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1 In 5 Men Reports Violence Toward Intimate Partners

1 In 5 Men Reports Violence Toward Intimate Partners

Beata Mostafavi, University of Michigan Physical symptoms like irritable bowel syndrome and insomnia also associated with higher risks of intimate partner violence One in five men in the U.S. reports violence towards their spouse or...

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2014-09-18 23:14:29

Free parent resource offers tips and perspectives from teen and family experts including educators, doctors, therapists, wellness professionals, and more. Los Gatos, CA (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Los Gatos Teen Therapy announced today that as part of its ongoing efforts to encourage positive growth of teens in the community, the agency will provide a free resource for parents of teens in a special blog series called “31 Days to a Better Life With Your Teen.” Throughout the month of...

2014-09-12 12:24:09

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mark Zimmer, chairman of the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency (PCCD), today issued the following statement in reaction to the NCAA's decision to withdraw its objections to the Endowment Act, or Act 1 of 2013, which directs PCCD to expend the $60 million monetary penalty imposed on the Pennsylvania State University to aid the victims of child sexual abuse: "I am extremely pleased that the NCAA has made the...

2014-09-10 23:12:13

Approved online continuing education company provides free distribution of material for individuals and healthcare professionals. The information will assist in understanding and preventing domestic violence. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 CE-Classes.com has announced that it will provide free information about domestic violence. The material will identify risky behaviors, risk factors, consequences, treatments and methods for preventing domestic violence. This will serve as...

2014-09-10 08:30:47

Organization appoints Katie Ray-Jones to top position AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Domestic Violence Hotline is pleased to announce that Katie Ray-Jones has been named chief executive officer and president of the organization. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131003/DA91382LOGO-b "The National Domestic Violence Hotline looks forward to Katie taking the organization to the next level in her role as CEO. Katie has a proven track record...

2014-09-09 12:25:24

Release of Book from Champion of Abused Women Coincides with October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month WASHINGTON, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When it comes to combatting the terror and trauma of domestic abuse, few women in the country have done more than Dr. Ludy Green to educate and empower victims. Dr. Green founded Second Chance Employment Services (SCES), a D.C. nonprofit that trains and empowers woman to reenter the workforce, setting them on the path to financial...

2014-08-28 23:15:14

In response to the recent death of Robin Williams, grief expert, Edy Nathan MA, LCSW, discusses the trap of depression and how sufferers can potentially battle the disease. New York, New York (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 In the weeks after the untimely death of actor and comedian Robin Williams, world renowned grief expert made a statement on the overwhelming nature of untreated depression. Nathan points out that therapeutic assistance is necessary to help individuals realize that there is a...

2014-08-28 12:26:58

DETROIT, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Commission to Eliminate Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities (CECANF) held a public meeting today in Plymouth, Michigan, just outside of Detroit, to hear from local, state, and federal stakeholders on issues related to identifying, preventing, and reducing child abuse fatalities. CECANF was established by Public Law 112-275 (112th Congress), the Protect Our Kids Act of 2012, to develop a national strategy and recommendations for reducing fatalities...

2014-08-13 16:23:58

Estelle will Perform at the Face Forward Gala Sept. 13 Raising Money and Awareness to Provide Reconstructive Surgery to Domestic Violence Victims LOS ANGELES, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Grammy Award-winning artist, Estelle will perform at Face Forward Foundation's Fifth Annual Gala, "A Venetian Masquerade" September 13, at The Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles. When Estelle first burst onto the scene in 2008 with the #1, double-platinum hit song "American Boy"...

2014-08-12 23:09:34

AltaPointe Health Systems' adds more school-based therapists to help students succeed in and out of the classroom. Educators say tremendous improvement is being made. Mobile, Ala. (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 While Gulf Coast families prepare for a new school year, stocking up on supplies and uniforms, AltaPointe is preparing to help make this school year a successful one for kids living with mental health issues. Six area school systems now have school-based therapists who work for...

2014-08-12 12:35:28

C.S. Mott Children's Hospital Childhood obesity still at the top in annual top 10 list of childhood health concerns, according to U-M’s National Poll on Children’s Health Childhood obesity remains the top health concern for children in 2014, but when asked about national concerns, adults put school violence and gun-related injuries in the top 10, according to a new University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital National Poll on Children’s Health. In the poll’s annual...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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