Champaign-Urbana Public Health District

Domestic Violence Threatens Women's Health in Multiple Ways

Thursday - Sep 28, 2006

In Addition to the Risk of Injury and Death, Intimate Partner Violence is Linked to Obesity, Tobacco Use, Substance Abuse, Sexually Transmitted Diseases and Other Health Problems

October 11 Is Health Cares About Domestic Violence Day, and the Champaign-Urbana Public Health District and A Woman's Fund will mark the occasion with a press conference on the many negative health consequences of this persistent problem.

Read the full press relase. (PDF)