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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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Military Makes Progress with Sexual Assault Training, but More Can Be Done

The U.S. military has made progress by conducting sexual assault training, but a new University of Michigan study raises questions about the effectiveness of those efforts.

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Johns Hopkins Experts on Intimate Partner Violence Add Context to Ray Rice-Janay Palmer Story

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Journalist Beheaded, Another Threatened by ISIL Militants, President Speaks Out: Experts Needed

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Michael Brown Media Attention May Reinforce Stereotypes, Says Cornell Professor of Africana Studies

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School Violence, Gun-Related Injury Among Top 10 Child Health Concerns Nationally

Childhood obesity remains the top health concern for children in 2014, but when asked about national concerns, adults put school violence and gun-related injuries in the top 10.

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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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