Monday, March 2, 2015
          

New W.H. Campus Sexual Assault Guidelines: Still Pretty Terrible, But A Step In The Right Direction

Posted in Sexual Abuse

Washingtonexaminer.com 2/4/2015

"... President Obama’s sexual assault task force marked its one-year anniversary last week, and released new guidelines for colleges to develop with law enforcement. Just asking colleges and universities to work with local law enforcement when dealing with claims of sexual assault is a step in the right direction, as the American justice system is far more qualified to handle accusations than schools. ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/new-w.h.-campus-sexual-assault-guidelines-still-pretty-terrible-but-a-step-in-the-right-direction/article/2559451 

D.C. Schools To Invest $20 Million In Efforts To Help Black And Latino Male Students

Posted in Education

Washingtonpost.com 2/4/2015

"... D.C. Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson announced a plan Wednesday to invest $20 million in new support programs for black and Latino male students in the District, including opening an all-boys college preparatory high school east of the Anacostia River. ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/education/dc-schools-to-invest-20-million-in-efforts-to-help-black-and-latino-male-students/2015/01/21/27450ca8-a19d-11e4-903f-9f2faf7cd9fe_story.html 

Columbia Student: I Didn’t Rape Her

Posted in Sexual Abuse

Thedailybeast.com 2/4/2015

"... Columbia student Paul Nungesser, accused of rape by Emma Sulkowicz, who began carrying a 50-pound mattress around campus after Columbia cleared Nungesser to symbolize the burden, on the school’s campus in New York, Dec. 11, 2014. Nungesser says he is innocent, that the mattress project is an act of bullying, and that the university has now abdicated its own responsibility, letting mob justice overrule its official procedures. ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2015/02/03/columbia-student-i-didn-t-rape-her.html 

Overweight Teens Who Lose Weight For Health More Likely To Succeed: Study

Posted in Teen Health

Consumer.healthday.com 2/3/2015

"... Overweight teens trying to lose weight for their own well-being are more likely to succeed than those who do it to impress or please others, according to a new study. ..."

Read the entire article: http://consumer.healthday.com/kids-health-information-23/adolescents-and-teen-health-news-719/overweight-teens-who-lose-weight-for-health-more-likely-to-succeed-694962.html 

U.S. Senate Takes Up Bill To Lower Suicide Rate Among Vets

Posted in Mental Health

Ctvnews.ca 2/3/2015

"... A bill aimed at reducing a suicide epidemic among military veterans appears headed for the president's desk. The U.S. Senate is expected to take up a bill on Monday named for Clay Hunt, a 26-year-old veteran who killed himself in 2011. The bill is in response to suicides that on average claim the lives of 22 military veterans every day. ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.ctvnews.ca/health/u-s-senate-takes-up-bill-to-lower-suicide-rate-among-vets-1.2216413

Unpleasantly Plump? Try These 11 Natural Weight-Loss Tips

Posted in Weight Loss

Foxnews.com 2/3/2015

"... If your waist size or BMI indicates that you are overweight, you are far from alone. Fewer than one-third of Americans boast a “normal” weight for their height, a fact that has turned extra weight into a national epidemic. According to the CDC, 69 percent of adults age 20 years and over are overweight or obese. Changing habits can be a challenge, to say the least. But it is possible. Here are 11 tips that can help. ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.foxnews.com/health/2015/02/01/unpleasantly-plump-try-these-11-natural-weight-loss-tips/ 

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