Self-harm rises sharply among tween and young teen girls, study shows

Self-injury leading to emergency room visits has soared for girls since 2008, with particularly steep rises among girls ages 10 to 14.

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Robert Zinn, M.D., Ph.D. is a medical doctor, physician, and web entrepreneur, who, for over 15 years was employed by academic and research institutions and focused his clinical practices on very specialized patient populations, such as those with rare genetic diseases or rare cancers. He shares his knowledge through his website,

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