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Suicide Risk Elevated For Soldiers With Repeat Brain Injuries
2013-05-18 05:23:27

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Military service personnel who suffer at least two mild traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) are far more likely to commit suicide or have suicidal thoughts than those who have one or fewer such injuries, according to research published online Wednesday in the journal JAMA Psychiatry. According to Michelle Castillo of CBS News, researchers at the National Center for Veterans Studies at the University of Utah report that TBIs, which...

2013-05-16 23:00:43

The statistics for suicide in the United States are alarming. After losing his brother, Jeremy Howie has decided to do something about this epidemic by raising awareness and participating in the “2013 Out of the Darkness Overnight Walk Washington, DC”, organized by The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention´s (AFSP). Fort Collins, CO (PRWEB) May 16, 2013 The suicide epidemic is out of control. On June 1, 2013, The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention will be...

Extra Sleep Drastically Reduces Suicidal Thoughts In Insomniacs
2013-05-16 08:27:56

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Insomniacs who find themselves having suicidal thoughts could benefit from a few more hours of sleep, according to a new study which has reportedly discovered a 72 percent decrease in the likelihood of moderate-to-high suicide risk for every hour of increased sleep duration. “We were surprised by the strength of the association between sleep duration and suicide risk,” primary author Linden Oliver, clinical research...

2013-05-09 23:43:51

Trends in the suicide rate tend to rise and fall with the economy. Loans.org spoke with experts to get a sense of why those in debt are more prone to suicide. Rancho Cucamonga, CA (PRWEB) May 08, 2013 Through interviews with psychiatrists, lawyers, rehabilitation facility owners and people who experience the financial crisis first hand, loans.org explored the link between mounting personal loan debts and depression and suicide. Between 1999 and 2010, the suicide rate among 35- to...

2013-05-07 23:04:44

Stephen Teach, MD, presents research findings at the Pediatric Academic Societies. Washington, DC (PRWEB) May 07, 2013 Nearly one in five children and teens found to be at risk for suicide by emergency department care teams report that there are guns in their homes. This is according to a study presented yesterday by Stephen Teach, MD, MPH, FAAP, at the Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) annual meeting in Washington, DC. Dr. Teach is the Associate Chief of Emergency Medicine at Children's...

CDC: Suicide Rates Are On The Rise
2013-05-02 17:45:18

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Suicide rates are on the rise for middle aged Americans, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). In their report, the CDC noted a sharp rise in suicide rates between 1999 and 2010, from 13.7 suicides to 17.6 per 100,000, or an increase of 28 percent. More Americans now take their own lives than are killed in car accidents. According to CDC statistics, 33,687 people died in car...


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glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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