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Common school program reduces signs of bullying

Kerry Grens Reuters A widely implemented school program aimed at improving kids’ behavior helps to slow the increase in bullying during the elementary grades, according to a new study. Researchers found that teachers at schools with the behavior program reported … Continue reading

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Child sexual abuse cases in Hollywood attract attention

Source: LATimes In his private journal, Jason Michael Handy once described himself as a “pedophile, full blown.” Handy snapped more than 1,000 photos of girls at the elementary school across the street from his house, using a camera with a … Continue reading

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Theater shooting highlights difficulties with lone offenders and ‘soft targets,’ said NJ fusion center

Mark Rockwell gsnmagazine.com An incident assessment issued by the New Jersey intelligence fusion center in the hours after the mass shooting in Colorado showed that although law enforcement didn’t believe terrorism was involved, it illustrated the pernicious security difficulties with … Continue reading

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PM must go or the party will be over

Mike Carlton smh.com.au Time to face facts. Time to pull the pin. Julia Gillard is leading the Australian Labor Party towards a catastrophic election defeat, probably the worst in its federal history. For the good of the party and the … Continue reading

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Austerity May Last Beyond 2020, Says Cameron

SKY News The Prime Minister admits the economic crisis is far worse than expected and warns he cannot predict when the cuts will end. David Cameron has admitted he cannot envisage a time when the austerity programme will end and … Continue reading

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What Child Prodigies and Autistic People Have in Common

Maia Shalavitz Time A study of eight child prodigies finds that they have some striking characteristics in common, most notably high levels of autistic traits and an overrepresentation of autism in their close family members. Child prodigies evoke awe, wonder … Continue reading

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Facebook use leads to depression? No, says Wisconsin study

Tim Morrissey EurekAlert MADISON- A study of university students is the first evidence to refute the supposed link between depression and the amount of time spent on Facebook and other social-media sites. The University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and … Continue reading

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What happens when we sunburn

Scott Lafee EurekAlert Researchers describe inflammatory mechanism for first time The biological mechanism of sunburn – the reddish, painful, protective immune response from ultraviolet (UV) radiation – is a consequence of RNA damage to skin cells, report researchers at the … Continue reading

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Childhood and Adult Trauma Experiences of Incarcerated Persons and Their Relationship to Adult Behavioral Health Problems and Treatment

Wolff & Shi NCB1 Abstract Rates of childhood and adult trauma are high among incarcerated persons. In addition to criminality, childhood trauma is associated with the risk for emotional disorders (e.g., depression and anxiety) and co-morbid conditions such as alcohol … Continue reading

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Monbiot: wrong again – ‘Peak Oil’ this time

James Delingpole The Telegraph Until recently George “Reverse-Cassandra” Monbiot was very, very worried about Peak Oil. Here’s what he wrote in 2007: The disasters invoked by the peaking of global oil supplies can be avoided only with a “crash progamme” … Continue reading

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