The gun violence epidemic in America got worse in 2016. As of October, more than 40 people every day have died in the U.S. by gunfire. That’s three more deaths every day than in 2015 and seven more than in 2014.
Check out today's public health news on Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2016.
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APHA has led the battle to combat two significant public health challenges of today: the Zika virus and gun violence. On Tuesday, APHA added Twitter chats to its list of advocacy efforts.
June 23 news: Gun control fight needs doctors, spray flu vaccine ineffective, alternative medicine spending
Check out today's public health news on Thursday, June 23, 2016.
APHA expressed its sympathies for those affected by the shootings and its dismay over the tragic epidemic of gun violence affecting our nation.
June 13 news: New sleep guidelines, migraines and vitamin deficiency, reactions to Orlando shootings
Check out today's public health news on Monday, June 13, 2016.
Check out today's public health news on Tuesday, June 7, 2016.
Yesterday, APHA joined Everytown for Gun Safety and numerous public health supporters nationwide to wear orange on National Gun Violence Awareness Day, an observance created to make it easier for people to show their support for common sense solutions that will prevent gun violence and save lives.
Check out today's public health news on Thursday, June 2, 2016.
New research in the American Journal of Public Health shows that states with higher firearm ownership have higher rates of firearm-related suicides.
Check out today's public health news on Thursday, April 7, 2016.