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2014-04-08 23:29:16

In Rooney’s Death, Family Archival Solutions Celebrates The Awareness Rooney Brought to Elder Abuse Crimes Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 In the wake of a career that spanned more than 300 films, Mickey Rooney’s most important role may have occurred in 2011 when he testified in front of Congress to help draw awareness to the crimes related to elder abuse.* At the time, it was estimated that elder abuse cost Americans nearly $3 billion a year, but that number appears to be...

2014-04-07 12:29:30

NEW YORK, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SEW BRANDED, a New York based brand image and marketing consultancy has been awarded the IAC's "Outstanding Integrated Ad Campaign" award for its 1D + OD "Together Against Bullying" cause-marketing campaign, as announced online by The Web Marketing Association's IAC Awards. The campaign featured worldwide musical phenomenon One Direction, whose participation in the effort encouraged students to "Live Nice, Love Everyone, and Move Together...

2014-04-07 12:28:51

NYC event headlines month-long series of activities nationwide calling people to action in support of healthy starts for kids throughout April's Child Abuse Prevention Month NEW YORK, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Prevent Child Abuse America and actor Josh Charles from the Emmy-nominated CBS show, The Good Wife, will turn New York City's iconic Times Square into a "Big Pinwheel Garden" on Tuesday, April 8, at 9:00 a.m. ET with hundreds of supporters creating a display of more than 5,000...

2014-04-03 08:37:40

From cyberbullying to reputation management, the online service helps parents manage their children's digital footprint FLEMINGTON, N.J., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ThirdParent, a company specializing in Internet safety for teens and kids, is relaunching its services with a new tool to help parents protect their children's digital privacy and reputation through online and social media monitoring. Parents rely on ThirdParent to safeguard their children from dangers like...

2014-04-01 23:31:40

Psychotherapist, Dr. Stefanie Stolinsky, offers people who have experienced childhood physical, sexual, or emotional abuse specific ideas on how they can survive--and even thrive, through her upcoming webinar and book offered by Praeclarus Press. April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. Amarillo, Texas (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 Childhood physical, sexual or emotional abuse can cause long-term harm, often lasting well into adulthood, according to author and psychotherapist, Stefanie Stolinsky....

2014-04-01 16:26:00

Advocate Lauren Book Commends Florida Leaders for the State's Commitment to Child Protection and Sexual Abuse Prevention TALLAHASSEE, Fla., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Child advocate Lauren Book today applauded the Florida Legislature and Governor Rick Scott for their commitment to child safety by enacting swift and sweeping legislation to protect children from sexually violent predators. The priority legislation was taken up and unanimously passed by both the Florida Senate and House...

2014-04-01 14:57:02

Conventional wisdom and scientific arguments have claimed that societies with more men than women, such as China, will become more violent, but a University of California, Davis, study has found that a male-biased sex ratio does not lead to more crime. Rates of rape, sexual assault and homicide are actually lower in societies with more men than women, the study found. And, evolutionary theories predicting that when males outnumber females, males will compete vigorously for the limited...

Bullying Also Affects Popular Kids
2014-04-01 11:53:38

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Most of us science nerds vividly remember episodes of bullying that took place throughout our childhood, but a new study has found that the popular kids are victimized by bullies too. In fact, the study, published in the American Sociological Review, found that becoming more popular actually raises the risk of getting bullied. "Most people probably would not think that having a higher social status would increase the risk of being...

2014-03-31 23:38:13

In this month’s Policy Snapshot - Drug Safety: – The Dark Side of Pills – the second in a two-part series on drug safety - we explore inappropriate use of drugs and some of the supply chains that are contributing to the problem. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 While medications provide essential relief to many in need – including cancer patients, mothers in labor, and children with fractured bones – the downside is that they can also be abused. Curbing drug abuse has...

2014-03-31 23:27:57

With the Affordable Care Act in full swing, many across the county – including employees, employers, insurers, and doctors alike – have found themselves with myriad questions regarding the law. New Found Life of Delray Beach today released a statement to share information about the Affordable Care Act’s impact on substance abuse and substance abuse care in insurance policies. Delray Beach, Florida (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 New Found Life of Delray Beach, a leading treatment and...


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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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