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Guns kill more U.S. kids than cancer. This emergency physician aims to prevent those firearm deaths

If there had been a gun in my home in those years, my mother certainly would have been killed ... ending in 2016, more children died from gun injuries than from cancer. That's why Cunningham is now in ... read more

Guns kill nearly 1,300 US children each year, study says

Now, a study based on data from 2012 to 2014 suggests that, on average, 5,790 children in the United States receive medical treatment in an emergency room each year for a gun ... those 13 to 17, had a ... read more

Researchers launch website on firearm deaths and injuries among children

But while the number of young people who die each year from car and truck crashes has fallen, it's stayed about the same for guns. A new website aims to change ... to allow us to make people more awar... read more

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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


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

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

Florida Law Bans Doctors From Asking About Guns

According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, a gun in the home is 43 times more likely to be used to kill a friend or family member than a burglar or other criminal. The best way to avoid firearm ... read more

Guns send over 8,000 US kids to ER each year, analysis says

Researchers called it the first nationally representative study on ER visits for gun injuries among U.S. kids. They found that more than one-third ... Hopkins University medical school. The study is a... read more

Doctors release new recommendations to reduce gun violence

“Although there is more to learn about the causes of firearm violence and the best methods to prevent ... medical journal JAMA Pediatrics on Monday said that charges associated with emergency departme... read more

Gun Buy-Back Makes Homes, Streets Safer

On Aug. 28, 2008, when toddler Wyatt Matteau ... firearm deaths in our state, and it may be more amenable to preventive strategies than homicide. Firearms are the method used by more than half of olde... read more

Scary statistic: Guns are now killing as many people as cars in the US

Today, suicides account for roughly 2 in 3 gun deaths. Frank McGeorge, an emergency medicine ... Control and Prevention. Medical ailments, such as cancer and heart attacks, kill considerably more peop... 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



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