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Early Adopter Incentive Program: Helping Physicians Empower Patients, and Opioid and Pain Management Education; and Washington for Strategies for Clinicians to Prevent Firearm Injury & Death CME Event.
May 2020

QD: News Every Day--Judge blocks Florida's 'gun gag' of physicians

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
August 2021

QD: News Every Day--Guns associated with 3 times suicide risk, 2 times homicide risk

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
August 2021

Gun violence is a public health issue

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)
August 2021

Merger memories and abiding realities

Deaths and injuries from firearms are not just a result of mass shootings; they are a daily occurrence. ... As an organization representing physicians who have firsthand experience with the devastating impact on patients of firearms-related injuries and
July 2018

ACP Members push for change at Leadership Day

injuries and death related to firearms, and 7) making graduate medical education funding more effective.
July 2018

Spring planting for a new harvest

health, reduce injuries and deaths from firearms, improve the transition to value-based payment, and make prescription drugs affordable.
March 2021

How much do we love guns?

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.
August 2021

QD: News Every Day--Physicians muzzled when talking to patients about guns

The Florida law is the antithesis of ACP's position on reducing injuries from firearms. ... One aspect of the policy states, "The College urges internists to inform patients about the dangers of keeping firearms, particularly handguns, in the home and to
August 2021

The 2020 election and the future of health care

Mr. Biden would also strive to guarantee women's reproductive rights against state and court challenges, restrict access to firearms for those likely to harm themselves or others, protect and create ... the courts to support an expanded role for the
October 2020

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