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O.C. program urges expanded approach to identifying domestic violence
Orange County Register

Health care providers routinely ask patients about blood pressure, diet, exercise and other information vital to maintaining good health.

An initiative launched in May in Orange County intends to add a new routine query to women’s medical visits: Are you experiencing domestic violence?

The Domestic Violence and Health Collective – Orange County will enlist physicians, nurses and other medical personnel, along with the general public, in thinking about domestic violence as a public health crisis.