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Deaths of famous by their own hands highlight troubling trend

Fans of the chef and journalist are responding to the news with reminders about mental health and mental illness . One day after the Center for Disease Control declared that suicide was a national problem, another celebrity has died after an apparent suicide.

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What to do if you suspect someone is suicidal

But the hope in knowing that so numerous millions of Americans who struggle with mental health issues go on to recovery can seem hard to focus on amid tragedies such as this week's public deaths of designer Kate Spade and celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain , said office director Sarah Brummett.

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CDC: 'Throw away' pre-cut melons after salmonella outbreak

A multistate salmonella outbreak has been linked to cut melons, and most of the illnesses have been reported in MI and Indiana. If you have eaten a contaminated pre-cut melon and experience diarrhea, fever and cramps go see a doctor immediately.

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Nipah virus death toll rises to 16 in Kerala

The incubation period of the virus is 21 days which means that if a person is exposed to virus, the infection symptoms will start showing in 21 days. Kozhikode District collector UV Jose has requested local courts to suspend their operations till the situation improves.

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Many women with early breast cancer may not need chemo, study finds

Avoiding chemotherapy may come as a relief to many women who are diagnosed with breast cancer , as the treatment comes with a number of side effects, including nausea, hair loss and anemia. The patient with advanced colon cancer whom Rosenberg's team treated in 2015 is Celine Ryan of MI. It could be that they're too weak, or too few. "It feels miraculous and I am beyond amazed", the 52-year-old said.

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Full text of speech from Kathleen Wynne admitting she'll lose Ontario election

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne acknowledged not only that the election is lost, but that she won't be premier after June 7 and encouraged voters to ensure an NDP or PC minority government, on Saturday. Wynne wouldn't say whether she'd stay on as party leader following the vote. But Wynne says people should vote Liberal to prevent the NDP or PC from securing a majority.