846 Articles Matching "gun"

Viewpoints: Red Flag Laws Can Both Help Stop Mass Shootings, Protect Gun Owners; What’s Taking The FDA So Long To Ban Flavors In E-Cigs?

Sep 13, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Opinion writers weigh in on these public health topics and...
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Suicide rates highest and rising fastest in U.S. rural communities

Sep 13, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Suicide rates are rising across the U.S., especially in rural communities and places with high poverty and a proliferation of gun shops, a new analysis suggests....
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Road rage is on the rise. Here's how to survive these dangerous encounters.

Sep 12, 2019 , CNN Health
Just last week, a Wisconsin woman teaching her teenage son to drive was shot to death in a road rage incident after a minor car crash. In late August, an Atlanta man allegedly ran over another man he thought was throwing golf balls at his car. In July, a road-raging Alabama woman tried to shoot another vehicle but shot her husband instead. And that same month in Houston, two young children and their parents were injured in an apparent road rage incident when a driver fired a gun at their car,...
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Different Takes: Stop Making Excuses, Senators, And Do Something About Gun Control; No, Really, Background Checks Might Work

Sep 11, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Opinion writers weigh in on how to stop mass shootings in the...
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Living near a gun shop or in a rural area puts you at higher risk for suicide, study says

Sep 07, 2019 , CNN Health
The suicide rate rose 41% in the United States from 1999 to 2016, and the people at the highest risk have a few factors in common, according to a study published in the journal JAMA Network Open on Friday....
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Different Takes: Walmart Makes Our Government Look Weak On Combating Gun Violence

Sep 06, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Editorial writers express views on gun control...
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Different Takes: Walmart CEO Sets An Example To Help End Gun Violence; Survivors Of Mass Shootings Haunted For Rest Of Their Lives

Sep 05, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Editorial pages focus on ways to end gun violence and the toll it takes on...
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Different Takes: Reasonable Ways To Break The Maniacal Hold Of The NRA; Gun Violence Won’t Change Until Americans Understand They’re Hooked On Violence

Sep 04, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Opinion writers weigh in with ideas for gun...
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College Football Season Is Here. Will Universities Continue To Ignore The Risk Of Brain Damage?

Sep 03, 2019 , Forbes
College football season has begun, and millions of fans are already excited. A growing body of evidence shows that football players have a high risk of CTE, a progressive brain disease that appears years later, and that leads to dementia and death. How much longer can universities ignore...
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Viewpoints: Despite Being Deep-Pocketed, J&J Wasn’t The Right Company To Target; The Link Between White Nationalism And The Anti-Abortion Movement

Aug 29, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Editorials and opinion writers examine a wide variety of health issues from lead in water to guns to immigration....
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‘Let’s Have Some Courage’: Powerful Teachers’ Union Implores Congress To Pass Common-Sense Gun Laws

Aug 28, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The American Federation of Teachers' proposals "have been informed by members’ firsthand experiences in schools and communities touched by gun massacres," said President Randi Weingarten. Meanwhile, public officials in St. Louis and Kansas City are grappling with an alarming upswing in gun violence in recent weeks....
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Yes, Red Flag Laws Can Work To Curb Gun Violence. But Infrastructure That They Require Is Often Lacking, Experts Say.

Aug 27, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
"Red flag" laws have surged in popularity following the mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton. While research shows that they can help prevent some gun violence, they require support from towns and states to actually work. A unique round-the-clock mental health task force in Palm Beach County, Fla. shows how such legislation can succeed. In other news on gun violence: background checks, how guns sold in the U.S. create homicide crises abroad, suicide prevention, and...
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Different Takes: Parkland Students Go Bold, Hope To Shake Apathy Toward Gun Control Measures; Red Flag Laws In States Seem To Be A Step Forward

Aug 24, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Editorial pages focus on topics devoted to ending gun...
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Viewpoints: Lessons On Why Dems Aren’t Ready To Climb Hill To ‘Medicare For All’; Try Public Health Approach To Eliminating Gun Violence

Aug 23, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Opinion writers weigh in on these health topics and others....
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Different Takes: Mental Illness Is Not The Reason For Gun Violence, Hatred And White Supremacy; Don’t Hold Your Breath Waiting For Gun Reform

Aug 22, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Editorial pages focus on issues surrounding gun violence....
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'Red Flag' Laws May Be Stopping Some Mass Shootings

Aug 22, 2019 , WebMD
"Red flag" laws that allow police to take guns away from people who've threatened mass shootings are designed to save lives, but do...
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Viewpoints: GOP Needs To Act Quickly, Offer Alternative To The ACA; Why Won’t Lawmakers Listen To America About The Need For Gun Buyer Background Checks?

Aug 17, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Editorial pages weigh in on these and other health care...
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Trump says US should build more mental health institutions to combat gun violence

Aug 17, 2019 , CNBC Health
"I think we have to start building institutions again because, you know, if you look at the '60s and '70s, so many of these institutions were closed," Trump...
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Different Takes: Youth E-Cigarette Movement Needs To Be Shut Down; Nowhere In The Constitution Is There Any Room For Red Flag Laws That Take Away Guns

Aug 16, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Opinion writers weigh in on these public health issues and others....
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Viewpoints: Anti-Abortion Bans Aren’t Settling Well With Most Americans; Violent Young Men Is Much Scarier Issue Than Guns

Aug 15, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Editorial pages focus on these health care topics and others....
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