trauma

Director of forensic nursing program holds a rape evidence kit
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AP News
February 19, 2020 - 1:56 pm
The United States is currently experiencing a nationwide shortage of sexual assault nurse examiners. Read more here.
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Sakinah Love
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Cherri Gregg
February 13, 2020 - 4:00 am
Sakinah Love is changing the game by helping women break free from commercial sexual exploitation. Read more about this KYW Newsradio Gamechanger here.
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 Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers looks back in the first half while taking on the Utah Jazz at Staples Center on April 13, 2016 in Los Angeles, California.
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Kim Glovas
January 27, 2020 - 6:40 pm
The world is shaken by the sudden death of NBA legend Kobe Bryant, but advocates say the onslaught of coverage on his death can be a trigger to sexual assault survivors. Read more here.
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Ernie Gross
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Hadas Kuznits
January 27, 2020 - 6:00 am
Seventy-five years since the Soviet liberation of Auschwitz, a Philly-based Holocaust survivor, plus a U.S. soldier who liberated Dachau, recall the days marked by somber freedom. They set the tone for an unfortunate imminent reality that firsthand, in-person testimonies of these atrocities will...
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Bullet holes on black background.
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Mike DeNardo
December 02, 2019 - 4:30 am
Do realistic active shooter drills in schools unneccesarily create trauma in students? A Camden public school nurse whose family has experienced two of the nation's worst mass shootings wants a deeper look into the effects. Read more here.
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Kristen Johanson
November 29, 2019 - 11:01 am
Police departments have the highest number of suicide deaths out of any profession nationwide, and this year the number is at an all-time high nationwide. Read more here.
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Sakinah Love, founder of Redeemed For A Cause.
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Cherri Gregg
September 16, 2019 - 5:10 pm
A West Philadelphia drop-in center for human trafficking victims is celebrating one year of operation, and the woman behind it all started the effort out of her own pocket.
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Dreamstime
John McDevitt
March 17, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Officials hope the new arts and crafts program at 25 correctional facilities in Pennsylvania will help children feel more comfortable when visiting an incarcerated parent. Coloring books, markers, paper and other craft supplies are purchased and controlled by the...
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Tatiana Mitchell
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Cherri Gregg
February 21, 2019 - 6:00 am
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — For Tatiana Mitchell , helping others is personal. "I've been through the fire," she said. Mitchell founded the #NoBrakes organization, which fosters resilience and a "keep-going-despite-the-odds" spirit in her native city of Camden. " 'No brakes' means no matter the...
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Dreamstime
November 21, 2018 - 3:00 am
KYW’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — According to research from the University of Vermont, trauma experienced in childhood can be psychologically carried into adulthood. The effects can range from small...
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