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Suicide rate among UK men at lowest since 1981

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Suicide rates among men in the UK are at their lowest for more than 30 years, official figures show.In 2017, there were 4,383 male suicides and the rate was 15.5 per 100,000 men - down from 20 in the late 1980s, data from the Office for National Statistics reveals.Although the male rate is falling, men still account for three-quarters of suicides in the UK.The Samaritans
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How your heart age is key to heart attack or stroke risk

[ad_1] Image copyright David Green Public Health England is urging people over 30 to take an online test to find out their heart age, which indicates if they are at increased risk of suffering a heart attack or a stroke. They predict about 80% of heart attacks and strokes in people under 75 could be prevented if heart health was improved.David Green, who is 59, took the test. "The worst
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Your mental health app’s diagnosis could be way off

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