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2014-02-05 16:27:32

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Family Justice Center Alliance has released the results of a national survey of domestic violence survivors - identifying major unmet needs and significant long-term health impacts from violence and abuse. The survey, conducted in Family Justice Centers across the United States during a one week period last fall, found that victims and their children are uninsured or underinsured, rarely receive needed medical, dental, and vision services,...

2014-02-05 16:27:07

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Caretakers are never allowed to endanger the elderly. When they do so, they are responsible for the harms they caused. Elder abuse involves both physical and financial harm. When family members learn that their loved ones have been abused, they feel shocked. Sometimes they feel guilty. What more could they have done? Neighbors learning of the abuse often share shock and even guilt. We know this can happen again. How do we prevent this...

2014-01-31 08:24:00

Put women's safety first QUÉBEC, Jan. 31, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - The Conseil du statut de la femme du Québec released the English version of its report on the complex, largely hidden problem of honour crime. A first in Canada, the study documents the 17 cases of honour crime recorded in this country since 1991, only 5 of whose 26 victims survived. The Conseil urges decision makers to take action to protect girls and women from all forms of honour-based violence: excessive...

2014-01-28 23:03:07

As part of their continuing dedication to the local community, and children in need, Rand Group choose to participate in the BEARing Gifts Campaign for the 5th Consecutive Year, contributing more than $6750 in gifts. Houston, TX (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 For the 5th consecutive year, Rand Group has participated in the BEARing Gift Campaign, this year expanding the reach from Houston, to also include their Dallas location. The BEARing Gifts campaign, one of 4 programs put on by BEAResource...

2014-01-21 10:54:20

UCSF meta-analysis finds women at greater risk of being killed Someone with access to firearms is three times more likely to commit suicide and nearly twice as likely to be the victim of a homicide as someone who does not have access, according to a comprehensive review of the scientific literature conducted by researchers at UC San Francisco. The meta-analysis, published online Jan. 20, 2013, in Annals of Internal Medicine, pools results from 15 investigations, slightly more than half...

2014-01-11 23:00:11

Author and therapist, Carol Romeo, channels experiences to help others. Glendale, Calif. (PRWEB) January 12, 2014 Victory over Violence: Healing After Domestic Abuse Author and Therapist Channels Experiences to Help Others In the U.S., every nine seconds a woman is assaulted or beaten. The affects of domestic violence can continue after the abuse stops, taking form in addictions, depression and anxiety. Author Carol Romeo asks, is it possible to make these feelings disappear for good? In...

2014-01-09 23:02:54

Abt Associates has won a contract with the CDC to conduct a survey about the magnitude and characteristics of sexual violence, stalking and intimate partner violence. Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) January 09, 2014 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has awarded Abt Associates a contract worth more than $10 million to conduct a national and state level survey on the magnitude and characteristics of sexual violence, stalking and intimate partner violence. It will also measure...

2014-01-09 08:29:58

Intimate Apparel Retailer Launches Its Next Giving is Beautiful(TM) Soma Bra Donation NEW YORK, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Soma Intimates announces its next Giving is Beautiful(TM) Soma Bra Donation. The nationwide charitable initiative to collect bras for women in need is the largest of its kind. With more than 600,000 bras collected to date, the scale and scope of the project is a testament to Soma Intimates and the Soma customer's dedication to making a difference in women's...

2014-01-08 11:37:13

Intimate partner violence in women (sometimes referred to as domestic violence) is linked to termination of pregnancy, according to a study by UK researchers published in this week's PLOS Medicine. The study, led by Susan Bewley from Kings College London, also found that intimate partner violence was linked to a women's partner not knowing about the termination of pregnancy. The authors reached these conclusions by reviewing 74 published studies that provided information about experiences...

2013-12-31 23:00:32

Ce-classes.com releases a new ce course to help healthcare professionals understand the latest ASAM criteria. This continuing education course explains the American Society of Addiction Medicine's criteria for admission and treatment at substance abuse facilities and treatment centers. (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 Ce-Classes.com has reviewed and summarized the latest American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) criteria in its latest continuing education course. This criteria is used...


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