News tagged with violence prevention

Partner abuse counseling for women insufficient

Only about one in five central Pennsylvania women who have experienced intimate partner violence is asked or counseled by a health care provider about abuse, according to Penn State medicine and public health science researchers. ...

Mar 08, 2013
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Study focuses on dating violence in Texas public schools

Texas was the first state in the nation to mandate school policies on dating violence, but it still has some work to do in protecting victims and addressing consequences for the crime, according to a study by the Crime Victims' ...

Mar 07, 2013
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AAFP to Obama: Family docs key in violence prevention

(HealthDay)—Family physicians can play a role in addressing and preventing violence in the community, according to a Jan. 17 letter to President Obama from the American Association of Family Physicians ...

Jan 25, 2013
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Youth violence declining in UK

Physical violence among young people is on the decline overall in nearly thirty countries including the UK, according to a new international study involving researchers from the University of Hertfordshire.

Dec 04, 2012
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Helmets save lives of skiers and snowboarders

The use of helmets by skiers and snowboarders decreases the risk and severity of head injuries and saves lives, new Johns Hopkins-led research suggests. The findings debunk long-held beliefs by some that the use of helmets ...

Nov 12, 2012
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