gun violence

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12/7/2017
11/30/2017
11/27/2017
11/25/2017
11/6/2017
11/3/2017
10/24/2017
Gunshot Sensors Improve Odds for Shooting Victims

New technology helped police find victims and get them care quickly, study shows

10/24/2017
Can Gun Shows Trigger Gun Violence?

Study found unregulated ones in Nevada linked to spikes in shootings in California

10/19/2017
3 Million Americans Say They Carry Handguns Every Day

And many keep them concealed, review finds

10/18/2017
Handgun Waiting Periods

Handgun waiting periods associated with fewer gun homicides, study finds

10/16/2017
States That Make You Wait to Buy Guns Have Fewer Deaths: Study

Time to 'cool off' may prevent some homicides and suicides

10/16/2017
Homicides Devastate Black Communities, But Prevention Gets Little Funding

Discrepancy hurts black Americans more than whites, researchers say

10/2/2017
U.S. Gun Injuries Nearing $3 Billion in ER, Hospital Costs

Nine out of 10 injured were male, study reports

10/2/2017
Reassuring Kids After Another Senseless Tragedy

Psychiatrists urge parents to stress to young concertgoers that events like Las Vegas shooting remain rare

9/29/2017
State Policies Can Reduce Alcohol-Related Murders

Up to 50 percent of homicides in the United States involve drinking, researchers say

9/26/2017
Movies and Guns

Does watching a movie with gun violence influence a child's interest in weapons?

9/25/2017
Gun Violence in Movies a Trigger for Teens?

Parents need to keep weapons locked up, limit exposure to media violence, experts say

9/20/2017
Gun Surrender Laws Help Women Threatened by Domestic Violence

Fewer are killed in states that mandate that firearms be removed when restraining orders filed

9/19/2017
Gun Injuries Add Millions of Dollars to Hospital Costs

Younger, minority Americans are most often affected, research shows

9/15/2017
State Laws Have Big Impact on Kids' Gun Injuries

Locale matters too, with firearm violence affeting urban, rural teens differently, studies find

8/18/2017
Gun Access May Drive Higher Suicide Rates in Rural Areas

Study findings are based on 12-year review of deaths in Maryland

7/21/2017
Most Murdered U.S. Women Killed By Husbands, Boyfriends, Exes

Federal report on decade of statistics shows over half of deaths were caused by intimate partners

6/19/2017
Firearms and Children

Guns are now the fourth leading cause of death overall among U.S. children, study reveals

6/19/2017
Guns Kill or Wound 7,000 U.S. Kids a Year: Report

It's a 'uniquely American problem,' one pediatrician says

5/4/2017
Guns Send About 16 U.S. Kids to the Hospital Every Day

Many of those injuries are accidental, study finds

5/1/2017
California Handgun Sales Spiked After 2 Mass Shootings

Researchers say some people respond with 'acquisition' while others 'revulsion'

4/21/2017
Cleaning, Greening Vacant Lots May Help Fight Crime

Fighting urban blight sends message that residents are paying close attention to the neighborhood

4/14/2017
Shooting Ranges Pose Hidden Risks: Study

Exposure to lead residue from firing guns can bring health harms, researchers say

3/31/2017
Self-Harm Can Be a Harbinger of Suicide

Risk highest when patients used violent method to hurt themselves

3/21/2017
Gunshot Wounds Cost U.S. Hospitals Nearly $7 Billion Over 9 Years

Total price tag may be much higher, research suggests

3/17/2017
Drinking, Drug Abuse Doubles Veterans' Suicide Risk: Study

Rate 5 times higher for female vets who abuse alcohol, drugs than for female vets who don't

1/13/2017
1 in 5 U.S. Gun Owners Avoided Background Check: Study

In most cases, firearms were bought privately or online, transactions that more than 30 states don't regulate

1/11/2017
PG-13 Movies Show More Gun Violence Than R-Rated Films: Study

Though scenes are less bloody and more cartoon-like, the effect on young viewers needs scrutiny, researchers say

1/3/2017
Research on U.S. Gun Violence Still a Low Priority, Study Finds

Other leading causes of death receive a far greater share of federal science dollars

1/3/2017
Gun Violence May Be 'Contagious,' Study Suggests

Those at highest risk for being shot had most friends who had recently been shot

12/20/2016
Teen Violence Can Be Contagious, Study Contends

Preventive programs could help stop copycat behavior, researchers say

12/7/2016
Tighter Gun Control Laws Linked to Fewer School Shootings in U.S.

Study also found that states that spent more money on mental health care, education saw less violence

10/26/2016
New Tool Gauges Likely Survival After Gunshot to the Head

One possible factor: how well a patient's pupils respond to light, study suggests

10/6/2016
U.S. Life Expectancy Lags Behind Other Wealthy Nations

Diabetes, drugs and guns contribute to disappointing statistics in new global report

10/3/2016
Some Doctors Swayed by Political Beliefs

Voting issues may affect advice on abortion, guns, marijuana, study finds

8/5/2016
Health Tip: Limit Kids' Exposure to 'Virtual Violence'

Shows and games don't have to be violent

7/25/2016
2 of 3 Americans OK With Doctors Discussing Gun Safety

But 54 percent of gun owners say talking about firearms with patients is appropriate, survey finds