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domestic violence

May 14, 2014 — After your doctor asks you whether you smoke, she might also ask if you feel safe with your partner. But an analysis suggests universal screening may not be helping people who have been abused.
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Mar 28, 2014 — Victims of domestic abuse had to file taxes jointly to sign up for health insurance. Advocates say that could bar them from health care when they're most in need. A rule change should help.
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Mar 26, 2014 — Even without proof of physical force, people convicted of minor domestic violence offenses can be barred from possessing a gun, the justices ruled Wednesday.
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Jun 20, 2013 — The first comprehensive global study to be conducted finds that domestic violence kills many women and leaves others with long-standing physical and mental health problems, including sexually transmitted diseases and depression.
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May 31, 2013 — A young woman's question prompted an eloquent answer from the actor, who spoke of the abuse his mother suffered and the role men must play in stopping such cruelty. "Violence is never, ever a choice that a man should make," said Stewart.
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Aug 29, 2012 — The Wiconi Wawokiya, Inc. shelter serves more than 350 victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and child abuse.
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Aug 17, 2012 — Hundreds of students from Indiana University volunteer at Middle Way House, a haven for victims of domestic violence.
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Aug 6, 2012 — A sewing group makes soft necessities such as quilts and pillowcases to help abused women and children start new lives.
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Feb 6, 2012 — About 300 babies die each year after being hospitalized for serious injuries, according to a new report. Researchers are testing ways to help parents cope with the anger and frustration that can be triggered by a crying baby.
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Jul 12, 2010 — Six people were killed and four wounded at a workplace shooting in Albuquerque, NM, the AP reports.
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