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
 

  • In asthma, it's not just what you smell, but what you think you smell

  • Caffeine intake may worsen menopausal hot flashes, night sweats

  • Controlling childbirth pain tied to lower depression risk

  • Ketamine can be a wonder drug for ER patients, physicians

  • Greater odds of adverse childhood experiences in those with military service, study finds

  • Paracetamol no better than placebo for lower back pain

  • Using media as stress reducer can lead to feelings of guilt, failure

  • When it hurts to think we were made for each other

  • Metastatic brain tumor treatment could be on the horizon with use of SapC-DOPS

  • Teens pay high psychiatric toll when raised in conditions of political conflict

  •