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Researchers Regrow Hair Strands On Damaged Skin

By stirring crosstalk among skin cells that form the roots of hair, researchers report they have regrown hair strands on damaged skin. The findings better explain why hair does not normally grow on wounded skin, and may help in the search for better drugs to restore hair growth, say the study's authors.

Parental Alienation: An Understudied Form of Child abuse and 'Intimate Terrorism'

According to Colorado State University social psychologist Jennifer Harman, about 22 million American parents have been the victims of behavior that lead to something called parental alienation. Having researched the phenomenon for several years, Harman is urging psychological, legal and child custody disciplines to recognize parental alienation as a form of both child abuse and intimate partner violence.