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FNN President's Corner | February 2017 Update

Liz Louden RN, BN, MSN, SANE -A As I connect with and meet so many of you, I am reminded of the strength in partnership when we work to achieve common goals. This year it is more important than ever that we be able to articulate our message: all patients deserve access to...

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After a newspaper investigation concluded that one-fifth of all sexual assault complaints in Canada were dismissed as "unfounded," or baseless — a far higher percentage than for other types of crime — police forces across...

source: WCQS-TV

Federal crime statistics show Grand Valley State University had 25 sex assaults in 2015. Yet the on-campus Women's Center said it worked with student victims who reported 42 sex assaults. This gap in the numbers is because the Women's...

source: Michigan Live

The Maryland Senate will consider two bills next week aimed at improving the prosecution of rape cases. The Senate's Judicial Proceedings Committee gave approved a bill that would change the legal definition of rape so that proving the victim resisted would no longer be...

source: The Baltimore Sun

The link between traumatic experiences and the development of addiction has been well-documented. Edward Khantzian, who originated the self-medication hypothesis of substance abuse, writes that “human emotional suffering and pain” and an “inability to tolerate...

source: The Atlantic

A nationally representative survey of high school students has shown for the first time that students who identify as gay, lesbian, and bisexual* (GLB) face significant health disparities....

source: NSVRC

In November 2016, the National Institute of Justice’s (NIJ) Forensic Technology Center of Excellence (FTCoE) launched an online Multidisciplinary Sexual Assault Glossary that will help medical, law enforcement, forensic and legal professionals “speak the...

source: TechBeat


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