The College spoke out specifically on the firearms violence issue with an updated policy paper in November 2018. ... Much publicity ensued. We physicians see the effects of firearms violence on our patients every day, both physically and emotionally.
Physician silence on gun control puts children and adults at risk from a person using firearms to harm them, in their classrooms, in their own homes, in their workplaces and on
ACP's updated position paper on reducing firearm-related injury and deaths in the U.S. ... important anti-gun doctors to stay in their lane.” ACP and Annals immediately responded, asserting that advocacy to reduce firearm injuries and deaths, like any
The first discussion reviewed the causes of and potential solutions to firearms violence. ... The committee had a spirited discussion of studies, summarized by the Washington policy staff, on the relationship between firearms ownership and preventable
a "critical role" in counseling on diet, exercise, substance abuse, domestic violence, risky recreational activities, use of swimming pools and smoke detectors, and firearms safety. ... in no way affects such rights." The law singles out firearms from
Researchers conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis of 15 published studies comparing the odds of being a victim of suicide or homicide between persons with and without access to firearms. ... Obtaining a firearm not only endangers those living
I have lived in America now for over 12 years, having grown up in a country, England, where firearms are virtually non-existent. ... complete ban on the right to own a firearm in the United States (even if they argue for stringent checks and restrictions)
calling for commonsense measures to stem firearm violence in our country.
has a considerably higher percentage of terrorist attacks that used firearms and firearm related terrorist attacks were more deadly than any other method, including bombs. ... Over half of suicides in the U.S. are achieved with a firearm.
These policies can make it more or less likely that patients will be subjected to medical errors, be injured by firearms, or be exposed to environmental hazards that adversely affect their