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Suicide

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Top Suicide Articles

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  • Suicide car bomb kills 23 in north Baghdad: sources

    BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A suicide bombing in northern Baghdad killed 23 people, including nine police officers and wounded 52 others on Tuesday night, police and a local hospital source said. The car bomb exploded at a police checkpoint in the Kadhimiya...
  • 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...
  • Tuesday's Bulletin Board

    Tuesday Anxiety, Depression and Anger Control Support Group, 10 a.m. at 1204 S. Military Trail, Deerfield Beach. Free. Call 954-571-9800. Breast Cancer Support Group, 7 p.m. at Memorial Hospital South, 3600 Washington St., Hollywood. Free. Call 954-791-...
  • Police: 'Suicidal' woman shot after pointing rifle at officers

    Police: 'Suicidal' woman shot after pointing rifle at officers
    A McHenry County sheriff's deputy shot and injured a suicidal woman after she emerged from a residence with a .223-caliber assault rifle and pointed it at authorities Sunday, officials announced this monring. The 53-year-old woman is being treated at...
  • Let's treat gun safety as a public health issue

    Quick, are you more likely to die by a bullet or in a car crash? Common sense would seem to suggest the latter. Cars are everywhere. We are an auto-obsessed nation. To be American is to drive -- everywhere. Teenagers itch to get behind the wheel, and the...
  • Monday's Bulletin Board

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  • 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,...