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Suffocation suicide rates increase

March 5, 2015

Suicide rates by suffocation increased by 6.7% on average annually for females and 2.2% annually for males during 1994 through 2012, according to data published in the CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.

Suicide is the second leading cause of death among people aged 10 to 24 years in the United States, and accounted for 5,178 deaths in 2012, according to the report.

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Genetic factors may influence autism risk

March 5, 2015
Autism may be caused by genetic and moderate nonshared environmental influences, according to data published in JAMA Psychiatry. The study included data from the Twins…
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Patients with gout less likely to develop Alzheimer's disease

March 4, 2015
Patients with gout had a 24% lower risk for developing Alzheimer’s disease, according to findings from a study of patients in a British database.Researchers…

SCOTUS hears arguments over tax credits for subsidies under ACA

March 4, 2015
The U.S. Supreme Court today began hearing oral arguments in King vs. Burwell, a case that will determine whether the Internal Revenue Service may extend tax-credit…
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Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services, February 2015, Volume 53 Issue 2
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Psychiatric Annals December 2014

Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors: Part 2

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Psychiatric Annals

An odd class of medications—the monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs) are feared more than revered, and prescribed…
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Experts debate PANDAS diagnosis in children

September 18, 2014
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Margaret K. Hostetter, MD, the B. K. Rachford professor and chair of department of…
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