Washington, DC (NAPSI) - While intimate partner violence (IPV), or domestic violence, is one of the most common health risks to women in theUnited States and can have a profoundly negative impact on health and well-being, there are ways to prevent it. Unfortunately, every minute, 24 people are victims of rape, physical violence, or stalking by a partner or spouse in theUnited States, according to a National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey.

Yuma, Arizona (NAPSI) - In a recent survey by the Global Social Enterprise Initiative at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business and Philips, 96 percent of senior respondents said it’s important to be as independent as possible as they get older. For seniors to maintain that independence, it pays to age “SMART.” By combining basic physical and mental wellness techniques with technology, seniors can continue living the full, active lives they want and deserve. Consider these ideas:

Tempe, Arizona (NAPSI) - A national competition now in its third year is challenging teams of middle and high-school students to develop concepts for mobile apps that can solve a school or community problem.

Tempe, Arizona (NAPSI) - Students and teachers in public schools are racing to solve problems that can exist in many communities across the country such as water pollution and street safety and they’re doing it with $2 million on the line. The nationwide Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Contest is helping students engage in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) through community-based learning-by taking topics out of traditional classroom settings and exploring, in a hands on way, how they address issues that affect their lives.

Colorado Springs, Colorado (NAPSI) - A dangerous scam that hides major problems from consumers who purchase used cars is on the rise.

Yuma, Arizona (NAPSI) - Nearly 300,000 car crashes involving inexperienced drivers can be prevented each year with better driver’s education, recent research shows. Teenagers often lack the essential knowledge and skills that can help keep them safe on the roads.

Racine, Wisconsin (NAPSI) - SC Johnson has announced that it is voluntarily recovering OFF! Botanicals® Insect Repellent I (4-oz. Spritz) in a clear plastic bottle. The product was manufactured between December 2011 and April 2014.