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Loyola Treats Chicago Violence as a Disease

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Approximately 82 people in Chicago were reportedly injured and 14 died due to gun violence during the extended 4th of July weekend. “Those injured or killed are too young and too many,” says DeAndre Williams, MD, emergency physician at Loyola University Health System who worked the holiday. “At Loyola, we are seeing multiple gunshot wounds now as automatic rifles are replacing single shot weapons, which is an alarming trend.”

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Teen Dating Violence Cuts Both Ways: 1 in 6 Girls & Guys Have Been Aggressors, Victims or Both

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Dating during the teen years takes a violent turn for nearly 1 in 6 young people, a new study finds, with both genders reporting acts like punching and throwing things. The data, drawn from a survey of over 4,000 patients ages 14 to 20, indicate that dating violence is common & affects both genders.

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Family Violence Leaves Genetic Imprint on Children

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A new study shows that children in homes affected by violence, suicide, or the incarceration of a family member have significantly shorter telomeres—a cellular marker of aging, than those in stable households.

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Another Tragic School Shooting Rocks Oregon - NSU Has National Expert on School Shootings Available for Media Working Stories

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Expert on Domestic Terrorism Available to Speak About Shootings in Las Vegas

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Drexel Law Expert Available to Discuss Violence Against Abortion Clinic Workers

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David S. Cohen, JD, is available to comment on violence against abortion clinic workers and other issues related to reproductive rights. Cohen is a constitutional law and gender issues expert and an associate professor at the School of Law at Drexel University in Philadelphia.

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Nigerian Kidnappings: Texas A&M Expert On Global Violence Against Women Available For Interviews

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Self-Defense Training Should Be Part of a College's Sexual Assault Prevention and Education Programs

Multiple studies have shown that a woman’s resistance to sexual assault reduces the likelihood of a completed assault while creating no risk of additional injury for the woman.

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UM Carey Law Student Laura Dunn, Founder of Survjustice; Advocate to End Campus Sexual Assault Available for Media

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Expert Source on Preventing Sexual Assault on Campuses: Student Survivor/Activist

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