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Should doctors be banned from asking if a patient owns a gun?

What we don't want to do is have law-abiding firearm owners worried that the information is going to be recorded and then sent to their insurance company," he said. ... Also, as a gun owner I'm aware there are individuals and groups who want to do away
January 2020

Government dysfunction: It's enough to make a grown man cry

1, 2015. Firearms injury prevention: Polls show the overwhelming majority of Americans support background checks to keep guns out of the hands of people who are likely to harm themselves or
October 2014

ACP's ‘Mission: Not Impossible’

Other issues include the future of graduate medical education funding and primary care; electronic medical records that enhance rather than detract from fluid and fulfilling patient care; firearms, global vaccination, and
April 2015

Improving the practice environment and payment reform

Recent examples of the former include our positions on reducing health care disparities for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered people; preventing injuries and deaths from firearms; and calling for immigration policies
November 2015

Is more gun control the right prescription?

Individuals who should not be permitted to own a firearm can legally purchase one. • ... I know many gun owners. I understand their passion in protecting their constitutional right to own a firearm.
January 2020

Patients who drink too much

I have decided, for example, not to own a firearm, ride a motorcycle or bungee jump as these activities are not only beyond my risk tolerance threshold, but are also activities
January 2020

And so it begins: The long but not-so-lonely road

care; the influence and growth of ACP in other countries; public health concerns, including the sale and use of firearms; and other issues that may arise that are important to the
May 2014

A lesson on mental illness care: connecting two tragedies

Inwardly I cringed at the thought, and tried to steer him toward a more flexible career choice, and one that would not involve use of firearms. ... In the meantime, I remain highly skeptical that improved mental health care alone, without restricting
January 2020

Public health as political prisoner

CDC data from 2010 indicate that 60% of firearm deaths are suicides, and more than half of all suicides are by gunshot.
January 2020

Deciding which advocacy issues are ‘in our lane’

firearms from those found by a judge to be at imminent risk of using them to harm themselves and others, among other steps. ... That physicians have a right and responsibility to speak out on reducing injuries and deaths from firearms is self-evident to
October 2019

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