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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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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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