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Report: US Suicides Up Significantly Since 1999

A new study by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention indicates that suicide rates have jumped 24 percent over the years between 1999 and 2014. The study published late Thursday showed that rates increased sharply after 2006, as the economic boom of the late 1990s faded and the onset of what became the 2008 recession began. Suicide rates for all men under age 75, the rate shot up 43 percent between 1999 and 2014. Among women under 75, the rate of increase was greatest...

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