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Alisha Boe, Katherine Langford, Derek Luke, Dylan Minnette, Miles Heizer and producers attend #NETFLIXFYSEE Event For "13 Reasons Why" Season 2 - Arrivals at Netflix FYSEE At Raleigh Studios on June 1, 2018 in Los Angeles, California.
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July 16, 2019 - 7:35 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Netflix has decided to remove a graphic suicide scene from the Season 1 finale of its show "13 Reasons Why" as the series prepares to launch its third season. Show creator Brian Yorkey says in a statement on Twitter the intent in portraying the suicide in such graphic detail was...
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An estimated 13% increase in suicide among children and teens, ages 10 to 19, occurred in the three months after the show's release, researchers found.
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May 29, 2019 - 1:13 pm
By Susan Scutti, CNN (CNN) -- Netflix released "13 Reasons Why," a series about the suicide of a 17-year-old girl, on the final day of March 2017. Immediately, the profitable streaming service received criticism from suicide prevention organizations for not portraying suicide in a responsible way...
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Depression.
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May 29, 2019 - 4:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Suicide is becoming a growing problem in the adolescent population and researchers are trying to look at the reasons why. But there is another disturbing...
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A woman sitting alone.
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Suzanne Monaghan
May 01, 2019 - 5:15 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A study that came out Wednesday shows a troubling trend regarding suicide attempts among young people in the U.S. The study in the Journal of Pediatrics, which looked at children and young adults ages 10 to 24 from 2000 to 2018, finds the rate of attempted suicide by...
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In this July 28, 2006 file photo, Peruvian President Alan García waves to a crowd after his swearing-in ceremony while he walks through the streets of Lima, Peru.
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April 17, 2019 - 12:59 pm
By Franklin Briceno, Associated Press LIMA, Peru (AP) — Alan García, a former Peruvian president whose first term in the 1980s was marred by financial chaos and rebel violence, and who was recently targeted in Latin America's biggest corruption scandal, died on Wednesday at the age of 69. President...
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April 16, 2019 - 4:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. ​​​​By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) - Suicide is one of the most devastating events that can happen to a family. Victims often gives no reason why they took such a dramatic step and loved...
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April 01, 2019 - 3:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Studies have shown that in the course of a lifetime, one out of eight people will experience depression. According to a new report published in The Journal...
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Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School graduate Sydney Aiello does yoga in the photo on her family's GoFundMe page, launched to raise funds for her memorial.
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March 22, 2019 - 2:17 pm
By Christina Capatides CBS NEWS — On the day a gunman opened fire at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, Sydney Aiello escaped with her life. However, the grief of losing 17 of her classmates and teachers, as well as the long-lasting effects of enduring such a traumatic event, weighed heavily on...
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Most parents feel pretty safe letting their children watch YouTube Kids, the child-friendly version of the video platform. But disturbing videos recently found by some moms show the social media site may not be safe for kids at all.
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February 25, 2019 - 10:50 pm
By Doug Criss, CNN (CNN) -- Most parents feel pretty safe letting their children watch YouTube Kids, the child-friendly version of the video platform. But disturbing videos recently found by some moms show the social media site may not be safe for kids at all. A Florida mother said she has found...
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Anthony Bourdain
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Rachel Kurland
February 25, 2019 - 3:48 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Anthony Bourdain spent his career traveling the world and tasting unique cuisines, from the traditions of Vietnam to the suburbs of Massachusetts. But to his home state, he'll always be remembered as a Jersey boy. Two weeks after his death in June 2018, New Jersey...
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