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By Fran Kritz
Repeat suicide attempts and deaths by suicide dropped by 25 percent in a study of Danish people who had six to ten psychosocial counseling sessions after a suicide attempt.
“We know that people who have attempted suicide are a high-risk population and that we need to help them.
By Matt Perry
When 64 year-old Bob Branstrom thought he was having a stroke, he walked the few feet to his senior cohousing neighbor, who then called a nearby pediatrician, who then called 911. Together, his neighbors ensured his safety and comfort, even taking him books and toiletries if needed for an overnight hospital stay.
By Mary Flynn
In this story we go to the agriculturally rich area of Watsonville — where more than 49 percent of children living there are obese or overweight.
In the past 30 years childhood obesity has more than doubled in the US.