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2 hrs ago | CBS Local

Study: Sunny Days May Boost Suicide Rate

Researchers in Austria found that the number of suicides increased with the hours of daily sunshine for the day of the suicide as well as for prior sunny days, according the Live Science. "Sunshine on the day of suicide and up to 10 days prior to suicide seems to facilitate suicide," researchers wrote in the study report.


6 hrs ago | Pacific Daily News

Prevent: Raise awareness about suicide in Guam; don't let it be taboo subject

Suicide: In this April 28, 2011, file photo, Speaker Judith Won Pat, center, along with Sens. Aline Yamashita, left, and Dennis Rodriguez Jr., view statistics of suicide deaths during a round-table discussion on suicide prevention at the Guam Legislature. Pacific Daily News file photo Out of the Darkness Our Community Walks at 5:30 a.m. Sept.


Related Topix: University of Guam, Opinion

10 hrs ago |

Malaysian Airlines Flight pilot "committed suicide"

THE pilot of missing Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 deliberately killed himself and his passengers by turning off the oxygen supply, an air accident investigator will tell experts. Airline boss Ewan Wilson also believes there have been five other suicide tragedies involving commercial jetliners - which aren't linked to terrorism - in the last 30 years.


Related Topix: Air Accidents, World News, Malaysia, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777

14 hrs ago | Minot Daily News

Suicide awareness walk

Hundreds of people took part in the Minot Out of Darkness Community Walk on Saturday to bring awareness to the problem of suicide. This was the fifth year the event was held at Minot's Roosevelt Park, according to co-chairs Vicki Michels and Jessica Guillory.


Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Minot Air Force Base, Minot, ND, Mountain, ND

18 hrs ago | Tyler Morning Telegraph

VIDEO: Family faces tragedy of losing son to suicide

DOUG MCSWANE, FATHER, looks at a photo of his son, Patrick, who was schizophrenic and committed suicide. EDITOR'S NOTE: These are the first articles in a series on the role of the church in addressing mental illness.


Related Topix: Schizophrenia, Medicine, Health

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Rebuked for using mobile phones, two girls commit suicide

Two teenaged girls committed suicide after their hostel superintendent and parents rebuked them for using mobile phones, police said here Saturday. Three class 10 girls of the Takarjala higher secondary school in Western Tripura were reprimanded for secretly using mobile phones which is against the hostel norms, police said.



Here's How Joan Rivers Pulled Herself Out Of A $37 Million Debt

In 1987, Joan Rivers' manager and husband of 22 years, Edgar Rosenberg, committed suicide after Fox fired them both following drama on "The Late Show Starring Joan Rivers." Yeah, it's true.


Related Topix: Joan and Melissa: Joan Knows Best?, Entertainment, Television, Fashion Police

Malaysian National News Agency

Ethan Hawke Knew Robin Williams Was In Pain

Ethan Hawke has admitted he knew the late actor Robin Williams was in pain and praised his co-star and friend's "sensitive heart". Sept 13 -- Ethan Hawke knew Robin Williams was in pain.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Dead Poets Society, Celebrities, Robin Williams, Ethan Hawke, Depression, Health

KTVU Oakland

March death of Alamo man in county jail deemed suicide

A jury has ruled that a 24-year-old Alamo man who died while in custody at the county jail in Martinez last March committed suicide, according to county sheriff's officials. The Contra Costa County coroner's inquest jury found that David Bremer died on March 20 from "asphyxia due to aspiration of food," according to a statement from the sheriff's office.


Related Topix: Alamo, CA, Martinez, CA, Contra Costa County, CA, Walnut Creek, CA

WSFA-TV Montgomery

Mother of boy who committed suicide hopes his story can save lives

Those were Blake's final words from a video he made moments before taking his life. Blake was 18-years-old.


Related Topix: US National Guard, US Military, US Air Force

Times Herald-Record

Son gets 5 to 15 years for killing his Bloomingburg mother; he says it was assisted suicide

Andrew Moore broke down in tears Thursday in Sullivan County Court as he pleaded guilty to fatally strangling his mother as part of an assisted suicide pact. Moore will face a maximum sentence of five to 15 years behind bars in the plea bargain agreement.


Related Topix: Bloomingburg, NY, Sullivan County, NY

Fri Sep 12, 2014


Vigil held for student who committed suicide at middle school

The 14-year-old boy who killed himself inside a Seminole County school Wednesday night did so because of bullying, according to the family's lawyer. POLICE CAPTURED A MAN ACCUSED OF SHOOTING A TEN-YEAR-OLD BOY.


WIS-TV Columbia

Widow raises veteran suicide awareness after husband kills self in front of her

Nearly one in five suicides nationwide is a veteran, according to a recent study conducted by The Center for Public Integrity. "He held a gun up to his head and then he shot himself," she recalled.

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Related Topix: US Military, Fort Benning, US Army, Chattahoochee County, GA, Fort Benning, GA, Depression, Health


Complaint: Boyfriend made woman's death look like suicide

A Rio man is accused of homicide in the death of his girlfriend which was staged to look like a suicide, according to a release from the Columbia County Sheriff's Office. Deputies said Patrick Kramer, 46, was arrested Thursday for the death of Traci L. Rataczak, 44, who was found dead in the basement of her Wyocena home on April 8, 2013.


Related Topix: Columbia County, WI, Wyocena, WI

The Argus

DJ Mel Greig attended the inquest into the death of nurse Jacintha Saldanha.

A DJ who made a hoax call to a hospital caring for the Duchess of Cambridge broke down in tears today as she apologised to the family of a nurse who committed suicide after it was broadcast. Australian Melanie Greig posed as the Queen during the call in which private medical information about the pregnant Kate was disclosed in December 2012.


Related Topix: Nursing, Medicine


Student found dead from apparent suicide on campus

A middle school student was found dead in a bathroom at Greenwood Lakes Middle School late Wednesday night from an apparent suicide according to the Seminole County Sheriff's Office. HONORED AS PART OF TODAY'S LOCAL 9/11 REMEMBRANCE FOR GOING ABOVE AND BEYOND THE CALL OF DUTY.


Related Topix: Lake Mary, FL, Education Etc.


New Map of Suicide Rates By Country

In 2012, three-fourths of all suicides happened in countries in the low and middle income brackets. Based in the Kingdom of Denmark, the WHO omits date for Greenland, where suicide has been an increasingly serious problem in recent years.


Related Topix: Europe, Denmark, World News

Thu Sep 11, 2014

The Times of Israel

Palestinians: Israel, not suicide, behind inmate's death

A Palestinian official said Thursday that the results of an autopsy prove that a Palestinian prisoner Israel said had committed suicide actually died of a blow to the head. "We deny it was suicide," said Issa Qaraqe, head of the Palestinian committee for prisoners in a press conference on the fate of Raed Abdel Salam al-Jaabari, 35. The Israel Prisons Service had said Tuesday that Jaabari hanged himself in a bathroom at Eshel prison in southern Israel and died en route to hospital.


Related Topix: Israel, Middle East, World News

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Cornell student suicide lawsuit settledCornell student suicide...

Cornell student suicide lawsuit settled Ginsburg accepted a $100,000 settlement, and a perpetual scholarship in his son's name Check out this story on A federal civil case claiming the city and Cornell University were negligent in not designing stronger suicide-prevention features into the Thurston Avenue bridge was settled Wednesday. Howard Ginsburg accepted a $100,000 settlement from the city, along with a perpetual scholarship in the name of his son, Bradley Marc Ginsburg, from the university, according to court documents.


Related Topix: Cornell University, Boca Raton, FL

Medical Daily

Sunshine And Suicide? Clear Skies And Sunny Days Often Lead To More Suicide Deaths

Seattle is often considered the suicide capital of the United States. Psychology experts often attribute the city's consistently high rates of suicide attempts to its dreary weather.