The Food and Drug Administration may soon require drug companies to expand antidepressant warning labels to include increased suicide risk for young adults, according to a plan put forth by FDA officials at an advisory hearing Wednesday.
NewsHour Essayist Richard Rodriguez talks about suicide and the public and private faces of this act.
Essayist Chris Rose, a columnist at the New Orleans Times-Picayune, talks about the Crescent City and the one question he hears the most these days.
The Army highlighted ways it is intensifying suicide prevention efforts in Iraq after releasing a study Thursday showing the rate at which soldiers in that country take their own lives is higher than for the overall Army.
People on certain popular antidepressants should be monitored for signs of suicidal thoughts, the government warned Monday as it asked pharmaceutical companies to highlight a suicide warning on the labels of ten drugs.
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