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Disabled Kids at Higher Risk of Abuse, Study Finds

News Picture: Disabled Kids at Higher Risk of Abuse, Study Finds

By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, March 6, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Children with certain mental or behavioral disorders are at increased risk of abuse or neglect, a new study suggests. The findings add to evidence that children with disabilities face higher abuse risks. But they also suggest those risks vary …

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Disabled Workers Often Face Abuse: Study


WEDNESDAY, March 6 (HealthDay News) — Disabled people are twice as likely to be attacked at work as other employees, and they also are more likely to be insulted, ridiculed and intimidated on the job, a new study finds. British researchers interviewed nearly 4,000 employees and found that the 284 …

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Non-Medical Use of Prescriptions Linked to Drug Abuse Risk

Pot Use Could Double Risk of Car Crash, Research Shows

MONDAY, March 3 (HealthDay News)—Among college students, non-medical use of frequently abused prescription drugs increases the risk of drug abuse, says a University of Michigan study. Researcher Sean Esteban McCabe asked 3,639 college students, average age 19.9 years, about their prescribed or non-prescribed use of four classes of prescription drugs—opioids, …

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Keeping Young Athletes Safe From Sexual Abuse

Does Abortion in First Trimester Raise Risk of Mental Ills' Return?

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, March 9 (HealthDay News) — Parents who want to protect their kids from sexual abuse need to reassess the notion of “stranger danger” — the belief that children should be on guard around strangers because they’re most likely to be molested by someone unknown to …

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Inside Corey Feldman’s wild screening of his sexual abuse film

LA Premiere of “My Truth: The Rape of 2 Coreys “

It was supposed to be Corey Feldman’s big night. For years, he had cryptically alluded to the Hollywood players who he alleged had sexually abused him and his best friend, fellow actor Corey Haim, when the two were boys. Now, 10 years after Haim’s death, Feldman was ready to publicly …

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U.S. Deaths From Suicide, Substance Abuse Reach Record High

News Picture: U.S. Deaths From Suicide, Substance Abuse Reach Record High

Latest Mental Health News TUESDAY, March 5, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Deaths from drugs, alcohol and suicide in the United States hit an all-time high in 2017 — more than 150,000 in all. That number was more than double 1999 levels, according to a chilling new analysis of …

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Abuse victims demand USA Gymnastics acknowledge a woman’s worth | Tumaini Carayol | Sport

Bela and Martha Karolyi, the former US team coordinators

At the end of last month Simone Biles logged into Twitter and highlighted the absurdity of the current chapter of her life. As she travelled to a USA Gymnastics training camp in order to continue preparations for the Olympic year in which she will compete for USAG and for whom …

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Too Often, Opioid Abuse Runs in the Family, Study Shows

News Picture: Too Often, Opioid Abuse Runs in the Family, Study Shows

Latest Mental Health News By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Feb. 25, 2019 (HealthDay News) — When parents abuse prescription painkillers, their teenagers may follow their example, a new study finds. The study of thousands of U.S. teenagers found that kids were 30 percent more likely to abuse prescription …

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Kids With Gender Noncomformity at Increased Risk for Abuse

Study Linking Vaccine to Autism Broke Research Rules, U.K. Regulators Say

Study Highlights Risks Associated With Gender Nonconformity By Denise MannWebMD Health News Reviewed by Laura J. Martin, MD Feb. 20, 2012 — Boys won’t always “act” like boys, and girls won’t always “act” like girls. Some boys may choose dolls over tools, and some girls prefer cars, trucks, and football …

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Drug, Alcohol Abuse More Likely Among High School Dropouts


TUESDAY, Feb. 19 (HealthDay News) — The link between poor academic performance and substance abuse just got stronger, with a new U.S. government report showing ties between the two. High school seniors who dropped out of school before graduating were more likely to drink, smoke cigarettes and use marijuana and …

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