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September 20, 1991 | MARLENE CIMONS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
About 1 million American teen-agers attempted suicide during a recent 12-month period and an estimated 276,000 sustained injuries serious enough to require medical treatment, according to a new federal study released Thursday. "It's that last number I'm worried about--that's a lot of kids," said Dr. Patrick W. O'Carroll, an official of the Atlanta-based Centers for Disease Control. "This is not trivial by any means."
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September 20, 1991 | MARLENE CIMONS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
About 1 million American teen-agers attempted suicide during a recent 12-month period and an estimated 276,000 sustained injuries serious enough to require medical treatment, according to a new federal study released Thursday. "It's that last number I'm worried about--that's a lot of kids," said Dr. Patrick W. O'Carroll, an official of the Atlanta-based Centers for Disease Control. "This is not trivial by any means."
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