News tagged with suicides

Parent of Taiwan's Foxconn reports profit drop

The parent of Taiwan technology giant Foxconn, which makes iPads and iPhones for Apple, said Monday its third-quarter profit dropped, with analysts pointing to the cost of moving factories in China.

dateOct 31, 2011 in Business
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2008 crisis spurred rise in suicides in Europe

The financial crisis that began to hit Europe in mid-2008 reversed a steady, years-long fall in suicides among people of working age, according to a letter published on Friday by The Lancet.

dateJul 08, 2011 in Health
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Pfizer anti-smoking drug has heart risks: US

US regulators said Thursday that the label on Pfizer's anti-smoking drug Chantix must be changed to warn of a slightly higher risk of heart problems in patients who already have cardiovascular disease.

dateJun 16, 2011 in Medications
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Author Terry Pratchett defends right-to-die film

(AP) -- Writer Terry Pratchett said Tuesday that watching a man being helped to die had reaffirmed his support for assisted suicide, while anti-euthanasia groups criticized the televised death as propaganda.

dateJun 14, 2011 in Other
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Foxconn cut from Hong Kong's benchmark index

Foxconn International, the world's biggest contract electronics supplier, has lost its blue-chip status after being dropped from Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index (HSI), an HSI official said Wednesday.

dateJun 08, 2011 in Business
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