UC Berkeley study finds job loss heightens risk of suicide, overdose

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Losing a job may lead to increased rates of suicide and fatal drug overdose, according to a UC Berkeley-led study of autoworkers in Michigan.
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Searing humor, dark wit captivate in ‘Detroit’

In “Detroit,” suburbia’s underbelly is dark indeed. The play — a 2011 Pulitzer Prize finalist and 2013 Obie winner by Lisa D’Amour — explores the place in the human psyche where psychology meets circumstance in its Bay Area premiere at Aurora Theatre Company. “Detroit” begins in media res: Mary (Amy
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