suicide

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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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Dreamstime
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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Tatiana Mitchell
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Cherri Gregg
February 21, 2019 - 6:00 am
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — For Tatiana Mitchell , helping others is personal. "I've been through the fire," she said. Mitchell founded the #NoBrakes organization, which fosters resilience and a "keep-going-despite-the-odds" spirit in her native city of Camden. " 'No brakes' means no matter the...
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Burberry noose hoodie
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February 19, 2019 - 12:37 pm
By Rob Picheta (CNN) — Fashion brand Burberry has apologized for showcasing a hoodie that featured a noose around the neck during its show at London Fashion Week. The retailer said it has removed the item from its collection, after criticism from one of its own models led to an online backlash. "We...
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Michelle Carter, 22, second left, appears in Taunton District Court in Taunton, Mass. Monday, February 11, 2019 for a hearing on her prison sentence as lawyer Joe Cataldo speaks at the podium.
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February 11, 2019 - 3:45 pm
TAUNTON, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts woman who sent her suicidal boyfriend a barrage of text messages urging him to kill himself was jailed Monday on an involuntary manslaughter conviction nearly five years after he died in a truck filled with toxic gas. Michelle Carter was sentenced to 15 months...
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