The Daily Populous

Saturday June 16th, 2018 night edition

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SALT LAKE CITY — The number of youth dying by suicide has tripled in the state of Utah in the past decade.

Eliason is also co-chair of the governor’s suicide prevention task force, which was created at the beginning of the year.

Elliott says he was struggling in the weeks leading up to her son’s death but she never thought it would lead to suicide.

Right now, a study is being conducted by the Harvard Injury Control Research Center on youth suicides in Utah.

Cathy Barber, who is heading the project, says firearms account for more suicide deaths than all other methods combined.

Suicide Prevention Hotlines and Online Resources If you or someone you know is struggling with thoughts of suicide, KSL encourages you to call the suicide prevention hotline at 1-800-273-TALK.

Suicide Prevention If you or someone you know is struggling with thoughts of suicide, call the suicide prevention hotline at 1-800-273-TALK. »

Europe's GDPR Is Killing Email Marketing, to the Disappointment of No One

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According to a CNBC report, people—Americans, especially—aren’t opening GDPR related emails.

Digital marketing agency Huge told the publication that nearly two in five Americans have completely ignored the emails.

That’s a bit of a killer for marketers, who collect email addresses in all sorts of ways beyond just making sales. »

Why does walking through doorways make us forget?

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Run upstairs to get your keys, but forget that it is them you’re looking for once you get to the bedroom.

It’s known as the “Doorway Effect”, and it reveals some important features of how our minds are organised.

Understanding this might help us appreciate those temporary moments of forgetfulness as more than just an annoyance (although they will still be annoying). »

Cannabis oil row: Boy has epilepsy medication returned

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A boy with severe epilepsy has been given back medicinal cannabis oil that was confiscated from his mother at customs, the home secretary has said.

The cannabis oil, which contains a substance called Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), is illegal in the UK but available elsewhere.

Mr Javid said he had issued a licence to allow Billy to be treated with the cannabis oil after discussions with Billy's medical team. »

Trade tariffs: Chinese media in Trump 'fools build walls' jibe

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Chinese media have mocked US President Donald Trump over plans to impose 25% tariffs on $50bn worth of Chinese goods, saying "wise men build bridges but fools build walls".

China retaliated, saying it would impose an additional 25% tariff on 659 US goods worth $50bn.

The US had earlier warned that it will impose even more tariffs should China retaliate. »