depression http://ripr.org en More Promising Brain Studies In Rhode Island http://ripr.org/post/more-promising-brain-studies-rhode-island <p>I reported recently on the growth of brain science in Rhode Island, mentioning some of the many scientists, doctors, and institutes involved and some of the diseases they're hoping to tackle.</p><p>But of course, as with any story, I learned much more in the course of my reporting than I was able to include. Here are a few more neuroscience highlights in the Ocean State:</p> Wed, 27 Nov 2013 19:59:03 +0000 Kristin Gourlay 25459 at http://ripr.org Suicide now kills more people than car wrecks http://ripr.org/post/suicide-now-kills-more-people-car-wrecks <p>A troubling finding out this week in the <em>American Journal of Public Health</em>.The <a href="http://ajph.aphapublications.org/doi/pdf/10.2105/AJPH.2012.300960">article</a>, “Leading Causes of Unintentional and Intentional Injury Mortality: United States, 2000-2009,” by Ian R. H. Rockett, et al., looked at data from the National Center for Health Statistics on all kinds of intentional and accidental&nbsp; injury-related deaths, and in particular at five causes: suicide, car accidents, homicide, poisoning, and falls. Here’s what they found:</p> Fri, 21 Sep 2012 04:00:00 +0000 Kristin Gourlay 8289 at http://ripr.org