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What Physicians Can Do to Reduce Gun Violence Harm


[Content warning: this episode contains discussions of an issue that some listeners will see as political, and with which others may have tragic experience. Listener discretion is advised.]

Guns are a fact of life, so let’s deal with the problems more effectively.

  • The ownership of firearms is a uniquely American right, and for some, a uniquely American problem.
  • Gun deaths recently passed motor vehicle accidents as the most common cause of death for children (for certain demographic definitions of the word).
  • Jeff, Miranda, Kelsey, and Dave discuss what public health and medicine has to offer on mitigating gun violence in ways that won’t abridge the right to bear arms.

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