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2013-12-18 23:04:48

Acting U.S. Surgeon General, Dr. Boris Lushniak, takes students’ questions about skin care, body image, tobacco, mental health, suicide prevention, exercise and more on EICnetwork.tv. Washington, DC (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 The Entertainment Industries Council recently hosted Acting U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Boris Lushniak along with Junior Reporters from West Potomac Academy and George Mason University, for an in-depth discussion of health issues. The one-hour special covering tobacco...

2013-12-05 13:33:08

Difficult to predict, but once it happens, key clue for long-term needs A study that tracked more than 1,000 New Zealanders from birth to age 38 has found that those who attempted suicide before age 24 have been plagued by more health and psychiatric issues and had more economic difficulties later in life. In their 30s, these people were twice as likely as their peers to develop metabolic syndrome and have significantly higher levels of systemic inflammation, both markers of higher risk...

2013-11-11 23:22:58

Twenty veterans in the US take their lives every day, a trend that the Veterans Crisis Line and National Suicide Prevention Lifeline are fighting to reverse. SIMmersion's state-of-the-art Suicide Prevention Training system allows responders on these crisis hotlines to get the realistic practice they need to save lives. Columbia, MD (PRWEB) November 11, 2013 “I’m…” Tyler, the young veteran on the other end of the phone, sighs heavily before continuing. “I’m seeing things...

2013-10-30 13:58:24

Teenagers and young adults are at increased risk of suicide after being diagnosed with cancer according to a study published in the leading cancer journal Annals of Oncology today (Wednesday). A study of nearly eight million Swedes aged 15 and over found that among the 12,669 young people diagnosed with cancer between the age of 15 and 30 there was a 60% increased risk of suicide or attempted suicide. The risk was highest during the first year immediately after diagnosis when suicidal...

2013-10-02 23:01:59

LGBTQ youth champions The Trevor Project and Campus Pride partner with award-winning developer of online training simulations, Kognito Interactive to create a trio of online safety net programs to support pre-teens through college age youth. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 02, 2013 As schools focus on bullying prevention in October, The Trevor Project, Campus Pride and Kognito Interactive today launch three new online training simulations about lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and...

2013-09-30 23:33:54

ERT’s AVERT™ Solution Delivers Valuable Safety Information to help Researchers Protect Patients and Compounds Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 ERT, a leading global solution provider for high-quality patient safety and efficacy endpoint data collection, today announced that the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry (JCP) has published a paper demonstrating the effectiveness of the electronic, patient-reported version of the Columbia Suicide Severity Rating Scale – also known as...


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