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STUDY: 22 Military Veterans Commit Suicide Everyday

STUDY: 22 Military Veterans Commit Suicide Everyday

February 1, 2013 2:39 PM

WASHINGTON (CBSDC) - The results of a new study indicate that suicide rates among veterans in the United States are increasing.

An estimated 22 military veterans take their lives every day in America, according to the study helmed by Robert Bossarte, an epidemiologist and researcher who works with the Department of Veterans Affairs.

“While the percentage of all suicides reported as Veterans has decreased, the number of suicides has increased,” the conclusion of the study stated.

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