Us Suicide Rate Rose Sharply Among Middle-aged

NEW YORK (AP) -- Health officials say suicides among middle-aged Americans climbed at a startling rate over the past decade, a period that included the recession. Overall, the suicide rate for the age group jumped 28 percent from 1999 to 2010. And among whites, it shot up 40 percent....

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