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Black Friday Violence 2013: Shootings, Fights Break Out [VIDEO]

By | Fri, 11/29/2013 - 11:03

Black Friday 2013 mayhem and violence may have begun one day early, on Thanksgiving itself, with fights and shootings already reported.


Gun Use In PG-13 Movies At Record High: Should We Fear The Weapons Effect?

By | Mon, 11/11/2013 - 11:52

PG-13-rated movies feature gun use even more than R-rated movies do. What effect is this having on the impressionable youth?


Domestic Abuse Linked To Long-Term Health Problems

By | Wed, 11/06/2013 - 13:43

Women who are victims of domestic abuse are more likely to suffer from long-term health issues.

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Chinese Doctor Stabbed To Death By Patient

By | Fri, 10/25/2013 - 14:22

A knife-wielding patient killed one doctor and injured two others in China today.


Violent Injuries And ER Visits From Bar Fights Reduced By Anonymized Data Reporting

By | Sat, 09/21/2013 - 14:04

Without compromising patient privacy, UK public health officials in Cardiff, Wales found violence could be lowered by reporting anonymized data directly to police.

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GTA 5: Do Video Games Desensitize Us to Violence?

By | Thu, 09/19/2013 - 17:43

GTA 5 offers gamers a rich spectacle but does this really affect their sensitivity to violence?


Should Police Officials Make Alcohol Users Pay For Their Own Drunk Tank?

By | Wed, 09/18/2013 - 17:36

British police officials have proposed a system of dealing with inebriated people where they foot the bill on their own drunk tanks.


Howard Schultz, Starbucks CEO, Says Coffee And Guns Don’t Mix

By | Wed, 09/18/2013 - 14:24

Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz requested that customers do not carry guns in his company's stores and on the outdoor patios.


Mich. Mother Accused Of Trying To Kill Autistic Daughter

By | Sun, 09/08/2013 - 12:58

Allegedly burned out mother Kelli Stapleton of Elberta, Mich. reportedly tried to kill both herself and her 14-year-old autistic daughter.

Researchers Find Link Between Rising Temperatures And Human Violence

Climate Change Gives Rise To Human Conflict: Researchers Say Violence Could Double By 2050

By | Fri, 08/02/2013 - 16:49

An analysis of 60 published studies reveals a trend in human conflict and its connection to climate change.

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Video Game Violence More Appealing to Frustrated Thieves and Cheaters

By | Mon, 03/11/2013 - 18:17

Research on frustration in male college students finds that those kept from stealing and cheating are more likely to find violent video games appealing.

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Leaded Gasoline Linked to the Rise and Fall of Violent Crime

By | Mon, 01/07/2013 - 13:54

A new study has revealed that the rise and fall of leaded gasoline strongly correlates with the pattern of violent crime rates in America.

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Violent Video Games Can Make Your Teen More Aggressive

By | Mon, 10/08/2012 - 18:01

If your teenager plays violent video games he or she is more likely to be aggressive, new research proposes.


Hospital Shootings Are Rare, but Unpredictable and Difficult to Prevent

By | Fri, 09/21/2012 - 19:35

A new analysis on shootings over the past decade reveals that while 1.7 million people are victims of violent crime at the workplace in the United States, hospital shootings are rare events that are very hard to predict.

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How Call of Duty Can Be Good For Health: Playing Violent Video Games Increase Pain Threshold by 65 Percent

By | Fri, 09/07/2012 - 15:09

Violent video games in which players slaughter virtual enemies can actually be good for you, according to a new study that reveals that the games serve as kind of a pain killer as they can boost a person's pain threshold by 65 percent.