Read — 2016/06/07

Today’s selection of articles includes:

  1. As suicide rates rise, scientists find new warning signs“, by Andrea Petersen (Wall Street Journal). Recent studies suggest that depression is associated with suicidal thoughts, while mental disorders are associated with suicide attempts.
  2. Can a phone test identify hearing problems?“, by Laura Johannes (Wall Street Journal). Can you hear me now? The National Hearing Test is administered over a phone (ideally a land line), takes 10 to 12 minutes, and is free for AARP members (more precisely, the first 35,000 AARP members who participate).