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2014-09-02 08:35:57

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kidpower International (kidpower.org) has launched an initiative to establish September as International Child Protection Month in celebration of its 25-year anniversary. Kidpower is a global nonprofit leader dedicated to child protection advocacy to keep kids safe from bullying, abuse, kidnapping, and other dangers -- and to empowering people of all ages and abilities with life skills for safety and success. Photo -...

family dinner and cyberbullying
2014-09-02 05:26:02

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Regularly eating meals together as a family can provide the social support necessary to help reduce the negative impact that cyberbullying can have on a youngster, according to new research published online Monday in the journal JAMA Pediatrics. Lead author Frank Elgar, a professor in the McGill University Institute for Health and Social Policy, and his colleagues explained that the exchanges which occur during family meal times can...

2014-09-01 23:00:39

NoBullying releases today a comprehensive guide to School Bullying and what bullying could lead to for children - http://nobullying.com/what-can-bullying-lead-to/ London, UK (PRWEB) September 01, 2014 The new school year is upon us and for every parent a new school year could also mean brushing back in with school bullying. It is time for parents and educators to understand what bullying could lead to for children before it is too late, all with NoBullying’s guide to school bullying...

2014-08-29 23:09:39

Sports Conflict Institute Founder, Joshua Gordon, interviews Gary Namie, Research Director of the Workplace Bullying Institute about bullying in sports. Namie clears up a number of issues regarding bullying, including its definition, the line between toughening up a player and bullying a player, and why bullying has been accepted by many sports organizations in the past. Eugene, OR (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 What is bullying and why does it matter in sports? Dr. Gary Namie defines bullying...

2014-08-29 23:01:45

Harbor Village Comments on Social Media Proving to be Helpful in Fighting Drug Abuse USA (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 As reported by GantDaily.com in the article NIDA Switches to Social Media Monitoring For Drug Abuse Trends, Outbreaks (8/20), the National Institute on Drug Abuse is taking new measures in an attempt to monitor drug abuse trends by turning to social media. As NIDA currently relies on community surveillance to monitor drug abuse trends, it is also working with the University of...

2014-08-28 23:18:00

Owner of StammZelle Product Line Rachel Nguyen Company Vindicated in Defamation Suit Launched Against Vu Nguyen Fountain Valley, CA (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 On August 14, 2014, Orange County Superior Court Judge Sheila Fell ruled in favor of Rachel Nguyen and her company’s product line StammZelle in a defamation suit against Vu Nguyen. During multiple national and local television and radio appearances, Vu Nguyen made disparaging statements and claims regarding Rachel Nguyen, her...

2014-08-28 23:01:48

NoBullying Examines Today the Ongoing Ordeal of College Hazing http://nobullying.com/college-hazing/ London, UK (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 College hazing has been around for decades, which is why it is such a difficult practice to get rid of. Long associated with fraternities, sororities and the Greek system in general, hazing has been a corrupted form of a rite of passage for candidates trying to get into such college social groups and general group acceptance. College hazing, while...

2014-08-28 12:26:58

DETROIT, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Commission to Eliminate Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities (CECANF) held a public meeting today in Plymouth, Michigan, just outside of Detroit, to hear from local, state, and federal stakeholders on issues related to identifying, preventing, and reducing child abuse fatalities. CECANF was established by Public Law 112-275 (112th Congress), the Protect Our Kids Act of 2012, to develop a national strategy and recommendations for reducing fatalities...

marijuana and domestic violence
2014-08-28 04:59:01

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In a finding that could forever alter our perception of bonding with our significant others, researchers from the University at Buffalo School of Public Health and Health Professions and Research Institute on Addictions (RIA) have discovered fewer incidents of domestic violence among married couples who smoke pot together. The study, which appears in the August online edition of Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, looked at the...

2014-08-27 23:13:48

From the developers of “The Social Express®,” Cool School includes lesson plans, interactive videos, assessments and everything else teachers need to educate and empower students. Encinitas, CA (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 According to the National Center for Educational Statistics, nearly 1 in 3 students report being bullied during the school year. States have implemented strict anti-bullying laws, but any educator will tell you that punitive action alone won’t extricate the...


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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
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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