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AJN, American Journal of Nursing:
doi: 10.1097/01.NAJ.0000432953.57644.07
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NewsCap: U.S. suicides increase.

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U.S. suicides increase. A recent study of U.S. mortality data by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention notes that the suicide rate among middle-aged adults increased 28% from 1999 to 2010. Rates increased across all geographic areas in 39 states. The findings were reported in the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report on May 3 and can be read at

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