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Cities Safer Than Rural Areas
2013-07-23 10:45:06

Despite having higher average homicide rates, cities tend to be safer than rural areas, according to a new study from researchers at the University of Minnesota.

2013-07-22 11:16:32

People with epilepsy are ten times more likely to die early, before their mid-fifties, compared with the general population.

2013-07-19 10:44:08

A new five-year study that tracked more than 1,600 drug users found that severe abuse in their childhood – emotional, sexual, and to a lesser extent physical – significantly elevated their risk of attempting suicide.

2013-06-30 23:18:10

Textbook buyback company MyBookBuyer.com announces the winner of the Spring 2013 scholarship essay contest, which provides students an opportunity to win money to purchase textbooks for a year.

2013-06-26 16:43:27

The assessment of risk in patients who go on to die by suicide or commit homicide is often poor, a new study has found.

Teenage Exercise Curbs Suicide In Adulthood
2013-06-26 14:17:57

Teenagers who are in good physical shape are less likely to display suicidal behavior even years later in adulthood, according to a study published in Psychological Medicine.

2013-06-20 23:18:22

Multiple Modes of Electronic Administration Deliver Reliable Patient Safety Data Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) June 20, 2013 ERT, a leading global solution

2013-06-20 13:46:11

New research out of the University of Minnesota identifies significant risk factors for suicidal behavior in youth being bullied, but also identifies protective factors for the same group of children.


Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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