Tag: Suicides and Suicide Attempts

Report Slams Doctor at V.A. for Dismissing Suicide Risk of Patient Who Later Killed Himself

WASHINGTON — The internal watchdog for the Department of Veterans Affairs said Tuesday that a veteran who came through the department’s medical center in Washington last year seeking psychiatric treatment died by suicide a few days later, after a doctor there ordered him forcibly removed and was heard saying that she did “not care” if […]

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Sledding Athletes Are Taking Their Lives. Did Brain-Rattling Rides and High-Speed Crashes Damage Their Brains?

Default Headline Sledding Athletes Are Taking Their Lives. Did Brain-Rattling Rides and High-Speed Crashes Damage Their Brains? Your browser does not support the video tag. On May 3, Pavle Jovanovic, a former bobsledder, rigged a chain to a crane he and his brother kept in the shop of their family’s metal works in Toms River, […]

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Misogynistic Lawyer Who Killed Judge’s Son Had List of Possible Targets

An openly misogynistic lawyer who is believed to have killed the son of a female federal judge in New Jersey had a list of more than a dozen other possible targets, including three other judges and two doctors, three people with knowledge of the matter said. The list was found on Monday inside a rented […]

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The Fall of ‘Terrace House’

Hana Kimura, a professional wrestler in Japan, joined the cast of the hit reality show “Terrace House” in September because, as she said, she wanted “to find a wonderful romance.” It was a common enough goal on “Terrace House,” which follows six young men and women living together in a gorgeous house as they navigate […]

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Seoul Mayor’s Secretary Speaks Out About Alleged Abuse

SEOUL, South Korea — The secretary to one of the most powerful political figures in South Korea, Mayor Park Won-soon of Seoul, described suffering years of abuse and sexual harassment at his hands, calling in her first public statement on Monday for a world where women can be treated “like humans.” The statement was released […]

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‘I Couldn’t Do Anything’: The Virus and an E.R. Doctor’s Suicide

On an afternoon in early April, while New York City was in the throes of what would be the deadliest days of the coronavirus pandemic, Dr. Lorna M. Breen found herself alone in the still of her apartment in Manhattan. She picked up her phone and dialed her younger sister, Jennifer Feist. The two were […]

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