Having an immediate family member become incarcerated is a much greater likelihood than one might think, according to a recent study. Read about the high percentage of family members who end up locked up at some point in their life and the social and emotional consequences it has on loved ones.
Having grown up in a violent home, Dr. Rebecca Cunningham understands the appeal of guns as a means of protection. She also witnesses in the emergency room the damaging and fatal consequences gun use can have on teenagers. Dr. Cunningham is at the helm of using grant money to educate people on the dangers of [...]
There is safety in numbers! Read what happens when a man attempts to kidnap a girl who was surrounded by friends. Read More
During a mass shooting, the most effective place to focus is on the patients not the perpetrators. If civilians and first responders are equipped with how to handle trauma, they can be instrumental in saving lives.
The members of a fraternity that upheld a "bro code" made an egregious, irresponsible mistake when 37 young men failed to get help for a fellow brother who became unconscious and died as a result of hazing. The prison time of the perpetrators and disbanding of the fraternity was a small price to pay for [...]
Victims of domestic violence often don't know their rights and how to protect themselves against their perpetrators. It is critical that first respondents and law enforcement be educated and trained to best protect victims to help guide them through every step of the system.
A recent Harvard public health researchers report found that 1,166 people were killed by police in the US in 2015 and is the first report to quanitfy the rampant under-reporting of police-related deaths. Should the public be entitled to more transparent, accurate, comprehensive data that is properly updated and maintained?