Some 47 million American women are expected to benefit from President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act starting Aug. 1.
A latest research warns parents that psychological abuse could be as damaging to a child's physical and mental health as physical abuse like slapping or punching. According to experts from American academy of pediatrics, even though its difficult to pinpoint or produce a figure, psychological abuse may be the most common type of child abuse. Psychological abuse includes the acts of belittling, denigrating, terrorizing, exploiting, emotional unresponsiveness, or corrupting a child to the point...
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) Expert Panel on Protective Factors for Youth Violence is now calling for new research to find ways to approach and prevent youth violence.
According to a Michigan State University researcher, Asian-American victims of domestic violence rarely seek help from police or health care providers.
According to an ABC News report, nearly 30 percent of students are either bullies or victims of bullying, and 160,000 kids stay home from school every day because of fear of bullying.
A new report has revealed that preventing dating abuse and assisting victims are not priorities for U.S. high schools.
A recent study reveals that disabled children are highly prone to violence and sexual abuse.
A new study has concluded that multicultural youths do not not engage in more violence than other groups.
According to researchers at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth College, teen-friendly movies without smoking scenes would deter adolescents from picking up a cigarette.
A new study, done by researchers at Penn State and University College London, claims that children who are exposed to community violence continue to exhibit a physical stress response up to a year after the exposure.
A national survey suggests employment, meeting basic needs, living stability, social support, spiritual faith, ability to care for oneself, perceived self-determination, and the ability to adapt to stress are important factors in reducing the risk of violence among veterans.
(Edmonton) Teen mothers are far more likely to suffer abuse and postpartum depression than older moms, according to a study of Canadian women's maternity experiences by a University of Alberta researcher.
One in every ten state prisoner is sexually abused during confinement, says a study released last Thursday.
Athens, Ga. - Decades of research show people born into poverty are likely to continue to live that way as adults. But one University of Georgia researcher has found a way out-education.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Hundreds of thousands of female immigrant farm workers in the United States are at risk of sexual violence and harassment, the organization Human Rights Watch said in a report on Wednesday.