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Homeland Security/Terrorism Expert Available for Interviews Re: FLA Airport Shooting

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Gun Violence Research Dramatically Underfunded, Understudied Compared to Other Leading Causes of Death

Funding and publication of gun violence research are disproportionately low compared to other leading causes of death in the United States, according to new research from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai published online today in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA).

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Study IDs Key Indicators Linking Violence and Mental Illness

New research from RTI International, North Carolina State University, Arizona State University and Duke University Medical Center finds a host of factors that are associated with subsequent risk of adults with mental illness becoming victims or perpetrators of violence. The work highlights the importance of interventions to treat mental-health problems in order to reduce community violence and instances of mental-health crises.

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Study IDs Key Indicators Linking Violence and Mental Illness

New research finds a host of factors that are associated with subsequent risk of adults with mental illness becoming victims or perpetrators of violence. The work highlights the importance of interventions to treat mental-health problems in order to reduce community violence.

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Violence Spreads Like a Disease Among Adolescents, Study Finds

A new study of U.S. adolescents provides some of the best evidence to date of how violence spreads like a contagious disease. Researchers found that adolescents were up to 183 percent more likely to carry out some acts of violence if one of their friends had also committed the same act.

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EMBARGOED AJPH Research: Adolescent Violence, Transgender Population, Inmate Mistreatment, Child Abuse

In this month’s release, find new embargoed research about: effect of social networks on adolescent violence; percentage of U.S. population identifying as transgender; treatment of sexual minority inmates; and prevalence of child maltreatment investigations.

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Turkish-Born Michigan Professor Can Talk About Assassination of Russian Ambassador in Turkey.

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Cure Violence Rises to No. 12 on List of Top Global NGOs

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Cure Violence is ranked 12th in NGO Advisor’s 2017 report of the Top 500 NGOs in the world, one of the definitive international rankings of non-governmental organizations. Cure Violence has been among the top 20 NGOs for four consecutive years and moved up two places from last year.

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Unpacking Heat

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Gun control issues continue to compete in rural police officers’ identities’ as both citizens and officers of the law. Rachael Woldoff, a West Virginia University sociology professor, examines these experiences in the first study to explore gun control views of rural U.S. police officers.

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Shooting, Gang Violence Exposure Leads to PTSD

The violence that women in disadvantaged neighborhoods experience and witness can result in post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms and full diagnoses, according to a new Northwestern Medicine study that examined a disadvantaged Chicago neighborhood.







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