A child left alone in a dirty apartment
while his parent sits in a bar drinking — this is
the sort of picture “neglect” often brings to mind.
But child neglect can take many fo…
Yelling at Children (Verbal Abuse)
We’ve all heard the adage, “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but names will never hurt me.” Yet name-calling does hurt — especially when the person doing it is a parent, a teacher, or a coach. Hollering might strike you as a natural and effectiv…Learn More
First Person: My New Life As a Plasma Donor
History was not my ally when I entered Blood Centers of the Pacific in downtown San Francisco. The first time I’d donated blood, 10 years earlier in my high school gymnasium, I found myself breathing into a paper bag after a fit of hyperventilation. T…Learn More