Uncovering Domestic Abuse Can Start At The Doctor's Office

Many doctors are reluctant to probe patients about possible domestic abuse, but studies show that merely asking a battered woman if she has been abused can help her. Barbara Gerbert, director of the Center for Health Improvement and Prevention at UC San Francisco tells the New York Times, "Just by asking, you may be… » 5/20/08 9:30am 5/20/08 9:30am