Kate Spade’s Death And A Disturbing Increase In Suicides

Fashion designer Kate Spade’s death Tuesday has reminded Americans of the enormous toll of suicide, a growing problem that claims nearly 45,000 lives a year. Suicide rates in the U.S. have risen nearly 30 percent since 1999, according to a report released Thursday from the Centers for Disease Control and …

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A Matter Of Life And Death: Eating Disorders

Eating disorders are complex, and potentially fatal conditions that can have serious consequences for general health, professional productivity, and personal relationships. They are not fads, phases, or vanity lifestyle choices. They are serious, potentially life-threatening conditions that affect a person’s emotional and physical health. And according to the most recent …

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