738 Articles Matching "gun"

Viewpoints: Saving Rural Hospitals Can Save More Than Lives; Listen To Evidence About Gun Safety And Children, Not The NRA

Feb 23, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Opinion writers weigh in on these health topics and...
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Doctors have been speaking up for gun control, but study finds medical PACs give more to pro-gun candidates

Feb 23, 2019 , CNN Health
Political action committees, or PACs, that are tied to physicians' groups in the United States have contributed more money to politicians who oppose certain gun control laws than to those in support of such policies -- even though many physicians' groups have called for stricter gun control, a new study shows....
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$375,000 price leads disabled mom to ration meds

Feb 21, 2019 , CNN Health
Bhanu Patel couldn't believe the news. The medication that allows her to move shot up to $375,000. Fearful of becoming a financial burden to her family, she's begun rationing the medication she currently has -- taking two pills a day, instead of four. "The words that I can use is I can't believe this is happening," she said....
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When Background Checks Fail, Job Of Taking Guns From People Who Aren’t Supposed To Have Them Falls To An Understaffed ATF

Feb 21, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Even though background checks are required to purchase guns, the overtaxed system doesn't always work in a timely fashion. More weapons are getting into the hands of dangerous people, The Wall Street Journal reports. Then, understaffed federal and state agencies struggle with how to take away those guns. In other news on gun control efforts, some companies are installing gunshot...
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Perspectives: #NeverForget Also Needs To Apply To Everyday Gun Violence; Signs Of Hope On Anniversary Of Parkland

Feb 15, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Opinion writers weigh in on gun violence on the anniversary of the Parkland Mass...
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Gun Injuries Bring Especially Tough Recoveries

Feb 14, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Gun Injuries Bring Especially Tough RecoveriesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/11/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/12/2019 12:00:00...
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Viewpoints: A Year After The Parkland Mass Shootings, Serious Gun Reforms Are Missing; What’s The Holdup In Getting Health Care For These Veterans?

Feb 14, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Opinion writers weigh in on these and other health...
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Tracking HIV's Ever-Evolving Genome In Effort To Prioritize Public Health Resources

Feb 13, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Every county in the United States tracks HIV cases, sequencing the virus’ genome to see if it is resistant to current medications and looking for trends. More recently, local health departments and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have begun using those HIV genetic sequences to t......
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Viewpoints: Americans Are Incredibly Careless With Guns; Efforts To Curb Opioid Crisis Leave Patients In Pain

Feb 12, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Opinion writers weigh in on these health topics and...
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More youth suicides seen in states with high gun ownership rates

Feb 09, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Youth suicides happen more often in U.S. states with high rates of household gun ownership, a recent study found....
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New MemorialCare Neuroscience Institute At Saddleback Medical Center Expands Premier Life-Preserving Care For The Brain And Spine

Feb 08, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The new MemorialCare Neuroscience Institute at Saddleback Medical Center in Laguna Hills is opening to provide highly advanced care for conditions of the nervous system, including strokes, spine conditions, brain disorders, tumors, balance and related conditions—making it the region's newest premier......
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State Highlights: Strong Gun Safety Proposals Make Headway In More Than 12 States; Health Industry Joins Contributors To Massachusetts Attorney General

Feb 08, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from New York, Texas, Massachusetts, Michigan, California, North Carolina, Ohio, Florida, Georgia and...
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State Highlights: Texas District Spends $6.3 Million To Protect Students From Gun Violence; New Mexico Lawmakers Consider Aid-In-Dying Bill

Feb 05, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Texas, New Mexico, Ohio, Illinois, Florida, Kansas, California and Missouri....
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Long-term care providers adopting mandates to increase workforce flu vaccination rates

Feb 03, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
A number of long-term care providers have begun imposing flu vaccination mandates on their employees in an effort to reverse years of low coverage...
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A matter of life and death? UK stockpiles drugs as no-deal Brexit feared

Feb 01, 2019 , Reuters
With just 56 days until Britain leaves the EU, Jo Elgarf has begun stockpiling food in case politicians fail to strike an exit deal, but she says she cannot do the same with vital drugs her disabled daughter needs....
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State Highlights: California-Run Veterans Homes ‘Shortchanged, Exploited,’ Audit Finds; N.Y. Lawmakers Pass Gun Control Measures, Including Red Flag Bill

Jan 31, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from California, New York, Maryland, Minnesota, Michigan, Wyoming, Texas, New Hampshire, Missouri, Massachusetts, Florida and Washington,...
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Handguns are more popular in US homes, with deadly consequences for children, study says

Jan 29, 2019 , CNN Health
Fewer Americans are likely to own a gun now than 40 years ago, but those who do are more likely to own handguns over rifles or shotguns. As the proportion of those with handguns has increased, so has the number of children under the age of 5 who are dying from firearm injuries, according to a new study....
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Gun deaths rising among white kids as more families own handguns

Jan 29, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Handgun ownership is on the rise among white American families with young kids, and a new study suggests this is contributing to more childhood deaths from gunshot injuries....
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Viewpoints: Let’s Deal With Real Public Health Crises Like The Opioid Epidemic, Gun Violence; Kids Need To Hear From Parents About Dangers Of Vaping

Jan 25, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Opinion writers weigh in on these health topics and...
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Youth Suicide Rates Up In States Where Gun Ownership Is High, 10-Year Study Finds

Jan 19, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The lowest rates are reported in states where the average household gun ownership was 20 percent. Rates are highest in states with 52.5 percent ownership. News on mental health comes out of Minnesota, Virginia, Iowa and Texas,...
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