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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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2014-09-10 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 23:00:59

Millennium Treatment Group encourages women to educate themselves on date rape drugs. Lake Worth, FL (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Four North Carolina State University students recently created a nail polish that they say can indicate date-rape drugs by changing colors when dipped into a spiked drink. Millennium Treatment Group hopes that this new product will help women protect themselves against date rape. According to the U.S. Department of Justice, approximately one in four college-aged...

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...

2014-09-10 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 16:26:13

The NCSP promotes World Suicide Prevention Day with suicide prevention campaign MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Council for Suicide Prevention launched the Take 5 to Save Lives campaign (www.take5tosavelives.org) to recognize and support World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD), which is held annually on September 10. Take5ToSaveLives.org is a website that encourages everyone to take five minutes to learn about suicide prevention and share what they...

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...

2014-09-08 12:28:59

ATLANTA, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced new state awardees for the National Violent Death Reporting System (NVDRS). CDC's $7.5 million in funding will expand NVDRS from 18 to 32 participating states and enable greater collection of critical data on violent deaths. "More than 55,000 Americans died because of homicide or suicide in 2011. That's an average of more than six people dying a violent death every hour," said Daniel M....

2014-09-02 08:35:57

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kidpower International (kidpower.org) has launched an initiative to establish September as International Child Protection Month in celebration of its 25-year anniversary. Kidpower is a global nonprofit leader dedicated to child protection advocacy to keep kids safe from bullying, abuse, kidnapping, and other dangers -- and to empowering people of all ages and abilities with life skills for safety and success. Photo -...

angry face
2014-08-31 07:29:39

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Regardless of age, race, gender or nationality, all people make the same facial expression when they’re angry, experts from the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) and Australia’s Griffith University report in the latest online edition of Evolution and Human Behavior. The study authors call it the universal “anger face,” noting that it is characterized by a lowered brow, a thinning of the lips and a flaring of the...

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...


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