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2014-02-27 04:21:45

EAGAN, Minn., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In an era when reports of cyberbullying among children are prevalent, a new survey from FindLaw.com, the most popular legal information website, says nearly one out of twelve parents report their child has been a victim of cyberbullying. Cyberbullying involves threatening, harassing, hateful, hostile or reputation-damaging messages or photos that are sent though text messages, social networks and emails. According to FindLaw.com, seven...

2014-02-25 12:25:21

DETROIT, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bullying and Beyond is an inspirational book with a fresh take on bullying. This wild roller coaster ride chronicles the shocking true-life story of a child that grows up in a society and family culture that supports being bullied. The 103-page work is available in Kindle format at Amazon.com and can be read on any device with the Kindle app....

2014-02-24 23:28:31

In response to an article published by Medical News Today, Dr. Michael Gabriel discusses the long-term health issues that could affect those who were bullied as children. New York, NY (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 Dr. Michael Gabriel of Gabriel Pediatrics, a Staten Island pediatric care center, responds to an article published on February 17 by Medical News Today, which discusses the harmful health effects that can stem from childhood bullying. According to the February 17 article published...

2014-02-19 04:22:08

Vast majority of Americans believe that technology has made it easier to bully someone NEW YORK, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- School bullying, unfortunately, continues to make regular appearances in both local and national headlines. While several prominent bullying incidents in recent years have led to an increase in efforts to combat the issue, it seems to persevere; use of social media and texting to bully peers adds to the complexity which communities face when trying to address the...

2014-02-18 23:22:34

The New Weapon is a short film that is not short on talent. A Scorzelli/Faiola Production. New York, New York (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 The New Weapon is a short film that is not short on talent. Taking the role of Brian will be Jamie Harrold known from his work in the Academy Award winning short The New Tenants, Kingdom Hospital, The Score and Erin Brokevich. The cast also includes Kaili Vernoff from Woody Allen’s The Curse of the Jade Scorpion and Sweet and Lowdown. Their Daughter...

2014-02-18 12:34:30

6,500 Stickers Later, #TakeNoBullies Celebrates First Birthday BROOKLYN, N.Y., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MySecuritySign's #TakeNoBullies campaign celebrates a year of success on its first birthday. Supporting six schools, nine organizations, and countless individuals, #TakeNoBullies distributed over 6,500 cyber-smart stickers to prevent bullying across the nation. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140218/NY64307) The #TakeNoBullies initiative began in February...

2014-02-17 00:21:28

Longitudinal study shows negative, compounding effects of bullying BOSTON, Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The longer the period of time a child is bullied, the more severe and lasting the impact has on a child's health, according to a new study from Boston Children's Hospital published online Feb. 17 in Pediatrics. The study is the first to examine the compounding effects of bullying from elementary school to high school. "Our research shows that long-term bullying has a...

2014-02-10 23:24:38

Intrepid Air & Space Museum and Characters for Hire stunt show helps children and parents understand the impact of bullying. New York, NY (PRWEB) February 10, 2014 Looking for a great way to keep your kids entertained and teach them an important lesson at the same time? Then head over to the Intrepid Air & Space Museum on Monday, Feb. 17, for the Anti-Bullying Stunt Show extravaganza, a Hollywood-style show designed to be enjoyable for kids and their parents. The stunt show is...

2014-02-05 12:26:00

Female college student music raises awareness and support for anti-bullying. Sarah Copley music single "Everyone's Your Friend" will encourage, fight against bullying, and help support charities who address this social concern with money raised by song downloads. NEW YORK, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Children and Adults are bullied every 7 minutes; 85 percent of the time there is no intervention of any kind. Thousands of children miss school due to bullying and is one of...

2014-02-03 16:24:24

New Survey Instrument Helps Educators Improve Learning Environment ATLANTA, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The International Survey Associates today launched a new tool, the Social, Emotional and Bullying Behavior Survey (SEBBS), to help schools determine the frequency of bullying behaviors and gauge the effectiveness of, or need for, intervention or prevention efforts. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140203/MN57166) Designed for middle school students, the SEBBS...