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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....

2014-07-08 16:25:17

-- Ribbon-cutting celebration marks the opening of a new computer lab to promote financial literacy and self-sufficiency for domestic violence survivors NEW YORK, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Urban Resource Institute (URI) and BBVA celebrated the opening today of a new computer lab at one of URI's busiest domestic violence shelters, with the global financial services firm supporting URI's pioneering effort to eradicate economic abuse, which affects 98 percent of domestic...

2014-07-02 04:20:58

WASHINGTON, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Of adolescents visiting the emergency department for any reason, one in five girls and one in eight boys reported dating violence in the past year. According to a study published online Monday in Annals of Emergency Medicine, dating violence among adolescents was also strongly associated with alcohol, illicit drug use and depression ("Dating Violence Among Male and Female Youth Seeking Emergency Department Care")...

2014-06-30 23:07:03

School Shooting, An Extensive Guide Released Today by NoBullying: http://nobullying.com/school-shooting/ London, UK (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 In past years, school shootings have become common. So common that they need to be discussed and understood in order to prevent such tragedies from happening to children and school staff everywhere, explore NoBullying’s guide to school shooting released today. The guide begins by listing the six factors that contribute to a school shooting such as...

2014-06-24 08:35:39

Verizon Wireless Also Awards $30,000 Grant to Support GCFV Annual Conference ALPHARETTA, Ga., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In the last decade at least 1,300 Georgians lost their lives to domestic violence. In 2013 alone, almost 59,000 of the state's citizens called into the crisis lines of certified domestic violence agencies. These sobering numbers, as stated in the Georgia Commission on Family Violence 2014 fact sheet, and many other similar statistics are why organizations that provide...

2014-06-19 09:42:05

The Lancet Patients with mental illness are two and a half times more likely to be victims of homicide than people in the general population, according to a national study examining the characteristics of homicide victims across England and Wales, published in The Lancet Psychiatry. Homicides committed by patients with mental illness have received much media attention, but patients' risk of being victims of homicide and their relationship to the perpetrators has rarely been examined....

2014-05-31 23:01:39

Ce-Classes.com announces the creation of a new course that will assist healthcare and substance abuse agencies handle aggressive clients in a humane and dignified manner. (PRWEB) May 31, 2014 Ce-Classes.com announces the creation of a new ce course that will assist healthcare and substance abuse agencies handle aggressive clients in a humane and dignified manner. The online course will also help agencies in the process to pass accreditation audits from OSHA JCAHO and CARF, or state...

2014-05-21 11:51:48

Wiley Maternal depression is more common at four years following childbirth than at any other time in the first 12 months after childbirth, and there needs to be a greater focus on maternal mental health, suggests a new study published today (21 May) in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. The study using data from 1507 women from six public hospitals in Melbourne, Australia, examines the prevalence of maternal depression from early pregnancy to four years...

2014-05-20 16:27:08

INDIANAPOLIS, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Gregory Chernoff formed Team Dr. Chernoff to support of the Indiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence (ICADV). Team Dr. Chernoff will help raise funds and for the upcoming annual Race Against Domestic Violence. The Indiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence helps victims overcome and prevent domestic violence. The Coalition's goal is to end domestic violence. This is important since one out of every four women is a victim of...

Domestic Violence Victims More Likely To Be Smokers
2014-05-05 03:30:58

Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health Women who experienced physical or sexual violence perpetrated by their partner were 58 percent more likely to be smokers One third of women around the world have experienced physical or sexual violence at the hands of their intimate partners with consequences from post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety, and depression, to sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV. Now, in a new study in 29 low-income and middle-income countries,...


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