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U.S. Suicides Rates Are Rising Faster Among Women Than Men
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Gender parity in tech transfer
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Female suicide rate jumps 50 percent since 2000
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Medical News Today: What are the symptoms of heart disease in men?
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People with schizophrenia account for more than one in 10 suicide cases
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WATCH: Kate Spade's brand pledges $1M to prevent suicides
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Rising bedrock below West Antarctica could delay catastrophic ice sheet collapse
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New review outlines current state of sex-sensitive issues linked to heart failure drugs
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Study finds gender differences in pathophysiology of Parkinson's disease
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Alcohol problems linked to sex without condom use among black gay men
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Antarctic ice sheet is melting, but rising bedrock below could slow it down
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