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2014-09-15 23:00:39

Web-based training targeted at college-aged men is an effective tool for reducing the number of sexual assaults on U.S. campuses, according to a researcher in the School of Public Health at Georgia State University. ATLANTA (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Web-based training targeted at college-aged men is an effective tool for reducing the number of sexual assaults on U.S. campuses, according to a researcher in the School of Public Health at Georgia State University. The RealConsent program...

2014-09-11 04:20:54

Case Funding Firm says firestorm has hit the most profitable sports league this week, while they still deal with lawsuits involving NFL Concussion and Painkiller cases. DALLAS, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Legal-Bay LLC, The Lawsuit Settlement Funding Company, reported today that the NFL is under fire for various cases in the media. According to CNN, on Monday, Baltimore Ravens' running back Ray Rice was released from the team and indefinitely suspended by the NFL after a video...

2014-09-10 16:23:02

NFL Draws Needed Attention To The Problem Of Domestic Violence In America NEW YORK, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the NFL announcement banishing Ray Rice from the league and the Baltimore Ravens terminating his contract due to Domestic Violence allegations, Avital Zeisler is empowering women with the launch of The Soteria Method Transformation (www.AZFearless.com). A self-defense expert and motivational speaker, Avital overcame the trauma of an assault, leading her to...

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...

marijuana and domestic violence
2014-08-28 04:59:01

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In a finding that could forever alter our perception of bonding with our significant others, researchers from the University at Buffalo School of Public Health and Health Professions and Research Institute on Addictions (RIA) have discovered fewer incidents of domestic violence among married couples who smoke pot together. The study, which appears in the August online edition of Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, looked at the...

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"...

2014-08-08 11:13:41

Springer Psychologists should help clients to better handle sexually oppressive experiences Some young women simply have more resilience and better coping skills and can shrug off the effect of unwanted cat calls, demeaning looks and sexual advances. Women with low resilience struggle and could develop psychological problems when they internalize such behavior, because they think they are to blame. So say Dawn Szymanski and Chandra Feltman of the University of Tennessee in the US, in...

2014-08-06 04:22:04

Case Funding Firm says Penn State case has shown a variety of work related lawsuit claims that company typically funds. PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Legal-Bay LLC, The Lawsuit Settlement Funding Company, announced today the filing of a $1MM wrongful termination, work related firing lawsuit after the University unfairly blamed former Penn State coaches Jay Paterno and Bill Kenney for actions related to the Jerry Sandusky matter. The former coaches' suit alleges Penn...

2014-07-29 12:39:20

Millions of abuse victims to find help faster, better than before. DENVER, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV) and Theresa's Fund, an Arizona-based private family foundation, have formed a partnership to launch domesticshelters.org, a new website that will provide abuse victims, their friends and family, and agencies, with the most comprehensive, searchable database housing more than 300,000 data points on more than 3,000...

2014-07-29 08:28:03

Ad to Air in Washington, D.C., Arizona, Nevada, and New Hampshire; Domestic Violence Survivors and Advocates From Across The Country Join Everytown in DC to Urge Congress to Close Loopholes that Allow Abusers and Stalkers to Get Guns WASHINGTON, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Everytown for Gun Safety today released a new television and online advertisement depicting a harrowing encounter of domestic abuse and gun violence ahead of this week's Senate Judiciary Committee hearing -...


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  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
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