Researchers study hidden homicide trend
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.
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, ...
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 ...