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2014-08-25 20:21:15

MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 13 million children are bullied in America each year. Chances are that this is happening to a child that you care about. October is National Bullying Prevention Month, which was developed in 2006 by PACER's National Bullying Prevention Center (PACER.org/Bullying) to raise awareness of the issue. "October is a time when educators, students, parents and community members can unite to share an important message - that...

2014-08-25 12:27:06

Tips and Information for Parents and Students; Survey on Bullying ALEXANDRIA, Va., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In recognition of the challenges a new school year presents, Mental Health America is providing new resources on student mental health (http://www.mentalhealthamerica.net/back-school). "A student's mental health is just as important as their general health," said Paul Gionfriddo, president and CEO of Mental Health America. "We know the start of a new school year can be a...

2014-08-25 08:30:56

National Safety Service Offers Useful Safety Tips and Checklist as Parents and Students Prepare for the New School Year FRAMINGHAM, Mass., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Smart911, the acclaimed national safety service being used by more than 500 municipalities in 35 states, today announced the availability of a free eBook containing helpful safety tips and a checklist for parents as they prepare to send their children back to the school....

2014-08-25 08:28:09

WASHINGTON, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Nursing Home Complaint Center is urging family members whose loved one now has sepsis, or septic shock, because of neglect at a nursing home anywhere in the state of Texas to call the Austin based law firm of Hotze Runkle at 877-919-0830 for their possible help, and assistance, or to contact the law firm via their web site at http://HotzeRunkle.Com Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140822/138941 Photo -...

2014-08-23 23:00:29

Domestic Violence Statistics, A Guide Released Today By NoBullying http://nobullying.com/domestic-violence-statistics/ London, UK (PRWEB) August 23, 2014 Domestic violence is wrong. There is never any excuse for it. Now that has been established as a fact. One of the reasons it continues as a significant problem is the perpetrators are not always reported to the authorities. NoBullying examines, in an article released today, the most relevant domestic violence statistics. The National...

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2014-08-23 06:40:12

Crystal Farh and Andy Henion, Michigan State University Supervisors who are abusive to individual employees can actually throw the entire work team into conflict, hurting productivity, finds new research led by a Michigan State University business scholar. The study, conducted in China and the United States, suggests the toxic effect of nonphysical abuse by a supervisor is much broader than believed. Published online in the Journal of Applied Psychology, it’s one of the first studies...

2014-08-22 23:01:16

Cocaine and Teen Drug Abuse, A Guide Released Today By NoBullying http://nobullying.com/cocaine/ London, UK (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 Cocaine is a stimulant drug that is extremely addictive. It has been the drug of choice for many teens and youths. NoBullying releases today the guide to cocaine and teen drug abuse. Cocaine is extracted from coca leaves and was originally made to be a painkiller. One of the most serious ways to ingest cocaine is by injecting it. Cocaine is considered to be...

2014-08-21 23:01:28

Hazing Definition, A Guide Released Today By NoBullying - http://nobullying.com/hazing-definition/ London, UK (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Hazing rituals still happen in schools and colleges worldwide and the victims are falling silently. A hazing definition that is clear and unmistakable is vital to putting a stop to the behavior. Hazing is a major problem in schools today, not just on the University level, but also in High School and middle schools. NoBullying releases a complete guide to a...

2014-08-21 12:26:00

Abuse-Resistant Drugs, along with Rehabilitation and Regulation Seen as Essential CINCINNATI, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Seventy-one percent of Americans believe the abuse of strong prescription pain medications such as OxyContin is a serious public health and safety issue in the United States, according to findings from a survey released today by Repass & Partners, a Cincinnati based research firm. "Americans understand the severity of the prescription medication abuse...

2014-08-20 23:05:57

The newly-designed AbuseTreatmentCenters.net is offering visitors updated listings of substance abuse resources and treatment center locations. (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 It’s no secret that millions of Americans are struggling with substance abuse. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, nearly 24 million Americans are using some form of illicit drugs. What’s even more alarming is the fact that the total number of users has increased over the last decade. Those locked in a...


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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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  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
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This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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