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Suicide rates in girls are rising, study finds, especially in those age 10 to 14

Researchers at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in in Columbus, Ohio analyzed suicide rates of US kids and teens ages 10 to 19 between 1975 and 2016 using the Wide-ranging Online Data for Epidemiologic Research database, run by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In that period, there were more than 85,000 suicides in kids… Read More »

Many seniors can’t afford healthcare despite paying billions, finds Gallup

Healthcare costs are on the rise, and seniors may be dramatically impacted by this trend, with a new Gallup study revealing that seniors have withdrawn an estimated $ 22 billion from long-term savings to pay for their healthcare costs. Because of that, 77 percent seniors cite anxiety over healthcare costs and value. Defined as those… Read More »

Air pollution killing more people than smoking, study finds

Air pollution is killing more people every year than smoking, according to research published on Tuesday that called for urgent action to stop burning fossil fuels. Researchers in Germany and Cyprus estimated that air pollution caused 8.8 million extra deaths in 2015 – almost double the previously estimated 4.5 million. The World Health Organization (WHO)… Read More »