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2014-02-27 18:22:06

Enough women experience reproductive coercion – male behavior to control contraception and pregnancy outcomes – that a research team now recommends health care providers address the subjects with their patients and tailor family planning discussions and recommendations accordingly. Researchers from Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island were part of a team that published "Reproductive coercion and co-occurring intimate partner violence in obstetrics and gynecology patients" in a...

2014-02-27 04:21:45

EAGAN, Minn., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In an era when reports of cyberbullying among children are prevalent, a new survey from FindLaw.com, the most popular legal information website, says nearly one out of twelve parents report their child has been a victim of cyberbullying. Cyberbullying involves threatening, harassing, hateful, hostile or reputation-damaging messages or photos that are sent though text messages, social networks and emails. According to FindLaw.com, seven...

2014-02-25 23:29:50

New York civil rights violation lawyer David Perecman of The Perecman Firm welcomes CombatHate, a new smartphone app that allows users to instantly and confidentially record and report incidents of hate crime. New York, New York (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 A smartphone app called CombatHate was introduced by law enforcement officials and community leaders at the Museum of Tolerance in Los Angeles, California. The new CombatHate app allows users to instantly and anonymously record and...

2014-02-25 12:27:44

Results of scientific 2014 WBI U.S. Workplace Bullying Survey shows epidemic prevalence, women bearing the brunt of the bullying, employers failing to protect the bullied, and nearly unanimous support for creating a new law. BELLINGHAM, Wash., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Workplace Bullying Institute (WBI) defined workplace bullying as "abusive conduct that is threatening, intimidating, humiliating, work sabotage or verbal abuse" in its 2014 national survey. Key results: 27% of...

2014-02-25 12:26:42

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The NO MORE PSA campaign, spearheaded by Mariska Hargitay's Joyful Heart Foundation in partnership with NO MORE--a national movement galvanizing greater awareness and action to end domestic violence and sexual assault--got a very big kickoff in Hollywood recently...a three-story high kickoff, in fact. The 12-story 1600 VINE apartment complex at Hollywood and Vine donated their three-story billboard to Joyful Heart to initiate the landmark...

2014-02-25 12:25:21

DETROIT, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bullying and Beyond is an inspirational book with a fresh take on bullying. This wild roller coaster ride chronicles the shocking true-life story of a child that grows up in a society and family culture that supports being bullied. The 103-page work is available in Kindle format at Amazon.com and can be read on any device with the Kindle app....

2014-02-25 12:25:04

Offenses of Honor Violence against Women Persist in All Parts of the World, New Documentary Shows WASHINGTON, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an effort to draw attention to the prevalence of honor violence - including forced marriage, disfigurement and female genital mutilation - in advance of International Women's Day, and to promote passage of the International Violence Against Women Act now pending in the House of Representatives, two human rights activists will...

2014-02-25 08:27:36

NEW YORK, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Morrison & Foerster's Advance@Work program has released the results of its Advance@Work Workplace Bullying 2013-2014 Study. The workplace bullying survey was conducted online and accessible to survey participants through the Internet, the Advance@Work iOS app, the Advance@Work blog, and the Advance@Work Twitter feed. From December 2013 through February 2014, 101 individuals participated in the survey, and the significant results were as follows:...

2014-02-24 23:28:31

In response to an article published by Medical News Today, Dr. Michael Gabriel discusses the long-term health issues that could affect those who were bullied as children. New York, NY (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 Dr. Michael Gabriel of Gabriel Pediatrics, a Staten Island pediatric care center, responds to an article published on February 17 by Medical News Today, which discusses the harmful health effects that can stem from childhood bullying. According to the February 17 article published...

2014-02-24 12:23:47

eAgency Mobile Security Partners with Law Enforcement and Businesses to Educate Parents and Provide Free Use of My Mobile Watchdog ® Monitoring App NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- eAgency Mobile Security, developer of the My Mobile Watchdog® service, today announced the launch of "Kid Safe," a national campaign to address the proliferation of cyber bullying, sexting and sextortion in K-12 public schools using technology. In partnership with law enforcement...


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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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Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.