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Children of opioid users more likely to attempt suicide: U.S. study

May 23, 2019 , Reuters
The U.S. opioid crisis is taking a toll on children of users as a study published on Wednesday showed they were more likely to attempt suicide....
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Opioid Users' Kids May Be At Higher Suicide Risk

May 23, 2019 , WebMD
The findings suggest that opioid use by a parent or parents doubles the risk for suicidal behavior by their children, study co-author Dr. David Brent...
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New Restrictive Opioid Guidelines Led To Serious Withdrawal Symptoms, Suicide For Some Chronic Pain Patients

May 22, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Federal agencies have since issued warnings that the guidance has been taken too far in some cases and that providers should be careful from completely cutting off patients' medication. Other news on the crisis comes out of Tennessee and Minnesota....
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Rise in suicide rates in U.S. youth, especially girls

May 22, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Suicide rates among U.S. youth have been on the rise for nearly a decade, with the sharpest increase in young girls, a new study shows....
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Stress and rigorous work schedules push a doctor to commit suicide every day in the US

May 22, 2019 , CNBC Health
The rigorous work schedule and pressure faced by doctors have them "stressed to the point of breaking," resulting in high suicide...
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Suicide Rates Sharply Increase Among Young Girls, Study Finds

May 21, 2019 , Forbes
According to results of a new study, while suicide rates have increased among all youth, there has been a steep increase in young...
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Suicides Increase Among U.S. Kids, But More in Girls Than Boys

May 21, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Suicides Increase Among U.S. Kids, But More in Girls Than BoysCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/17/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/20/2019 12:00:00...
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Boys Are Still More Likely To Take Their Own Lives, But Girls Are Steadily Narrowing That Gap

May 21, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Among people in the U.S. ages 10 to 19, suicide has become a leading cause of death. “We want to look at treatments, look at interventions and really take into account the unique needs of girls versus boys," said Donna Ruch, a research scientist at Nationwide Children’s...
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Suicide rates in girls are rising, study finds, especially in those age 10 to 14

May 18, 2019 , CNN Health
Suicide rates for young girls are rising at a pace faster than that of boys, changing the established patterns that boys are more likely to die by suicide and that girls are more likely to consider it and attempt it, according to a new study....
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Serving Those Who Serve: Mental Health Has Become A National Police Priority

May 17, 2019 , Forbes
The role of law enforcement is “to protect and serve.” But the extent of their jobs doesn’t end just because a shift ends. Police are tasked with many duties that can often take a toll on mental health and wellbeing. In fact, in 2017 and 2018, more police committed suicide than died in line of...
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Viewpoints: Reform Medicare To Make It A Better Program Before Offering It To Everyone; Research Suicide Like Any Other Big Public Health Problem

May 16, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Editorial pages focus on these health care topics and...
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Parenting Coach And Educator Says Suicide Prevention Begins In Preschool

May 15, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Current suicide prevention focuses on the symptoms of impending suicide and has not been successful. Anne Andrew, Ph.D., says the focus needs to be on the cause of suicidal thinking, which is self-loathing. Self-loathing is a result of negative beliefs children pick up between birth and age eight wh......
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Signs of Suicidal Thoughts Seen in PTSD Brains

May 15, 2019 , WebMD
The investigation raises the possibility that at some future point new treatments could be developed to reduce suicide risk in this vulnerable group of...
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Locking up guns could reduce teen and childhood firearm deaths by a third

May 14, 2019 , CNN Health
Most US households with children do not safely store firearms in the way the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends: locked up and unloaded. If parents simply locked up all their guns, then up to a third of gun suicides and accidental deaths among children and teens could be avoided, researchers estimate in a new study....
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Experts share facts about physician suicide

May 11, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Suicide is the only cause of death that is higher among doctors than the general population, according to two Canadian physicians who coauthored an information sheet about physician suicide....
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When Someone Is Grieving A Loved One’s Suicide, Even Well-Intentioned Words Can Hurt

May 09, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
But while it can be tricky to know what to say to a suicide loss survivor, it is much better to reach out than to hold back out of fear of saying the wrong thing. In other public health news: domestic violence, talking to your pets, concussions, blood pressure, intersex athletes, and...
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'Ringing in the Ears' May Drive Some to the Brink of Suicide

May 05, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: 'Ringing in the Ears' May Drive Some to the Brink of SuicideCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/2/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/3/2019 12:00:00...
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More young people, especially girls, are attempting suicide by poisoning, study says

May 02, 2019 , CNN Health
The rate of suicide attempts by poisoning among young people in the United States has more than doubled in the past decade and more than tripled for girls and young women, according to a study published Wednesday....
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Study: Teen, Young Adult Overdose Attempts Soar

May 02, 2019 , WebMD
Self-poisoning, which includes drug overdoses – both prescription and over-the-counter- is the most common method in suicide attempts and third-most common method of suicide in teens, the researchers...
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Could Drones Revolutionize The Way We Deliver Organs? Some Turn Hopeful Eyes To The Sky To Fix ‘Broken’ System

May 02, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Experts say the drones would not only speed up the process, but allow doctors to track the organs mid-transit so they can be prepared when it arrives. In other public health news: an Alzheimer's copycat, the health care workforce, suicide attempts, diabetic amputations, and...
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