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Teen suicides have surged at twice the rate among girls compared to boys in the last decade 

Teen suicides have surged at twice the rate among girls compared to boys in the last decade Between 2007 and 2016, the number of girls between 10 and 19 taking their own lives climbed by nearly 13 percent a year  Suicides increased among teen and young boys, too, but only by about seven percent  Girls… Read More »

Harvard symposium to tackle increasing diabetes among refugees

With diabetes rapidly spreading around the globe, its prevalence among refugees and others fleeing war and natural disaster has also risen. But awareness of diabetes as a medical issue humanitarian workers should be ready to deal with has lagged. That can lead to poor blood-sugar control among migrating diabetics and an unprepared medical system receiving… Read More »

The Mental Health Crisis Among America’s Youth Is Real—and Staggering

Jean Twenge, San Diego State University The first signs of a problem started to emerge around 2014: More young people said they felt overwhelmed and depressed. College counseling centers reported sharp increases in the number of students seeking treatment for mental health issues. Even as studies were showing increases in symptoms of depression and in… Read More »