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Experts note that mental illness may have been underreported in the study, either because the person who killed themself had not yet been diagnosed or because those left behind were not aware their loved one's condition. Here in CT, the suicide rate is the highest it's been in almost 30 years. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention officials say suicide, drug overdoses and Alzheimer's disease are three causes of death on the rise, The Indianapolis Star reported.
  • Eagles-Jaguars London tilt set for Week 8

    Eagles-Jaguars London tilt set for Week 8

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    But more games have been leaked ahead of the release of the entire 2018 National Football League schedule, which is set to happen at 8 p.m. Earlier this year, it had been reported that the Eagles would be playing one of their eight road games against the Jaguars in London this coming season.
  • Coli outbreak in 11 states linked to romaine lettuce spreads to Idaho

    Coli outbreak in 11 states linked to romaine lettuce spreads to Idaho

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    However, preliminary information indicates that the chopped romaine lettuce was from the Yuma, Arizona growing region. The CDC says the outbreak was likely caused by romaine lettuce from Yuma County, Arizona. Four E. coli cases have been reported in Hunterdon County, New Jersey and one each in Monmouth, Sussex and Somerset counties. The hardest-hit state is New Jersey, with 6 cases that led to an investigation of Panera Bread.
  • United Kingdom organ donation numbers hit record levels in 2017-18

    United Kingdom organ donation numbers hit record levels in 2017-18

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    The number of Canadians signing up to become organ donors following the tragic bus crash in Saskatchewan that killed fifteen people has risen dramatically. Six people are set to benefit from organ transplants following Boulet's death, including those needing a new heart and lungs. In every city, the zonal organ transplant committee helps the needy patient waiting for organs.
  • Bleeding from synthetic marijuana up to 95 cases in IL

    Bleeding from synthetic marijuana up to 95 cases in IL

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    As of Monday, it said, there have been 107 cases of bleeding from synthetic cannabis use in IL since March 7. The people who died were all men, two in their 20s and one in his 40s. The CDC also recommends providers report suspected cases associated with synthetic marijuana to their local health department. The chemicals are similar to those found in natural marijuana .
  • Student alleging assault sues Michigan St.

    Student alleging assault sues Michigan St.

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    The two other players, John Does 1 and 3, allegedly entered the room and took turns raping her as the others held her down. She began to think that maybe she had been drugged. Although the former men's basketball players who allegedly committed the rape did not live in Brody, the alleged victim would often see one or all of them at the Brody Dining Hall, which would cause panic and flashbacks to that night, along with fear every day she would see the three players.
  • Spring showers & snow Tuesday

    Spring showers & snow Tuesday

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    The forecast calls for a high of 27 degrees on Tuesday and low of 3 on Tuesday night. There are signs of another possible coastal storm early next week and with enough cold air across parts of New England Tuesday, any precipitation would fall in the form of snow.
  • Person dies in IL after using fake marijuana

    Person dies in IL after using fake marijuana

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    Symptoms include coughing up blood, blood in the urine, severe bloody nose or bleeding gums. "This bleeding is not expected, at least in such a significant population so quickly", Dr. These THC-like chemicals are then sprayed onto plant products and sold as synthetic marijuana . The end product can be packaged for smoking or converted to a liquid for use in e-cigarettes or similar devices.
  • A Second Wave of Flu May Be On the Way, CDC Warns

    A Second Wave of Flu May Be On the Way, CDC Warns

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    The dominant A-strain H3N2 influenza virus seems to be dying out, in good news for the young and old alike. "Based on some research the CDC has done, both flu viruses can cause severe illness". "But we still are seeing the Influenza B virus still kind of trailing along, lingering along a little bit", Bolly says. The rep went on to say that's not uncommon, but it could make for a rough end to the flu season nonetheless.
  • Toys 'R' Us liquidation sales kick off with last minute bargains

    Toys 'R' Us liquidation sales kick off with last minute bargains

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    Outside of MGA, Larian and other investors launched a campaign on GoFundMe for the purchase of assets from the company. "I sold my first product to Toys R Us in 1979", Larian said. A liquidation sale started Friday after the company recently announced it would shutter all its U.S. stores. Toys R Us fans have also donated almost $4,000 and counting towards the cause.
  • Celtics forward Jaylen Brown leaves game after hard landing

    Celtics forward Jaylen Brown leaves game after hard landing

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    Thankfully, Brown started moving slowly as he regained consciousness and the former number three pick eventually was well enough to pick himself up and walk off the court to the applause of the crowd, who were glad to see the player well enough to leave of his own accord.
  • FDA OKs BRCA Consumer Test

    FDA OKs BRCA Consumer Test

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    US regulators have approved the first direct-to-consumer breast cancer gene test. Donald St. Pierre, acting director of the Office of In Vitro Diagnostics and Radiological Health in the FDA's Center for Devices and Radiological Health, said in a statement that the utility of the test lies in offering information to a specific population that otherwise might not get genetic screening.