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The Boy Scouts of America are in trouble – to say the least. But, do the boy scouts who were molested and abused have even more far reaching troubles?  After all, according to files released by the organization, many of the child abusers were not prosecuted, their misdeeds covered up for years.  The

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With the addictive combination of ingredients in the recently approved prescription cold medication Rezira, is the syrup an accident waiting to happen?

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President Clinton declared October as Domestic Violence Awarness Month and in 1994 signed into legislation the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) as authored by Sen. Joe Biden. It addresses various forms of redress and recovery for violent acts against women. It looks at the physical violence dynamic

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A frustration for the victim of domestic abuse is trying to come forward to report the harm and in turn being met with no response. Worse is no response and no protection. * * * "I'm tired of being used as a punching bag. I'm tired of being plied for this and that piece of information. I'm tired of

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There aren’t enough therapists in the world to help the hundreds of millions of people who suffer complex trauma. But one former pastor is tackling the topic in his own community.

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Early media coverage of the Penn State University child abuse tragedy gets a "C" grade, says a report issued by the Ms. Foundation and Berkeley Media Studies Group. News reports fell short in addressing solutions for preventing child trauma.

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As the number of Baby Boomers increase and put pressure on those impacted by elder laws and issues, it becomes more important for us to look at elder abuse, how to recognize it, what to do about it. This informal white paper starts us on that journey.

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Elder abuse, a growing but hidden problem for Chinese seniors in the United States, often originates when adult children here reject the tradition of filial piety. This is the second story of a two-part series.

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Familial piety is so highly valued in the Asian culture, contributing to the image of Asian Americans as a model minority, that many people, including Asian Americans themselves, don't even realize that senior abuse exists in this community.

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Last week two different television programs aired that depicted first a murder (on Closer) and then a brutal assault (on

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