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I Wrote About Farmers' Suicides – And the Reaction Has Been Overwhelming

I Wrote About Farmers' Suicides – And the Reaction Has Been Overwhelming

Debbie Weingarten

NEWS

Co-published with The GuardianAfter the Guardian and EHRP published a piece about the record number of farmers who are killing themselves, there were hundreds of responses.

Why Are America's Farmers Killing Themselves in Record Numbers?

Why Are America's Farmers Killing Themselves in Record Numbers?

Debbie Weingarten

NEWS

Co-published with The Guardian. The suicide rate for farmers is more than double that of veterans. Former farmer Debbie Weingarten gives an insider’s perspective on farm life – and how to help

Today's Political Uncertainty is Affecting Your Health

Today's Political Uncertainty is Affecting Your Health

Maia Szalavitz

FEATURES

Co-published with The GuardianAmericans are exposed to one of the most damaging sources of stress: uncertainty. The assault on our fundamental sense of security can make us sick.

If We Don't Focus On Why People Overeat, We Will Never Solve Obesity

If We Don't Focus On Why People Overeat, We Will Never Solve Obesity

Maia Szalavitz

FEATURES

Co-published with the GuardianEmotional, physical or sexual abuse can lie at root of weight problems in later life and, unless targeted, taxes on food types will be cruel to those who self-medicate