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Is Violent Injury a Chronic Disease? U-M Study Suggests So, and May Aid Efforts to Stop the Cycle

Teens and young adults who get seriously injured in an assault are nearly twice as likely as their peers to end up back in the emergency room for a violent injury within the next two years, a new University of Michigan study finds. The researchers call this repeating pattern of violent injury a reoccurring disease.

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Multiple Factors - Not Just Mental Illness - Associated with Gun Possession and Violence Among Youths

The study, by researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center and Teachers College, Columbia University, applies the latest computational methodologies to nationally representative data from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System.

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School Shooting in Washington Brings Issue Back to the National Forefront

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No Silver Bullet: Iowa State Study Identifies Risk Factors of Youth Charged with Murder

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News of a school shooting or a homicide involving a teenage suspect always leads to the question of why? It is human nature to want an explanation, but too often, the rush to judgment clouds reality, said Matt DeLisi, a professor of sociology at Iowa State.

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UNH Research Highlights Extent and Effects of School Violence

Six percent of U.S. children and youth missed a day of school over the course of a year because they were the victim of violence or abuse at school. This was a major finding of a study on school safety by published this month in the Journal of School Violence

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JHSPH Experts Available Re: California's Landmark Gun Law, Gun "Take Away" Orders + Evidence-Based Gun Policy

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Op-Ed: NFL Could Take Cue from Australian Rugby on Domestic Violence

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Domestic violence and breast cancer both kill women. American football has an opportunity and a duty to treat both equally.

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Study Finds Domestic Violence Issue Possible Red Zone Fumble for NFL

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Twice as many women as compared to men are of the strong opinion that Ray Rice, former Baltimore Ravens running back, should never play in the NFL again, according to a new survey conducted by Drs. Kristi Sweeney and Elizabeth Gregg, both assistant professors in the Department of Leadership, School Counseling and Sport Management at the University of North Florida.

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New Study Out of Villanova University Finds Release of Violent Video Games May Actually Reduce Real-World Violence

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1 in 5 Men Reports Violence Toward Intimate Partners

Intimate partner violence is more prevalent than diabetes.

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