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Suicide Rate Among US Teen Girls Hit 40-Year High: CDC

Since recording began in 1975, suicide rates among teenagers between the ages of 15 and 19 have increased. Among female teenagers in the age group, the suicide rates saw a peak back in 2015.

Public Health August 4, 2017

Airline Pilots Report Having Suicidal Thoughts: Other Occupations With High Suicide Rates

Many airline pilots suffer from depressive symptoms and more than 4 percent have suicidal thoughts. What other occupations in the United States have high suicide rates?

Neuroscience December 16, 2016

Suicide Rates Differ Greatly Between Rural And Urban Youths

Country youths commit suicide twice as often as those in cities, a new study has found. Study investigates the reasons.

LIFE March 9, 2015

Uncovering the scary reasons behind Switzerland’s suicide tourism

Germans and the British are among the tourist groups that travel to Switzerland for assisted suicide. Researchers found that ‘suicide tourism’ has increased more than a third in Switzerland from 2008 to 2012.

Internet Culture August 21, 2014

Blood test may be able to detect suicidal tendencies

Simple blood test may reveal genetic predisposition to suicide, scientists say. Test could allow for early intervention, treatment.

LIFE July 30, 2014

Economic suicides: Study links recession to 10,000 people claiming own lives

Financial crisis of 2008 is said to be responsible for at least 10,000 suicides in the U.S., Canada and Europe. Researchers say that economic suicides are avoidable.

Society June 15, 2014

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