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Suicide Has Surpassed Car Accidents as the Most Frequent Cause of Injury Death in the US, and Poisoning Deaths Have Also Risen. Our Doctors Should Not Be Prescribing Poisons for People to Use in Committing Suicide.

Here is a link to an analysis from the American Journal of Public Health, showing that suicide is increasing and is now the leading cause of injury death in the United States: http://ajph.aphapublications.org/doi/pdf/10.2105/AJPH.2012.300960.   More people commit suicide than are killed in car crashes.     The rate of fatal poisoning thought to be unintentional […]

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