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How US children and teens die: Study reveals the widespread and persistent role of firearms

More than ... "Firearm deaths of children and adolescents are an 'everybody' problem, not a problem for just certain population," says Cunningham, a professor in the U-M Department of Emergency Medici... read more

Spike in Gun-Related Suicides Alarms Pediatricians

Pediatricians and emergency department physicians ... number of children who took their lives with a gun has continued to rise in recent years; 633 children killed themselves with a firearm in 2016, a... read more

How can we stop youth gun violence? Forum Wednesday will explore

Although shootings kill more children and teenagers than cancer ... vast majority of gun deaths in the U.S. happen one at a time. “Every year we have the equivalent of about 150 Newtowns,” said Dr. Da... read more

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Doctors asked to participate in gun debate

More than 30,000 people die from gun injuries each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Gun injuries account for nearly 1 in 5 injury deaths in the United States. More th... read more

Does having a gun at home really make you safer?

He is far more concerned ... out of a lot of those problems." Much of his work has focused on suicides by firearms, which Miller views, in many cases, as preventable deaths. In moments of desperate we... read more

More guns equals more gun deaths

Please make a tax-deductible donation if you value independent science communication, collaboration, participation, and support open access. You can also shop using Amazon Smile and though you pay not... read more

NIH funds a research consortium to address firearm deaths among US children and teens

Among children in the United States, firearm ... the deaths caused by gun violence." The National Institute of Child Health and Human Development recently awarded $5 million to U-M to lead a research- ... read more

Doctors start movement in response to NRA, calling for more gun research

In a tweet this month, the NRA told “anti-gun” doctors to “stay in their lane” after a series of research papers about firearm injuries and deaths was published in the Annals of Internal Medicine ... ... read more

Protecting children from firearm violence

Patients ages 5 to 9 were six times more likely to have multiple injury sites compared to children ages 10 to 14. "Further analysis of our firearm injury data found that children less than 14 years of ... read more

Study: Tougher Gun Laws Help Prevent Domestic Violence Deaths

THURSDAY, Nov. 30, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- More stringent gun ... from those who have been convicted of domestic violence to those who have been convicted of any violent misdemeanor, and including da... read more

How children, teens die in America: Study reveals widespread, persistent role of firearms

Cancer, which accounted for more than 1,800 deaths of those ... us understand what we can do to prevent these deaths across the country.” More about firearm deaths Since 1999, about 4 of every 100,000 ... read more

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