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Fewer Bars and Liquor Stores, Less Domestic Violence: CDC December 10, 2014

Regulations limiting local access to alcohol may help curb partner assaults, study suggests

1 in 5 U.S. Men Admits to Violence Against Spouse, Partner September 16, 2014

Acts include hitting, kicking, biting, choking, threatening with a weapon, survey finds

Family Troubles Tied to Poorer Dental Health, Study Discovers September 05, 2014

The more physical, verbal aggression there was in the home, the more cavities parents and children had

Researchers See Link Between Dyslexia, Abuse July 10, 2014

But they're not sure which one might lead to the other

1 in 6 Teens Treated in ER Has History of Dating Violence: Study July 08, 2014

Both males and females affected; risk goes up with drug and alcohol abuse, researchers say

Injuries, Violence Are Leading Causes of Death for Young Americans July 02, 2014

CDC researcher calls for broader preventive measures

U.S. Kids Experiencing Less Violence: Surveys April 28, 2014

School shootings, bullying make the headlines, but they're the exception, expert says

Study Outlines Emotional Impact of Domestic Violence on Kids April 11, 2014

Cases rarely led to jail time, but children in the home felt intense fear, anxiety, researcher noted

Childhood Abuse May Lead to Health Ills in Adulthood March 20, 2014

Might trigger hormone problems linked to obesity, diabetes, study suggests

For Young Couples, Violence Can Harm Both Sides March 07, 2014

Experience raised depression risk as victim and aggressor moved into young adulthood, researchers report

Alcohol Tied to Domestic Violence on College Campuses January 31, 2014

Researchers did not find a link between marijuana use and partner abuse

Childhood Events Tied to Slow Recovery From Depression Later January 27, 2014

People who were abused as kids or had parents with addiction might take longer to regain mental health

Easy Access to Guns Tied to Higher Risk of Suicide, Homicide January 20, 2014

Firearms in the home can lead to rash decisions with fatal outcomes, study author says

Study Suggests Link Between Domestic Violence, Abortions January 07, 2014

Researchers say 25 percent of women having abortions worldwide were victims of partner violence

Crimes Against Women Grossly Underestimated, Report Says December 13, 2013

Researchers look at gender-based violence in 24 countries

Bone Doctors May Miss Signs of Domestic Abuse, Survey Finds November 15, 2013

Most orthopedic surgeons not trained to recognize broken bones caused by intimate-partner violence

Parental Stress, Domestic Violence May Affect Kids' Development: Study November 07, 2013

Although no direct link was found, researchers suggest screening children for risk factors

Domestic Violence Travels Down Through Generations, Study Finds November 01, 2013

Adults whose parents experienced intimate-partner violence often become abusers or victims themselves

Stalking Can Take Mental Toll on Victims, Study Confirms October 18, 2013

The psychological effects are even more profound for women who were stalked as adults, results show

Drinking Locations Factor Into Partner Violence, Study Says September 24, 2013

Where alcohol is consumed -- home, party, bar or park -- affects whether man or woman is victimized

Silence, Inaction May Compound Problem of Domestic Violence: Survey September 23, 2013

Disconnect found between people who say they would help and victims who received no assistance

Parents Deliberately Making Child Ill Can Be Deadly August 26, 2013

Family violence expert warns doctors to be on lookout for Munchausen syndrome by proxy

Childhood Abuse Linked to Later Thyroid Problems for Women August 02, 2013

Stress hormone in 'fight-or-flight' reaction may be involved, researcher suggests

1 in 3 Young Americans Has Suffered Dating Violence: Survey July 31, 2013

Problem isn't getting better, expert warns

Childhood Abuse May Add to Drug Users' Suicide Risk July 18, 2013

Doctors should ask patients about childhood trauma, researcher says

1 in 3 Women Worldwide Suffers Abuse From Partner: Review June 20, 2013

Another global report finds a third of all female murder victims were killed by a partner

Too Little Known on How Primary Care Docs Can Prevent Child Abuse June 10, 2013

U.S. panel couldn't make recommendations about kids without obvious signs of maltreatment

Migraine, Chronic Back Pain Tied to Higher Suicide Risk May 22, 2013

Hopelessness, disability may play a role in feelings of despair, study finds

Abused Children at Risk for Obesity as Adults: Study May 22, 2013

They are 36 percent more likely to struggle with weight later in life, researchers report

Many U.S. Kids Victims of Violence, Abuse: Survey May 13, 2013

Attacks that wouldn't be tolerated against adults may be shrugged off when children involved, expert says

Sons of Absent or Abusive Fathers May Pick More Bar Fights: Survey April 19, 2013

Study looked at aggression tied to drinking in young Australian men

Women Abused in Childhood at Higher Odds of Having Child With Autism: Study March 20, 2013

Researchers speculate that effect on immune system, stress response might explain why

Meth in Pregnancy May Blunt Child's Reaction to Stress: Study March 20, 2013

Combination of methamphetamine, troubled home environment muted toddlers' responses

Many Teens Afraid to Intervene in Sexual Assault, Survey Finds March 13, 2013

National effort launched to raise awareness, encourage involvement

People With Disabilities More Likely to Become Victims of Violence February 20, 2013

Those with emotional disorders at highest risk, British study found

Maternal Depression, Violence at Home May Raise Child's ADHD Risk February 07, 2013

Study found kids who were exposed to one or both before the age of 3 were more likely to be diagnosed by 6

Childhood Abuse May Be Tied to Uterine Fibroids: Study January 30, 2013

They are the most common type of benign tumor in women of childbearing age

Bisexual Women at Especially High Risk of Sexual Violence, CDC Says January 25, 2013

Six out of 10 reported rape, stalking or other abuse, often early in life

Many Women Victims of 'Contraceptive Sabotage,' Experts Say January 23, 2013

Leading ob/gyn group urges doctors to screen for this and other forms of sexual coercion

Task Force Urges Routine Screening of Women for Domestic Violence January 21, 2013

Doctors should assess all females of childbearing age for abuse, experts say

Married Women More Likely to Have Positive Pregnancies: Study January 03, 2013

They were less likely to suffer domestic violence, substance abuse, depression than other moms-to-be

Mental Disorders Linked With Domestic Violence, Study Says January 02, 2013

Women with anxiety disorders 3.5 times more likely to report abuse

Solo Rock Stars Die Sooner Than Those in Bands December 20, 2012

Study found rough childhood among risk factors

Abused Black Girls More Likely to Develop Asthma: Study December 19, 2012

Stress still affects immune system years later, researchers say

Child Abuse in U.S. Declines for 5th Straight Year December 13, 2012

But 681,000 kids are still mistreated, report finds

Dating Violence in Teen Years Can Have Lasting Impact December 10, 2012

Study found victims more likely to repeat history in adult relationships, practice unhealthy behaviors

Violence in a Soldier's Past May Up PTSD Risk November 29, 2012

Study found those abused as kids, attacked by spouses were more likely to develop the condition

More Evidence Links Bullying, Abuse to Suicidal Thoughts in Youth October 22, 2012

Study found sharp rise in risk when kids face 7 or more types of victimization

Certain Eye Injuries in Kids May Indicate Child Abuse: Study October 08, 2012

Retinal imaging could help doctors sort out accidents from purposeful injury

Child Abuse Injuries Have Risen, Study Finds October 01, 2012

Child protective agencies reported decline, but hospital data tell a different story

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