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Centers for Disease Control: Suicides rates have increased 30 percent since 1999

ABC15 Arizona - 1 week ago
SCOTTSDALE, AZ - Every age group, demographic, geological area of our country has been impacted by suicide, and a new report by the Center for Disease Control shows suicide rates are rising across...

Video game addiction is a mental health disorder, WHO says, but some health experts don't agree

USA TODAY - 13 hours ago
WHO officially classifies video game addiction as a mental health condition called 'gaming disorder' Monday. But a some mental health experts don't agree. Loading… Post to Facebook....

'It was either me or the cat': Georgia woman kills rabid bobcat with her bare hands

Washington Post - 1 day ago
DeDe Phillips grew up in the country, and she knew all about bobcats — including how they kill. “They go for your jugular,” the Georgia woman recently told OnlineAthens. “[B]ecause when they...

How 'Helicopter' Parenting Impedes a Child's Development

HealthDay - 17 hours ago
By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter. MONDAY, June 18, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Overcontrolling moms and dads -- so-called "helicopter" parents -- can stunt their children's emotional...

Mediterranean Diet Scores Again for Heart Health

HealthDay - 5 days ago
By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter. WEDNESDAY, June 13, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Eating a Mediterranean diet rich in healthy fats from olive oil and nuts provides better protection against heart...

Smoking reaching all-time low with US adults, government report shows

USA TODAY - 3 hours ago
NEW YORK — Smoking in the U.S. has hit another all-time low. About 14 percent of U.S adults were smokers last year, down from about 16 percent the year before, government figures show. There...

Disease found to kill monk seals also puts people at risk

KHON2 - 19 minutes ago
HONOLULU (KHON2) - Three Hawaiian monk seals found dead on Oahu last month were caused by a disease called toxoplasmosis. It's a disease that's spread through cat feces. People are also at...

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