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Domestic Violence Victims More Likely To Be Smokers
2014-05-05 03:30:58

Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health Women who experienced physical or sexual violence perpetrated by their partner were 58 percent more likely to be smokers One third of women around the world have experienced physical or sexual violence at the hands of their intimate partners with consequences from post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety, and depression, to sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV. Now, in a new study in 29 low-income and middle-income countries,...

2014-05-05 11:28:57

Study finds victims of bullying are at increased risk of experiencing sleep disturbances Many children who are bullied suffer in silence. The trauma can lead to anxiety, depression, psychotic episodes and even suicide. There may be a way to identify victims of bullying before they experience serious mental health problems, according to a study to be presented Saturday, May 3, at the Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) annual meeting in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Researchers...

Children More Apt To Bring A Gun Or Knife To School When Bullied
2014-05-05 11:41:54

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online High schools are often filled with rumors about bullied kids or at-risk youth bringing weapons into school. A new report being presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) annual meeting in Vancouver, Canada has confirmed that teens who have been picked on numerous times are as much as 31 times more likely to take a weapon to school than those who have not been victimized. "Victims of bullying who have been threatened, engaged...

2014-05-02 23:08:44

To assist with Supervisor and Worker training, Ultima has developed a detailed online Bullying and Harassment course that is applicable to Employer, Supervisors and Workers. Richmond, British Columbia (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 Ultima Medical Services Inc. is very pleased to announce that we have launched both an English and French language version of our Bullying and Harassment online training course. At the request of numerous employers, Ultima is now able to offer our online training course...

2014-05-01 23:11:26

Kids Email today announced that it has signed into a partnership with CyberWise.org, a site dedicated to providing state-of-the-art resources for busy grownups who want to understand how to use digital media confidently and safely. Shelley, Idaho (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 KidsEmail.org is joining with CyberWise.org to promote the importance of online safety. CyberWise constantly researches and delivers the latest and most relevant news about what kids are up to online. “We are excited to...

2014-05-01 16:33:39

The Articles Offer In-Depth Advice about Filing a Lawsuit Against a Nursing Home that Might be Guilty of Elder Abuse HOUSTON, Texas, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Nursing home attorney firm Danziger & De Llano has just added some new pages to their user-friendly website that help to educate readers about the horrors of nursing home abuse, as well as when people should call upon the expertise of the Danziger & De Llano legal team. Photo -...

2014-04-30 16:37:11

Trae Chancellor to Explore New Tech Solutions to Eradicate Bullying in Schools PALO ALTO, Calif., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- No Bully, a leading nonprofit dedicated to eradicating bullying in schools across the U.S., today announced the addition of tech industry leader Trae Chancellor to its advisory board. The former CIO at Salesforce.com, Chancellor is the co-founder of mPATH, a mobile development solution aiming to provide transformative technology solutions....

2014-04-30 00:22:21

Friend MTS Creates Custom Technology to Aid Law Enforcement in Identifying Child Victims LONDON, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Friend MTS is donating a forensic technology developed and customized for the International Centre for Missing & Exploited Children (ICMEC) to assist in finding and removing the most egregious videos of child sexual exploitation from the Internet. Friend MTS's technology, named F1, generates unique video fingerprints of child...

2014-04-29 23:11:11

Survey Also Finds 15% of Women are Victims of Weight-Related Discrimination in the Workplace Burlingame, CA (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 Weight-related bullying is widespread and devastating according to women who participated in the most recent SheByShe™ opinion survey, “Women’s Weight and Body Image Concerns.” Over half, 52 percent, of those women who participated in the survey said they have been the victim of weight-related bullying at least once in their lives. Most of the bullying...

2014-04-29 23:03:18

Anti Bullying Policies, an Exclusive NoBullying Interview Out Today http://nobullying.com/jim-dillon-on-anti-bullying-policies/ London, UK (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 What are the essential Anti Bullying Policies and how to push schools for more firm anti bullying policies all are questions that need definitive answers. NoBullying releases today an exclusive interview with Jim Dillon on Anti Bullying Policies. In This interview, NoBullying.com Founder Ciaran Connolly talks to Jim Dillon on...


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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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