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Internal Medicine February 13th 2024
A Jury Awards Over $8 Million After a Man Died by Suicide Less than a Month After Being Prescribed Citalopram
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Over 200 Cases of Suicidal Thoughts After Taking Weight Loss Drugs: New Analysis
Stay informed about the potential risks associated with popular weight loss drugs. Ensure patient safety by monitoring for symptoms of depression and suicidal ideation.
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Trends and Seasonality of Emergency Department Visits and Hospitalizations for Suicidality Among Children and Adolescents in the US from 2016 to 2021
Recent findings suggest a potential association between the school calendar and suicidality rates among children and adolescents, especially in light of disruptions observed during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Emergency Medicine August 8th 2023