July 10, 2014: Researchers See Link Between Dyslexia, Abuse
But they're not sure which one might lead to the other

July 08, 2014: 1 in 6 Teens Treated in ER Has History of Dating Violence: Study
Both males and females affected; risk goes up with drug and alcohol abuse, researchers say

July 02, 2014: Injuries, Violence Are Leading Causes of Death for Young Americans
CDC researcher calls for broader preventive measures

April 28, 2014: U.S. Kids Experiencing Less Violence: Surveys
School shootings, bullying make the headlines, but they're the exception, expert says

April 11, 2014: Study Outlines Emotional Impact of Domestic Violence on Kids
Cases rarely led to jail time, but children in the home felt intense fear, anxiety, researcher noted

March 20, 2014: Childhood Abuse May Lead to Health Ills in Adulthood
Might trigger hormone problems linked to obesity, diabetes, study suggests

March 07, 2014: For Young Couples, Violence Can Harm Both Sides
Experience raised depression risk as victim and aggressor moved into young adulthood, researchers report

January 31, 2014: Alcohol Tied to Domestic Violence on College Campuses
Researchers did not find a link between marijuana use and partner abuse

January 27, 2014: Childhood Events Tied to Slow Recovery From Depression Later
People who were abused as kids or had parents with addiction might take longer to regain mental health

January 20, 2014: Easy Access to Guns Tied to Higher Risk of Suicide, Homicide
Firearms in the home can lead to rash decisions with fatal outcomes, study author says

January 07, 2014: Study Suggests Link Between Domestic Violence, Abortions
Researchers say 25 percent of women having abortions worldwide were victims of partner violence

December 13, 2013: Crimes Against Women Grossly Underestimated, Report Says
Researchers look at gender-based violence in 24 countries

November 15, 2013: Bone Doctors May Miss Signs of Domestic Abuse, Survey Finds
Most orthopedic surgeons not trained to recognize broken bones caused by intimate-partner violence

November 07, 2013: Parental Stress, Domestic Violence May Affect Kids' Development: Study
Although no direct link was found, researchers suggest screening children for risk factors

November 01, 2013: Domestic Violence Travels Down Through Generations, Study Finds
Adults whose parents experienced intimate-partner violence often become abusers or victims themselves

October 18, 2013: Stalking Can Take Mental Toll on Victims, Study Confirms
The psychological effects are even more profound for women who were stalked as adults, results show

September 24, 2013: Drinking Locations Factor Into Partner Violence, Study Says
Where alcohol is consumed -- home, party, bar or park -- affects whether man or woman is victimized

September 23, 2013: Silence, Inaction May Compound Problem of Domestic Violence: Survey
Disconnect found between people who say they would help and victims who received no assistance

August 26, 2013: Parents Deliberately Making Child Ill Can Be Deadly
Family violence expert warns doctors to be on lookout for Munchausen syndrome by proxy

August 02, 2013: Childhood Abuse Linked to Later Thyroid Problems for Women
Stress hormone in 'fight-or-flight' reaction may be involved, researcher suggests

July 31, 2013: 1 in 3 Young Americans Has Suffered Dating Violence: Survey
Problem isn't getting better, expert warns

July 18, 2013: Childhood Abuse May Add to Drug Users' Suicide Risk
Doctors should ask patients about childhood trauma, researcher says

June 20, 2013: 1 in 3 Women Worldwide Suffers Abuse From Partner: Review
Another global report finds a third of all female murder victims were killed by a partner

June 10, 2013: Too Little Known on How Primary Care Docs Can Prevent Child Abuse
U.S. panel couldn't make recommendations about kids without obvious signs of maltreatment

May 22, 2013: Migraine, Chronic Back Pain Tied to Higher Suicide Risk
Hopelessness, disability may play a role in feelings of despair, study finds

May 22, 2013: Abused Children at Risk for Obesity as Adults: Study
They are 36 percent more likely to struggle with weight later in life, researchers report

May 13, 2013: Many U.S. Kids Victims of Violence, Abuse: Survey
Attacks that wouldn't be tolerated against adults may be shrugged off when children involved, expert says

April 19, 2013: Sons of Absent or Abusive Fathers May Pick More Bar Fights: Survey
Study looked at aggression tied to drinking in young Australian men

March 20, 2013: Women Abused in Childhood at Higher Odds of Having Child With Autism: Study
Researchers speculate that effect on immune system, stress response might explain why

March 20, 2013: Meth in Pregnancy May Blunt Child's Reaction to Stress: Study
Combination of methamphetamine, troubled home environment muted toddlers' responses

March 13, 2013: Many Teens Afraid to Intervene in Sexual Assault, Survey Finds
National effort launched to raise awareness, encourage involvement

February 20, 2013: People With Disabilities More Likely to Become Victims of Violence
Those with emotional disorders at highest risk, British study found

February 07, 2013: Maternal Depression, Violence at Home May Raise Child's ADHD Risk
Study found kids who were exposed to one or both before the age of 3 were more likely to be diagnosed by 6

January 30, 2013: Childhood Abuse May Be Tied to Uterine Fibroids: Study
They are the most common type of benign tumor in women of childbearing age

January 25, 2013: Bisexual Women at Especially High Risk of Sexual Violence, CDC Says
Six out of 10 reported rape, stalking or other abuse, often early in life

January 23, 2013: Many Women Victims of 'Contraceptive Sabotage,' Experts Say
Leading ob/gyn group urges doctors to screen for this and other forms of sexual coercion

January 21, 2013: Task Force Urges Routine Screening of Women for Domestic Violence
Doctors should assess all females of childbearing age for abuse, experts say

January 03, 2013: Married Women More Likely to Have Positive Pregnancies: Study
They were less likely to suffer domestic violence, substance abuse, depression than other moms-to-be

January 02, 2013: Mental Disorders Linked With Domestic Violence, Study Says
Women with anxiety disorders 3.5 times more likely to report abuse

December 20, 2012: Solo Rock Stars Die Sooner Than Those in Bands
Study found rough childhood among risk factors

December 19, 2012: Abused Black Girls More Likely to Develop Asthma: Study
Stress still affects immune system years later, researchers say

December 13, 2012: Child Abuse in U.S. Declines for 5th Straight Year
But 681,000 kids are still mistreated, report finds

December 10, 2012: Dating Violence in Teen Years Can Have Lasting Impact
Study found victims more likely to repeat history in adult relationships, practice unhealthy behaviors

November 29, 2012: Violence in a Soldier's Past May Up PTSD Risk
Study found those abused as kids, attacked by spouses were more likely to develop the condition

October 22, 2012: More Evidence Links Bullying, Abuse to Suicidal Thoughts in Youth
Study found sharp rise in risk when kids face 7 or more types of victimization

October 08, 2012: Certain Eye Injuries in Kids May Indicate Child Abuse: Study
Retinal imaging could help doctors sort out accidents from purposeful injury

October 01, 2012: Child Abuse Injuries Have Risen, Study Finds
Child protective agencies reported decline, but hospital data tell a different story

August 24, 2012: Couch-Potato Kids Are Top U.S. Child Health Problem: Poll
Obesity, tobacco use also ranked high among community concerns

August 21, 2012: No Truth to Candidate's Claim That Rape Hinders Pregnancy, Experts Say
Leading ob/gyn group in United States calls Rep. Akin's remarks 'inaccurate, offensive'

August 15, 2012: Routine Screening Won't Cut Rates of Domestic Violence, Study Suggests
Researchers saw no benefit for women who got doctor's office-based screen vs. those who did not