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Researchers study hidden homicide trend

Gun-related homicide among young men rose sharply in the United States in recent years even though the nation's overall homicide rate remained flat, according to a study by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Between 1999 and 2005, homicide involving firearms increa...

Drink and drugs fuel Scottish suicide and homicide rates

Alcohol and drug misuse mean Scots are almost twice as likely to kill or take their own life compared to people living in England and Wales, research published today (Monday, June 16) reveals. The findings by The University of Manchester's National Confidential Inquiry into Suicide and Homicide...

Death in Illinois ER declared Homicide

The death of a heart attack patient, who spent nearly 2 hours in the waiting room of the hospital, was declared to be a homicide by a coroner's jury.// Beatrice Vance, 49, died of a heart attack, but her death was ruled 'a result of gross deviations from the standard of care that a reasonable p...

CSI: Mayo Clinic Researchers Find Television Shows Inaccurately Portray Violent Crime

...levision shows, CSI and CSI: Miami, to actual U.S. homicide data, and discovered clear differences between med...epresentative. Finally, according to the CDC data, homicide victims typically knew their assailant; however, t...that strangers are more likely to attack, and that homicide doesn't represent particular groups of people, it'...

Filling the gap: The importance of Medicaid continuity for former inmates

...eased drug use. In addition, the risk for dying is sharply increased in the first two weeks after release, with drug overdose, cardiovascular disease, homicide and suicide among the leading causes of death. "We know that having Medicaid at the time of release leads to increased access to and utilization o...

Team Uncovers Discrepancy in Death Certificates Listing Suicide

...WN, W.Va., April 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Even though suicide outranks homicide as a cause of death in the United States, incomplete death certificates thw... review period, the suicide rate in the United States was almost double the homicide rate. Inaccuracies in death certificates also may signal that many suicide ...

Death Certificates Incomplete for Suicide Victims

...ording to the National Institute of Mental Heath. Estimates are that 25 people attempt suicide for every one who carries out the act. Suicide outranks homicide as a cause of death. Incomplete death certificates were the most common among blacks and Hispanics, the study found. Researchers analyzed data ...

Material success and social failure?

...verage for the four most equal of the rich countries (Japan, Norway, Sweden and Finland), levels of trust might be expected to increase by two-thirds, homicide rates could fall by 75 per cent, everyone could get the equivalent of almost seven weeks extra holiday a year, and governments could be closing prison...

Study: Most young violent offenders in two NYC neighborhoods have seen someone killed

...borhoods as being like a war zone, and it is easy to see why," she said. homicide has been the leading cause of death for African American males between the ...34 for the past thirty years, according to the Centers for Disease Control. homicide is the second leading cause of death for Hispanic males between the ages of...

Americans United For Life Denounces Montana Court's Assisted Suicide Decision, Urges Appeal

...ients with terminal illnesses." The case, Baxter v. State , was brought by a group of physicians and ill patients who challenged the state's homicide statutes arguing the public policy of Montana should be read to support assisted suicide. Denise Burke, AUL Vice President of Legal Affairs, ...
Homicide in Medical Dictionary

Battered child syndrome

...enomenon. ... to play in uncovering cases of battered child syndrome and ... Battered Child Syndrome : Investigating Physical Abuse and homicide ... Critical Steps In Investigating Battered Child Syndrome ... Battered person syndrome is a physical and psychological condition that ...
Homicide in Biological News

The Evolution of Human Aggression: Feb. 25-27 conference

...on the evolution of peacemaking among primates and the relationship between homicide and economic competition; panel discussions on conflict and reconciliation ... Martin Daly and Margo Wilson of McMaster University. They will discuss how homicide rates correlate with inequality of incomes, and how young men "who are most...

Alcohol and malt liquor availability and promotion higher in African American inner cities

...poor neighborhoods with high concentrations of African Americans had higher homicide rates and significantly greater numbers of off-premise alcohol outlets, 40-...ets and high availability and promotion of malt liquor contributes to high homicide rates in those communities, Jones-Webb said. Among non-Hispanic males 15 ...
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