Latest News

Silent victims -- an epidemic of childhood exposure to domestic violence

Over 15 million children are exposed to intimate partner violence (IPV) each year, and the health consequences of this exposure are well-documented. The Institute of Medicine and the United States Preventive Services Task Force recommend routine screening for intimate partner violence in women of childbearing age. These recommendations represent an important step forward in improving the health of women affected by IPV. In discussions about healthcare providers' role in IPV screening, however, the significant impact of IPV on child health is often missing.
View full story

Post your comment.

Name:
Email:
Rating:
Comment:
Verification
 

  • Protein glue shows potential for use with biomaterials

  • Respiratory infection controls being used for Ebola patients are unnecessary, may contribute to public panic

  • Obese or overweight teens more likely to become smokers

  • Evidence mounting that older adults who volunteer are happier, healthier

  • Training your brain to prefer healthy foods

  • No cookie-cutter divorces, so what info should online co-parenting classes offer?

  • Healthy working environment is a salvation

  • Warm thanks: Gratitude can win you new friends

  • Learning to read: Tricking the brain

  • Meaningful relationships can help you thrive

  •