Monday, November 23, 2009
'WSJ': Jump in Suicides In Recession
It's not exactly a shocker, but a good thing to quantify: The Wall Street Journal reports Monday that its study of available data on suicides from many states suggests a rise in suicides since the economy went bad in 2008. Details here. The photo at left, from AP last January, shows a van, driven over a cliff in Colorado, in a suicide attempt. The driver survived. The van?
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