Tag Archives: Life

Suicide in U.S. at 50-year high as life expectancy falls at rate last seen amid war, pestilence

NEW YORK — Suicides and drug overdoses pushed up U.S. deaths last year, and drove a continuing decline in how long Americans are expected to live. Overall, there were more than 2.8 million U.S. deaths in 2017, or nearly 70,000 more than the previous year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday. It… Read More »

Script of Christmas classic It’s A Wonderful Life painted at train stations to boost mental health

Script of Christmas classic It’s A Wonderful Life will be painted on train platforms in an attempt to stop suicides The 1947 film is widely considered one of Hollywood’s ultimate Christmas films   It tacitly chronicles one man’s suicide bid when his picture-perfect life unravels    Virgin Trains now using script’s most poignant lines in mental… Read More »