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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...

2014-07-31 23:03:31

Signs of Child Abuse, a guide released today by NoBullying http://nobullying.com/signs-of-child-abuse/ London, UK (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Child abuse happens in the homes of more than 700,000 children per year. Unfortunately, many cases of child abuse go unmentioned for various reasons including shame, fear and ridicule. Many abused children feel as if the abuse is their fault. NoBullying releases today a guide to signs of child abuse. Child abuse involves physical violence such as...

2014-07-30 23:15:21

Dr. Jack Westman, author of "Parent Power: The Key to America's Prosperity," endorses Paul Raeburn’s new book “Do Fathers Matter: What Science Is Telling Us about the Parent We Have Overlooked” that clearly affirms the importance of fathers in children's lives. Madison, Wisconsin (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 In his new book Do Fathers Matter: What Science Is Telling Us about the Parent We Have Overlooked Paul Raeburn identifies a deeply ingrained assumption that fathers...

2014-07-29 23:02:15

Child abuse law firm promises $1,000 to aspiring lawyers. West Palm Beach, Florida (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Child abuse law firm Steinger, Iscoe & Greene unveiled a new scholarship for law students this week. The scholarship will help future lawyers who want to fight for the rights of abused children and their families. Steinger, Iscoe and Greene lawyers work continuously to help victims recover and move past abuse, and want tomorrow’s attorneys to do the same. More than 6 million...

2014-07-18 12:49:57

American Heart Association American Heart Association Rapid Access Journal Report Women who were sexually abused as children may show signs of atherosclerosis, an early indication of cardiovascular disease, according to new research in the American Heart Association journal Stroke. This is the first study to suggest a link between sexual abuse and higher carotid artery intima-media thickness (IMT) – thickening of the inner lining of the arteries that may indicate early...

2014-07-14 20:21:28

MILWAUKEE, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Children's Hospital of Wisconsin announced today that it has received a gift of $2.5 million from the Selig family to support the Sojourner Family Peace Center, a first-of-its-kind family justice model in Milwaukee. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140714/126909 The new, centrally located 78,000-square foot facility, which is scheduled to open in 2016, is a joint project between Sojourner Family Peace Center and Children's Hospital of Wisconsin....

2014-07-11 23:05:05

Lab Testing Company Congratulates Owner of San Marcos Location on Impressive Award Alpharetta, GA (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 ANY LAB TEST NOW®, the first direct access lab testing services business with more than 150 franchise locations across the U.S., congratulates San Marcos, Texas owner, Michelle Schlotter, on being the recipient of The Child Welfare Board Region 7 Volunteer of the Year Award, presented to her on May 22, for her innovative and impactful fundraising endeavors....


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