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Recession Linked To Increase In Child Abuse
2011-09-19 10:48:18

  According to new research from Childrens Hospital of Pittsburgh, the recession is linked to an increase in child abuse. The researchers studied 422 abused children from lower-income families in 74 counties in four states. Lead author Dr. Rachel Berger of the hospital said the results confirm anecdotal reports from many pediatricians who have seen increasing numbers of shaken baby cases and other forms of brain-injuring abuse. She decided to study the type of injury after...

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