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Tensions Escalate Over Planned Pro-Gun Rally In Virginia’s Capital After FBI Arrests 3 Suspected Neo-Nazis

Jan 18, 2020 , Kaiser Health News
Gov. Ralph Northam has already declared a state of emergency and has temporarily banned firearms from Capitol Square in Richmond ahead of Monday's gun rally, which has drawn national attention among the pro-gun rights movement....
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An Emotional Day In Maryland’s State Legislature As 3 Gun Hearings Draw Advocates From Both Sides Of Debate

Jan 17, 2020 , Kaiser Health News
The Maryland bills address background checks, buy-back programs, and restrictions on AM-15 rifles. Meanwhile, a state of emergency has been declared in Virginia ahead of a pro-gun rally at the Capitol....
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From The State Capitols: Gun Legislation, Surprise Billing, Caregiver Payments, Mental Health Coverage And More

Jan 16, 2020 , Kaiser Health News
News on state-level health laws comes out of Florida, Virginia, Georgia, Oregon, California, Kentucky, Ohio, New Hampshire, Connecticut, North Carolina and...
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State Highlights: Former Gang Members In Oregon Try To Curb Rising Gun Violence; ‘Horrific’ Abuse Cited In Lawsuit Against New Hampshire Youth Facility

Jan 14, 2020 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Oregon, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, District of Columbia, Georgia, Virginia, Pennsylvania, Louisiana, Connecticut, Mississippi, California, Minneapolis and...
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Viewpoints: Just A Few Days Into 2020 Reveal The Tragic Public Health Dangers Of Guns; Why Can’t U.S. Completely Move Away From Criminal Approach To Marijuana?

Jan 08, 2020 , Kaiser Health News
Opinion writers weigh in on these public health issues and...
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As Virginia Democrats Race To Pass Gun Laws, Out-Of-State Militia Groups Gear Up For A Fight

Jan 07, 2020 , Kaiser Health News
Law enforcement and public safety officials say they are monitoring the situation, including several instances of threats toward Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam. Meanwhile, Democrats who are newly in power are eager to make good on campaign promises....
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Research Roundup: Gun Violence, Antibiotics, Opioid Use And More

Jan 03, 2020 , Kaiser Health News
Each week, KHN compiles a selection of recently released health policy studies and...
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Gun homicides of teens rise after 'Stand Your Ground' self-defense law

Jan 03, 2020 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Florida's "Stand Your Ground" self-defense law has been associated with a surge in teen deaths by homicide with a firearm, a new study suggests....
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Viewpoints: At This Time Of Year, Reconsider Where Homeless People Are Allowed To Sleep; Research On Gun Violence Needs To Be About Public Health

Dec 24, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Editorial pages focus on public health topics and other health topics as...
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Congress To Fund Gun Violence Research For The First Time Since 1990s With New Spending Deal

Dec 18, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The Dickey Amendment, which was passed in 1996 under pressure from the gun lobby, had a chilling effect on all gun-related government research. The $25 million allocated in Congress' sweeping spending bill will be split between NIH and the CDC....
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‘All They Heard Was Gunshots For Two Hours’: A Look At The Anti-Semitic Rampage That Held Jersey City In Its Grips

Dec 17, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Officials declared the attack, which left three people dead, an act of domestic terrorism. Other gun violence news comes out of New York, Florida and...
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Congress May Fund Gun Violence Research For First Time In Over 20 Years

Dec 17, 2019 , Forbes
This marks a major change since the Dickey Amendment of 1996....
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6 Dead Following All-Out Gun Battle Between Police, Shooters That Held Jersey City In Its Grips For Hours

Dec 12, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The confrontation between the armed suspects and local, state and federal law enforcement officers turned a residential neighborhood into a battle zone, with videos taken by witnesses capturing relentless blasts from guns. Jersey City's mayor said that officials believed the shooters had “targeted the location they attacked," which included a kosher market....
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FDA Investigating Metformin for Possible Carcinogen

Dec 10, 2019 , RxList
The FDA has begun testing samples of the diabetes drug metformin for the carcinogen N-Nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA), the agency announced Wednesday. Contamination with this same substance led to recalls of blood pressure and heartburn medications within the last 2...
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1 in 18 U.S. Teens Carries a Gun to School: Study

Dec 04, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: 1 in 18 U.S. Teens Carries a Gun to School: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/2/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/3/2019 12:00:00...
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1 in 18 U.S. Teens Carries a Gun to School: Study

Dec 03, 2019 , WebMD
That's nearly 1 million teens taking a potentially deadly weapon to school. But researchers say universal background checks can put a dent in those...
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Youth in states requiring universal background checks are less likely to carry guns to school, study says

Dec 03, 2019 , CNN Health
High school students in states that require universal background checks on all prospective gun buyers are less likely to carry guns compared to students in states that require background checks only on sales through federally licensed firearms dealers, according to a study published Monday in the medical journal Pediatrics....
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Gunshot Wounds Have Long-Term Health Consequences: Study

Nov 28, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Gunshot Wounds Have Long-Term Health Consequences: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/27/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/27/2019 12:00:00...
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Banning large-capacity gun magazines could reduce mass shooting deaths: study

Nov 27, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - A ban on gun magazines that hold a large number of bullets could lower the number of deaths during mass shootings in the U.S., a new study suggests....
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State Highlights: Hundreds Of Hospital Patients In Indiana At Risk Of Exposure To HIV, Other Viruses; Mass Shootings Nudge Some Texas Lawmakers Toward Gun Laws For First Time

Nov 26, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Indiana, Texas, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Arkansas, California, Kansas, Georgia, North Carolina, Virginia, Ohio, New Hampshire, Connecticut, Florida, Minnesota, and...
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