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Boyfriend Bites Off Lip and Ear of 3-year-old Daughter of His Girlfriend

...r us,' he said. James is charged with mayhem and assault and battery on a child, causing substantial bodily injury. Silveira is charged with permitting substantial injuries to a child under 14 and intimidation of a witness. Police said they feel Mr. James caused the child's injuries and Ms. Silveira tr...

US Teens Charged With Gang Raping a Woman

...e woman, then forced her son to participate in the assault at gunpoint, making him have sex with his mother in front of them. The boy was then beaten and had numerous household cleaning liquids poured into his eyes, according to the police report. The suspects also stole a few hundred dollars worth of ca...

Violence at Croatian Gay Pride March

...ction, discrimination, job dismissals and physical assault in Croatia, whose population of 4.4 million is nearly 90 percent Roman Catholic. The Croatian parliament passed legislation giving limited recognition for same-sex unions in 2003....

Binge Drinking on College Campuses is a Matter of Fear, Not Freedom

...ore susceptible to everything from theft to sexual assault to alcohol poisoning, which can be fatal. » Lonely? Find people with similar interests. Student groups focusing on a wide range of interests can be found on university campuses, providing students with a way to indulge their hobbies and intere...

Two Year Probation for Cobra Owner Helder Claro

...Claro was convicted in May of two counts of sexual assault and one count of sexual exploitation. The teenage victims testified that Claro caressed and groped them on several occasions in 2005 while briefly working in his pet shop. One of the girls testified that Claro terrified her by talking about letting...

When Smell Cells Fail They Call In Stem Cell Reserves

... outside world, olfactory cells are under constant assault from harsh chemicals that one might happen to catch a whiff of by accident, risking damage or death. To figure out how the olfactory system repairs severely damaged nerve cells, Reeds team exposed mouse olfactory nerves to a cloud of toxic methyl-b...

VA Should Revise Its Methods for Evaluating PTSD in Ex-military Personnel

...ial trigger for PTSD among service members; sexual assault is another form of trauma. The available informati...ss the management of PTSD claims related to sexual assault during military service, the report says....

Work-related Stress Restrains the Sex Lives of Nurses

...d emotional stress, the nurses also faced physical assault at workplace. A RCN poll last year found that more than a quarter of nurses surveyed had been physically attacked at work, while nearly half had been intimidated or harassed by a manager. "We need to tackle these issues if we are to keep nurses ...

Sleepwalking to sex during sleep, a new disorder detected

...to cause intense hallucinations of rape and sexual assault when patients do get to REM or dream stage sleep. Insomnia several cases of hypersexuality during waking hours. Schenck says a computer search of peer-reviewed journals and other sources uncovered more than 125 cases dating to 1986 that provide ...

Tougher Gun Show Controls in California Slash Sales of Weapons Linked to Crime

...tests plus restricted sales of some military-style assault weapons. Also attendees who bring guns to sell mus...side California were 2.5 times more likely to sell assault weapons and all sellers of assault-type handgun and fully automatic weapons were in other states. ...

Canadian Court Rules Grocery Shops can Sell Cold Medications Containing Pseudoephedrine

... use of methamphetamines. Car theft, fraud and sex assault are all fuelled by the adrenaline rush from crystal meth....

Early Psychosis Is Dangerous

There is a far greater risk of lethal assault during the first episode of psychotic illness comp...oluntary treatment. The main reasons for lethal assault were frightening delusional beliefs in which the patient believed they were in immediate danger. ...

Gene Hunters at Johns Hopkins Close In On Lou Gehrig's Disease

...nkee first baseman who succumbed to its paralyzing assault on the nervous system, kills 10,000 Americans a year. An estimated one in 2,000 people is at risk of developing the disease. Genes behind inherited forms of ALS--responsible for about only 5 percent of all cases--were discovered a decade ago, but ...

UN Health Agency, Partners Seek Total Eradication of Polio

...isease is nipped out. Mounting a hopefully final assault on polio, the United Nations health agency and its partners have pledged to raise within 12 months, and then sustain for as long as needed, vaccination levels in the last four endemic countries to those that stopped the sometimes paralysing and fatal...

Study Examines Negative Reactions to Sexual Assault Victims

When female victims of sexual assault seek help, negative social reactions may increase ...nd professional training are needed to help sexual assault survivors, according to the study's lead researcher. "Focused interventions with formal support pr...

Human Genetic Code for ALS Identified

...nkee first baseman who succumbed to its paralyzing assault on the nervous system, kills 10,000 Americans a year. An estimated one in 2,000 people is at risk of developing the disease. Genes behind inherited forms of ALS -- responsible for about only 5 percent of all cases -- were discovered a decade ago, b...

Foul Play- Football Hero Convicted of Aggravated Sexual Assault

...ague linebacker was convicted of aggravated sexual assault last Thursday. The 31-year-old football player was quiet as the judge announced the verdict of the trial, which has been going on for some time. The sentence to be announced later will involve a prison term of minimum two years and maximum, lif...

Teens More Likely to Become Victims of Online Harassments

...chosocial problems such as depression and physical assault by peers. Michele L. Ybarra, M.P.H., Ph.D., of Internet Solutions for Kids, Inc., Irvine, Calif., and colleagues analyzed data from a 2005 telephone survey conducted on 1,497 youth in the U.S. aged 10 to 17 who had used the Internet at least once ...

Workplace Pressures, Hazards Raise Risk of Job Injuries in Youths

...r supervision, safety of neighborhoods and risk of assault at work,” she said. Runyan suggested that for some Hispanic workers, there may also be language barriers between workers and supervisors that could impinge on the success of training and supervision practices associated with maintaining safe work p...

Why Immune System Doesn't Attack Small Intestine?

...oimmune diseases," which result from immune system assault on healthy tissue. The immune system distinguishes between normal and foreign agents by small proteins, called antigens, on the cell surface. In parts of the body, such as the pancreas, that is sheltered from the outside environment, cells known as...

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