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United States

16 April 2002

Deseret Morning News (Utah)

Despite Utah's generally excellent public health profile, it has one of the highest suicide rates in the country, a contradiction that has caught the attention of the U.S. surgeon general. Air Force Lt. Col. David Litts, a medical doctor and special assistant on suicide to the surgeon general, is looking this week at a population in good health — including a famously high treatment rate for people with depression — but with the ninth-highest suicide rate in the... (

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