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March 2017

Traumatic Brain Injury–Related Emergency Department Visits, Hospitalizations, and Deaths — United States, 2007 and 2013

Author(s): Christopher A. Taylor, Jeneita M. Bell, Matthew J. Breiding, Likang Xu
This report from the CDC describes the estimated incidence of TBI-related emergency department (ED) visits, hospitalizations, and deaths during 2013 and makes comparisons to similar estimates from 2007.
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March 2017

Georgia Domestic Violence Fatality Review Project 2016: 13th Annual Report

This report by the Georgia Domestic Violence Fatality Review Project takes a closer look at the suicide-homicide connection. Perpetrators attempted or completed suicide in 38% of cases reviewed by the Project and 37% of perpetrators had threatened or attempted suicide in incidents that occurred prior to the homicide.
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February 2017

HIV and the LGBT Community

This informational guide reviews issues regarding LGBTQ identity and the intersections between HIV impact and racial, sexual, and gender identities. It explores some of the policy work being done by the HRC to end the epidemic.
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February 2017

Female Genital Mutilation

This fact sheet describes FGM and explains who is at risk for experiencing these procedures. The fact sheet also describes the international response to this problem.
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January 2017

Teen Dating Violence: NIJ-Funded Research

This webpage includes links to various NIJ-funded research studies examining the nature, characteristics and extent of dating violence.
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January 2017

Disability and Earned Income Tax Credit

This webpage provides information about what disability benefits apply as earned income for EITC, claiming a qualifying child with a disability, and more.
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January 2017

The Premium Tax Credit

This IRS website provides basic information on eligibility for the premium tax credit, reporting changes in circumstance to the marketplace, and claiming the credit on federal tax returns. The website also links to IRS publications, regulations, and notices related to the premium tax credit.
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January 2017

Toolkit for Education Leaders: Your Campus Can Be Ready

This toolkit offers resources for education leaders to take the first steps toward equipping students with the skills they need for relationships based on equality and respect. 
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January 2017

Female Condom

This page discusses the female condom: what it’s made of, how to use it, and where to find it. It includes a video about how to use the female condom, discusses the effectiveness of the condom, and talks about the benefits and disadvantages to using the female condom.
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January 2017

DV & HIV/AIDS Toolkit

This toolkit aims to provide domestic violence and HIV/AIDS service providers with information and resources to enhance services for persons exposed to HIV/AIDS and domestic violence.
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January 2017

Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) – Use the EITC Assistant to Find Out if You Should Claim it

This current year EITC Assistant will help you: find out your filing status; find out if you are eligible for EITC; determine if your child or children meet the tests for a qualifying child; and estimate the amount of credit.
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January 2017

The Basics: Myths and Facts about HIV and AIDS

Author(s): Roger Pebody
This interactive Myths and Facts slideshow explains where HIV comes from, how it is transmitted, and what types of HIV treatments are available. This slideshow is available in both English and Spanish.