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What Robin Williams’ Death Tells Us About Parkinson’s Disease

Williams passing has shed light on his overall health; both mental and physical.

08/14/2014

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Robin Williams’ Wife: He Had Parkinson’s Disease

Robin Williams was in the early stages of Parkinson’s disease and was sober at the time of his suicide, his wife said Thursday.

08/14/2014

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Health: A Closer Look At Depression

Robin Williams had a long history of depression and substance abuse, which can lead to suicide. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has more on his age possibly being a factor too.

08/12/2014

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Family Members Express Shock And Sadness Over Brutal Murder In Drexel Hill

In the wake of a brutal crime, there’s so much confusion over how it could have happened.

08/08/2014

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NJ Legislators Consider Measure That Would Allow Terminally Ill To Take Their Own Lives With Physician Help

A new poll suggests New Jersey residents support the idea of allowing the terminally ill to take their own lives, with the help of a physician.

08/03/2014

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Walk For Suicide Awareness At ‘Out Of Darkness’

Thousands are expected to participate in an overnight walk to raise awareness about the rising number of suicides in America. It’s the first time the event will take place in Philadelphia.

06/22/2014

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Study: FDA Warnings About Antidepressant Side Effects May Have Caused Spike In Suicide Attempts

Turns out putting warnings about the increased risk of suicide on the labels of antidepressants didn’t do much good. In fact, it may have actually done some harm.

06/19/2014

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Health: Local, Teenage Hockey Player Takes Own Life, Parents Now Raising Awareness

The White House is holding a summit on concussions later this month, and a Bucks County family is hoping to raise awareness about the danger, after what they say caused a tragic ending for their family.

05/16/2014

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Group of Penn Students Rally For Mental Health Reform in Wake of 3 Student Suicides

Two dozen students and faculty gathered for what they call “The Green Ribbon Movement.”

03/31/2014

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Research Claims Access To A Firearm Significantly Ups Risk Of Suicide, Homicide

A new study suggests people who have access to a gun are three times more likely to commit suicide and nearly twice as likely to be murdered.

01/31/2014

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Husband Charged With Fatally Stabbing His Wife In Cinnaminson

The Burlington County Prosecutor has announced that the husband of Laura Coggins, 81, has been charged with her murder.

11/13/2013

(Students pay their respects on October 1, 2010 to first-year student Tyler Clementi, 18, who killed himself shortly after being filmed and broadcast over the Internet during a gay encounter at Rutgers Univeristy in New Brunswick, New Jersey. Credit: Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images)

Family Visits Site Of Rutgers Student’s Suicide

The family of the Rutgers University student whose suicide sparked a national conversation about the treatment of young gay people paid their first visit Sunday to the bridge where he took his life.

11/10/2013

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New Jersey Crash That Killed Three Classified As Intentional

Authorities in central New Jersey say an auto crash that killed three people this week was intentional.

10/17/2013

(Police investigate the scene after a man set himself on fire at the National Mall on October 4th.   Credit:  Win McNamee/ Getty Images)

S. Jersey Family Says Washington, DC Suicide Wasn’t Politically Motivated

John Constantino, 64, of Mount Laurel, died in a Washington, DC hospital a day after setting himself on fire on the National Mall.

10/08/2013

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Philadelphia Nurse Charged With Aiding Father’s Suicide

A judge has upheld charges against a Philadelphia woman accused of helping her 93-year-old father commit suicide through a morphine overdose.

08/01/2013

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