US suicide rate fell last year after decade of steady rise

Coronavirus outbreak: How to help your mental health Psychotherapist Dr. Kathryn Smerling gives tips on handling mental health during coronavirus, including rewarding yourself and staying organized. NEW YORK – The U.S. suicide rate fell slightly last year, the first annual decline in more than a decade, according to new government data. It’s a small decrease and the data is preliminary, […]

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US suicide rate fell last year after decade of steady rise

The U.S. suicide rate fell slightly last year, the first annual decline in more than a decade, according to new government data. It’s a small decrease and the data is preliminary, but the decline is “really exciting,” said Dr. Christine Moutier, chief medical officer of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. The fall may be partly due to years of […]

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Study examines genetic testing in diverse young breast cancer patients over a decade

Breast cancer patients diagnosed under age 50 represent 18 percent of new invasive breast cancer cases in the United States. Compared to postmenopausal women, younger women are more likely to develop aggressive subtypes of breast cancer, have a worse prognosis with increased risk of recurrence, and have higher overall mortality. Young breast cancer patients also are more likely to be […]

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