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7 Ways Healthcare Professionals Can Tackle Domestic Violence

Health professionals are uniquely positioned to play a key role in addressing DV by partnering with advocates and educating patients about its health effects.
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What Should You Do if Your Top Performer Is Toxic?

Not only do toxic employees violate a company's values, they also have a financial cost that can be calculated and shared with others in the organization to help spur action.
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Mental Health Matters for Gun Violence Survivors

Recovery from gun violence is hard enough without being treated as a piece of evidence in the courtroom of the Internet. As the buzz fades, we must not forget those affected.
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Fighting Cyberbullying with Empowerment & Designer Dresses

The Believe in Yourself Project was founded by UsTrendy's Sam Sisakhti to help combat cyberbullying and help young girls feel comfortable in their own skin.
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Violence, Not Politics, Fueled the Horrific Baseball Shooting

Many mass shooters, including James Hodgkinson, the baseball field shooter, have a history of violence, particularly against women. This, not politics, likely fueled the horrific event in Virginia.
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The Consequences of Disbelieving in Free Will Are Too Awful

Studies about the concept of belief or non-belief in free will shed light on the question of how ostensibly religious people commit atrocities.
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Child Physical Abuse Exists in All Corners of the Country

There are more than 650,000 substantiated cases of child maltreatment in the U.S. each year. Practitioners in primary care, particularly Pediatrics and Family Medicine, are uniquely poised to not only detect, but also to prevent child abuse.

Did You Know That Sexual Assault Can Happen in Relationships Too?

Did you know that many of sexual assaults occur in the context of a romantic relationship (husband and wife, partners, or dating)? Here are some questions to ask to see if you are experiencing abuse.
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Are Humans Programmed to Be Violent?

Violence is deeply rooted in our genes, but we have tools to overcome our genetic imperative—societal order, morals, ethics, police, and a judicial system.

Domestic Violence is Harmful to Your Health

Domestic violence is a serious threat to health even in the absence of physical injuries. It affects huge numbers of women and men around the world. Here are proven steps to help you cope and improve your health.
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Inside the Tragedy of Bullying and Youth Suicide

Involvement with bullying, whether as a victim, a perpetrator, or a witness, means a higher risk of suicide-related behavior, including thinking about or planning suicide and suicide attempts.
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#NextFakeTrumpVictim is Trending – What This Says About Us

Trump supporters flood twitter with #NextFakeTrumpVictim tweets. It is not only a sad statement about this election, but also because it shows way too many people think it is ok to intimidate victims of sexual harassment/assault.