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Teen Birth Rates, Homicides on Increase, Report Shows

But deaths from accidents and smoking among eighth-graders are down, researchers add FRIDAY, July 11 (HealthDay News) -- The teen birth rate is up for the first time in 15 years, and homicides among teens are up for the first time in 12 years, a new government report finds. On the ...

Financial crisis increases suicides and homicides

Market crashes could lead to rises in homicides and suicides, unless governments invest in labour market protections, according to a study published in today's Lancet . Researchers at London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and Oxford University estimated that soaring stress brought on by...

Statistics South Africa shows decline in homicides since 1990s

There is a decline in the number of homicides in South Africa since 1990, statistics South Africa has portrayed. However, the homicide rates are still very high, especially// for males in the age bracket of 35-39 years. It was observed that there were no apparent changes in death rates due t...

CCHRINT Announces FDA Reported Psychiatric Drug Side Effects Search Engine

...: Decrypted FDA reports reveal 4,260 suicides, 2,452 additional deaths, 195 homicides from 2004-2006 alone Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) -- ...mitted to MedWatch including 4,895 suicides, 3,908 cases of aggression, 309 homicides and 6,945 cases of diabetes from people taking psychiatric drugs. These num...

Regulation and oversight of gun sales reduces trafficking to criminals

... Gun Policy and Research and associate professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management. In 2005, firearms were used in more than 12,000 homicides in the United States, with 84 percent occurring in large- and medium-sized metropolitan areas. ...

Illinois Medical District Recognizes Officers of its District Security Group

...quot; Acts of service recognized at the awards luncheon included recovering a pistol after a routine traffic stop that was later linked to several homicides in the Chicagoland area, apprehending a career criminal who was later sentenced to 23 years in prison, and securing a search warrant which uncovered e...

HDNet World Report Investigates an Alarming String of Murders Committed by Iraq War Veterans

... Three-part story examines a cluster of 15 murders and attempted homicides committed by current and former soldiers at Ft. Carson, Colorado 'Ft. ...gram, presents a dramatic report about a string of 15 murders and attempted homicides committed by soldiers currently (or formerly) based at Fort Carson, CO. ...

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

...n that we have, and television has been used to provide public health messages." Researchers chose to compare the crimes on CSI and CSI: Miami to real homicides because of the shows' combined audiences of more than 43 million viewers annually. They sought to determine how representative the portrayal of violen...

Shootings Linked to Alcohol-to-Go Outlets, Study Finds

...omprehensively interrupt pathways toward violence, and better document the impact of investments in prevention," she said. "In addition, while firearm homicides are most visible, focusing on the broader outcome of firearm injuries and their repercussions to individuals and communities will increase our chances...

'Don't drink and ride': Improving subway safety

...cological screen for alcohol. This is significantly higher than the average rate reported by the OCME for all other subway fatality victims, including homicides and suicides," says Robyn Gershon, DrPH, professor of clinical Sociomedical Sciences at the Mailman School of Public Health. "Given that more than 75%...
homicides in Biological News

Study finds homicidal poisoning rising, more likely in infants and elderly

...the general population, the study found. Shepherd said that rather than being premeditated acts, the majority of these poisonings are likely negligent homicides committed by parents or caretakers. "Anyone who has been a new parent knows about the long hours and the stress of an inconsolable child," Shepherd...

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

...y had also been selected to receive federal grants from the government for economic development activities. Researchers then collected information on homicides in the neighborhoods, compiled information on alcohol licenses, and linked them with the addresses of homicides. Observations were also conducted of t...

Knowledge of dendritic cells branches out

...rganized as specialized squads that deal with specific problems ?just as a police force might have different departments to deal with armed robberies, homicides and fraud. These discoveries at WEHI have profoundly altered our understanding of this important aspect of the immune system. The research receive...

US life expectancy about to decline, researchers say

...t effect may sound trivial to some, but in fact it's greater than the negative effect of all accidental mortality, such as car accidents, suicides and homicides combined," said Olshansky, who is professor of epidemiology in the UIC School of Public Health. The researchers also predict that the rapid rise in...
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