Health

'It takes a village to raise a child'

A wealth of evidence has shown that the first 1,000 days of an infant's health and wellbeing is crucial to build a strong foundation for a child to thrive throughout their lifetime.

Health

Young females are victims of violent injury

A new study from Rhode Island Hospital shows that a large proportion of victims of community violence treated in its emergency department are female. Injured adolescent females are more likely than males to be injured by ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Animated characters keep it real in teen violence prevention videos

Briana and Damon could be the kids up the block. Briana does well in school and wants to follow in her sister's footsteps to college. Damon works hard at an after-school job in a local barbershop. They hang out with friends ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Youth with solid educational goals may steer clear of violence

Young African-American men who have well-established educational aspirations by the time they are in 9th grade are less likely than their peers to engage in violent behavior at age 22, researchers from the University of Michigan ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Study IDs key indicators linking violence and mental illness

New research from North Carolina State University, RTI International, Arizona State University and Duke University Medical Center finds a host of factors that are associated with subsequent risk of adults with mental illness ...

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