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Suicide

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Top Suicide Articles

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  • Losing a parent during childhood may increase risk of early death

    People who experienced the death of a parent in childhood appear to be more likely to die prematurely themselves, new research shows. A study that tracked more than 7 million people for up to 42 years found that people who lost a parent before they...
  • After mass killings, can media prevent copycats?

    After mass killings, can media prevent copycats?
    Remember Columbine? Remember the novelty of it all? Mass shootings had occurred before, but April 20, 1999, felt unprecedented, both for the deaths and the depth with which we got to know Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold after the massacre. Fifteen years...
  • Ukrainian spokesman says suicide bomber attacked checkpoint

    KIEV (Reuters) - A spokesman for Ukraine's military operation in the country's east said on Tuesday a suicide bomber driving a minibus packed with explosives had attacked a Ukrainian checkpoint during the night. A spokesman for the "anti-terrorist...
  • Iraqi air strikes kill 19 around militant-held Falluja: medical official

    Gunmen in army uniforms seize Sunni official in Baghdad: police, security officials
    BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Gunmen in army uniforms have seized a senior local official and prominent member of a Sunni Islamist party from his Baghdad home, police and security sources said on Saturday. In a sign of the breakdown in security occurring in and...
  • Mailbag: City Council work requires compensation

    Re. "Council should forgo stipends, benefits," July 8: Council members need to continue receiving modest stipends and benefits. Recent comments by James H. Bridges suggest that he is living in his own fantasyland, with no experience running for or...
  • Suicide call prompts large police response

    A large contingent of police officers and at least eight cars responded to an apartment complex at Bear Street and Paularino Avenue in Costa Mesa on Friday afternoon after a call about a possibly suicidal man, according to authorities. Officers tried to...
  • Baghdad blast claimed by Islamic State, suicide car bomb kill nine

    BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A suicide bombing claimed by the Islamic State militant group killed three people on Thursday in the centre of Baghdad and a second bomb outside the Iraqi capital killed six people, police and medics said. The bomb in central Baghdad,...
  • Smoking may increase suicide risk, study says

    Smoking may increase suicide risk, study says
    It's well known that cigarettes are bad for your health, but does smoking make you more likely to kill yourself too? In a paper published Wednesday in the journal Nicotine & Tobacco Research, authors argued that smoking and suicide may be more closely...
  • Social ties linked to lower suicide risk among men: study

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Men who have more social connections such as through marriage and religious participation tend to have a lower risk of suicide, according to a new study. Participants who had the most connections had less than half the...
  • Southbound I-95 lanes close temporarily due to suicide, police say

    An apparent suicide closed down several lanes of traffic on Interstate 95 near Woolbright Road on Wednesday. Boynton Beach police and the Florida Highway Patrol blocked off the southbound lanes of I-95 at about 3 p.m. after a person committed suicide,...
  • Suicide bombing at market in Afghanistan kills 89 people

    A suicide bomber struck a busy market in eastern Afghanistan on Tuesday, killing at least 89 people in one of the country’s deadliest attacks in months. The bombing in restive Paktika province, near the border with Pakistan, was a grim reminder of...