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Recession Linked To Increase In Child Abuse
2011-09-19 10:48:18

  According to new research from Childrens Hospital of Pittsburgh, the recession is linked to an increase in child abuse. The researchers studied 422 abused children from lower-income families in 74 counties in four states. Lead author Dr. Rachel Berger of the hospital said the results confirm anecdotal reports from many pediatricians who have seen increasing numbers of shaken baby cases and other forms of brain-injuring abuse. She decided to study the type of injury after...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.