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2011-11-09 10:18:39

A team of researchers from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) and Boston Medical Center (BMC), report that primary care providers (PCP) fail to report a substantial number of cases of child maltreatment.

2011-11-01 07:00:00

Mobile Medical Disaster Relief, http://www.mmdr.org, provides medicines and funding for orphans who were devastated by the January 2010 earthquake.

2011-10-13 07:00:00

Birmingham Maple Clinic recently met with the staff at the Ellis Center, one of three agencies in the nation dedicated to LGBT youth and the only center in the Midwest, to discuss ways to help

2011-07-13 13:00:00

Following Congressional Hearing, Government Accountability Office (GAO) Recommends Strengthening Data on Child Fatalities to Improve Prevention and Reduce Deaths WASHINGTON, July 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A congressional hearing held on July 12 about child deaths due to maltreatment called on national experts to explain why the number of child deaths has been undercounted.

2011-07-05 12:57:31

Children who remain in the home after a substantiated report of abuse may have more or less risk of further abuse depending on certain characteristics of their caregivers.


Word of the Day
quilisma
  • In medieval musical notation, a sign or neume denoting a shake or trill.
The word 'quilisma' comes from a Greek word meaning 'a roll'.