abuse prevention programs

Child abuse hospitalised 4,500 US kids in one year

February 7th, 2012 - 10:41 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 7 (IANS) In one year alone, over 4,500 children in the US were hospitalised due to child abuse, and 300 of them died of their injuries, a new ... Read more...

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Drug education ‘curbs risky sexual behaviour in teens’

April 30th, 2009 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 30 (ANI): School-based drug education programmes can significantly curb risky behaviour and drug abuse in teenagers, suggests a new study.The researchers found that young adults who had been exposed to ... Read more...

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Early alcohol prevention programs for tweens is imperative: Study

April 3rd, 2008 - 12:48 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Apr 3 (ANI): With an increasing number of youngsters getting addicted to booze, a new study has looked at how important it is to have early alcohol preventive programs ... Read more...

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Middle-aged women abused as kids spend more on health care

February 20th, 2008 - 12:28 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 20 (ANI): Middle-aged women who were physically or sexually abused in their childhood spend more money on health care services than non-abused women, says a new study.The study, led by ... Read more...

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Friends help friends avoid drug use better than traditional programmes

November 14th, 2007 - 1:54 am ICT by admin

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