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2014-10-16 23:15:12

Elder abuse experts convene in Denver to arm service providers who work with seniors with the tools to prevent crimes of fraud, abuse and neglect. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 National and local experts in the fields associated with elder abuse, exploitation, neglect and identity theft are coming together in Denver, Colorado on October 23 and 24 to participate in a think tank and a DACUM (develop a curriculum) at the Denver headquarters of the Society of Certified Senior...

2014-10-15 08:31:07

ALBANY, N.Y., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Jonathan Carey Foundation -- Governor Cuomo has ignored pleas for required direct reporting of abuse and neglect of the disabled to go immediately to 911. Instead Governor Cuomo continues to allow most witnessed and reported cases to be internally investigated by the providers themselves- not the police. According to NYS law, abuse and neglect of an incompetent or physically disabled person is a crime which obviously should go...

2014-10-07 12:28:37

IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After being asked by the prestigious law publication, Daily Journal, Attorney Lauren K. Johnson writes an article citing current child abuse law in California, how she advises clients who have been formally accused of child abuse, and analogizes the legality of child abuse with the legality of driving after consuming alcohol. She writes that the line is too fine, the perceived benefits do not outweigh the risks, and that she does not want...

2014-10-01 08:39:35

AMSTERDAM, October 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global NGO Advisory Board meets and plans for the future INHOPE's Advisory Board held its inaugural meeting on the 17th September 2014 at EUROPOL's headquarters in The Hague, in The Netherlands. Discussions focused on strategy, technology, performance, emerging trends and special issues. INHOPE's Executive Director Russell Chadwick said: "I am delighted we have established an Advisory Board. This is the single most...

2014-09-19 23:00:47

Domestic Violence and Child Abuse Defined, An article released by NoBullying Today http://nobullying.com/definition-of-domestic-violence/ London, UK (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 Domestic Violence is defined as “the willful intimidation, physical assault, battery, sexual assault, and/or other abusive behavior perpetrated by an intimate partner against another”. But, how are domestic violence and child abuse defined in the modern world? NoBullying explains in an article released today....

2014-09-18 23:04:05

Dr. Christine Murray, a counseling professor at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, answers common questions about abuse, how to help and why victims stay. Greensboro, NC (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 October is more than just the season for Halloween, it’s also Domestic Violence Awareness Month. And the Centers for Disease Control’s National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey tells a scary story. According to the CDC survey, over a third of women and over a fourth...

2014-09-12 12:24:09

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mark Zimmer, chairman of the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency (PCCD), today issued the following statement in reaction to the NCAA's decision to withdraw its objections to the Endowment Act, or Act 1 of 2013, which directs PCCD to expend the $60 million monetary penalty imposed on the Pennsylvania State University to aid the victims of child sexual abuse: "I am extremely pleased that the NCAA has made the...

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...

2014-08-20 08:25:44

"Damaged" Recounts Sexual Abuse Story of Convicted Colorado Man Now Awaiting Sentencing SPRING VALLEY, Calif., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lorina Pyle, 48, an assistant pastor at First Spiritualist Church in San Diego and a long-suffering sexual, mental and physical abuse victim, has released her first book on Amazon.com, "Damaged: The Unbelievable Story About My Truth," that chronicles her compelling life as a victim of childhood molestation and sexual abuse endured at the hands...

2014-08-12 12:35:28

C.S. Mott Children's Hospital Childhood obesity still at the top in annual top 10 list of childhood health concerns, according to U-M’s National Poll on Children’s Health Childhood obesity remains the top health concern for children in 2014, but when asked about national concerns, adults put school violence and gun-related injuries in the top 10, according to a new University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital National Poll on Children’s Health. In the poll’s annual...


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abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.