Heath Ledger. Michael Jackson. Brittany Murphy. You might recognize some of these names as great American actors or performers, but what else do they have in common? They all died from lethal doses and combinations of prescription medication. Prescription medication is reported to be on the rise in the last decade â meaning more doctors […]
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Suicidal Teens: Are Antidepressants to Blame?
By Theresa Groskopp, CN on May 1, 2012 in Health Challenges, Health News, Nutrition Politics
According to the CDC, suicide rates among teens has nearly tripled since the 1940’s. Suicide is the third-leading cause of death among youth 10-24 years old.Â I was saddened to learn that recently, in a small town nearby to where I live, a 13-year-old girl took her own life. Though I don’t know if she […]