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How news about violence affects kids

Grim images of gun incidents spanning from Newtown, Conn., to Los Angeles have filled news reports of late, presenting a challenge for parents whose children are exposed to these events through the media—whether by television, ...

Apr 08, 2013
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Gaps exist in brain injury knowledge among veterans

(Medical Xpress)—Researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) found that only 1 in 5 veterans reported receiving brain injury education while serving in the military. The researchers, whose ...

Mar 29, 2013
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