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Link Between Money Woes, Domestic Abuse Tough to UntangleApril 29, 2016

Researchers trying to determine if financial troubles lead to violence

Heavy Pot Use Tied to Social, Money Troubles in Mid-LifeMarch 23, 2016

But one marijuana advocate believes people who already have problems may often turn to the drug

Abuse, Poverty in Childhood Linked to Adult Health ProblemsMarch 01, 2016

Study found cancer, heart disease were more likely to crop up decades later

Frequent Monitoring May Keep Alcohol Offenders SoberFebruary 10, 2016

South Dakota program is credited with reducing deaths and is now headed to other parts of the U.S.

Child Abuse at Daycare, Youth Groups Rarer Than Thought: SurveyFebruary 02, 2016

Kids at higher risk at home than while in the care of such organizations, study finds

More Women Killed by Someone They Know in States With High Gun RatesJanuary 28, 2016

Reducing firearms might cut killings by family members, researchers suggest

Kindergartners With Traumatic Life Experiences Struggle More in SchoolJanuary 14, 2016

Multiple adverse events linked to poorer concentration, more aggression, researchers find

First Year of Life Poses Highest Risk for Child Abuse: StudyNovember 24, 2015

Babies this young are also three times more likely to die of their injuries than those hurt accidentally

Routine Screening for Child Abuse Might Spot More Cases: StudyOctober 05, 2015

Further testing of all children with suspicious injuries could minimize misdiagnoses

Abused Women Struggle With More Severe Menopause Symptoms: StudySeptember 30, 2015

Doctors should seek evidence and encourage patients to report verbal or physical batterings, expert says

U.S. Hospitals May Often Miss Signs of Child AbuseJuly 13, 2015

Less than half follow up on suspicious fractures among at-risk kids, study finds

Childhood Trauma Tied to Migraine Risk as AdultJuly 03, 2015

Study found witnessing parental domestic violence produced most powerful association

1 in 3 American Adults Owns a Gun, Survey FindsJune 30, 2015

Most are older white men rooted in a social gun culture

U.S. Kids Suffer High Rates of Assault, Abuse, Study FindsJune 29, 2015

Long-term effects include poor mental and physical health, experts say

Pediatrics Group Advises Doctors on How to Spot Child AbuseApril 27, 2015

New guidance offers suggestions on protecting children, too

1 in 10 Americans Has Anger Issues and Access to Guns: SurveyApril 08, 2015

Checking history of misdemeanors might help pinpoint those at risk of violence, researchers say

Abused Kids Not Destined to Be Abusive Parents, Study FindsMarch 26, 2015

But neglect, sexual abuse was more likely in kids of parents who were abused as children

Restraining Order Often Costly for WomenMarch 13, 2015

Lost earnings the first year can exceed $1,000, study finds

1 in 5 U.S. Teen Girls Physically or Sexually Abused While DatingMarch 02, 2015

National survey finds one in 10 teen boys also experiences dating violence

Sexual Pain Common After Childbirth, Study FindsFebruary 05, 2015

C-section and certain assisted vaginal births linked to more long-term problems

Fewer Bars and Liquor Stores, Less Domestic Violence: CDCDecember 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, PartnerSeptember 16, 2014

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

Family Troubles Tied to Poorer Dental Health, Study DiscoversSeptember 05, 2014

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

Researchers See Link Between Dyslexia, AbuseJuly 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: StudyJuly 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 AmericansJuly 02, 2014

CDC researcher calls for broader preventive measures

U.S. Kids Experiencing Less Violence: SurveysApril 28, 2014

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

Study Outlines Emotional Impact of Domestic Violence on KidsApril 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 AdulthoodMarch 20, 2014

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

For Young Couples, Violence Can Harm Both SidesMarch 07, 2014

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

Alcohol Tied to Domestic Violence on College CampusesJanuary 31, 2014

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

Childhood Events Tied to Slow Recovery From Depression LaterJanuary 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, HomicideJanuary 20, 2014

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

Study Suggests Link Between Domestic Violence, AbortionsJanuary 07, 2014

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

Crimes Against Women Grossly Underestimated, Report SaysDecember 13, 2013

Researchers look at gender-based violence in 24 countries

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

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

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

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

Domestic Violence Travels Down Through Generations, Study FindsNovember 01, 2013

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

Stalking Can Take Mental Toll on Victims, Study ConfirmsOctober 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 SaysSeptember 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: SurveySeptember 23, 2013

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

Parents Deliberately Making Child Ill Can Be DeadlyAugust 26, 2013

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

Childhood Abuse Linked to Later Thyroid Problems for WomenAugust 02, 2013

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

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

Problem isn't getting better, expert warns

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

Doctors should ask patients about childhood trauma, researcher says

1 in 3 Women Worldwide Suffers Abuse From Partner: ReviewJune 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 AbuseJune 10, 2013

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

Migraine, Chronic Back Pain Tied to Higher Suicide RiskMay 22, 2013

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

Abused Children at Risk for Obesity as Adults: StudyMay 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: SurveyMay 13, 2013

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