank Neurologic Diagnoses by Suicide Risk

Feb 06, 2020 , RxList
A small but significant increase in the risk for death by suicide occurs in the months immediately following diagnosis of specific neurologic disorders, results of a large, population-based study of more than 7 million individuals...
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School Safety Tip Lines Meant To Curtail Mass Shootings Are Also Saving Lives Of Suicidal Teens

Feb 04, 2020 , Kaiser Health News
Allowing students to report concerns through texts provides an anonymity that is saving lives, police officers say of SafeOregon, which has received nearly twice as many reports of potential suicides than threats on school since its inception in 2017. Public health news is on funds for rare diseases, dangers of data apps, doctors on TikTok, social media ads for alcohol, dementia, eye health, Down syndrome, technology for the deaf, and longevity, as...
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Suicide Rate Boosts Health Insurer Efforts To Curb Loneliness

Jan 31, 2020 , Forbes
The high U. S. suicide rate could embolden health insurer efforts to curb loneliness and address other social determinants that can lead to poor health outcomes and...
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Poverty Could Drive Up Youth Suicide Risk

Jan 29, 2020 , MedicineNet
Title: Poverty Could Drive Up Youth Suicide RiskCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/27/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/28/2020 12:00:00...
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Poverty Could Drive Up Youth Suicide Risk

Jan 28, 2020 , WebMD
Children and teens in U.S. counties where 20% or more of the population lives below the federal poverty level were 37% more likely to die by suicide than those in counties with the lowest poverty...
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State Highlights: LA Mayor Optimistic About Working With Trump Administration On Homelessness; Proposed Cuts To Ga. Health Spending Will Lead To More Suicides, Advocates Warn

Jan 25, 2020 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from California, Georgia, Iowa, Florida, Mississippi, Massachusetts, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Illinois, Texas, Michigan, Oregon, North Carolina, Connecticut, New Hampshire and Missouri....
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US suicide rate rises 40% over 17 years, with blue-collar workers at highest risk, CDC finds

Jan 24, 2020 , CNBC Health
The suicide rate has surged 40% in the U.S. over less than two decades, with blue-collar workers at a significantly higher...
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Wave Of State-Level Bills Restricting Medical Care For Transgender Teens Reignites Polarizing Debate On Issue

Jan 24, 2020 , Kaiser Health News
More than half a dozen states are considering legislation that would penalize doctors for performing certain treatments for transgender patients. The speed and number of state bills has mobilized activists, suicide prevention groups and civil rights organizations. In 2018, the American Academy of Pediatrics released a policy statement that recommended giving youths “access to comprehensive gender-affirming and developmentally appropriate health care,” while noting the benefits and risks of...
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Did '13 Reasons Why' lead to a spike in adolescent suicides? Researchers are divided

Jan 19, 2020 , CNN Health
When Netflix debuted "13 Reasons Why" in 2017, some mental health experts argued the show was "dangerous" for its depiction of teen suicide....
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Jan 18, 2020 , CNN Health
Suicide rates among teens spiked after Netlfix show "13 Reasons Why" released in 2017, according to a new study....
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Reducing The Annual Rate Of Suicide In The US By 20% By 2025

Jan 15, 2020 , Forbes
The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) has a bold new plan for reducing the annual rate of suicide in the U. S. by 20% by...
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Suicide rates sharply higher than average in teens, young adults with diabetes

Jan 15, 2020 , Reuters
Young people with diabetes are at greater risk than peers without the disease of developing mental health problems or attempting suicide as they transition into adulthood, a Canadian study suggests....
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