New research in the American Journal of Public Health shows that states with higher firearm ownership have higher rates of firearm-related suicides.
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If you were listening to President Barack Obama’s final State of the Union address last night, you heard a litany of refrains on health.
Public health advocates can agree that shootings are a huge health issue, but gun violence also indicates community-wide health issues. Read what researchers have to say in this article from the January 2016 issue of The Nation's Health.
Check out today's public health news on Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2016.
To reverse the gun violence epidemic – and it’s important that we say “epidemic” – we must do the same thing we’d do for any infectious disease outbreak.
“Today is an emotional day at APHA after yesterday’s tragic events in San Bernardino, California. This incident of gun violence is deeply personal, as it took place at a county health department celebration."
The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence and APHA National Summit this week in Washington, D.C., is for the countless Americans affected by gun violence.
Check out the latest in public health news for Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015.
Should gun violence be treated as a public health issue? APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD, joined CBS News last week to discuss how public health can address this growing crisis.
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New research from the American Journal of Public Health investigated the impact of statewide gun ownership on the safety of police officers. Read on to learn what researchers found.