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News on Suicide continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

22 min ago | Switched

This Gene Could Determine Who Is At Risk For Suicide

A new study could be the key to creating a blood test that can screen people for suicide risk.

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4 hrs ago | Samoa News

Seau's death ruled a suicide

An autopsy Thursday confirmed that the former NFL linebacker died of a gunshot wound to the chest, the medical examiner's office said.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Medical examiner IDs man in Chicago work shooting

Police say a demoted worker pulled a gun after entering a 17th-floor office to meet with his company's CEO.

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The Age

Suicide is the biggest cause of death among Australians in the 15-to-44 age group.

A simple blood test could determine a person's risk of suicide and provide a future tool of prevention to lower suicide rates.

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Russia Taday

Inside Britain's prisons: Rising violence and soaring suicide rates

A rising wave of assaults, murders and suicides in Britain's jails indicates a state-wide prison crisis is imminent, Shadow Secretary Sadiq Khan warns.

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KAKE

Autopsy confirms Wichita man's death was suicide

An autopsy has confirmed a Kansas man whose body was found in his car after being there for up to three months committed suicide.

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Related Topix: Wichita, KS, Sedgwick County, KS

WXOW-TV La Crosse

New report details "Burden of Suicide in Wisconsin"

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services, in partnership with the Injury Research Center at the Medical College of Wisconsin and Mental Health America of Wisconsin, released a new report called, "The Burden of Suicide in Wisconsin: 2007-2011."

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Related Topix: Medical College of Wisconsin, Gay/Lesbian

CBS News

British Airways pilot sexually abused 16 girls, lawsuit says

A London law firm representing 16 girls in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania said Wednesday it is initiating legal proceedings against British Airways over allegations that one of its pilots sexually abused the girls.

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Related Topix: Airlines, British Airways, Travel, Africa Travel, Kenya Travel, Nairobi, Kenya Travel, World News, Kenya,

Wed Jul 30, 2014

San Bernardino County Sun

One killed in car crash on 15 Freeway in Fontana

FONTANA >> Traffic was delayed on the 15 Freeway on Wednesday morning after a man apparently committed suicide by driving his SUV into a concrete pillar at high speed, police said.

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KPLC-TV Lake Charles

Man in stolen truck commits suicide in restaurant parking lot after police chase

Police say a man committed suicide in the Taco Bell parking lot after a brief police chase in a stolen truck Most people save the date for this weekend's tax holiday that exempts school items from the state's four percent sales tax.

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Related Topix: Lake Charles, LA, Baton Rouge, LA

Mirror.co.uk

British Airways pilot accused of child sex offences 'took his own life'

First Officer Simon Wood is said to have molested children in African orphanages, and was facing charges in this country for allegedly assaulting a young girl First Officer Simon Wood allegedly molested children in African schools and orphanages after claiming he was carrying out charity work for the airline.

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KFVS12

Could a blood test predict suicide risk?

Clues to whether a person is at risk for suicide could lie in a simple blood test, a new study suggests.

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Related Topix: Johns Hopkins University

The Daily Beast

A Blood Test to Predict SuicideIn a groundbreaking new ...

In a groundbreaking new genetic discovery, doctors from Johns Hopkins have found a mutation involved in how the brain reacts to stress that can reliably predict suicide risk.

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Related Topix: Genetics

The Indian Express

Simple blood test may even predict suicide

This may be possible because researchers at Johns Hopkins University have discovered a chemical alteration in a single human gene linked to stress reactions.

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Related Topix: Johns Hopkins University

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Reuters

Suicide cause of Hon Hai employee death - media

An employee of a subsidiary of Taiwan's Hon Hai Precision Industry Co Ltd that was found dead in the Chinese city of Shenzhen committed suicide, according to Chinese media reports.

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Related Topix: World News, Taiwan

KDLT-TV Sioux Falls

Charges Were Coming Before Benda's Death

South Dakota's attorney general says he was ready to file charges and seek an indictment against the state's former economic development director days before the man committed suicide last fall.

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Related Topix: Marty, SD, Pierre, SD

KHOU-TV Houston

NCAA proposed settlement raises medical questions

A key feature of a proposed settlement of a head-injury lawsuit against the NCAA is the creation of a $70 million fund to pay for medical evaluations of current and former college players in several sports.

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Blackburn Citizen

MORE than 30 people took part in a walk to raise awareness of suicide in young people.

The 'Walk with an Angel' event was organised by the family of Darwen girl Vicky Harrison, who took her own life in 2010 at the age of 21 because she couldn't find a job.

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Related Topix: Lancashire County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

NorthJersey.com

Little Falls police: Montclair man commits suicide by ramming car into wall

A 53-year-old Montclair man committed suicide early Tuesday morning when he drove head-on into a brick wall that backs up to NJ Transit property on Clove Road, authorities said.

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Related Topix: Little Falls, NJ

New Jersey Herald

New York couple's deaths ruled a murder-suicide

State police say autopsies have confirmed that a northern New York man fatally shot his wife, then committed suicide by turning the weapon on himself.

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Related Topix: Clinton County, NY

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