4 Your Health: Losing a loved one & suicide

TUCSON'S, SEAN MOONEY, HAS THE LATEST FINDINGS ((SEAN OC)) TEENAGERS WHO LOSE A FRIEND OR FAMILY MEMBER TO MURDER MAY BE AT AN INCREASED RISK FOR SUICIDE

THAT'S ACCORDING TO A NEW STUDY FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH IT SHOWS TEENS WHOSE LOVED ONES WERE VICTIMS OF HOMICIDE WERE*TWIC* AS LIKELY TO *CONSIDE* SUICIDE AS THOSE WHO DID*NO* SUFFER A LOSS

THEY WERE ALSO*THRE* TIMES MORE LIKELY TO ACTUALLY *ATTEMP* SUICIDE EXPERTS SAY THESE FINDINGS SHOW THE RIPPLE EFFECTS OF TRAUMATIC LOSS ESPECIALLY AMONG YOUNG PEOPLE

((SEAN OC)) AND━ MOST OLDER ADULTS WOULD PREFER*NO* TO DISCUSS LIFE EXPECTANCY WITH THEIR DOCTORS NEARLY *900 SENIORS WERE GIVEN A DESCRIPTION OF A PATIENT WHO HAD SERIOUS HEALTH PROBLEMS

BUT WAS NOT IMMEDIATELY DYING *6━PERCEN* SAID IF THEY WERE IN THE SAME POSITION━ THEY WOULD*NO* WANT TO TALK ABOUT HOW LONG THEY MIGHT LIVE ((SEAN OC)) 5━PERCENT SAID THEY WOULD ONLY WANT TO DISCUSS LIFE EXPECTANCY

IF THEY HAD LESS THE RATES OF DIABETES*AND