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The Missing Link Between Mental Health and Guns

The crime rate in the United States has decreased despite public perception. However, the death rate from firearms – especially for suicides – has not seen as great a reduction. Source: Iorna (Flickr/CC) Researchers at Duke and the [...]

August 1, 2016 // 0 Comments

Suicides Account for Bulk of Firearm Deaths

Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States and the 2nd leading cause of death among youth ages 16 to 25. Politicians have renewed interest in the gun control debate in the wake of several mass shootings; however, suicides [...]

July 11, 2016 // 0 Comments

Policy Trends in 2016

http://www.aaem.org/UserFiles/Episode25.mp3 In this Policy Prescriptions® edition of the AAEM Emergency Physician Advocates: Legal and Policy Issues in Emergency Medicine podcast, Cedric Dark, MD MPH, Assistant Professor at the Emergency [...]

July 4, 2016 // 0 Comments

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