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Boys victims of dating violence, too

(HealthDay)—Contrary to what many people may think, teenage boys commonly suffer dating violence—including physical and emotional abuse, a new U.S. government study finds.

Jan 29, 2016
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Most Americans support smart guns, survey finds

Nearly 60 percent of Americans, if they buy a new handgun, are willing to purchase a smart or childproof gun—a weapon that is only operable in the hands of an authorized user—new Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public ...

Jan 21, 2016
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Violence

Violence is the expression of physical force against self or other, compelling action against one's will on pain of being hurt. Variant uses of the term refer to the destruction of non-living objects (see property damage). Worldwide, violence is used as a tool of manipulation and also is an area of concern for law and culture which take attempts to suppress and stop it. The word violence covers a broad spectrum. It can vary from between a physical altercation between two beings where a slight injury may be the outcome to war and genocide where millions may die as a result.

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