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This Kills More People than AIDS or Tuberculosis

April raises awareness for both Alcohol and Domestic Violence. Unfortunately, there is a great need for more awareness of both. My patients in and around menopause commonly discuss issues related to a…

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Abuse by Birth Control Sabotage

About twelve years ago, I was working as a doctor in a clinic in California. A young woman came in and requested a pregnancy test. Her test was negative. I asked her if she wanted to be pregnant: “No.…

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Breed-Specific Legislation Now Illegal in Massachusetts

By Keith Bowers for Dogster Magazine Finally, some good news on breed-specific legislation -- namely, Massachusetts has banned it. That’s right, banned it. It’s the first sensible thing we’ve heard…

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Domestic Violence: It’s Closer Than You Think

By April Sweazy Somewhere right this minute a 5 year old is hiding under their bed with their ears covered, humming quietly to drown out the sound of their parents screaming at each other down the …

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I Have Violence In Me

Wayne Dyer said, "When you squeeze an orange, orange juice comes out - because that's what's inside. When you are squeezed, what comes out is what is inside." Having children, for me at least, …

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Animal Protection Included in Domestic Violence Bill

The Virginia legislature is considering a bill (HB 1716) focused on protecting children, families and individuals who have been stalked, abused or sexually battered. The bill also includes references …

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Making Psychological Abuse Illegal: Can it Be Done?

In the past, France has been identified as a country that routinely imposes (or at least proposes) laws that court a great deal of controversy. There was the law back in 2004 that banned all religious…

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