National Autism Association Teams Up With 12 Organizations to End Abusive Restraint and Seclusion in Schools
NIXA, Mo., June 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Autism Association (NAA) along with 12 other organizations launched a campaign this week to spur letter writing and raise awareness about dangerous restraint and seclusion practices in schools. The initiative comes on the heels of the May...
Many Alzheimer's Caregivers Admit to Abusive Behavior
Incidents were reported by half of family caretakers surveyed in British study
THURSDAY, Jan. 22 (HealthDay News) -- More than half of family members looking after people with dementia admit they have behaved abusively toward their relative, a new British study finds.
'Yo Mujer': Woman Escapes from Abusive Marriage in New Spanish-Language Novel
LOMA LINDA, Calif., Nov. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- For any woman who has ever
confused abuse for love, for any woman trapped in an abusive
without the confidence to break free, Palmira Moncada-Wassermann offers up
her new Spanish-language novel, "Yo Mujer" (published by AuthorHouse --
Public Interest Groups Back Federal Court Appeal to Implement New U.S. Patent Rules; Proposed Regulations Would Curtail Abusive Behavior by Patent Applicants
WASHINGTON, July 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A coalition of consumer
advocacy and public interest groups today filed legal papers supporting new
U.S. Patent Office (USPTO) rules that would curtail abusive
patent applicants and improve patent quality. The tactics are used
Teen girls report abusive boyfriends try to get them pregnant
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Seven years ago, Elizabeth Miller was a volunteer physician in a community-based clinic in Boston, Mass., which offered confidential services to teens. She is still haunted by the memory of a 15-year old girl who asked her for a pregnancy test. It was negative, but two weeks ...
An abused child may grow up to be an abusive parent
An infant abused in early stages of life may grow up to become an abusive
parent says a research conducted at the University of Chicago. //This study was conducted on baby rhesus monkeys.
Infant abuse in early stages of life may lead to the production of less seratonin, a chemical that transmit...
WellPoint Recovers and Saves $75 Million Through Anti-Fraud Programs and Investigations in 2008
...an, WellPoint staff vice president for Fraud and Abuse. "These efforts have proven successful in uncovering and eliminating significant fraudulent and abusive
activity in our health care community."
WellPoint estimates that for every $1 spent in preventing and investigating fraudulent activities the com...
Cyber Bullying Affects One in 10 Students
... But researchers find supportive parents help keep abusive
behaviors at bay
MONDAY, June 29 (HealthDay News) -- Bullying s..., the researchers concluded that good parental support helps children avoid abusive
behavior. Parents serve as role models, good and bad, Iannotti said. Furthe...
National Autism Association's Family First Program Now Providing Free Tools to Help Combat Autism Divorce Rates
...dation for children with autism to progress."
The organization notes that these tools are not intended for everyone. "Obviously, if you are in an abusive
relationship, separation is imperative," says Fournier. "But for those seeking a little bit of help, but are hurting financially, we're happy to offer...
Genetic risk for anxiety does not have to be destiny
...However, no genotype effects were evident in monkeys reared in larger social cages.
There are some circumstances in a child's development such as abusive
parenting that everyone would agree constitutes "adversity." This study suggests, however, that other, more subtle features of the broader social en...