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2013-12-07 23:04:33

The new Elder-Abuse.net offers help and resources to victims of elder abuse. (PRWEB) December 07, 2013 The statistics regarding the rate of elder abuse in America are astounding. According to the National Center on Elder Abuse, there were nearly six million cases of elderly abuse in 2010 in the United States alone. The stats suggest that nearly a whopping 10 percent of the entire American elderly population reported a form of abuse, and many instances of abuse go unreported altogether....

2013-11-25 23:21:45

Annual communications awards recognize leading global campaigns helping to prevent violence against women and girls. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) November 25, 2013 Today, the Communications X-Change (X-Change), a user-generated digital library of communications material focused on preventing global gender-based violence, announced a call for submissions for the 2014 Communications Awards. Organizations around the world, including governments, can submit material to the X-Change by January...

2013-11-25 16:36:31

Father of slain dating violence victim urges action One in 10 high school youth in the U.S. reports having been hit or physically hurt by a dating partner in the past year, according to a new study led by a Boston University School of Public Health researcher. In a study published in the Journal of School Violence, Emily Rothman and Ziming Xuan, faculty at Boston University, analyzed data from 100,901 students who participated in the national Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System...

2013-11-12 09:53:14

Survey finds orthopaedic trauma patients injuries can be misidentified According to the World Health Organization, approximately 30 percent of women in North and South America experience intimate partner violence during their lifetimes. In North America, domestic violence also is the most common cause of non-fatal injuries among women, often resulting in broken bones. However, research from the University of Missouri has found 74 percent of orthopaedic trauma surgeons, who treat many...

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