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The Challenge of Screening for Gun Violence

Posted by Simone Isadora Flynn, PhD, NPA Project Manager-Leveraging Social Media March 21, 2015 at 9:44 AM

Written by Sarah Kimball, MD, NPA Gun Violence Prevention Taskforce Co-Chair My final patient of the day fit a disturbingly common mold in my primary care practice in a safety-net clinic in Boston. An otherwise healthy twenty-six year old woman, there would have been a small number of preventive care and screening issues to address, […]

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