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Too Much Weight Gain During Pregnancy Linked To Adverse Outcomes In Kids Of 7 Years

New research published in Diabetologia (the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes [EASD]) shows that if a woman gains either too much or too little weight during pregnancy, there are adverse effects in children at 7 years of age. The study is by Professor Wing Hung Tam and Professor Ronald C.W. Ma, at The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, and colleagues

Suicide Has Become A Public Health Crisis

Each day in the United States, 123 people take their own lives. For each of those deaths, at least 25 more people attempt suicide. The statistics from the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention support Dr. Ahmad Hameed's opinion that suicide has become a public health crisis.

Hameed, a psychiatrist and vice chair for education in the Department of Psychiatry at Penn State Health, says the problem has become so big because the individuals with mental health disorders don't believe that there is any hope left. The majority of the time those who are suffering want to seek help and they want to live but are ashamed to ask for help.