Advocates are turning outside the public health world to stop gun violence in the U.S., as reported in the May 2015 issue of The Nation's Health newspaper.
APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin and Dan Gross, president of the Brady Campaign, pen an op-ed addressing our nation's gun violence epidemic.
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Recent school shootings and Men's Health Month observance have brought gun violence prevention into the national spotlight.
At APHA’s 141st Annual Meeting in Boston, CNN’s Anderson Cooper show chronicled the advocacy work of Jeremy Richman and Jennifer Hensel, whose daughter was one of 26 victims in the Newtown school shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
In last night’s State of the Union address President Barack Obama briefly touched upon declining childhood obesity rates, climate change directives, gun violence prevention and immigration. When it came time to discuss health reform, the president was much more thorough.
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A year after 20 children and six staff members were fatally wounded by gunfire at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., Congress has failed to pass legislation to prevent gun violence.
Firearm injuries in the U.S. cost $18.9 billion in hospital resources between 2003 and 2010, according to new research released today at the American Public Health Association’s 141st Annual Meeting in Boston.
High rates of gun violence in the U.S. dwarf those in almost all developed nations.
Gun violence. How do we curb it? And is it our role, as public health professionals, to intervene?