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Medicaid, hospitals, and victims themselves pick up most of the tab.
A new study finds that threats made with a firearm can worsen PTSD symptoms of domestic violence victims.
The Knowledge Gap
A third of firearm buyers with prior alcohol convictions went on to commit a violent or firearm-related offense, a new study finds.
Research updating a 23-year-old estimate indicates loophole may be shrinking, though many online sales remain unregulated
A momentous shift in what kinds of firearms Americans are owning — and why — has huge implications for public health.
Because the CDC avoids most gun research, it is up to academics to fill the gap.
Rabies cases, by comparison, are far more rare than shootings, yet the disease receives exponentially more research awards from the National Institutes of Health.
"When a child sustains this type of injury, the amount of damage is increased exponentially.”
It’s the latest example of the agency’s reluctance to engage with shootings as a public health crisis.
A "Becoming a Man" counselor on how he helps kids persevere in a city where shootings are everyday occurrences.
One expert says it facilitates "negative stereotyping, which makes it difficult for people to ask for help.”
A new study aims to clear up the misconceptions that may prevent life-saving conversations.
Here's how some states are trying to fix that.
But the way the agency packaged the data obscures that trendline.
But research has found there’s a big difference between a child being able to talk about safety measures and actually being able to perform them.