Domestic Violence News

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9/4/2018
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9/20/2017
Gun Surrender Laws Help Women Threatened by Domestic Violence

Fewer are killed in states that mandate that firearms be removed when restraining orders filed

7/21/2017
Most Murdered U.S. Women Killed By Husbands, Boyfriends, Exes

Federal report on decade of statistics shows over half of deaths were caused by intimate partners

6/8/2017
Abused Women Prone to Unnecessary Ovary Removal: Study

Researchers think physical, emotional or sexual abuse may prompt women to over-react to gynecological symptoms

5/25/2017
U.S. Moms-to-Be Often Victims of Assault

Researchers recommended routine prenatal screening for violence and trauma

5/8/2017
Is Early Puberty in Girls a Risk Factor for Dating Abuse?

Study suggests a link, but those who mature more slowly are also at risk for physical or verbal violence

4/24/2017
In America's Poorest Communities, a Greater Risk of Child Abuse Deaths

Study authors hope new national data will spur further research and targeted prevention efforts

12/14/2016
Child Abuse Cases in Army Families May Be Under-Reported

Some kids 'are falling through the cracks of a broken system,' researcher says

11/14/2016
Fewer American Parents Are Spanking Their Kids

More are relying on timeouts to discipline children, study shows

6/13/2016
The Childhood Incidents That Increase Later Suicide Risk

Exposure to domestic violence, abuse cast a long shadow, study finds

5/26/2016
Fewer U.S. Kids Die From Abusive Head Trauma: CDC

Parent training helps prevent shaken baby syndrome, other forms of violence, experts agree

4/29/2016
Link Between Money Woes, Domestic Abuse Tough to Untangle

Researchers trying to determine if financial troubles lead to violence

3/23/2016
Heavy Pot Use Tied to Social, Money Troubles in Mid-Life

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

3/1/2016
Abuse, Poverty in Childhood Linked to Adult Health Problems

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

2/10/2016
Frequent Monitoring May Keep Alcohol Offenders Sober

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

2/2/2016
Child Abuse at Daycare, Youth Groups Rarer Than Thought: Survey

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

1/28/2016
More Women Killed by Someone They Know in States With High Gun Rates

Reducing firearms might cut killings by family members, researchers suggest

1/14/2016
Kindergartners With Traumatic Life Experiences Struggle More in School

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

11/24/2015
First Year of Life Poses Highest Risk for Child Abuse: Study

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

10/5/2015
Routine Screening for Child Abuse Might Spot More Cases: Study

Further testing of all children with suspicious injuries could minimize misdiagnoses

9/30/2015
Abused Women Struggle With More Severe Menopause Symptoms: Study

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

7/13/2015
U.S. Hospitals May Often Miss Signs of Child Abuse

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

7/3/2015
Childhood Trauma Tied to Migraine Risk as Adult

Study found witnessing parental domestic violence produced most powerful association

6/30/2015
1 in 3 American Adults Owns a Gun, Survey Finds

Most are older white men rooted in a social gun culture

6/29/2015
U.S. Kids Suffer High Rates of Assault, Abuse, Study Finds

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

4/27/2015
Pediatrics Group Advises Doctors on How to Spot Child Abuse

New guidance offers suggestions on protecting children, too

4/8/2015
1 in 10 Americans Has Anger Issues and Access to Guns: Survey

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

3/26/2015
Abused Kids Not Destined to Be Abusive Parents, Study Finds

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

3/13/2015
Restraining Order Often Costly for Women

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

3/2/2015
1 in 5 U.S. Teen Girls Physically or Sexually Abused While Dating

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

2/5/2015
Sexual Pain Common After Childbirth, Study Finds

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

12/10/2014
Fewer Bars and Liquor Stores, Less Domestic Violence: CDC

Regulations limiting local access to alcohol may help curb partner assaults, study suggests

9/16/2014
1 in 5 U.S. Men Admits to Violence Against Spouse, Partner

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

9/5/2014
Family Troubles Tied to Poorer Dental Health, Study Discovers

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

7/23/2014
Many U.S. Male Soldiers Had Troubled Childhoods, Study Finds

Men who served after draft was dropped were twice as likely to report past abuse, trauma as their civilian peers

7/10/2014
Researchers See Link Between Dyslexia, Abuse

But they're not sure which one might lead to the other

7/8/2014
1 in 6 Teens Treated in ER Has History of Dating Violence: Study

Both males and females affected; risk goes up with drug and alcohol abuse, researchers say

7/2/2014
Injuries, Violence Are Leading Causes of Death for Young Americans

CDC researcher calls for broader preventive measures

4/28/2014
U.S. Kids Experiencing Less Violence: Surveys

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

4/11/2014
Study Outlines Emotional Impact of Domestic Violence on Kids

Cases rarely led to jail time, but children in the home felt intense fear, anxiety, researcher noted