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More Troops Died From Suicide Than Combat In 2012

More active-duty U.S. service members died from suicide than combat in 2012, according to statistics compiled by the Associated Press.

The A.P. reports that 349 service members took their own lives last year. In comparison, 295 U.S. troops died in combat in 2012.

According to the A.P.:

The Army had the highest number of suicides among active-duty troops last year at 182, but the Marine Corps ...

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Mayo Clinic Suggests Ways To Combat Military Suicide Epidemic

A suicide prevention expert at the world-renowned Mayo Clinic has released a list of ways he believes the military can combat the epidemic of suicide within its ranks.

Mayo Clinic psychiatrist Dr. Timothy Lineberry works as a suicide expert for the U.S. Army, where the suicide rate exceeds that of the general public. Lineberry's research found that the number one reason soldiers are admitted to Army hospitals these ...

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