Stories Related to 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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    The US added 272,000 jobs in May, blowing past consensus estimates by a wide margin.The red-hot data all but eliminates the possibility of a July interest-rate cut.Some analysts are questioning the ...
    06/7/2024 - 3:56 am | View Link
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    06/6/2024 - 3:46 am | View Link
  • Act fast in suicide cases
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    05/29/2024 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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