Florence Still Poses Danger for North and South Carolina

Hurricane Florence landed in North Carolina on September 14, causing severe rains, catastrophic flooding, and mudslides. More than 1 million people were ordered to evacuate before the storm, but many chose to stay behind to protect family members, their pets, or their homes. Now officials are warning the Carolinas to…

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Ada man stands trial on child abuse charges

ADA, Okla. (KXII) — The jury trial for an Ada man accused of abusing his 1-month-old baby began Monday. Stephen Hawkins, 25, was arrested for child abuse in May 2016 after he brought his baby to Mercy Hospital Ada with a bruised face and a broken femur. Police said Hawkins…

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Greensburg father facing child abuse charges after allegedly burning baby’s hands

A Greensburg father is facing child abuse charges after allegedly burning his 4-week-old son’s hands by dipping them in hot water. Greensburg police told Channel 11’s news partners at TribLIVE that Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh contacted them and voiced suspicions after treating the baby’s hands for burns and blisters TribLIVE…

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‘Imagine’ fundraiser fights child abuse

River Bridge Regional Center holds its fourth annual “Imagine” fundraiser Saturday, with all proceeds benefiting the Glenwood Springs-based nonprofit’s child advocacy programs. The event takes place from 6 to 10 p.m. at River Valley Ranch’s Old Thompson Barn, with tickets $50 in advance and $55 at the door if they…

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Stomp Out Child Abuse Awareness Walk

WILLIAMSON – As part of Child Abuse Awareness Month, a Stomp Out Child Abuse Awareness Walk was held at noon Wednesday in downtown Williamson. The walk began in front of the Mingo County Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) Office and ended at the Mingo County Courthouse. Family Resource…

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Community Partners Host Annual The Child Abuse Prevention Symposium

Each April – in recognition of Child Abuse Prevention Month – Crescent House, Navicent Health encourages discussion of this important issue through an annual Child Abuse Prevention Symposium. The Child Abuse Prevention Symposium, scheduled Wednesday, April 13 from 8:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m., will take place at The Medical Center,…

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Bullying Prevention Tips

Bullying is a serious problem that comes in many forms: Physical, such as hitting or punching; verbal, such as teasing or name calling; and nonverbal, such as excluding the victim from social activities with his peers. Though it is a common problem among boys, it happens with young girls as…

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The influence of childhood abuse, adult life events, and affective temperaments on the well-being of the general, nonclinical adult population.

Background: Previous studies have shown the effects of childhood abuse, life events, and temperaments on well-being (positive affect) and ill-being (negative affect). We hypothesized that childhood abuse, affective temperaments, and adult life events interact with one another and influence positive and negative affects in the general adult population and tested…

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