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Patients Suffering From Severe Mental Diseases Are At Risk Of Being Crime Victims

...t of persons with SMI had been victims of personal theft (theft of an item from one’s person), more that 140 times higher than the NCVS rates. Nearly 28 percent of persons with SMI had been victims of property crimes, approximately four times higher than the NCVS rates. Among persons with mental disorders...

Medical Gadgets To Monitor Drug Delivery

...hich is similar to the one used in shops to detect theft of goods. A student from Brunel University, UK has designed an electronic wrist band that ensures that patients receive the correct medication by matching an electronic chip in the bracelet with an electronic chip in the drug’s packaging. The inciden...

Violent computer games spur aggression: study

...dreas Player is a criminal on a mission of murder, theft and destruction. Health is improved by visiting prostitutes, with bonuses for killing them God of War: A warrior hunts the gods who tricked him into killing his family. Prisoners are burnt alive, victims torn in half ...

India: IT steps up security

...logy (IT) sector. This move has come up after the theft of data, by 3 employees of a BPO firm. // The main aim of the body is tighten security in the IT industry. The move is to bolster overseas clients that India is safe for business. A lot of instances have stirred the IT sector to set up a strict surve...

Crackdown On Fraud By CFS Helps Scottish Health Service Save £7.4

... patients' fillings. A pharmacist involved in the theft of prescriptions, which netted him £120,000 in payments, was also forced to repay the cash and was given 240 hours community service by a court. He was also banned from practicing in the UK. The crackdown also identified a doctor who invented patie...

Police Stumble into Trading Corpses Racket

The theft of the body of a man who died ten years back from a graveyard has led police to believe that they have stumbled into a larger racket in trading corpses//. The missing of the corpse came to light only after family members of Iftikhar, who died 10 ye...

Warrior Culture in Los Angeles Police Force

...most cases after officers killed a 13-year-old car theft suspect who rammed a squad car in 2005. In 2004, Bratton banned police from carrying long metal flashlights after video showed a Hispanic police officer using one to repeatedly beat a black suspect who was lying on the ground. However, skeptics say...

Major Medicare Fraud Detected in Florida

...s Secretary Mike Leavitt described it as wholesale theft in which people set up sham medical equipment dealerships in malls and office buildings claiming to be Medicare providers. In many of the cases, Medicare recipients participated in the fraud by giving their Medicare numbers to the companies in exchan...

Hate Crimes Against Gays and Lesbians Rising in US

...ime -- including physical assault, sexual assault, theft and vandalism -- because of their sexual orientation. In addition, 49 percent said they had been verbally abused because of their sexual orientation, 23 percent reported being threatened with violence, 12.5 percent reported having objects thrown at...

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

...rol and become more 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 ...

Paris Set for Pedal Power Revolution

...ris' strategy is to allay concerns -- such as bike theft and repairs -- that have kept people from taking up cycling and that have caused similar schemes to founder in cities such as Amsterdam. Despite a growing 400-kilometre (250-mile) network of cycle paths, the city of two million, which has one of th...

Replacement Drivers Lend a Helping Hand to the Drunk and Stranded in Korea

... wallet to look for a home address. (Complaints of theft are not uncommon.) Or they check a cellphone to find a home telephone number. If the customer is very drunk, I make sure I get his home number from his sober drinking partners, Hur said. You can struggle with a drunken man for half an hour, pleadi...

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