(CNN)There has been a disturbing increase in suicide rates among elementary school-age black children in recent years in the United States, and yet researchers aren’t quite sure why.

When compared with early adolescents, younger children who die by suicide are more likely to be black boys who hang or suffocate to death, suggests a new paper published in the journal PediatricsĀ on Monday. (cnn.com – Jacqueline Howard) Click here to learn more!

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