Topic: American Journal of Public Health
The NRA is right. Many mass shooters have mental problems such as those that apparently drove Aaron Alexis to start shooting at the Washington Navy Yard. But the US cannot lock up every person who struggles with such problems. It is more useful to license gun holders.
Denis Mukwege and his staff have treated more than 30,000 women, most of them survivors of sexual assaults, since he opened the Panzi Hospital in the Democratic Republic of Congo in 1999.
06/30/2011 04:26 pm
Although it is helpful to have reliable numbers on rape in the Democratic Republic of Congo, that doesn't change the fact that so far there's no answer on how to bring those numbers down.
05/13/2011 02:40 pm
Africa Monitor Shocking Congo rape statistics show husbands - not just soldiers, rebels - perpetuate the problem
More than 400,000 women were raped in a 12-month period in 2006-07, according to a new study.
05/12/2011 01:55 pm
Few dispute that texting while driving is risky. But the usual solution – laws banning behind-the-wheel texting – has not made a dent in the number of car crashes, according to new safety findings.
09/28/2010 03:54 pm
If not for texting behind the wheel, the number of deaths from 'distracted driving' would have dropped each year from 2002 to 2007, according to a study released Thursday.
09/23/2010 05:39 pm
A Department of Veterans Affairs study reports a three-fold increase in depression and post-traumatic stress after repeat combat duty, raising questions about the Pentagon’s ability to keep soldiers with combat-related psychological problems away from the front.
12/17/2009 05:10 pm