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1 In 5 Men Reports Violence Toward Intimate Partners

1 In 5 Men Reports Violence Toward Intimate Partners

Beata Mostafavi, University of Michigan Physical symptoms like irritable bowel syndrome and insomnia also associated with higher risks of intimate partner violence One in five men in the U.S. reports violence towards their spouse or...

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2014-09-19 08:25:46

Three helpful answers from USA.gov WASHINGTON, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Traumatic situations are unexpected, sudden, and sometimes, violent. In many cases they do not leave visible signs of physical damage, but the emotional damage can be severe. People who have been through traumatic events or natural disasters can often experience strong emotions such as fear, sadness, and signs of depression. But it's important to be aware that these emotions are normal when they are...

2014-09-18 23:04:05

Dr. Christine Murray, a counseling professor at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, answers common questions about abuse, how to help and why victims stay. Greensboro, NC (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 October is more than just the season for Halloween, it’s also Domestic Violence Awareness Month. And the Centers for Disease Control’s National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey tells a scary story. According to the CDC survey, over a third of women and over a fourth...

2014-09-18 23:01:02

The Many Dangers of The Internet, A Walkthrough Guide by NoBullying Released Today http://nobullying.com/dangers-of-the-internet/ London, UK (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 The internet has rapidly evolved in less than a decade, exploring a variety of social platforms and communication facets for individuals from around the world. However, with the increase in communication and connectivity, the internet has also become a breeding ground for online scammers, thieves, and even dangerous...

2014-09-18 20:22:17

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Domestic Violence Hotline (the Hotline) is pleased to announce that the National Football League (NFL) has committed to providing significant resources to the organization that will allow the organization to virtually answer every call, chat and text from domestic violence victims, survivors, their loved ones and even abusers for the next five years. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131003/DA91382LOGO-b "We...

2014-09-17 23:07:18

Phantom, the first of in her exhilarating Action-Adventure Trilogy, is helping teens across the globe learn to deal with abuse through creative and positive outlets. Vienna, VA (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Imagine that as a young 12 year-old girl, primed to enter young adulthood, you are suddenly faced with the knowledge that your mother suffered unspeakable physical, emotional, and sexual abuse as a child at the hands of trusted family members. For a young girl to carry the weight of this...

2014-09-17 23:01:24

NoBullying releases today a special report on children with special needs and learning disabilities and how they are bullied at school http://nobullying.com/how-parents-can-combat-bullying-children-with-special-needs/ London, UK (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 By definition, bullying can be described as the expression of aggressive behavior towards others with the intent of purposely causing them harm. The harm is doubled when it comes to bullying children with special needs. NoBullying...

2014-09-16 23:02:27

The settlement for insurance policy limits was reached September 10th. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 The child molestation victim lawyers at Estey Bomberger have obtained a $3 million settlement for students who, according to case documents, were allegedly sexually abused by their Spanish teacher at a private school in San Diego. The victims were allegedly in elementary school when they were touched inappropriately from 2008-2010. The name of the defendant in the case remains...

2014-09-16 23:01:51

NoBullying Releases Today the Astounding Results to Its Latest Cyber Bullying Survey http://nobullying.com/cyberbullying-survey/ London, UK (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 In an article released today, NoBullying releases some astounding results to its latest cyber bullying survey. With over 200 respondents, the results are sure to shock parents and educators on how teens and children deal with and perceive bullying, cyber bullying and social media safety. 56% of the respondents to the survey...

2014-09-15 23:01:22

Videos of Bullying and Educating Children, A NoBullying Article Released Today http://nobullying.com/videos-of-bullying/ London, UK (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 Videos of bullying fill every social media outlet out there. From real life stories of bullying to student projects, bullying videos are out there. But are they watched? Do they educate children on bullying awareness? Do they serve a purpose? NoBullying investigates the plethora of videos of bullying available online in an article...

2014-09-15 12:24:52

"Stop Bullying: Speak Up" Campaign Seeks One Million People to Share Mobile Videos To Help Launch CARTOON NETWORK'S SPEAK UP WEEK (Sept. 29-Oct.3) And Kick Off National Bullying Prevention Month ATLANTA, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Recognizing bullying as a health, educational and legal issue that affects millions of kids and families each year, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and Secretary of Education Arne Duncan have joined Cartoon Network's recently announced "I Speak Up"...


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2009-04-28 16:36:07

Chicago police sergeant, Louis R. Vitullo, focused his career in the city's crime lab and eventually because chief microanalyst. He created an organized method by which to collect and analyze evidence in sexual assault cases. The tools necessary to follow this process are all contained together in a standardized kit, originally called a Vitullo kit. Today, they are more commonly referred to as SAEK or rape kits. Louis Vitullo died on January 3, 2006 at Good Shepherd Hospital in...

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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'