Tag: violence

Dangerous Price of COVID Rules for Women, Children in Africa

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Sean Callaghan recalls the moment in late February 2020, sitting around...

1 dead, 6 injured in shooting near food trucks in Portland

Police said one person died and at least six people were injured in an early morning shooting on Saturday in Portland, Oregon By GILLIAN FLACCUS...

Bauer placed on leave by MLB following assault allegation

WASHINGTON — Trevor Bauer was placed on administrative leave by Major League Baseball on Friday, three days after an allegation of assault was made by...

Arizona Med Student Allegedly Threatens to Bomb Campus

A 29-year-old medical student at Midwestern University, in Glendale, Arizona, was arrested for allegedly threatening to bomb the campus and for making death threats to...

Coroner: Black man in SC jail likely died of cardiac event

A coroner says that a mentally ill Black man who died after an encounter with deputies in a South Carolina jail earlier this year likely...

U.S. judge overturns California’s ban on assault weapons

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A federal judge Friday overturned California’s three-decade-old ban on assault weapons, ruling that it violates the constitutional right to bear arms. U.S....

11 Texas sheriff workers fired, 6 suspended in inmate death

Authorities say 11 employees with a Texas sheriff’s office have been fired and six others have been suspended following the February death of a county...

Police Violence Leads to High Anxiety for Black Americans

By Cara Murez HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, May 6, 2021 (HealthDay News) — A new survey confirms what many young Black Americans already know: They are...

Police Contact Tied to Elevated Anxiety in Young Black Adults

Young Black adults who witness or experience police violence have significantly elevated levels of anxiety, new research shows. Dr Robert Motley In the first study...

New Mexico Governor Signs Bill to Legalize Recreational Pot

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham...

AMA Applauds Biden’s Gun Control Directives

The American Medical Association (AMA) commended President Joe Biden on his administration’s executive actions to curb gun violence, which were announced on Thursday . AMA...

Latest attack pushes US Capitol Police further toward crisis

The US Capitol Police are struggling. One officer was killed and another injured when a driver slammed into a barricade Friday afternoon. The attack comes...

Neighborhood Police Complaints Tied to Black Preterm Birth Rates

The more complaints of excessive force by police reported by neighborhood residents, the more likely it is that Black pregnant people living in that neighborhood will...

View: January 26 violence could have been prevented if Centre had invoked 1897 Epidemic Diseases Act and the 2020 Amendment

So what happened to the pandemic in India’s capital city of Delhi on Republic Day? There were thousands of so-called farmers or make-believe kisans breaching...

Physician Harassment Common on Social Media, Study Suggests

Nearly one quarter of physicians who responded to an online survey reported that they had been harassed on social media, according to a study published...

Political parties seek thorough probe into violence at Wistron plant in Karnataka

Bengaluru: Political parties in Karnataka on Sunday sought a thorough probe into the violence at Wistron’s iPhone manufacturing plant in Kolar district as they expressed...

This Injury a Possible Sign of Domestic Violence

By Cara Murez HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Nov. 30, 2020 (HealthDay News) – As many as one-third of adult women who have a particular fracture...

Privacy Protection Expanded to Protect CA Public Health Workers

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. On Wednesday, California Gov. Gavin Newsom expanded a confidential address program...

Psychiatry Trainees Subjected to High Levels of Abuse From Patients

More than 80% of psychiatric trainees have experienced some kind of verbal, physical, or sexual assault from patients, and approximately one third have been physically...

OSHA Guidance on Preparing the Workplace for COVID-19 (2020)

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: APRIL 08, 2020 — Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued guidance on preparing workplaces...