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By On October 17th, 2015

Weight isn’t the only burden: Post-bariatric patients have higher suicide rates

“Even if you remove the burden of weight, you don’t remove the burden of disease.”     -Dr. John M. Morton, president of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery A recent Canadian study found in a group of individuals who underwent weight loss surgery that they were twice as likely to attempt suicide or…

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By On June 12th, 2015

Female Veteran Deaths by Suicide Nearly Matching Male Death Rates

Women are slowly achieving equality with men in our military. Unfortunately, they are also coming close to matching male veterans in their rate of death by suicide according to recent research.  Women in the military are killing themselves at a rate of six times higher than women in the general population based on the analysis…

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